Professor at the University of Alcalá. Madrid. Spain
Chemistry. University of Alcalá. Madrid. Spain
He graduated in Chemistry in 1985 from University of Alcalá, and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Chemical Engineering Department of Alcalá University in 1992. Professor at the University of Alcalá, he is co-author of more than thirty papers in international peer-reviewed journals, and several technical reports for industry. Nowadays he works on wastewater treatment focused on xenobiotic compounds degradation, by mean of chemical (ozone) or biological (aerobic and anaerobic) processes. Xenobiotics of interest are pharmaceutical and personal care products detected in wastewater plants effluents are important to remove in order to reuse the water. Toxicity aspects like synergisms and antagonisms in mixtures between compounds and metabolites, as well as its evolution along the treatment are of his interest.