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March 31, 2021

Award

Our student Ricardo Alfredo Quevedo-Amador has been awarded with the second prize poster at online webinar on “Materials of the Future: Smart Applications in Science and Engineering” organized by Qatar University and Springer. 

Qatar University - Springer

March 24, 2021

New paper in CEJ

Our paper "Preparation of an avocado seed hydrochar and its application as heavy metal adsorbent: Properties and advanced statistical physics modeling" has been published in Chem. Eng. J.  

Chem. Eng. J.

March 2, 2021

RSC Twitter Conference

EnvChemPSE has presented several posters at "2021 #RSCPoster Twitter Conference".

Royal Society of Chemistry

January 26, 2021

New paper in CEJ

Our paper "Make it clean, make it safe: A review on virus elimination via adsorption" has been published in  Chem. Eng. J. 

Chem. Eng. J.

January 15, 2021

PhD. graduation

Our student Verónica Landín-Sandoval has graduated from Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes (México) with a degree of PhD. in Engineering. 

Verónica Landín-Sandoval

January 12, 2021

MSc. graduation

Our student Vanessa Villazón-León has graduated from Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes (México) with a degree of MSc. in Chemical Engineering.

Vanessa Villazón-León

MSc. in Chemical Engineering

December 25, 2020

New paper in JECE

Our paper "Theoretical assessment of the adsorption mechanism of ibuprofen, ampicillin, orange G and malachite green on a biomass functionalized with plasma" has been published in J. Environ. Chem. Eng. 

J. Environ. Chem. Eng.  

December 7-11, 2020

IAS Twitter Conference

EnvChemPSE has presented several posters at "1st International Adsorption Society Twitter Poster Conference"

1st #IASTwitterPoster

November 30, 2020

New paper in MEMB

Our paper "Preparation of a hybrid membrane from whey protein fibrils and activated carbon to remove mercury and chromium from water" has been published in Membranes. 

Membranes

November 13, 2020

New paper in CEJ

Our paper "Trapping of Ag+, Cu2+, and Co2+ by faujasite zeolite Y: New interpretations of the adsorption mechanism via DFT and statistical modeling investigation" has been published in Chem. Eng. J. 

Chem. Eng. J. 

October 29, 2020

PhD. graduation

Our student Ninfa Marisol Zuñiga-Muro has graduated from Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes (México) with a degree of PhD. in Engineering. 

Ninfa M. Zuñiga-Muro

PhD. in Engineering

October 9, 2020

New paper in JML

Our paper "Physicochemical analysis of multilayer adsorption mechanism of anionic dyes on lignocellulosic biomasses via statistical physics and density functional theory" has been published in J. Mol. Liq.

J. Mol. Liq.

September 21-25, 2020

Conference "XVII Congreso de la Mujer en la Ciencia"

EnvChemPSE has presented several papers at Conference "XVII Congreso de la Mujer en la Ciencia", México.

CIO

September 15, 2020

MSc. graduation

Our student Aldo Martínez-Pérez has graduated from Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes (México) with a degree of MSc. in Chemical Engineering. 

Aldo Martínez-Pérez

MSc. in Chemical Engineering

September 7, 2020

MSc. graduation

Our student Eduardo Ledea-Figueredo has graduated from Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes (México) with a degree of MSc. in Chemical Engineering. 

Eduardo Ledea-Figueredo

MSc. in Chemical Engineering

August 12, 2020

MSc. graduation

Our student Rosa María Fonseca-Pérez has graduated from Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes (México) with a degree of MSc. in Chemical Engineering. 

Rosa M. Fonseca-Pérez

MSc. in Chemical Engineering

August 11, 2020

MSc. graduation

Our student Octavido del-Mazo-Alvarado has graduated from Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes (México) with a degree of MSc. in Chemical Engineering. 

Octavio del-Mazo-Alvarado

MSc. in Chemical Engineering

July 28, 2020

Project Reviewer 

Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet participated as project reviewer of Eccellenza Grants of Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

SNSF

June 27, 2020

New paper in CEJ

Our paper "Fabrication and characterization of a thin coated adsorbent for antibiotic and analgesic adsorption: experimental investigation and statistical physical modelling" has been published in Renew. Energ.

Chem. Eng. J.

June 15, 2020

New paper in JML

Our paper "Origin of the outstanding performance of ZnAl and MgFe layered double hydroxides in the adsorption of 2-nitrophenol: A statistical physics assessment" has been published in J. Mol. Liq.

J. Mol. Liq.

May 22, 2020

New paper in JECE

Our paper "Valorization of agri-food industry wastes to prepare adsorbents for heavy metal removal from water" has been published in J. Environ. Chem. Eng.

J. Environ. Chem. Eng.

May 7, 2020

New paper in IJBM

Our paper "Ternary adsorption of cobalt, nickel and methylene blue on a modified chitin: phenomenological modeling and physical interpretation of the adsorption mechanism" has been published in Int. J. Biol. Macromol.

Int. J. Biol. Macromol.

April 8, 2020

New paper in CEJ

Our paper "Insights of the adsorption mechanism of methylene blue on Brazilian berries seeds: experiments, phenomenological modelling and DFT calculations" has been published in Chem. Eng. J.

Chem. Eng. J.

March 2, 2020

New paper in JML

Our paper "Adsorption of methylene blue on comminuted raw avocado seeds: interpretation of the effect of salts via physical monolayer model" has been published in J. Mol. Liq.

J. Mol. Liq.

February 15, 2020

New paper in CEJ

Our paper "Adsorption of hazardous dyes on functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes in single and binary systems: experimental study and physicochemical interpretation of the adsorption mechanism" has been published in Chem. Eng. J.

Chem. Eng. J.

January 21, 2020

Research visitor

Laura Cristina Ramírez Rodríguez (Universidad de la Sabana, Colombia) has joined EnvChemPSE for a resarch stay of two months. 

Universidad de la Sabana

December 19, 2019

Award

Prof. Adrián Bonilla-Petriciolet has been promoted to the level 3 of the Mexican National System of Researchers (SNI-CONACyT).

SNI-CONACyT

December 1, 2019

Accreditation reviewer

Prof. Adrián Bonilla-Petriciolet has been selected as international reviewer for the accreditation process of universities from Ecuador. 

CACES

November 9, 2019

New paper in JML

Our paper "Statistical physics modeling and interpretation of the adsorption of dye remazol black B on natural and carbonized biomasses" has been published in J. Mol. Liq.

J. Mol. Liq.

October 9, 2019

New paper in CEJ

Our paper "Adsorption of acid green and procion red on a magnetic geopolymer based adsorbent: experiments, characterization and theoretical treatment" has been published in Chem. Eng. J.

Chem. Eng. J.

September 24, 2019

Award

Our contribution "Recovery of bioalcohols with potential as biofuels using an energetically sustainable separation strategy" has been awarded with the first prize poster at IPRoPBio First Workshop "Valuable products from residual biomasses towards a greener society (ProGreS): Biomass Selection, Characterization and Valorization", Sofia, Bulgaria.

IPRoPBio

September 13, 2019

New paper in BCC

Our paper "Green solvent extraction of lipids from sewage sludge of wastewater treatment plants" has been published in Bulg. Chem. Commun.

Bulg. Chem. Commun.

September 13, 2019

New paper in BCC

Our paper "Evaluation of the synthesis routes for the preparation of heterogeneous catalysts obtained from coconut shell and its application in the biodiesel production" has been published in Bulg. Chem. Commun.

Bulg. Chem. Commun.

September 7, 2019

Special issue in JECE

Prof. Adrián Bonilla-Petriciolet is Guest Editor of the special Issue on "Removal of emerging contaminants from water using alternative adsorbents" from Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Elsevier.

J. Environ. Chem. Eng.

August 2, 2019

MSc. graduation

Our student David Chaos-Hernández has graduated from Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes (México) with a degree of MSc. in Chemical Engineering. 

David Chaos-Hernández

MSc. in Chemical Engineering

June 29, 2019

Research visitor

Prof. Maria Papadaki (University of Patras, Greece) has joined EnvChemPSE for a resarch stay of two months. This academic exchange is related to IProPBio project.

IProPBio

June 26, 2019

PhD's thesis evaluator

Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet has been invited to perform the external evaluation of a PhD's thesis proposal from the Anna University, India.

AU

June 6, 2019

Research visitor

Prof. Dragomir Yankov (Institute of Chemical Engineering, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria) has joined EnvChemPSE for a resarch stay of one month. This academic exchange is related to IProPBio project.

IProPBio

May 11, 2019

Research stay

Prof. Adrián Bonilla-Petriciolet has started a research stay of one month at Universidad de La Serena, La Serena, Chile. 

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ULS

April 26, 2019

New paper in JML

Our paper "Statistical physics modeling and interpretation of methyl orange adsorption on high-order mesoporous composite of MCM-48 silica with treated rice husk" has been published in J. Mol. Liq.

J. Mol. Liq.

April 6, 2019

New paper in CEJ

Our paper "Understanding the adsorption mechanism of phenol and 2-nitrophenol on a biopolymer-based biochar in single and binary systems via advanced modeling analysis" has been published in Chem. Eng. J.

Chem. Eng. J.

March 23, 2019

Master's thesis evaluator

Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet has been invited to perform the external evaluation of a master's thesis proposal from the Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia.

ULS

March 1, 2019

Granted project

Our project "Intensificación de procesos de adsorción de mercurio en soluciones acuosas" has been granted project funding from Tecnológico Nacional de México, México.

TecNM

February 15, 2019

PhD. graduation

Our student Jaime Moreno-Pérez has graduated from Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes (México) with a degree of PhD. in Engineering. 

Jaime Moreno-Pérez

PhD. in Engineering

February 8, 2019

New paper in CEJ

Our paper "Understanding the adsorption of Pb, Hg and Zn from aqueous solution on a lignocellulosic biomass char using advanced statistical physics models and density functional theory simulations" has been published in Chem. Eng. J.

Chem. Eng. J.

December 15, 2018

New paper in WER

Our paper "Kinetics, thermodynamics and competitive adsorption of heavy metals from water using orange biomass" has been published in Water Environ. Res.

Water Environ. Res.

December 7, 2018

Outstanding reviewer

Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet has been recognized as an outstanding reviewer of Applied Soft Computing from Elsevier.

J. Ind. Eng. Chem.

November 11, 2018

New paper in FPE

Our paper "An artificial neural network-based NRTL model for simulating liquid-liquid equilibria of systems present in biofuels production" has been published in Fluid Phase Equilibr.

Fluid Phase Equilibr.

October 25, 2018

New book in Wiley

Our book proposal "Process Systems Engineering for Biofuels Development" has been accepted for publication in John Wiley & Sons. This book will be edited by Prof. G.P. Rangaiah (National University of Singapore) and Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet. 

John Wiley & Sons.

October 12, 2018

Outstanding reviewer

Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet has been recognized as an outstanding reviewer of International Journal of Biological Macromolecules from Elsevier.

Int. J. Biol. Macromol.

October 3, 2018

Research stay

Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet has started a research stay of two weeks at  Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisbon, Portugal. This academic exchange is related to IProPBio project.

ISEL

August 29, 2018

Research visitor

Stavros Georgopoulos (University of Patras, Greece) has joined EnvChemPSE for a resarch stay of two months. This academic exchange is related to IProPBio project.

IProPBio

August 16, 2018

New paper in JECE

Our paper "Artificial neural network-based surrogate modeling of multi-component dynamic adsorption of heavy metals with a biochar" has been published in J. Environ. Chem. Eng.

J. Environ. Chem. Eng.

August 2, 2018

Outstanding reviewer

Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet has been recognized as an outstanding reviewer of Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects from Elsevier.

Colloid Surface A

June 26, 2018

Conacyt-DAAD reviewer

Prof. Hilda Elizabeth Reynel-Ávila has been reviewer of the call Conacyt-DAAD 2018 for graduate scholarships.

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CONACYT

June 1, 2018

Research stay

Our student Pedro Hernández-Pérez has started a research stay of two months at the Institute of Chemical Engineering - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria.

IChE-BAS

May 7, 2018

Research stay

Our student Eduardo E. Merodio-Morales has started a research stay of two months at the Universidad de Extremadura, Spain.

Universidad de Extremadura

May 1, 2018

New paper in IJEST

Our paper "Dynamic fuzzy neural network for simulating the fixed-bed adsorption of cadmium, nickel, and zinc on bone char" has been published in Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.

Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.

March 19-20, 2018

IProPBio kick-off meeting

Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet and Prof. D.I. Mendoza-Castillo have attended the kick-off meeting of IProPBio project at the Southern Denmark University, Odense, Denmark.

IProPBio

March 7, 2018

New paper in CEJ

Our paper "A new statistical physics model for the ternary adsorption of Cu, Cd and Zn ions on bone char: Experimental investigation and simulations" has been published in Chem. Eng. J.

Chem. Eng. J.

February 6, 2018

Research visitor

Prof. Luigi di Bitonto (Water Research Institute, IRSA-CNR) has joined EnvChemPSE for a resarch stay of six months. This academic exchange is related to IProPBio project.

IProPBio

January 31, 2018

International reviewer

Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet was member of reviewer committee of FONCYT call from Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva, Argentina.

FONCYT

January 11, 2018

Research stay

Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet has started a research stay of one month at the Chiba Institute of Technology, Chiba, Japan.

CIT

March 31, 2021

Award

Our student Evelyn M. Valdés-Rodríguez has been awarded with the first prize poster at online webinar on “Materials of the Future: Smart Applications in Science and Engineering” organized by Qatar University and Springer. 

Qatar University - Springer

March 24, 2021

New paper in JECE

Our paper "Cr(VI) adsorption onto a new composite prepared from Meidum black clay and pomegranate peel extract: Experiments and physicochemical interpretations" has been published in J. Environ. Chem. Eng.   

J. Environ. Chem. Eng. 

February 21, 2021

New paper in JML

Our paper "Adsorption of ibuprofen on cocoa shell biomass-based adsorbents: interpretation of the adsorption equilibrium via statistical physics theory" has been published in  J. Mol. Liq. 

J. Mol. Liq.

January 19, 2021

New paper in CSAPEA

Our paper "Three-dimensional mass transport modeling of pharmaceuticals adsorption inside ZnAl/biochar composite" has been published in  Colloid. Surface. A. 

Colloid. Suface. A.

January 15, 2021

MSc. graduation

Our student Daniela Escobar-Pineda has graduated from Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes (México) with a degree of MSc. in Chemical Engineering.

Daniela Escobar-Pineda

MSc. in Chemical Engineering

January 12, 2021

MSc. graduation

Our student Coset Abreu-Jaureguí has graduated from Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes (México) with a degree of MSc. in Chemical Engineering.

Coset Abreu-Jaureguí

MSc. in Chemical Engineering

December 17, 2020

Ph.D. defense committee

Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet has participated in the Ph.D. defense committee of Somaris Elena Quintana Martinez from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, España.

UAM 

December 4, 2020

New paper in CEJ

Our paper "Application of a heterogeneous physical model for the adsorption of Cd2+, Ni2+, Zn2+ and Cu2+ ions on flamboyant pods functionalized with citric acid" has been published in Chem. Eng. J. 

Chem. Eng. J. 

November 28, 2020

International reviewer

Prof. A. Bonilla-Petriciolet was member of reviewer committee of FONDECYT calls from Consejo Nacional de Ciencias, Tecnología e Innovación Tecnológica, Perú.

CONCYTEC

November 12, 2020

PhD. graduation

Our student Liliana Lizbeth Díaz-Muñoz has graduated from Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes (México) with a degree of PhD. in Engineering. 

Liliana L. Díaz-Muñoz

PhD. in Engineering

October 27, 2020

New paper in CHEM

Our paper "Novel biochar and hydrochar for the adsorption of 2-nitrophenol from aqueous solutions: An approach using the PVSDM model" has been published in Chemosphere.

Chemosphere

October 1, 2020

Postdoctoral fellow

Dr. Francisco Villanueva-Mejia (UMSNH, México) has joined EnvChemPSE for a postdoctoral stay of one year. CONACYT was the sponsor of this research stay.

Postdoctoral fellow

September 21, 2020

New paper in JML

Our paper "Adsorption of methylene blue on silica nanoparticles: Modelling analysis of the adsorption mechanism via a double layer model" has been published in J. Mol. Liq.

J. Mol. Liq.

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