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ANTONIO GIL BRAVO

Catedrático Universidad

  • QUIMICA APLICADA
  • Ingeniería Química

e-mail: andoniATunavarra.es

Phone number: (+34) 948 16 9602

Antonio Gil Bravo, Ph.D.

Mailling address: Department of Applied Chemistry, Public University of Navarra, Building Los Acebos, Campus of Arrosadia, E-31006 Pamplona, Spain

E-mail:andoni@unavarra.es

EDUCATION

1990-1994: University of Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain; Ph.D. in Chemistry

1989: University of Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain; Masters in Chemistry

1983-1988: University of Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain; Bachelor in Chemistry

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2009-present: Professor in Chemical Engineering, Department of Applied Chemistry, Public University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

1996-2009: Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering, Department of Applied Chemistry, Public University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

1994-1995: Associate Researcher, Department of Applied Chemistry and Bio-Industries, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

1988-1994: Assistant Researcher, Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain.

 

2004-2008: Academic Leader of the Posgrade Course "Engineering and Environmental Management" (31 ECTS)

2007: Academic Leader of the Master "Nanoscience" (60 ECTS)

2013-present: Academic UPNa Leader of the Interuniversity Master “Environmental Nanotechnology” (60 ECTS)

MAIN COURSES

Science and Environmental Technology (Industrial Engineering). 1996-2015

Environmental Technology (Degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering in Industrial Technologies, Electric and Electronic Engineering). 2014-actual

Industrial Chemistry (Master in Synthetic and Industrial Chemistry). 2009-actual.

Principles in Gas Adsorption (Erasmus Program).

Master in Engineering and Environmental Management (coordinator). 2003-2007.

Master in Nanoscience (coordinator). 2005.

Master in Environmental Nanotechnology (responsible Public University of Navarra). 2014-actual.

HONORS, AWARDS

2011: Research Grant. Public University of Navarra.

2009: Best published research work in 2008. Public University of Navarra-Caja Navarra Bank.

2005: Best published research work in 2005. Public University of Navarra-Caja Navarra Bank.

2003: Research Grant. Public University of Navarra-Caja Navarra Bank.

1996: Fellowship from the EEC, Training and Mobility of Researchers, Department of Applied Chemistry and Bio-Industries, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

1994-1995: Fellowship from the EEC, Human Capital and Mobility Programme, Department of Applied Chemistry and Bio-Industries, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

1990-1993: Fellowship from the Ministry of Education and Science, University of Basque Country, Department of Applied Chemistry, San Sebastian, Spain.

1988-1989: Fellowship from the Basque Government, University of Basque Country, Department of Applied Chemistry, San Sebastian, Spain.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Evaluation of the porous and surface properties of solids. Pillared clays. Gas adsorption. Energy storage. Pollutants adsorption. Environmental technologies. Environmental management. Preparation, characterization and catalytic activity of metal supported nanocatalysts. Catalytic combustion of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Waste valorization.

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Co-editor of the book: Recent Research Developments in Environmental Technology (Transworld Research Network, 2008)

Co-editor of the book: Pillared Clays and Related Catalysts (Springer, 2010)

 

A. GIL, M. MONTES. Analysis of the microporosity in pillared clays. Langmuir, 10, (1994), 291-297.

G. GUIU, A. GIL, M. MONTES, P. GRANGE. Tantalum-pillared montmorillonite: (I) Synthesis and physicochemical characterization. Journal of Catalysis, 168, (1997), 450-462.

A. GIL et al. Recent advances in the synthesis and catalytic application of pillared clays. Catalysis Reviews. Science and Engineering, 42, (2000), 145-212.

A. GIL, M.A. VICENTE, S.A. KORILI. Effect of the Si/Al ratio on the structure and surface properties of silica-alumina-pillared clays. Journal of Catalysis, 229, (2005), 119-126.

A. GIL, S.A. KORILI, M.A. VICENTE. Recent advances in the control and characterization of the porous structure of pillared clay catalysts. Catalysis Reviews. Science and Engineering, 50, (2008), 153-221.

L.A. GALEANO, M.A. VICENTE, A. GIL. Catalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants in Aqueous Streams by Mixed Al/M–Pillared Clays (M = Fe, Cu, Mn). Catalysis Reviews. Science and Engineering, 56, (2014), 239-287.

A. GIL, F.C.C. ASSIS, S. ALBENIZ, S.A. KORILI. Removal of dyes from wastewaters by adsorption on pillared clays. Chemical Engineering Journal, 168, (2011), 1032-1040.

A. AZNÁREZ, A. GIL, S.A. KORILI. Performance of palladium and platinum supported on alumina pillared clays in the catalytic combustion of propene. RSC Advances, 5, (2015), 82296-82309.

 

A. GIL, P. RUIZ, B. DELMON. Bistability in the oxidative dehydrogenation of 2-propanol over copper catalysts. Journal of Catalysis, 159, (1996), 496-499.

 

S. GARCÉS, J. VILLARROEL-ROCHA, K. SAPAG, S.A. KORILI, A. GIL. Comparative study of the adsorption equilibrium of CO2 on microporous commercial materials at low pressures. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52, (2013), 6785-6793.

 

A. GIL. Management of the salt cake from the secondary aluminum fusion processes. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 44, (2005), 8852-8857.

A. GIL, S. ALBENIZ, S.A. KORILI. Valorization of the saline slags generated during secondary aluminium melting processes as adsorbents for the removal of heavy metal ions from aqueous solutions. Chemical Engineering Journal, 251, (2014), 43-50.

A. GIL, S.A. KORILI. Management and valorization of aluminum saline slags: current status and future trends. Chemical Engineering Journal, 289, (2016), 74-84.

 

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