Man

Sichem Guerrero Ruz

Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Heterogeneous Catalysis; Phisical-chemistry of solid surfaces; Gaseous pollutants

Educación

  •  Chemical Engineer, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2000
  •  Chemical Engineering, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2002
  •  Chemical Engineering, UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME. Estados Unidos, 2006
  •  Chemical Engineering, UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME. Estados Unidos, 2008

Experiencia Académica

  •   Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES

    Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Santiago, Chile

    2012 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Associate Researcher Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2008 - 2009

  •   Post-Doctoral position Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2012

Formación de Capital Humano


2019-2020: Adviser of Luis Sánchez Calderón, "Study of core-shell catalysts, Ca/Cu/Y2O3CeO2@TiO2, applied to the reduction of NO with CO and maphthalene in the presence of oxygen", Master in Chemical Engineering.

2018: Adviser of Camila Morales Undurraga, "Synthesis of supported catalyst in ceramic monolith and determination of catalytic activity in the abatement of CO and NO from the combustion of biomass for heating", Environmental Chemist Thesis.

2018: Adviser of Fernanda Venegas Llanos, "Synthesis of heterogeneous catalysts and its catalytic performance in the abatement of naphthalene and other pollutants generated during the combustion of firewood", Environmental Chemist.

2018: Adviser of Maximiliano Osorio Merino, "Study of catalysts based on copper supported on silica for the elimination of gaseous pollutants from the combustion of firewood", Chemical Engineering Thesis.

2017: Adviser of Naima López Urzúa, "Copper - supported catalysts on CeO2-TiO2 nanospheres for the elimination of combustion gases", Environmental Chemist Thesis.

2017: Adviser of Matías Benavente Escandón, "Socio-economic feasibility for implementing catalytic converters in stoves in household combustions", Industrial Engineering Thesis.

2016: Adviser of María Fernanda Diharasarri Lecanda, " Technical and economic evaluation of installing wind micro turbines", Industrial Civil Engineer Thesis.

2016: Adviser of Felipe Rumié Von Harpe, " Technical and economic evaluation of a desalination plant for agricultural purposes", Industrial Civil Engineer Thesis.

2016: Adviser of Christiane Hanke Grignano, "Technical and economic evaluation of installing geothermal heating systems at Casas del Bosque winery", Industrial Civil Engineer Thesis.

2016: Adviser of Arturo Valdés Domínguez, "Study of implementing a power plant of the type parabolic cylinder collector in Chile", Industrial Civil Engineer Thesis.

2015: Adviser of Nicolas Arteaga Jaime, "Technical and Economical Study of a Biomass to Liquids Plant in Chile using the Fischer Tropsch Process", Industrial Civil Engineer Thesis.

2015: Adviser of Carla Bormann Marambio, "Optimization of ceria supported copper catalysts for the reduction and oxidation of nitric oxide in a plug-flow reactor", Chemical Engineering Thesis.

2014: Adviser of Alberto Danioni Ramirez, "Technical and Economical Evaluation of Manufacturing and Commercialization of Fiberglass-Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Poles in Chile", Industrial Civil Engineer Thesis.

2014: Adviser of Josefa Navajas Ortiz, "Study of Alkali-CeO2 based on copper as solid adsorbents of nitrogen oxide in plug-flow reactors", Chemical Engineering Thesis.

2013-2014: Adviser of Nicole Rodríguez Maulén, "Study of catalysts based on copper and alkaline metals from Group I (Li, Na, K, and Rb) supported on cerium oxide and applied to the oxidation of nitric acid in plug-flow reactors", Chemical Engineering Thesis.

2013-2014: Adviser of José Ignacio Lira Zaldivar, "Feasibility study of using ozone at Michilla desalination plant ", Industrial Civil Engineer Thesis.

2009 - 2010: Co-adviser of Igor Guzman, "Study of a catalytic system for the adsorption of NO with O2 based on Na-Cu/TiO2 catalysts", Master in Chemical Engineering, University of Chile

2006 - 2012: Co-adviser of Daniela Salinas, "Transesterification of canola oil on potassium-supported TiO2 catalysts", Doctor in Chemical Engineering, University of Chile


Difusión y Transferencia


Project FONDEF IDeA ID16I10358: "Autonomous low-cost catalytic device based on copper for the elimination of pollutants from firewood stoves", Universidad de los Andes, 2017-2018, Director.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Bayer Fellowship

    UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

    Estados Unidos, 2007

    The Bayer Predoctoral Research Fellowship is a 12-month fellowship for doctoral students in any area of environmental science or environmental engineering.


 

Article (36)

The Effect of the ZrO2 Loading in SiO2@ZrO2-CaO Catalysts for Transesterification Reaction
Methane biodegradation and enhanced methane solubilization by the filamentous fungi Fusarium solani.
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
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
ACTIVITY OF ALUMINA SUPPORTED Fe CATALYSTS FOR N2O DECOMPOSITION: EFFECTS OF THE IRON CONTENT AND THERMAL TREATMENT
ACTIVITY OF ALUMINA SUPPORTED Fe CATALYSTS FOR N2O DECOMPOSITION=> EFFECTS OF THE IRON CONTENT AND THERMAL TREATMENT
Study of the effect of the incorporation of TiO2 nanotubes on the mechanical and photodegradation properties of polyethylenes
Highly active Rb/Cu/YCeO2 catalyst for the storage of nitric oxide under lean conditions
Potassium titanate for the production of biodiesel
ZrO2-SUPPORTED ALKALI METAL (Li, Na, K) CATALYSTS FOR BIODIESEL PRODUCTION
ZrO2-SUPPORTED ALKALI METAL (Li, Na, K) CATALYSTS FOR BIODIESEL PRODUCTION
Effect of hydrothermally synthesized titanium nanotubes on the behaviour of polypropylene for antimicrobial applications
Photocatalytic inhibition of bacteria by TiO2 nanotubes-doped polyethylene composites
Effect of the preparation method and calcination temperature on the oxidation activity of CO at low temperature on CuO-CeO2/SiO2 catalysts
WGS activity of a novel Cu-ZrO2 catalyst prepared by a reflux method. Comparison with a conventional impregnation method
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
Kinetic Monte Carlo simulation of the preferential oxidation of CO using normally distributed rate probabilities
Study of CuO-CeO2 catalysts supported on SiO2 on the low-temperature oxidation of CO
Transesterification of canola oil on potassium-supported TiO2 catalysts
A novel method for preparing high surface area copper zirconia catalysts Influence of the preparation variables
Characterization and oxidation states of Cu and Pd in Pd-CuO/ZnO/ZrO2 catalysts for hydrogen production by methanol partial oxidation
In situ EXAFS and FTIR studies of the promotion behavior of Pt-Nb2O5/Al2O3 catalysts during the preferential oxidation of CO
Monte Carlo Simulation of Stiff Systems of Catalytic Reactions by Sampling Normally Distributed Rate Probabilities
Parallel Reactor Activity Studies of the Preferential Oxidation of CO on Transition Metals Supported on TiO2 and TiO2 Nanotubes
Sodium-promoted NO adsorption under lean conditions over Cu/TiO2 catalysts
Influence of the crystalline structure of ZrO2 on the activity of Cu/ZrO2 catalysts on the water gas shift reaction
Activity and selectivity control by niobium for the preferential oxidation of co on pt supported catalysts
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
Effect of water vapor over Pd-Co/SZ catalyst for the NO selective reduction by methane
Kinetics, operando FTIR, and controlled atmos here EXAFS study of the effect of sulfur on Pt-supported catalysts during CO oxidation
Methane combustion over Pd/SiO2 catalysts with different degrees of hydrophobicity

Proyecto (6)

Dispositivo catalítico autónomo y de bajo costo basado en cobre para la eliminación de contaminantes en calefactores a leña
Novel potassium and copper coreshell CeO2@TiO2 supported catalyst applied to the elimination of contaminants from firewood combustion in heating stoves
Estudio de novedosos catalizadores de cobre soportados en ceria y promovidos con alkalis aplicados al almacenamiento y reduccion de NO
Estudio de novedosos catalizadores alcalinos soportados en TiO2 y ZrO2 para la produccion de biodiesel
Catalizadores de cobre soportados para la adsorcion de NOx
Materiales Nanoestructurados y sus Aplicaciones en Catálisis
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Sichem Guerrero

Professor

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences

UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES

Santiago, Chile

23
Paulo Araya

Full Professor

Ingeniería Química y Biotecnología

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

Santiago, Chile

15
Gonzalo Aguila

Profesor Investigador

Departamento de Ciencias de la Ingeniería

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

4
Francisco Gracia

Associate Professor

Departament of Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Materials

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Daniela Salinas

Academica

Quimica

Universidad del Biobío

concepcion, Chile

2
Felipe Scott

Associate Professor

Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas

UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES

Santiago, Chile

2
ALBERTO VERGARA

Director de Postgrado

Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas

Universidad de los Andes

Santiago, Chile

1
Humberto Palza

Associate Professor

Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Biotecnología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
German Aroca

Profesor Titular

Escuela de Ingeniería Bioquímica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Diego Vasco

Profesor asociado

Departamento de Ingeniería Mecánica

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Gina Pecchi

Professor

Physical Chemistry

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Cristian Campos

Associate Professor

Físico-Química

Universidad de Concepción

Concepcion, Chile

1
María Ulloa

Jefe de Laboratorio

Fundación COANIQUEM Avances Tecnológicos

Santiago, Chile