Research lines

Chemical Technologies

Analytical chemistry and chemical analysis.

Pre-treatment and introduction of samples in atomic spectroscopy and chromatography.

Characterization and development of analytical instrumentation of ICP-MS, ICP-OES, FP-XRF, HPLC, CG-MS, CZE.

Energy Technologies and the Environment

Treatment, characterization and monitoring of contaminated waters, soils and sediments.

Evaluation of the speciation of organic and inorganic pollutants using analytical and synchrotron techniques.

H2 generation processes without external energy source requirements and environmentally sustainable.

Application of geostatistical and chemometric techniques to speciation studies to obtain maps of distribution of polluting species.

Health Sciences

Development and characterization of dental biomaterials (Studies of desmineralisation, dental bleaching, abrasion, availability of fluoride and incorporation into dental enamel).

Studies of controlled release of drugs, separation and purification of chiral compounds.

Characterization and analysis of kidney stones and prediction of urological lithiasis in humans and animals, studies of inhibitors and promoters of kidney stones.


Development and characterization of biomass used for the sorption of different contaminants.

Comparison of different biomass of plant origin (cork), animal (fur) and human (hair).




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