Awarded Candidates

Awarded Candidates

Name Affiliation Title of PhD thesis Supervisor Defence
Anderson Soares, Petrick Universidade do Porto
Faculdade de Engenharia (Portugal)
Overcoming barriers in the treatment of textile wastewaters using advanced oxidation processes Vítor Jorge Pais Vilar December 4, 2015
Bocos Álvarez, Elvira Susana University of Vigo (Spain)
Remediation of Polluted Environments by Combination of Environmentally Friendly Processes Angeles Sanroman Braga, Marta Pazos Curra June 23, 2016
Carra Ruiz, Irene Universidad de Almeria
Departamento de Ingenierìa (Spain) (
Operating strategies for the application of the photo-Fenton process to remove persistent pollutantse Sixto Malato,
José Antonio
Sanchez Perez
December 17, 2014
Casado Merino, Cintia Rey Juan Carlos University
Madrid (Spain)
Application of computational fluid dynamic techniques to modelling and simulation of photocatalytic reactors from intrinsic kinetic parameters Javier Marugán Aguado April 24, 2017
Cruz Gonzalo, Angel University of Barcelona, Department of Chemical Engineering (Spain) ( Synthesis and performance of heterogeneous catalysts for Fenton-like and photo-Fenton-like reactions at circumneutral pH Carmen Sans Mazón June 22, 2017
Da Costa Moreira, Maria Francisca Universidade do Porto
Faculdade de Engenharia (Portugal)
Application of solar photoelectron-Fenton process in the degradation of recalcitrant compounds: characterization of the system and study of its behaviour with model compounds and real effluents Vitor Jorge Pais Vilar March 31, 2016
De Luca, Antonella University of Barcelona (Spain)
Fenton and Photo-Fenton like at neutral pH for the removal of emerging contaminants in water and wastewater effluents Santiago Esplugas Vidal September 26, 2016
Dos Santos Fajardo, Ana Sofia Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal) ( Treatment of liquid effluents by electrochemical processes Rosa Quinta-Ferreira, Rui C. Martins February 2017
Escalé, Mireia Marcé University of Barcelona, Department d’Enginyeria Quimica (Spain) ( Ozonation of Municipal Wastewater for Water Reuse Andrián Manuel Taveres da Silva March 10, 2017
Fernandes Sampaio, Maria José Universidade do Porto
Faculdade de Engenharia (Portugal)
Nanostructured Architectures Based on Metal Oxides with Direct Wide Band-gap for the engineering of Photocatalytic Reactions Adrián Silva July 4, 2016
Ferro, Giovanna University of Salerno
Department of Civil Engineering (Italy)
Wastewater disinfection by solar driven advanced oxidation processes: effect on antibiotic resistant bacteria Luigi Rizzo
Pilar Fernandez Ibanez
April 28, 2016
Gomis Vicens, Juan Universitat Politécnica de Valéncia (Spain)
Effects of different reactive species generated photochemically generated in the removal of pollutants from natural water Antoniο Arques Sanz May 28, 2015
Iervolino, Giuseppina University of Salerno
Department of Industrial Engineering (Italy)
Advanced oxidation processes for food industry wastewater valorization and treatment Diana Sannino,
Luigi Rizzo
April 19, 2017
Ioannou, Lida Nireas International Water Research Center, University of Cyprus (Cyprus)
Advanced systems for the enhancement of the environmental performance of wineries – wastewater purification combining biological, advanced chemical and reverse osmosis treatment Despo Fatta-Kassinos February 21, 2014
Michael, Irene Nireas International Water Research Center, University of Cyprus (Cyprus)
Investigating the solar-driven advanced chemical oxidation of ofloxacin and trimethoprim in sewage and other aqueous matrices Despo Fatta-Kassinos May 21, 2012
Mico Reche, Maria del Mar Acciona Agua (Spain)
Photo-Fenton and slow sand filtration coupling for hydroponics water reuse Carme Sans Mazón October 11, 2013
Miguel de Souza, Bianca Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brasil)( Degradation of diclofenac and 3-amine-5-methylisoxazole by a homogeneous solar photo-Fenton process mediated by ferrioxalate complexes Vitor Vilar, Márcia Walquíria de Carvalho Dezotti October 30, 2014
Monteiro, Ricardo André University of Porto (Portugal) ( Solar Photocatalysis for Gas-Phase Air Cleaning: from lab to pilot plant studies Vitor Vilar December 10, 2014
Murgolo, Sapia University of Bari Aldo Moro (Italy) ( Photocatalytic degradation of emerging organic pollutants in waters by nanocomposite materials Giuseppe Mascolo April 27, 2016
Ortega Gòmez, Elisabet Universidad de Almeria, Departamento de Ingenierìa (Spain) ( Microorganisms inactivation in wastewater by solar photo-Fenton at neutral pH José Antonio Sanchez Perez, Pilar Fernandez Ibanez April 23, 2015
Pablos Carro, Cristina Rey Juan Carlos University (Spain)
Development of photocatalytic processes for water disinfection and
application to the reuse of wastewater treatment plant effluents
Javier Marugan May 8, 2013
Polo López, María Inmaculada Plataforma Solar de Almeria (Spain)
Inactivation of phyto-pathogens in water by solar photocatalysis Pilar Fernández Ibáñez October 12, 2013
Quinones Murillo, Diego-Hernan Dpto. de Ingeniería Química y Química Física, Universidad de Extremadura (Spain), ( Degradation of emerging contaminants in water by solar photocatalytic ozonation Fernando J. Beltran N., Pedro M. Alvarez P. February 20, 2015
Race, Marco Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (Italy)

Chemical washing of contaminated soils and photocatalytic treatments of spent soil washing effluent
Roberto Andreozzi May 9, 2016
Rivas Ibáñez, Gracia Universidad de Almeria (Spain)( Assessment of Solar photo-Fenton in Raceway Pond Reactors for micropollutant removal in secondary effluents from Agro-Food Industry and Municipal WWTPS José Antonio Sánchez Pérez July 19, 2016
Romero Olarte, Rossmary Violette University of Barcelona (Spain)
Degradation of Metoprolol by means of Advanced Oxidation Processes Jaime Giménez Farreras May 20, 2015
Sable, Shailesh S. Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Escola Tecnica Superior D’Enginyeria Quimica
Development of novel catalytic materials for the removal of emerging organic pollutants by Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs) Sandra Contreras December 12, 2014
Sarro, Marco Università degli Studi di Torino, Dipartimento di Chimica (Italy)
Composite materials for photocatalytic applications: synthesis, characterization and activity evaluation Paola Calza January 17, 2017
Vasquez, Marlen Ines Nireas International Water Research Center, University of Cyprus (Cyprus)
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in Aqueous
Matrices: an integrated approach for assessing effects
Despo Fatta-Kassinos December 7, 2012
Yamal-Turbay, Evelyn Universitat Politechnica de Catalunya (Spain)
Efficient operation of photo-Fenton process for the treatment of emerging contaminants in water solutions Montserrat Pérez-Moya October 24, 2013

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