Supercritical Water Oxidation (SCWO) with hydrothermal flame sustained by disaccharides without using co-fuel

The High Pressure Process Group of the University of Valladolid has recently proved that hydrothermal flames can be sustained by supercritical water oxidation of disaccharides, thus opening the possibility of processing different waste effluent containing sugars or biopolymers using this technology. Using the Cooled Wall Reactor with a hydrothermal flame inside, developed by the High […]

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[Job Position] Postdoctoral Research Position opened – 24 months

In transfer of knowledge in process and products development on Extraction and formulation intensification processes for natural actives of wine. The position is funded by the European Commission under the Marie Curie Industrial and Academia Partnership and Pathway (IAPP) PIAP-GA-2013-612208, project WineSense. Deadline:   April 7th, 2014 – EURAXESS: http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/index.cfm/jobs/jobDetails/33909687 – OPEUVA: http://funge.uva.es/area-innovacion/winesense/ – HPP: […]

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[Thesis] Enhanced extraction of natural substances using microwave energy

Process intensification is proposed using microwave and ultrasound energy in order to improve organic material liberation from natural cells (wastewater sludge, microalgae and grape marc). Enhanced process kinetics are achieved after a short pre-treatment stage up to the boiling temperature, followed by the conventional procedure. The novel technologies are compared to conventional thermal treatment in […]

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