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  • Caporgno, M.P.; Clavero, E.; Torras, C.; Salvado, J.; Lepine, O.; Pruvost, J.; Legrand, J.; Giralt, J.; Bengoa, C. Energy and Nutrients Recovery from Lipid-Extracted Nannochloropsis via Anaerobic Digestion and Hydrothermal Liquefaction. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 2016, vol. 4 (6), p. 3133-3139. (IF 5,267).DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b00151

  • Recari, J.; Berrueco, C.; Abello, S.; Montane, D.; Farriol, X. Gasification of two solid recovered fuels (SRFs) in a lab-scale fluidized bed reactor: Influence of experimental conditions on process performance and release of HCl, H2S, HCN and NH3. Fuel Processing Technology. 2016, vol. 142, p. 107-114. (IF 3,847).DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2015.10.006

  • Caporgno, M.P.; Olkiewicz, M.; Torras, C.; Salvado, J.; Clavero, E.; Bengoa, C. Effect of pre-treatments on the production of biofuels from Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Journal of Environmental Management. 2016, vol. 177, p. 240-246. (IF 3,131).DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.04.023

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  • Lorente, E.; Farriol, X.; Salvado, J. Steam explosion as a fractionation step in biofuel production from microalgae. Fuel Processing Technology. 2015, vol. 131, p. 93-98. (IF 3,847).DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2014.11.009

  • Berrueco, C.; Recari, J.; Abello, S.; Farriol, X.; Montane, D. Experimental Investigation of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) Gasification: Effect of Temperature and Equivalence Ratio on Process Performance and Release of Minor Contaminants. Energy and Fuels. 2015, vol. 29 (11), p. 7419-7427. (IF 2,835).DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b02032

  • Sirin, S.; Clavero, E.; Salvado, J. Efficient harvesting of Chaetoceros calcitrans for biodiesel production. Environmental technology. 2015, vol. 36 (13-16), p. 1902-1912. (IF 1,76).

  • Nurra, C.; Pitol-Filho, L.; Carraud, R.; Pertuz, S.; Puig, D.; Garcia, M.A.; Salvado, J.; Torras, C. Toward the prediction of porous membrane permeability from morphological data. Polymer Engineering and Science. 2015.(IF 1,719).

  • Ballinas-Casarrubias, L.; Saucedo-Acosta, T.; MacDonald-Pizaña, K.; Ruiz-Cuilty, K.; NevArez-Moorillon, G.V.; Gutierrez-Mendez, N.; Torras-Font, C.; ChAvez-Flores, D.; Gonzalez-Sanchez, G. Organosolv pretreatment for celluloe recovery from sawdust for its ulterior use in membrane synthesis and operation. Desalination and Water Treatment. 2015, vol. 56 (13), p. 3626-3639. (IF 1,272).DOI: 10.1080/19443994.2014.995720

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  • Abello, S.; Bolshak, E.; Gispert-Guirado, F.; Farriol, X.; Montane, D. Ternary Ni-Al-Fe catalysts for ethanol steam reforming. Catalysis Science & Technology. 2014, vol. 4 (4), p. 1111-1122. (IF 5,43).DOI: 10.1039/c3cy00989k

  • Nurra, C.; Torras, C.; Clavero, E.; Rios, S.; Rey, M.; Lorente, E.; Farriol, X.; Salvado, J. Biorefinery concept in a microalgae pilot plant. Culturing, dynamic filtration and steam explosion fractionation. Bioresource Technology. 2014, vol. 163, p. 136-142. (IF 4,49).DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.04.009

  • Nurra, C.; Clavero, E.; Salvado, J.; Torras, C. Vibrating membrane filtration as improved technology for microalgae dewatering. Bioresource Technology. 2014, vol. 157, p. 247-253. (IF 4,49).DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.01.115

  • Nurra, C.; Franco, E.A.; Maspoch, M.L.; Salvado, J.; Torras, C. Cheaper membrane materials for microalgae dewatering. Journal of Materials Science. 2014, vol. 49 (20), p. 7031-7039. (IF 2,37).DOI: 10.1007/s10853-014-8408-8

  • Trobajo, R.; Ibanez, C.; Clavero, E.; Salvado, J.; Jorgensen, S.E. Modelling the response of microalgae to CO2 addition. Ecological Modelling. 2014, vol. 294, p. 42-50. (IF 2,32).DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.08.020

  • Terrazas-Bandala, L.P.; Gonzalez-Sanchez, G.; Garcia-Valls, R.; Gumi, T.; Beurroies, I.; Denoyel, R.; Torras, C.; Ballinas-Casarrubias, L. Influence of humidity, temperature, and the addition of activated carbon on the preparation of cellulose acetate membranes and their ability to remove arsenic from water. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2014, vol. 131 (8), núm. 40134. (IF 1,77).DOI: 10.1002/app.40134

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  • Rios, S.D.; Torres, C.M.; Torras, C.; Salvado, J.; Mateo-Sanz, J.M.; Jimenez, L. Microalgae-based biodiesel: Economic analysis of downstream process realistic scenarios. Bioresource Technology. 2013, vol. 136, p. 617-625. (IF 5,04).DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2013.03.046

  • Irin, S.; Clavero, E.; Salvado, J. Potential preconcentration methods for Nannochloropsis gaditana and a comparative study of pre-concentrated sample properties. Bioresource Technology. 2013, vol. 132, p. 293-304. (IF 5,04).

  • Rios, S.D.; Castañeda, J.; Torras, C.; Farriol, X.; Salvado, J. Lipid extraction methods from microalgal biomass harvested by two different paths: Screening studies toward biodiesel production. Bioresource Technology. 2013, vol. 133, p. 378-388. (IF 5,04).DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2013.01.093

  • Torres, C.M.; Rios, S.D.; Torras, C.; Salvado, J.; Mateo-Sanz, J.M.; Jimenez, L. Microalgae-based biodiesel: A multicriteria analysis of the production process using realistic scenarios. Bioresource Technology. 2013, vol. 147, p. 7-16. (IF 5,04).DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2013.07.145

  • Abello, S.; Bolshak, E.; Montane, D. Ni-Fe catalysts derived from hydrotalcite-like precursors for hydrogen production by ethanol steam reforming. Applied Catalysis A: General. 2013, vol. 450 (15), p. 261-274. (IF 3,67).

  • Torres, C.M.; Rios, S.D.; Torras, C.; Salvado, J.; Mateo-Sanz, J.M.; Jimenez, L. Sustainability analysis of biodiesel production from Cynara Cardunculus crop. Fuel. 2013, vol. 111, p. 535-542. (IF 3,41).DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2013.04.021

  • Abello, S.; Berrueco, C.; Montane, D. High-loaded nickelalumina catalyst for direct CO2 hydrogenation into synthetic natural gas (SNG). Fuel. 2013, vol. 113, p. 598-609. (IF 3,41).

  • Montane, D.; Abello, S.; Farriol, X.; Torres, C. Volatilization characteristics of solid recovered fuels (SRFs). Fuel Processing Technology. 2013, vol. 113, p. 90-96. (IF 3,02).

  • Bolshak, E.; Abello, S.; Montane, D. Ethanol steam reforming over Ni-Fe-based hydrotalcites: Effect of iron content and reaction temperature. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 2013, vol. 38 (14), p. 5594-5604. (IF 2,93).

  • George, A.; Lorente, E.; Torres, C.;Alvarez, P.; Millan, M.; Ungeheuer, J.; Andersen, L.K.; Morgan, T.J. Structural properties and molecular mass distributions of biomass-coal cogasifi cation tras as a function of aging. Energy and Fuels. 2013, vol. 27 (7), p. 3786-3801. (IF 2,73).

  • Briceño, K.; Silvestre-Albero, J.; Silvestre-Albero, A.; Calvo, J.I.; Montane, D.; Garcia-Valls, R.; Hernandez, A.; Rodriguez-Reinoso, F. Characterization of carbon molecular sieve membranes supported on ceramic tubes. Adsorption Science & Technology. 2013, vol. 31 (42431), p. 233-247. (IF 0,93).DOI: 10.1260/0263-6174.31.2-3.233

  • Cotet, L.C.; Briceño, K.; Fort, C.I.; Danciu, V.; Garcia-Valls, R.; Montane, D. Preparation, characterization and gas permeation investigation of resorcinol-formaldehyde polymer or carbon xerogels/tubular ceramic composites. Acta Chimica Slovenica. 2013, vol. 60 (2), p. 343-350. (IF 0,81).

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  • Rios, S.D.; Salvado, J.; Farriol, X.; Torras, C. Antifouling microfiltration strategies to harvest microalgae for biofuel. Bioresource Technology. 2012, vol. 119, p. 406-418. (IF 4,75).DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.05.044

  • Briceño, K.; Montane, D.; Garcia-Valls, R.; Iulianelli, A.; Basile, A. Fabrication variables affecting the structure and properties of supported carbon molecular sieve membranes for hydrogen separation. Journal of Membrane Science. 2012, p. 288-297. (IF 4,09).DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2012.05.015

  • Briceño, K.; Lulianelli, A.; Montane, D.; Garcia-Valls, R.; Basile, A. Carbon molecular sieve membranes supported on non-modified ceramic tubes for hydrogen separation in membrane reactors. Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 2012, vol. 37. (IF 3,55).

  • Meneses, M,; Pasqualino, J.C.; Castells, F. Environmental assessment of the milk life cycle: The effect of packaging selection and the variability of milk production data. Journal of Environmental Management. 2012, vol. 107, p. 76-83. (IF 3,06).DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.04.019

  • Echavarria, A.P.; Falguera, V.; Torras, C.; Berdun, C.; PagAn, J.; Ibarz, A. Ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis for clarification and concentration of fruit juices at pilot plant scale. Food Science and Technology. 2012, vol. 46 (1), p. 189-195. (IF 2,55).DOI: 10.1016/j.lwt.2011.10.008

  • Mancera, C.; El Mansouri, N.-E.; Pelach, M.A.; Francesc, F.; Salvado, J. Feasibility of incorporating treated lignins in fiberboards made from agricultural waste. Waste Management. 2012, vol. 32 (10), p. 1962-1967. (IF 2,49).DOI: 10.1016/j.wasman.2012.05.019

  • El Mansouri, N.-E.; Vilaseca, F.; Salvado, J. Structural changes in organosolv lignin during its reaction in an alkaline medium. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2012, vol. 126. (IF 1,4).DOI: 10.1002/app.36628

  • Echavarria, A.P., Ibarz, A., Conde, J., Torras, C., PagAn, J. Optimising by the response surface methodology the enzymatic elimination of clogging of a microfiltration membrane by pectin cake. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 2012, vol. 47 (1), p. 47-52. (IF 1,24).DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2621.2011.02805.x

  • Echavarria, A.P.; Ibarz, A.; Conde, J.; Torras, C.; PagAn, J. Optimising through response surface methodology the enzymatic elimination of microfiltration membrane clogging by pectin cake. International Journal of Food Science & Technology. 2012, vol. 47. (IF 1,24).

  • Echavarria, A.P.; Garcia-Valls, R.; Torras, C.; PagAn, J.; Ibarz, A. Effect of Pectinase Immobilization in a Polymeric Membrane on Ultrafiltration of Fluid Foods. Separation Science and Technology. 2012, vol. 47 (6), p. 796-801. (IF 1,16).DOI: 10.1080/01496395.2011.640095

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  • Abello, S.; Montane, D. Exploring iron-based multifunctional catalysts for fischer-tropsch synthesis: A review. ChemSusChem. 2011, vol. 4 (11), p. 1538-1556. (IF 6,83).DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201100189

  • Montane, D.; Bolshak, E.; Abello, S. Thermodynamic analysis of fuel processors based on catalytic-wall reactors and membrane systems for ethanol steam reforming. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2011, vol. 175 (1), p. 519-533. (IF 3,46).DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2011.09.095

  • Avellaneda, F.; Salvado, J. Continuous transesterification of biodiesel in a helicoidal reactor using recycled oil. Fuel Processing Technology. 2011, vol. 92 (1), p. 83-91. (IF 2,95).DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2010.09.001

  • Torras, C.; Puig, D.; Garcia, M.A. A new method to quantify parameters of membrane morphology from electron microscopy micrographs by texture recognition. Chemical Engineering Science. 2011, vol. 66 (20), p. 4582-4594. (IF 2,43).DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2011.06.013

  • Rios, S.D.; Clavero, E.; Salvado, J.; Farriol, X.; Torras, C. Dynamic Microfiltration in microalgae harvesting for biodiesel Production. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 2011, vol. 50 (4), p. 2455-2460. (IF 2,24).DOI: 10.1021/ie101070q

  • Echavarria, A.P; Torras, C.; PagAn, J.; Ibarz, A. Fruit Juice Processing and Membrane Technology Application. Food Engineering Reviews. 2011, vol. 3 (41002), p. 136-158. (IF 1,89).

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  • May, A.; Salvado, J.; Torras, C.; Montane, D. Catalytic gasification of glycerol in supercritical water. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2010, vol. 160 (2), p. 751-759. (IF 3,07).DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2010.04.005

  • Nedyalkova, R.; Torras, C.; Salvado, J.; Montane, D. Electrophoretic deposition of ethanol steam-reforming catalysts on metal plates for the development of catalytic-wall reactors. Fuel Processing Technology. 2010, vol. 91 (9), p. 1040-1048. (IF 2,78).DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2010.03.010

  • Ortiz, O.; Pasqualino, J.C.; Castells, F. Environmental performance of construction waste: Comparing three scenarios from a case study in Catalonia, Spain. Waste Management. 2010, vol. 4, p. 645-654. (IF 2,36).

  • Trobajo, R.; Clavero, E.; Ibañez, C.; Salvado, J. CO2 effects on growth and lipid content in the microalgae Cylindrotheca closterium, Nannochloropsis gaditana and Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Journal of Applied Phycology. 2010.(IF 1,79).

  • Pasqualino J.C.; Meneses M.; Castells F. The Carbon Footprint and Energy Consumption of Beverage Packaging Selection and Disposal. Journal of Food Engineering. 2010.

  • Pasqualino, J.C.; Meneses, M.; Castells, F. Life Cycle Assessment of urban wastewater reclamation and reuse alternatives. Journal of Industrial Ecology. 2010, vol. 15 (1), p. 1-163.

  • Meneses, M.; Pasqualino, J.C.; Castells, F. Environmental assessment of urban wastewater reuse: treatment alternatives and applications. Chemosphere. 2010.

  • Meneses, M.; Pasqualino, J.C.; Cespedes-Sanchez, R.; Castells, F. Alternatives for reducing the environmental impact of the main residue from a desalination plant. Journal of Industrial Ecology. 2010, vol. 14 (3), p. 512-527.

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  • F. Thibault-Starzyk, I. Stan, S. Abelló, A. Bonilla, K. Thomas, C. Fernandez, J.P. Gilson, J. Pérez-Ramírez Quantification of enhanced acid site accessibility in hierarchical zeolites - The accessibility index. The accessibility index, Journal of Catalysis. 2009, vol. 264(), núm. , p. 11-14. [IF 5,29]

  • G. Stoica, S. Abelló, J. Pérez-Ramírez Synthesis of Dimethyl Carbonate by Transesterification of Ethylene Carbonate over Activated Dawsonites. Chemsuschem. 2009, vol. 2(), núm. , p. 301-304. (IF 4,77)

  • S. Abelló, J. Pérez-Ramírez Accelerated generation of intracrystalline mesoporosity in zeolites by microwave-mediated desilication. ChemPhysChem. 2009, vol. 11(), núm. , p. 2959-2963. [IF 3,45]

  • C. Torras, D. P., M.A. García A new method to quantify parameters of membrane morphology from electron micriscopy micrographs by texture recognition. Chemical Engineering Science. 2011, vol. 66(), núm. , p. 4582-4594. (IF 2,43)

  • C. Torras, J. Pallares, R. Garcia-Valls, M.Y. Jaffrin Numerical simulation of the flow in a rotating disk filtration module. Desalination. 2009, vol. 235, p. 122-138. (IF 2,034).

  • M.I. Vazquez, C. Torras, R. Garcia-Valls, J. Benavente Study on thermal effect on structure and transport properties of a composite lignosulfonated-polyamide/polysulfone membrane. Desalination. 2009, vol. 245, p. 570-578. (IF 2,034).

  • T. Gumi, S. Gascon, C. Torras, R. Garcia-Valls Vanillin release from macrocapsules. Desalination. 2009, vol. 245, p. 769-775. (IF 2,034).

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