Chemical Engineering 3

Contact

Address
Fac. de Química (campus de Vigo, Lagoas-Marcosende)
Phone
986 812 383
Website
http://biosuv.webs.uvigo.es/

Research areas

Research lines
New enzymatic applications in industry.
-Polymerization methods with Laccase enzyme in wood panels manufacture.
-Production and application of microbial enzymes in food, detergent, chemistry or pharmaceutical industries.
Development of emerging technologies for treatment, management and enhacencement of solid and liquid industry wastes:
-Treatment of effluents and polluted soils.
-Biobarriers.
-Agroforestry waste applied to the wastewater and soil treatment.
Biotechnological processes.
-Valorisation of agroindustrial wastes as raw materials in biotechnological processes.
-Use of biological processes (enzymes and microorganisms).
-Bioreactors.
-Biocatalysts.
New applications in timber industry.
-Modification of wood properties by enzymatic methods.
-New uses by lignin modification: dispersant, adhesive e absorbent.
Green chemistry for biotechnological processes.
-New separation strategies based on aqueous biphasic systems.
-Biodegradability and toxicity of ionic liquids.
-Recovery of metabolites with industrial interest from culture media.
Characterisation of wastewater and polluted soils.
-Wastewater characterization (COD, TOC, pH, conductivity, solids concentration...).
-Polluted soils characterization (granulometry, pH, conductivity, organic matter, metals and hydrocarbons content).
Keywords
immobilization
timber industry
revalorisation
biodegradation
biofuels
biocatalysis
bioprocesses
bioreactors
soil decontamination
proteins
enzymes
fermentation
industrial wastewater
depuration
advanced oxidative processes
waste valorisation.

Technological offer

Services offered
Organization of training courses:
Biochemical engineering.
Environmental engineering.
Applied biocatalysis.
Health and safety in chemical industry

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Research results