[Job position]: Available PhD thesis position

The research group of Thermodinamic and Energy of the University of Lorraine is looking for a PhD candidate for the proyect “Use of the product-design approach for the selection of an optimal working fluid flowing in power and refrigeration cycles”. Candidates should have a strong background in chemical engineering thermodynamics, numerical methods and energetics. Experience […]

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Mesa redonda – Emprendedores UVa en FIBEST 2017

Dentro de las actividades de FIBEST hoy Miércoles día 15 de Marzo se 2017 a partir de las 16 horas se celebrará PARQUE CIENTÍFICO UVA: MESA DE EMPRENDEDORES en la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas – Aula A1. Te animo a asistir y/o difundir la mesa redonda. Además Los ponentes son emprededores reconocidos: * Pablo Sánchez […]

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[Cotutelle defense] Dr. María Pinilla de Dios will present/defend her doctoral thesis at Abo Akademi

Dr. Pinilla will defend the thesis next 15th March in Turku (Finland). Dr. María Pinilla de Dios already defended her thesis at the University of Valladolid “Heterogeneous Catalytic Copolymerization Reactions Of Carbon Dioxide And Propylene Oxide Over Polyalcohols Under Subcritical Conditions”. The thesis was a cotutelle with Abo Akademi University and honourable Ak. Prof. Tapio […]

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[Thesis]: Heterogeneous Catalytic Copolymerization Reactions Of Carbon Dioxide And Propylene Oxide Over Polyalcohols Under Subcritical Conditions

Dr. Maria Pinilla de Dios defended her thesis on 23rd January 2017 at the University of Valladolid. The thesis projects was supervised by Dr Juan Garcia Serna from University of Valladolid and Dr. José Román Galdámez Peña from Technological Center of Repsol, while the International supervisor was Prof. Tapio Salmi from the Laboratory of Industrial Chemistry and Reaction Engineering […]

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Maria Jose Cocero joins the editorial team for Journal of Supercritical Fluids as a Regional Editor

Maria Jose Cocero, Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Technology at the University of Valladolid and Director of research group on High Pressure Process Engineering, has been  appointed a Regional Editor of the Journal of Supercritical Fluids.  Professor Cocero has been a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Supercritical Fluids since 2005, […]

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[Paper]: Extraction of arabinoxylans from wheat bran using hydrothermal processes assisted by heterogeneous catalysts

The extraction/hydrolysis process of arabinoxylans from destarched wheat bran was studied in this work using different mesoporous silica supports and the corresponding RuCl3-based catalysts. The effects of temperature, time, catalyst supports and ruthenium catalysts were investigated and discussed in terms of the arabinoxylans extraction yield and their polymerization degree. Relatively high temperatures (180 ºC), short […]

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Scaling-Up Of SFEE, Identification Of Process Parameters On Product Characteristics And Economic Impact

A scaled-up SFEE equipment (Fig 1) was designed and used for producing sufficient amount of aqueous suspensions for PGSS-drying treatment. Using PGSS-drying water content of aqueous suspensions was extracted, and hence long-term stability of product was increased, without irreversible change on its morphology. The scaled-up SFEE equipment consists of an electrically tempered extractor vessel with […]

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