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Research interests

My research interests focus on two main areas: catalyst design and reactor engineering.

Catalyst design: the development of new hybrid photo-electrocatalysts that can be applied in environmental processes as artificial photosynthesis.

Through controlling the transfer of electrons and protons to the catalyst and understanding the mechanisms that govern reaction selectivity and conversion, my goal is to identify the characteristics of a new generation of photo-electrocatalysts that offer superior performance in carbon dioxide reduction to produce solar fuels.

Reactor engineering: the design of microreactors for photocatalysis. My research objective is to develop and manufacture flow reactors for artificial photosynthesis by mimicking natural designs.

Willing to supervise PhD

I welcome students with a Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering background or similar. In particular those keen on applying catalysis and reaction engineering ideas in green processes.

Education/Academic qualification

Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha

20142017

Keywords

  • Catalysis
  • Photocatalyisis
  • Photoelectrochemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Reaction Engineering
  • Reactor Design

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Research Output 2016 2017

13 Citations (Scopus)
115 Downloads (Pure)

Antipyrine removal by TiO2 photocatalysis based on spinning disc reactor technology

Exposito Serrano, A. J., Patterson, D. A., Mansor, W. S. W., Monteagudo, J. M., Patterson, E. E., Sanmartin, I. & Duran, A., 1 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 187, p. 504-512 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Antipyrine
Photocatalysis
Photodegradation
photodegradation
Organic acids
8 Citations (Scopus)
203 Downloads (Pure)

Sono-photo-degradation of Carbamazepine in a thin falling film reactor: operation costs in pilot plant

Exposito Serrano, A. J., Patterson, D. A., Monteagudo, J. M. & Durán, A., Jan 2017, In : Ultrasonics Sonochemistry. 34, p. 496-503

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reactor operation
pilot plants
Carbamazepine
Photodegradation
Pilot plants
10 Citations (Scopus)

Photo-fenton degradation of a beverage industrial effluent: Intensification with persulfate and the study of radicals

Expósito, A. J., Monteagudo, J. M., Díaz, I. & Durán, A., 15 Dec 2016, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 306, p. 1203-1211 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle