Conference AnnouncementConference Announcement<p style="text-align:justify;">​<span lang="EN" style="font-size:10.5pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;">Prof. Javier García Martínez, Director of Molecular Nanotecnology Laboratory and IUPAC President, University of Alicante (Spain), will deliver the conference “El futuro de la profesión química (preparación/formación) para un tiempo nuevo”. The event will take place next October 5th, 2022 at conference room of ETSIIT and it is organized in the frame of the Doctorate in Chemical Engineering, Energy and Processes of the University of Cantabria.</span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="EN" style="font-size:10.5pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;"><img src="/departamentos/ingquimica/PublishingImages/2022-09%20NOTICIAS/Anuncio%20Conferencia%20JGarcia%20500%20pixel.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><br></span></p>2022-09-27T22:00:00Z1401
New Full Professor: Alfredo OrtizNew Full Professor: Alfredo Ortiz<p style="text-align:justify;">​<span>D</span><span>r. Alfredo Ortiz has been promoted to Full Professor in the area of Chemical Engineering in a ceremony organized by the University of Cantabria on September 20th, 2022.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Congratulations Alfredo!<br></p><p><img src="/departamentos/ingquimica/PublishingImages/2022-09%20NOTICIAS/Toma%20Posesión%20Alfredo%20O%20500%20pixel.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>2022-09-27T22:00:00Z1402
Congress: WCPT9Congress: WCPT9<p style="text-align:justify;">​<span>Se</span><span>veral members of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department attended the World Congress on Particle Technology (WCPT9), celebrated in Madrid (Spain) on September 18th-22th, 2022.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The following works were presented:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Keynote<br></p><ul><li>Dr. Manuel Alvarez Guerra "FROM CO2 TO VALUE-ADDED PRODUCTS: PARTICLES FOR THE ELECTROCATALYTIC CONVERSION OF CO2"</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">Oral presentations</p><ul><li>Dr. Guillermo Diaz Sainz "EXPLORING THE ELECTROCHEMICAL BEHAVIOR OF BI-BASED CATHODES FOR THE ELECTROCATALYTIC REDUCTION OF CO2 TO FORMATE"</li><li>Kevin Fernández Caso "BI-SN-SB CARBON-SUPPORTED NANOPARTICLES FOR THE CONTINUOUS ELECTROCHEMICAL REDUCTION OF CO2 TO FORMATE WITH IMPROVED PERFORMANCE"</li><li>Belen García Merino "CONTINUOUS SYNTHESIS OF FUNCTIONALIZED MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLES AND APPLICATION TO SOLID-LIQUID SEPARATIONS"</li><li>Ana Fernández Ríos "WHAT IMPLICATIONS TO FOOD SUSTAINABILITY AND SAFETY DO MICROPLASTICS HAVE IN THE FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE SECTORS?"</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">Flash presentations</p><ul><li>Dr. Manuel Alvarez Guerra "THE "CCU+OX" COORDINATED PROJECT: DEVELOPMENT OF PROCESSES FOR CAPTURE AND ELECTROCHEMICAL VALORIZATION OF CO2 COUPLED TO USEFUL ELECTRO- OXIDATIONS"</li><li>Dr. Clara Casado Coterillo "SELECTION OF NANOPARTICLES AS FILLERS IN SUSTAINABLE MIXED MATRIX MEMBRANES"</li><li>Kevin Fernández Caso "ELECTROCHEMICAL REACTOR FOR CONTINUOUS CO2 VALORIZATION: SYNTHESIS AND USE OF NICKEL CARBON-SUPPORTED NANOPARTICLES TO CATALYZE THE OXYGEN EVOLUTION REACTION"</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">Poster contributions</p><ul><li>Dr. Guillermo Diaz Sainz "ELECTROCATALYTIC REDUCTION OF CO2 TO FORMATE: ASSESSMENT OF PARTICLES WITH DIFFERENT NATURE"</li><li>Sandra Ceballos Santos "FROM MICROPLASTICS TO GARBAGE ISLANDS: CHALLENGES FOR THE LIFE CYCLE OF FISHERIES"<br></li></ul><div><br></div><p><img src="/departamentos/ingquimica/PublishingImages/2022-09%20NOTICIAS/Congreso%20WCPT9%20Madrid%20500%20pixel.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>2022-09-27T22:00:00Z1403
International Workshop and Final project meeting: X-MEM International Workshop and Final project meeting: X-MEM <p style="text-align:justify;">​<span>T</span><span>he final meeting of the intercollaborative project X-MEM and the International Workshop "</span><em>Composite/Mixed Matrix Porous Materials in Membrane-Based Processes</em><span>" were celebrated in Ege University (Turkey) last 18th-19th September, 2022, in a hybrid remote and face-to-face mode. Prof. Ane Urtiaga, Dr. Nazely Diban and Dr. Maria J. Rivero from the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department attended this event in person and Prof. Inmaculada Ortiz, Dr. Lucía Gómez and PhD students Marta Romay, Marian Mantecón and Carmen Barquín attended remotely. Representative researchers from the partner institutions, that included Yamaguchi University (Japan), el Jerzy Haber Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry (Polish Academy of Science, Poland) and Atilim, Hacettepe and Ege Universities (Turkey) also attended either remotely or in person. The partners of the project presented a summary of the results and dissemination actions performed individually and in collaboration with other institutions during the whole duration of the project.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The X-MEM project, coordinated by the University of Cantabria, attained successfully their original goals to develop innovative membrane materials with photocatalytic and electroactive functionality and optimized porosity and their application in more efficient membrane processes pursuing the contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals 'Clean Water', 'Green Energy' and 'Health'.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p><p><img src="/departamentos/ingquimica/PublishingImages/2022-09%20NOTICIAS/Reunión%20XMEM%20Nazely%20D%20500%20pixel.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>2022-09-27T22:00:00Z1404
Follow-up project meeting: SUDOE ENERGY PUSHFollow-up project meeting: SUDOE ENERGY PUSH<p style="text-align:justify;">​On September 14th, 2022, took place in Lisbon (Portugal) the follow-up meeting of the European project "SUDOE ENERGY PUSH - Efficient Energy for Public Social Housing" (SOE3/P3/E0865), in which Victor Manuel Maestre showed the progress in the implementation of the pilot plant based on renewable energies and hydrogen by the UC team. Additionally, the project partners attended a technical visit on September 15th to a refurbished building organized by GEBALIS which is the entity responsible for the management of social housing and other residential buildings in Lisbon municipality.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><img src="/departamentos/ingquimica/PublishingImages/2022-09%20NOTICIAS/Reunión%20SUDOE%20Victor%20M%20500%20pixel.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>2022-09-27T22:00:00Z1405
European Project Semester Final Project DegreeEuropean Project Semester Final Project Degree<p style="text-align:justify;">​<span lang="EN" style="font-size:10.5pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;">Alma González España, student of the European Project Semester Programme of the Chemical Engineering Degree, defended her final project on September 14th, 2022. The event took place in the room 14 of the ETSIIT and the evaluation committee was formed by Dr. Guillermo Díaz, Dr. Marcos Fallanza and Dr. María Margallo.</span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="EN" style="font-size:10.5pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;"><img src="/departamentos/ingquimica/PublishingImages/2022-09%20NOTICIAS/TFG%20500%20pixel.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><br></span></p>2022-09-27T22:00:00Z1406