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Paulo Enrique Araya Figueroa

Full Professor

FAC. DE CS. FÍSICAS Y MATEMÁTICAS- UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Heterogeneous Catalysis; Physical Chemistry of Surfaces

Educación

  •  Chemistry, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1995

Experiencia Académica

  •   Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas

    Santiago, Chile

    1979 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Académico Jornada Completa Full Time

    Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas, Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Biotecnología

    Chile

    1980 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


DIRECCIÓN DE TESIS DE POSTGRADO.

Nombre del Estudiante: Daniela Salinas Ulloa
Título de la Tesis: “Efecto del soporte en la actividad catalitica de oxidos
metalicos para la produccion de biodiesel”
Grado y Año : Doctor en Ciencias, mención Química,
Universidad de Chile (2012).

Nombre del Estudiante: Maria Luisa Ceron Villaroel
Título de la Tesis: “Reformado de metanol en catalizadores de Cu y Ni
soportados en zirconia”
Grado y Año: Doctor en Ciencias de los Materiales,
Universidad de Chile (2011)

Nombre del Estudiante: Gonzalo Aguila Avilés.
Título de la Tesis: "Estudio de Catalizadores de Cu Soportados para la
Eliminación de CO en Corrientes de Alto Contenido
de H2",
Grado y Año: Doctor en Ciencias de la Ingeniería, mención Química,
Universidad de Chile (2010).

Nombre del Estudiante: Sichem Guerrero Ruz.
Título de la Tesis: “Aplicación de óxidos metálicos a la reducción de
emisiones de NOx en procesos de combustión de metano”.
Grado y Año: Magister en Ciencias de la Ingeniería, mencion Química,
Universidad de Chile (2006)

Nombre del Estudiante: Alexis Hidrobo Portilla.
Título de la Tesis: “Síntesis y Caracterización de Aluminosilicatos
Mesoporosos con Aplicación en Craqueo Catalítico
de Petróleo”.
Grado y Año: Doctor en Ciencias, mención Química,
Universidad de Chile (2004).


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Associatte Research

    UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

    Estados Unidos, 1987

    Invitation to participate as associate research in the Catalysis Laboratory of Dr. Eduardo Wolf, in the Department of Chemical Engineering of University of Notre Dame (1987-1989).


 

Article (53)

Simultaneous use of CO and naphthalene for the reduction of NO on potassium promoted copper catalyst supported on Ce/TiO2-SiO2 and in the presence of oxygen
Study of the influence of the Cu/Ce loading ratio in the formation of highly active species on ZrO2 supported copper-ceria catalysts
Cu/Al and Cu/Cr based layered double hydroxide nanoparticles as adsorption materials for water treatment
Highly active copper-based Ce@TiO2 core-shell catalysts for the selective reduction of nitric oxide with carbon monoxide in the presence of oxygen
THERMAL STABILITY OF THE Cu-CeO2 INTERFACE ON SILICA AND ALUMINA, AND ITS RELATION WITH ACTIVITY IN THE OXIDATION REACTION OF CO AND THE DECOMPOSITION OF N2O
Highly active Rb/Cu/YCeO2 catalyst for the storage of nitric oxide under lean conditions
Potassium titanate for the production of biodiesel
Productivity and order versus the superficial behavior of the prox reaction on a copper-ceria catalyst Monte Carlo simulations
ZrO2-SUPPORTED ALKALI METAL (Li, Na, K) CATALYSTS FOR BIODIESEL PRODUCTION
Adsorption of 4,6-Dimethyldibenzothiophene over Cu/ZrO<inf>2</inf>
Monte Carlo simulations in the preferential oxidation of carbon monoxide on a copper-ceria catalyst
Effect of the preparation method and calcination temperature on the oxidation activity of CO at low temperature on CuO-CeO2/SiO2 catalysts
Influence of the monoclinic and tetragonal zirconia phases on the water gas shift reaction. A theoretical study
Monte Carlo Simulations and Theoretical Mean Field Analysis of Two Sites in the Oxidation of CO Over Cu0.1Ce0.9O2-y with Oxygen Supplied as the Gas and from the Catalyst's Bulk
Temporal decay of the catalytic oxidation of methane over palladium supported on silica
WGS activity of a novel Cu-ZrO2 catalyst prepared by a reflux method. Comparison with a conventional impregnation method
Adsorption of thiophene and dibenzothiophene on highly dispersed Cu/ZrO2 adsorbents
Experimental Studies and Redox-Type Monte Carlo Simulations for the Reduction Reaction of NO by CO over Supported Copper
Lean NO adsorption on copper catalysts supported on ceria and promoted with sodium
Study of Na/Cu/TiO2 catalysts for the storage and reduction of NO
Study of potassium-supported TiO2 catalysts for the production of biodiesel
The mechanism of methanol decomposition by CuO. A theoretical study based on the reaction force and reaction electronic flux analysis
Study of CuO-CeO2 catalysts supported on SiO2 on the low-temperature oxidation of CO
Transesterification of canola oil on potassium-supported TiO2 catalysts
Two-Site Mechanism for the Oxidation Reaction of Methane on Oxidized Palladium
A novel method for preparing high surface area copper zirconia catalysts Influence of the preparation variables
Catalytic performance of silica-aluminas synthesised with the help of chitosan biopolymer
Sodium-promoted NO adsorption under lean conditions over Cu/TiO2 catalysts
The impact of Cu atoms on the reactivity of ZrO2 oligomers
Characterization of Co/sulfated zirconia catalysts for selective reduction of NO by methane
CuO and CeO2 catalysts supported on Al2O3, ZrO2, and SiO2 in the oxidation of CO at low temperature
Desulfurization by adsorption with copper supported on zirconia
Effect of copper species and the presence of reaction products on the activity of methane oxidation on supported CuO catalysts
Influence of the crystalline structure of ZrO2 on the activity of Cu/ZrO2 catalysts on the water gas shift reaction
Time Decay of the Activity of the Reduction Reaction of NO by CO on a Pd/Al(2)O(3) Catalyst
Mechanism and kinetics parameters of the reduction reaction of NO by CO on Pd/Al2O3 catalyst
Improvement of the thermal stability of hydrous zirconia by post-synthesis treatment with NaOH and NH4OH solutions
Methane oxidation on Pd supported on high area zirconia catalysts
Monte Carlo simulation studies of the catalytic combustion of methane
Effect of water vapor over Pd-Co/SZ catalyst for the NO selective reduction by methane
Methane combustion over Pd/SiO2 catalysts with different degrees of hydrophobicity
STUDY OF PEROVSKITES OBTAINED BY THE SOL-GEL METHOD
Interpretation of the kinetic mechanism and the structural sensitivity of the catalytic CO-NO reaction
MESOPOROUS ALUMINOSILICATE MOLECULAR SIEVE: CONTROL OF TEXTURAL PROPERTIES BY POST-SYNTHESIS HYDROTHERMAL REATMENT
Mesoporous aluminosilicate molecular sieve: Control of textural properties by post-synthesis hydrothermal treatment.
Stable zeolite-containing mesoporous aluminosilicates
FTIR study of the reduction reaction of NO by CO over Rh/SiO2 catalysts with different crystallite size
Infrared study of the influence of surface hydrophobicity of the support of Rh/SiO2 catalysts
FTIR study of the oxidation reaction of CO with O-2 over bimetallic Pd-Rh/SiO2 catalysts in an oxidized state
Adsorption mechanisms and surface heterogeneity in the oxidation reaction of CO
Reducibility of Bimetallic Pd-Rh Catalysts and Its Relation with Synergism in the Oxidation Reaction of CO with O 2
Synergism in the reaction of CO with O 2 on bimetallic Rh-Pd catalysts supported on silica
The Topography of Rhodium in Bimetallic Rhodium-Palladium Catalysts on a Silica Support

ConferencePaper (1)

Aluminosilicates of bimodal porosity prepared by hydrothermal treatment starting from hybrid composites.
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Paulo Araya

Full Professor

Ingeniería Química y Biotecnología

FAC. DE CS. FÍSICAS Y MATEMÁTICAS- UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

26
Sichem Guerrero

Professor

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences

UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES

Santiago, Chile

18
Gonzalo Aguila

Profesor Investigador

Departamento de Ciencias de la Ingeniería

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

16
Francisco Gracia

Associate Professor

Departament of Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Materials

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

5
Patricio Baeza

adjunt profesor

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

Valparaiso, Chile

4
Daniela Salinas

academico

Quimica

Universidad del Biobío

concepcion, Chile

3
Alejandro Toro

PROFESOR TITULAR

Química Física

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

3
Bárbara Herrera

Profesor Asociado

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

3
CRISTIAN COVARRUBIAS

PROFESOR ASOCIADO

INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN CIENCIAS ODONTOLÓGICAS

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Humberto Palza

Associate Professor

Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Biotecnología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Felipe Scott

Assistant Professor

Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas

UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES

Santiago, Chile

1
ALBERTO VERGARA

Vicedecano Académico

Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas

Universidad de los Andes

Santiago, Chile

1
Fernando Betancourt

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Ingeniería Metalúrgica

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Gustavo Vargas

Investigador Postdoctoral

Facultad de Ingeniería

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Ojeda

Académico

UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAISO

Valparaiso, Chile