Aranda, Asunción

Maria Asuncion Aranda Sanchez

PhD in Chemical Engineering by University of Zaragoza (Spain), 2010. Afterwards, 6-months international internship in IFE through the Spanish Ministry of Science. Member of staff since February 2011.

Fields of expertise:
Clean Energy Generation and Chemical Processes: Development of advanced materials for CO2-free processes (hydrogen and hydrogen/electricity generation with CO2capture processes). Design, simulation and optimization of chemical processes (thermal processes - pyrolysis and gasification - on fossil fuels and waste materials, adsorption of atmospheric contaminants on solid sorbents, heterogeneous catalytic reactions for cleaning of flue-gas containing hydrocarbons). Development of new applications for low-value materials and tailings from mining and mineral industry.

Professional membership and merits :
1 granted patent and 1 filed patent. Referee for a number of international journals including Elsevier publications (e.g. Fuel Processing Technology, Chemical Engineering Journal,...), Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, etc.

Member of the Spanish Carbon Group (GEC)

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