May 17, 2017

Job offer at The Biological Gas Treatment and Microalgae Research Group.
Topic: Demonstration of an integrated innovative biorefinery for the transformation of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) into new BioBased products.
The applicant should have a Chemical Engineering Degree. PhD Degree in Process and Systems Engineering. 
Send your CV to: mutora@iq.uva.es or raquel.lebrero@iq.uva.es
Job offer at The Biological Gas Treatment and Microalgae Research Group.
Topic: Demonstration of an integrated innovative biorefinery for the transformation of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) into new BioBased products.
The applicant should have a Chemical Engineering Degree + Master in Environmental Engineering (prefered) or alternatively in Chemical Engineering. 
Send your CV to: mutora@iq.uva.es or raquel.lebrero@iq.uva.es

May 10, 2017

Dra Marcia Morales, visiting professor from the Department of Processes and Technology at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana - Unidad Cuajimalpa (México), giving a seminar to our students from the PhD program in Chemical and Environmental Engineering. Thanks a lot Marcia!!

Apr 18, 2017

Look the interview made to our group
"The other profitable life of organic resources"
Read the full article here

Apr 17, 2017

Don´t miss this year The International Conference on Alternative Fuels & Energy to be held in Daegu, South korea on October 15, 2017. If you want to participate the deadline for abstract submission will be extended untill July 2017.
The Biological Gas Treatment and Microalgae Research Group will participate with an invited keynote on "Greenhouse gas biorefineries as a platform for a cost-effective climate change mitigation".

For more information visit

Mar 30, 2017

Meet our new researcher.

Emmanuel Kweinor joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as an erasmus master student from the Durban University of Technology (South Africa). His research focuses on odour prevention in wastewater treatment plants by applying nitrate recycling from digestate oxidation.


Mar 21, 2017

March was the month of birthdays... Take a look at the pictures of Raul, Raquel and Sara birthdays parties.

Mar 6, 2017

Mar 1, 2017

Meet our new researcher.

Patricia Cano joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as fourth-year Chemical Engineering student from the University of Valladolid. Her research focuses on Simultaneous biomethane production and nutrient recovery in HRAP photobioreactors.

Feb 13, 2017

Gustavo Ciudad, visiting professor from the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of La Frontera (Chile), giving a seminar to our students from the PhD program in Chemical and Environmental Engineering. Thanks a lot Gustavo!!


Feb 6, 2017

Meet our new researchers.

Celia Pascual joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as master student. Her research focuses on H2S removal from biogas using a Biotrickling Filter.

Suni Rodríguez joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as master student. Her research focuses on ectoine, PHB and EPS production through methanotrophs.

Lidia Sadornil joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as fourth-year Chemical Engineering student from the University of Valladolid. Her research focuses on the isolation of new methane oxidizing bacteria able to degrade methane and capable of producing, the high added value product, ectoine.