Research lines

RESEARCH LINES

 

Chemical technologies
Analytical chemistry and chemical analysis.
Sample pretreatment and analysis in atomic spectroscopy and chromatography.
Characterization and development of analytical instrumentation for ICP-MS, AF4, FP-XRF, HPLC-MS, GC-MS, CZE.

Energy Technologies and Environment
Treatment, characterization and monitoring of contaminated water, soil and sediments.
Evaluation of the speciation of organic and inorganic contaminants by analytical and synchrotron techniques.
Application of geostatistical and chemometric techniques in speciation studies to obtain pollutant species distribution maps.

Health Sciences
Development and characterization of dental biomaterials (studies of de/remineralization, tooth whitening, abrasion, fluoride availability and incorporation into dental enamel).
Controlled drug release studies.
Characterization and analysis of kidney stones and prediction of urological lithiasis in humans and animals, studies of inhibitors and promoters of kidney stones.

Biotechnology
Development and characterization of biomass used in the sorption of different pollutant compounds such as heavy metals.
Comparison of different biomasses of plant and animal origin.

Functional foods
Development and characterization of biofortified foods with selenium, with the specific function of improving health and reducing the risk of contracting diseases.

 

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