Juanjo J. Rodriguez

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain

Juanjo J. Rodriguez obtained his Ph.D. degree in industrial chemistry (1977) from the Complutense University of Madrid. In 1983, he became a Professor of chemical engineering at the University of Malaga, where he has served as a Vice-Rector. Since 1998, he became a Professor of chemical engineering at the University Autonoma of Madrid. He has been a Research Assistant Professor and a Visiting Professor at Vanderbilt University and a Visiting Scientist at Pennsylvania State University. He has led more than 30 R&D projects in the fields of chemical and environmental engineering. His research expertise deals with the development of advanced technologies for wastewater treatment, abatement of hazardous pollutants from industrial gas streams, soil remediation, and wastes valorization mainly addressed to the preparation of carbon materials. He has been a Member of the Organizing Committee of the II World Congress on New Developments on Selective Oxidation, the XI Green Chemical Reaction Engineering, the Scientific Committee of CARBON'94, the 4th European Congress of CE, the10th and 11th Mediterranean Congress on CE, AOP6, and the ANQUE International Congress of CE. He has participated in several Spanish and European scientific committees. He has published more than 140 refereed papers in scientific journals, authored 10 chapters in 7 books, three of them as editor, coauthored 4 patents, and has given a plenary lecture and three key notes in international conferences. He has directed 21 Ph.D. theses. In 2008, he received the Chemical Engineering Award of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry.

Biography Updated on 2 January 2012

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