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ANTONIO GIL BRAVO

Catedrático Universidad

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  EDIFICIO LOS ACEBOS

e-mail: andoniATunavarra.es

Phone number: (+34) 948 16 9602

Antonio Gil Bravo, Ph.D.

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

E-mail:andoni@unavarra.es

EDUCATION

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

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

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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2009-present: Professor in Chemical Engineering, Science Department, 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 (under the Human Capital and Mobility Programme), 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)

2013-2017: 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-today.

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

Principles in Gas Adsorption (Erasmus Program). 2007,2011,2013.

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

Master in Nanoscience (coordinator). 2005.

Master in Environmental Nanotechnology (responsible Public University of Navarra). 2014-2017.

HONORS, AWARDS

2017-2022: Inensification Research Grant. Public University of Navarra-Santander Bank.

2011: Research Prize (research trajectory). Public University of Navarra.

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

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

2003: Research Prize (research trajectory). 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 (REVIEWS)

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, 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.

A. Gil, S.A. Korili, R. Trujillano, M.A. Vicente, A review on characterization of pillared clays by specific techniques, Applied Clay Science, 53, (2011), 97-105.

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

A. Gil, M.A. Vicente, Progress and perspectives on pillared clays applied in energetic and environmental remediation processes, Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, 21, (2020), 56-63.

Y. Cardona, M.A. Vicente, S.A. Korili, A. Gil, Progress and perspectives for the use of pillared clays as adsorbents for organic compounds im aqueous solution, Reviews in Chemical Engineering (in press).

J.J. Torrez-Herrera, S.A. Korili, A. Gil. Progress in the synthesis and applications of hexaaluminate-based catalysts. Catalysis Reviews. Science and Engineering (in press).

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS (from the last ten years)

1. B. Iurascu, I. Siminiceanu, D. Vione, M.A. Vicente, A. Gil, Phenol degradation in water through a heterogeneous photo-Fenton process catalysed by Fe-treated laponite, Water Research, 43, (2009), 1313-1322. (Journal impact factor year of publication: 4.355. 11/133. Q1. Engineering, Environmental). Citations Scopus: 153.

2. M. Ghiaci, B. Aghabarari, S. Habibollahi, A. Gil, Highly efficient Bronsted acidic ionic liquid-based catalysts for biodiesel synthesis from vegetable oils, Bioresource Technology, 102, (2011), 1200-1204. (Journal impact factor year of publication: 4.980. 8/81. Q1. Energy & Fuels). Citations Scopus: 68.

3. 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. (Journal impact factor year of publication: 3,461. 11/133. Q1. Engineering, Chemical). Citations Scopus: 169. Top cited paper for 2011 and 2012 (Elsevier).

4. M.N. Timofeeva, V.N. Panchenko, A. Gil, Yu.A. Chesalov, T.P. Sorokima, V.A. Likholobov, Synthesis of propylene glycol methyl ether from methanol and propylene oxide over alumina-pillared clays, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 102, (2011), 433-440. (Journal impact factor year of publication: 5.625. 2/45. Q1. Engineering, Environmental). Citations Scopus: 21.

5. 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. (Journal impact factor year of publication: 8.471. 13/139. Q1. Chemistry, Physical). Citations Scopus: 22.

6. L. Marçal, E.H. de Faria, E.J. Nassar, R. Trujillano, N. Martin, M.A. Vicente, V. Rives, A. Gil, S.A. Korili, K.J. Ciuffi, Organically modified saponites: SAXS study of its swelling and application to removal of caffeine, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, (2015), 10853-108862. (Journal impact factor year of publication: 7.145. 25/271. Q1. Materials Science, Multidisciplinary). Citations Scopus: 19.

7. A. Gil, S.A. Korili, Management and valorization of aluminum saline slags: current status and future trends, Chemical Engineering Journal, 289, (2016), 74-84. (Journal impact factor year of publication: 6.216. 6/135. Q1. Engineering, Chemical). Citations Scopus: 15.

8. S. Garcés-Polo, J. Villarroel-Rocha, K. Sapag, S.A. Korili, A. Gil. A comparative study of CO2 diffusion from adsorption kinetic measurements on microporous materials at low pressures and temperatures. Chemical Engineering Journal, 302, (2016), 278-286. (Journal impact factor year of publication: 6.216. 6/135. Q1. Engineering, Chemical). Citations Scopus: 10.

9. A. Gil, E. Arrieta, M.A. Vicente, S.A. Korili, Synthesis and CO2 adsorption properties of hydrotalcite-like compounds prepared from aluminum saline slag wastes, Chemical Engineering Journal, 334, (2018), 1341-1350. (Journal impact factor year 2017): 6.216. 6/135. Q1. Engineering, Chemical). Citations Scopus: 7.

10. H.J. Muñoz, C. Vallejo, C. Blanco, A. Gil, M.A. Vicente, J.H. Ramírez, L.A. Galeano, 10 kg scaled-up preparation of Al/Fe-pillared clay CWPO catalysts from concentrated precursors, Green Chemistry, 20, (2018), 5196-5208. (Journal impact factor year 2017): 8.586. 21/171. Q1. Chemistry, Multidisciplinary).

BOOKS

Co-editor of the book: Recent Research Developments in Environmental Technology (Transworld Research Network, 2008) (http://www.ressign.com/UserBookDetail.aspx?bkid=842&catid=188)

Co-editor of the book: Pillared Clays and Related Catalysts (Springer, 2010) (https://www.springer.com/la/book/9781441966698)

Co-editor of the book: The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry. Volume: 67. Applications of Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs) in Drinking Water Treatment (Springer, 2018) (https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-76882-3)

Author of the book. Análisis textural de sólidos porosos mediante adsorción física de gases. (Public University of Navarra, 2019) (http://www.unavarra.es/publicaciones/catalogo-de-publicaciones-y-compra?opcion=a-b&contentId=243297)

Co-editor of the book: Porous Materials for Environmental Applications (MDPI, 2020) (https://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/book/2387)

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