Man

Rolando Arturo Chamy Maggi

Director

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


His main lines of research are biological treatment of solid, liquid and gaseous effluents, environmental biotechnology, renewable energy, climate change, anaerobic digestion, enzyme biotechnology and innovation management.

Educación

  •  Biochemical Engineering, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO. Chile, 1980
  •  Biochemical Engineer, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO. Chile, 1981
  •  Biochemical Engineering, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO. Chile, 1983
  •  Chemical Engineering, UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA. España, 1990

Experiencia Académica

  •   Titular professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

    Engineering

    Valparaíso, Chile

    1990 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Director Other

    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2010 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Directed postgraduate thesis (Last five years)

Master thesis supervisor:

1. "Enhanced production of hydrogen via anaerobic digestion reactor using a membrane-based extraction". Student: Ramirez, J.E. 2012.
2. "Determining the carbon footprint associated with the production of biogas for a specific plant". Student: Jorquera, B.2012.
3. "Microaireación technology assessment for the removal of hydrogen sulfide in the biogas during anaerobic digestion of sewage treatment plants wastewater". Student: Hauck, N. 2012.
4. "Evaluation of common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) culture for latex extraction and inulin from its roots and revaluation of their waste". Student: Martínez M. E. 2011.
5. "Revaluation of Emu Oil". Student: Arrué R. 2010. .
6. "Technical and economic evaluation of the anaerobic treatment of solid and liquid waste generated in the production of coffee". Student: Castor J. 2010.
7. “Water treatment with high content of sulfate in an EGSB reactor using biogas produced for the removal of H2S”. Student: Vergara C. 2009.
8. “Increased production of hydrogen through anaerobic digestion using series reactors”. Student: Tapia E. 2009.
9. “Effect of dissolved oxygen concentration, residence time of solids and temperature on formation of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) for obtaining easily biodegradable sludge”. Student: Reyes P. 2008.
10. “Modeling the effect of temperature on the hydrolysis, acidogenic and methanogenic anaerobic digestion”. Student: Retamal C. 2008.
11. "Anaerobic treatment of waste water in cold temperate climates". Student: González P. 2007.

Doctoral thesis supervisorr:

1. "Behavioral study of ASBR reactor in the presence of compounds difficult to degrade and/or negative effectors". Student: Rosenkranz F. 2013.
2. "Design a strategy of lutein and energy production, for the integral use of microalgae". Student: Araya B. 2011.
3. "Increased production of hydrogen with glycerol through control of anaerobic biomass." Student: Tapia E. 2010.
4. "Analysis of mass and energy flows to generate a effective process through the Clean Development Mechanism from Jatropha curcas.". Student: Sepúlveda C. 2010.
5. "Stabilization of heavy metals from contaminated soils using sulfate-reducing bacteria". Student: Almendras M. . Doctoral Program in Biotechnology, UTFSM-PUCV. 2008.
6. "Application and modeling of sequential anaerobic reactors for treatment of slow waste biodegradation". Student: Donoso A. . 2008
7. "Mass production of free-living nematodes bacterívoros isolated from soils contaminated with heavy metals, for use in an integrated biological remediation methodology". Student: Araneda B. Doctoral Program in Biotechnology. UTFSM-PUCV. 2007.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Francisco Unda Opazo

    ASOCIACION INTERAMERICANA DE INGENIERIA SANITARIA Y AMBIENTAL, CAPITULO CHILENO

    Chile, 2013

    Premio por el mejor trabajo de investigación presentado en el marco del XX Congreso Chileno de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ambiental con el trabajo “Relación entre la eficiencia de degradación de fenol y la estructura de las comunidades microbianas en un reactor ASBR”

  •   Director División Interamericana de Coordinación de Cambio Climático DC3

    ASOCIACION INTERAMERICANA DE INGENIERIA SANITARIA Y AMBIENTAL, CAPITULO CHILENO

    Chile, 2010

    La División Interamericana de Control de Cambio Climático -DC3- de la Asociación Interamericana de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ambiental –AIDIS- se conformó durante el XXXII Congreso Interamericano de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ambiental AIDIS, realizado en República Dominicana entre el 7 y 10 de noviembre del 2010; ratificándose en la ceremonia de clausura de ese evento. El principal objetivo de DC3 es abordar los temas relacionados con el cambio climático, el mercado de carbono y las consecuencias transversales de emisión de los gases de efecto invernadero permitiendo la discusión sobre la importancia de esta temática en el sector sanitario.

  •   Director Núcleo Biotecnología Curauma

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

    Chile, 2010

    NBC surge como una estrategia para generar nuevos modelos de negocio y aumentar la competitividad de las empresas chilenas, en concordancia con los ejes estratégicos prioritarios de las regiones en que éstas se ubican. Consecuentemente, NBC genera una capacidad instalada en la Región de Valparaíso que apoya, levanta y desarrolla proyectos innovadores y tecnologías de punta para el desarrollo del país.

  •   Ingeniero Francisco Unda Opazo

    ASOCIACION INTERAMERICANA DE INGENIERIA SANITARIA Y AMBIENTAL, CAPITULO CHILENO

    Chile, 2010

    Premio “Ingeniero Francisco Unda Opazo” otorgado a Johana Urra, Yves Lesty, Juan Carlos Ruiz, Paola Poirrier y Rolando Chamy, en el marco del XVIII Congreso Chileno de Ingeniería Saniataria y Ambiental AIDIS por el proyecto titulado “Efecto de la velocidad de carga orgánica y tiempo de retención de sólidos en la desestabilización de la digestión anaerobia de lodo”. Esta iniciativa se desarrollo en conjunto con la empresa Aguas Andinas mediante la instalación de una planta piloto ubicada en la Farfana, Santiago.

  •   Mejor trabajo

    X Simposio Latinoamericano de Digestión Anaerobia

    Brasil, 2010

    Selection of gas extractive membranes to improve hydrogen production by anaerobic digestion. J.E. Ramírez, E. Tapia, N. Nemestothy, K. Bélafi-Bakó, R. Chamy, G. Ruiz.

  •   Primer lugar tesis doctoral

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

    Chile, 2009

    1º Premio del "II Concurso Bicentenario de Tesis doctoral 2008 (Ingenierías/Tecnologías): “Aplicación y modelación de reactores por lotes secuenciales anaeróbios para el tratamiento de residuos de lenta biodegradación”. Alumno: Andrés Donoso.

  •   Vicedecano Faculta de Ingeniería

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

    Chile, 2004

    Vicedecano de la Faculta de Ingeniería de la PUCV del año 20014 hasta el 2010.

  •   Mejor titulado Magíster en Ciencias de la Ingeniería

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

    Chile, 1995

    Mejor Titulado del programa de Magíster en Ciencias de la Ingeniería.

  •   Ganador del Desafío de la Innovación para el Pilar IV.

    World Environment Center (WEC)

    Estados Unidos, 2014

    Ganador del Desafío de la Innovación para el Pilar IV “Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge", representando la iniciativa CompiteMAS del Núlceo Biotecnología Curauma de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.


 

Article (108)

A review of the role of hydrogen in past and current modelling approaches to anaerobic digestion processes
Microalgae growth kinetic model based on the PSII quantum yield and its utilization in the operational curves construction
Influence of phenylacetic acid pulses on anaerobic digestion performance and archaeal community structure in WWTP sewage sludge digesters
Taraxacum officinale and related species—An ethnopharmacological review and its potential as a commercial medicinal plant
Effect of dissolved oxygen and temperature on macromolecular composition and PHB storage of activated sludge
Evaluation of the simultaneous production of lutein and lipids using a vertical alveolar panel bioreactor for three Chlorella species
Behavior of the anaerobic treatment of tannery wastewater at different initial pH values and sulfate concentrations
Behavior of the anaerobic treatment of tannery wastewater at different initial pH values and sulfate concentrations
Constructed wetlands for domestic wastewater treatment in a Mediterranean climate region in Chile
Relationship between phenol degradation efficiency and microbial community structure in an Anaerobic SBR
Relationship between phenol degradation efficiency and microbial community structure in an anaerobic SBR
Anaerobic monodigestion of poultry manure: determination of operational parameters for CSTR
Anaerobic monodigestion of poultry manure: determination of operational parameters for CSTR
Effect of the initial total solid concentration and initial pH on the bio-hydrogen production from a cafeteria food waste
Effect of the initial total solids concentration and initial pH on the bio-hydrogen production from cafeteria food waste
Influence of different immobilization techniques for Candida cylindracea lipase on its stability and fish oil hydrolysis
Influence of different immobilization techniques for Candida cylindracea lipase on its stability and fish oil hydrolysis
Biofilm formation for organic matter and sulphate removal in gas-lift reactors
Biofilm formation for organic matter and sulphate removal in gas-lift reactors
Factors in the determination of methanogenic potential of manure
Factors in the determination of methanogenic potential of manure
Performance of an in-situ rotating biological contactor in a recirculating aquaculture system
Performance of an in-situ rotating biological contactor in a recirculating aquaculture system
Improved sanitary landfill design using recirculation of anaerobically treated leachates: generation of advanced design criteria
Improved sanitary landfill design using recirculation of anaerobically treated leachates: generation of advanced design criteria
Influence of heavy metal supplementation on specific methanogenic activity and microbial communities detected in batch anaerobic digesters
Influence of heavy metal supplementation on specific methanogenic activity and microbial communities detected in batch anaerobic digesters
Simultaneous effects of pH and substrate concentration on hydrogen production by acidogenic fermentation
Simultaneous effects of pH and substrate concentration on hydrogen production by acidogenic fermentation
STABILITY FACTORS AND CONTROL STRATEGY FOR BIOGAS PRODUCTION FROM SLUDGE
STABILITY FACTORS AND CONTROL STRATEGY FOR BIOGAS PRODUCTION FROM SLUDGE
The impact of ammonia nitrogen concentration and zeolite addition on the specific methanogenic activity of granular and flocculent anaerobic sludges
The impact of ammonia nitrogen concentration and zeolite addition on the specific methanogenic activity of granular and flocculent anaerobic sludges
Anaerobic sequencing batch reactor as an alternative for the biological treatment of wine distillery effluents
Anaerobic sequencing batch reactor as an alternative for the biological treatment of wine distillery effluents
Anaerobic treatment of low-strength wastewater with a high fraction of particulate matter in an unconventional two-phase ASBRs system
Anaerobic treatment of low-strength wastewater with a high fraction of particulate matter in an unconventional two-phase ASBRs system
Development and validation of a simplified model for the anaerobic degradation of phenol
Development and validation of a simplified model for the anaerobic degradation of phenol
Heavy metals immobilization in contaminated smelter soils using microbial sulphate reduction
Influence of temperature on the hydrolysis, acidogenesis and methanogenesis in mesophilic anaerobic digestion: parameter identification and modeling application
Influence of temperature on the hydrolysis, acidogenesis and methanogenesis in mesophilic anaerobic digestion: parameter identification and modeling application
Performance evaluation of a two-phase anaerobic digestion process of synthetic domestic wastewater at ambient temperature
Performance evaluation of a two-phase anaerobic digestion process of synthetic domestic wastewater at ambient temperature
Prediction of Heavy Metals Mobility and Bioavailability in Contaminated Soil Using Sequential Extraction and Biosensors
Prediction of Heavy Metals Mobility and Bioavailability in Contaminated Soil Using Sequential Extraction and Biosensors
REACTORES A PRUEBA
Treatment of low strength sewage with high suspended organic matter content in an anaerobic sequencing batch reactor and modeling application
Treatment of low strength sewage with high suspended organic matter content in an anaerobic sequencing batch reactor and modeling application
Analysis of the methodology to determine anaerobic toxicity: evaluation of main compounds present in wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs)
ANAEROBIC TREATMENT AT LOW TEMPERATURE OF DOMESTIC SEWAGE IN ONE OR TWO STEP SYSTEM
Enzymatic hydrolysis and pressing conditions effect on borage oil extraction by cold pressing
Enzymatic hydrolysis and pressing conditions effect on borage oil extraction by cold pressing
Enzymatic Hydrolysis and pressing conditions effect on borage oil extraction by cold pressing
Selected experiences in Chile for the application of UASB technology for vinasse treatment
Selected experiences in Chile for the application of UASB technology for vinasse treatment
TRATAMIENTO ANAEROBIO DE AGUAS RESIDUALES URBANAS EN REACTORES DE UNA Y DOS FASES A BAJA TEMPERATURA
Development of denitrifying and methanogenic activities in USB reactors for the treatment of wastewater: Effect of COD/N ratio
Development of denitrifying and methanogenic activities in USB reactors for the treatment of wastewater: Effect of COD/N ratio
Effect of addition of an exogenous exopolymeric substance in UASB and EGSB reactors
Effect of addition of an exogenous exopolymeric substance in UASB and EGSB reactors
Effect of rosehip extraction process on oil and defatted meal physicochemical properties
Effect of rosehip extraction process on oil and defatted meal physicochemical properties
Effect of sulphate concentration and sulphide desorption on the combined removal of organic matter and sulphate from wastewaters using expanded granular sludge bed (EGSB) reactors
Effect of sulphate concentration and sulphide desorption on the combined removal of organic matter and sulphate from wastewaters using expanded granular sludge bed (EGSB) reactors
Nitrification-denitrification via nitrite accumulation for nitrogen removal from wastewaters
Nitrification-denitrification via nitrite accumulation for nitrogen removal from wastewaters
SISTEMA ANAEROBIO DE DOS FASES PARA TRATAR ARU A TEMPERATURAS MENORES DE 20° C
Nitrite accumulation in activated sludge and airlift reactors: Process performance comparison
Nitrite accumulation in activated sludge and airlift reactors: Process performance comparison
Partial nitrification of high ammonia concentration wastewater as a part of a shortcut biological nitrogen removal process
Partial nitrification of high ammonia concentration wastewater as a part of a shortcut biological nitrogen removal process
Winery solid residue revalorization into oil and antioxidant with nutraceutical properties by an enzyme assisted process
Winery solid residue revalorization into oil and antioxidant with nutraceutical properties by an enzyme assisted process
Effect of enzymatic application on borage (Borago officinalis) oil extraction by cold pressing
Effect of enzymatic application on borage (Borago officinalis) oil extraction by cold pressing
Enzymatic pretreatment on rose-hip oil extraction: Hydrolysis and, pressing conditions
Enzymatic pretreatment on rose-hip oil extraction: Hydrolysis and, pressing conditions
Kinetic models for nitrification inhibition by ammonium and nitrite in a suspended and an immobilised biomass systems
Kinetic models for nitrification inhibition by ammonium and nitrite in a suspended and an immobilised biomass systems
Lipase-catalyzed solvent-free transesterification of wood sterols
Anaerobically treated wastewater in agricultural irrigation as an alternative for posttreatment in water-demanding zones
Anaerobically treated wastewater in agricultural irrigation as an alternative for posttreatment in water-demanding zones
Dynamics of extracellular polymeric substances in UASB and EGSB reactors treating medium and low concentrated wastewaters
Dynamics of extracellular polymeric substances in UASB and EGSB reactors treating medium and low concentrated wastewaters
Enzymatic extraction of oil from Gevuina avellana, the Chilean hazelnut
Enzymatic extraction of oil from Gevuina avellana, the Chilean hazelnut
Enzymic pre-treatment of Guevina avellana mol oil extraction by pressing
Enzymic pre-treatment of Guevina avellana mol oil extraction by pressing
Nitrification with high nitrite accumulation for the treatment of wastewater with high ammonia concentration
Nitrification with high nitrite accumulation for the treatment of wastewater with high ammonia concentration
The influence of pH in the hydrolytic stage of anaerobic digestion of the organic fraction of urban solid waste
The influence of pH in the hydrolytic stage of anaerobic digestion of the organic fraction of urban solid waste
Characterisation of protein concentrates from pressed cakes of Guevina avellana (Chilean hazelnut)
Characterisation of protein concentrates from pressed cakes of Guevina avellana (Chilean hazelnut)
Nitrifying activity monitoring and kinetic parameters determination in a biofilm airlift reactor by respirometry
Nitrifying activity monitoring and kinetic parameters determination in a biofilm airlift reactor by respirometry
Effect of inoculum-substrate ratio on the start-up of solid waste anaerobic digesters
Effect of inoculum-substrate ratio on the start-up of solid waste anaerobic digesters
Biodegradability and toxicity of styrene in the anaerobic digestion process
Biodegradability and toxicity of styrene in the anaerobic digestion process
Anaerobic treatment of effluents from an industrial polymers synthesis plant
Foreword
Effect of ammonia content in the biodegradability of the salmon industry wastes
Novel technique for measuring the size distribution of granules from anaerobic reactors for wastewater treatment
Review: Anaerobic treatment of municipal sanitary landfill leachates: The problem of refractory and toxic components
Microbial adherence studies for anaerobic filters
Lipase-catalyzed solvent-free transesterification of wood sterols

Abstract (1)

Fish oil hydrolysis with immobilized lipase from Candida cylindracea: a comparison of different derivatives

ConferencePaper (6)

Wastewater treatment and carbon trade: impact of certified emission reduction in a biogas project
Heavy metals immobilization in contaminated smelter soils using microbial sulphate reduction
Enzyme formulation effect on the rosehip oil cold-pressed extraction process
Comparison of the behaviour of expanded granular sludge bed (EGSB) and upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) reactors in dilute and concentrated wastewater treatment
Design and startup of an anaerobic fluidized bed reactor
Methanogenic toxicity and anaerobic biodegradation of chemical products in use in a brewery

Letter (1)

Enzyme-aided alternative processes for the extraction of oil from Rosa rubiginosa
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Rolando Chamy

Director

Núcleo Biotecnología Curauma

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

46
Rolando Chamy

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaíso, Chile

18
Carmen Soto

Researcher

CENTRO REGIONAL DE ESTUDIOS EN ALIMENTOS SALUDABLES/ PUCV

Valparaiso, Chile

18
Gonzalo Ruiz-Filippi

Vicedean

Facultad de Ingeniería

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO. ESCUELA DE BIOQUIMICA

VALPARAISO, Chile

16
MARIA ZUNIGA

Full Profesor

Escuela Ingenieria Bioquímica

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaíso, Chile

12
David Jeison

Profesor Titular

Escuela de Ingeniería Bioquímica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

8
Silvio Montalvo

Profesor

Departamento de Ingeniería Química

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago de Chile, Chile

7
Andrés Donoso

Investigador senior

Centro Tecnológico del Agua (Cetaqua)

Santiago, Chile

6
elba vivanco

DIRECTORA ESTRATÉGICA

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

4
David Jeison

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA FRONTERA

Temuco, Chile

3
German Aroca

Profesor Titular

Escuela de Ingeniería Bioquímica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

3
Lorna Guerrero

Académico Adjunto

Ingeniería Química y Ambiental

UNIVERSIDAD TECNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARIA

VALPARAISO, Chile

2
Gustavo Ciudad

profesor asistente y director del instituto del Medio Ambiente

departamento de ingeniería química

Universidad de La Frontera

Temuco, Chile

2
Olga Rubilar

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Ingeniería Química

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA FRONTERA

TEMUCO, Chile

2
Christian Vergara

Director de Carrera

Ingeniería Química

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA FRONTERA

Temuco, Chile

2
Cesar Huiliñir

Professor

Chemical Engineering

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Lorena Wilson

ESCUELA DE INGENIERIA BIOQUIMICA, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

Valparaiso, Chile

1
LEA CABROL

Investigadora adscrita

Instituto de Ecologia y Biodiversidad IEB

Santiago, Chile

1
Nathaly Ruiz-Tagle

Investigador

Centro de Biotecnología

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN, CENTRO DE BIOTECNOLOGÍA

Concepción, Chile

1
Homero Urrutia

Profesor titular

Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

1
Alejandra Urtubia

Associate Professor

Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Valaparaiso, Chile

1
JUAN PALMA

Profesor Titular

Facultad de Ingeniería

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Sebastian Brauchi

Associate Professor

Physiology

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile