[Course] Introduction to Supercritical Fluids. A Spreadsheet-based Approach by Prof. Richard Smith

“Introduction to Supercritical Fluids. A Spreadsheet-based Approach” course will be held at the computer classroom of the School of Industrial Engineering (Mergelina) in Valladolid (Spain). From Monday (03/11/14) until Wednesday (05/11/14) from 9.30h to 11.00h and from 11.30h to 13.00h. Every one is welcome ! Professor of Environmental Science at the Graduate School of Environmental […]

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[Award] CFS – Jerry King Poster Award: Encapsulation of fungicide to enhance its penetration through the cell wall of the fungi

One of our PhD students, Marta Salgado, won the Jerry King Poster Award to the best poster presented by a graduate student, sponsored by Critical Fluid Symposia, in the recent 14th European Meeting on Supercritical Fluids. All presented posters were evaluated by the Poster Judging Committee, chaired by Jerry King and composed of members of […]

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[Course] SHYMAN Summer School

Course:  “Sustainable Manufacturing of Nanomaterials. Large-scale green & economical synthesis of nanoparticles and nanostructures” Place: University of Valladolid (Valladolid, Spain) Dates: 28th May to 3rd June 2014 Are you motivated enough to enroll this nanoparticle course? Nanoparticles, CFD, plant design, sustainability, patents and intellectual property… and much more. BOOK YOUR SEAT NOW!! CLICK HERE FOR […]

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[Open source software] Equations of State

We present a set of MATLAB programs for the calculation of phase equilibrium and other thermodynamic properties using different equations of state (classical cubic equations, cubic equations with excess Gibbs energy mixing rules, group contribution equations and SAFT equations). All  programs are open-source and have been designed to be easily reusable using an object-oriented programming […]

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SHYMAN Project reaches the midpoint. Hydrothermal synthesis of nanoparticles is for real -news-

Nanoparticles are changing the way we conceive materials, boosting novel applications by tailored design of properties. ShyMan Project (ca. 6 million euro) is developing hydrothermal technology in supercritical water by a combination of the expertise of universities (Nottingham, Valladolid, etc) and companies (Solvay, REPSOL, PPG, etc.). Valladolid university is the second biggest partner with a […]

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Antioxidants for bread improvement and Bread tasting

Bread technology is always evolving. In this case Eng. Sofía Fernández a student doing her Master Thesis in “Calidad, desarrollo e innovación de los alimentos” at Valladolid University (Campus Palencia), prepared a bread tasting in the HPP Group. The antioxidants have been extracted in our group and the bread was cooked by Sofía. The tasting […]

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