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Julio Rodrigo Romero Figueroa

Full Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Membrane technology, supercritical fluid applications, additive manufacturing, room temperature ionic liquids

Educación

  •  Process Engineering, University of Montpellier II. Francia, 2002
  •  Chemical Engineer, UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Chile, 1999
  •  Chemical Engineering, UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Chile, 1999

Experiencia Académica

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

    Faculty of Engineering

    Santiago, Chile

    2003 - A la fecha

  •   Vicerrector de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

    Santiago, Chile

    2018 - 2020

  •   Vicerrector Académico Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

    Santiago, Chile

    2020 - 2022

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Assistant Other

    Industrial Pilot Plant, National Superior School of Chemistry at Montpellier

    Montpellier, Francia

    1999 - 1999

  •   Technical Staff Part Time

    CIMA Ltda

    Santiago, Chile

    1992 - 1998

Formación de Capital Humano


Tesis de postgrado dirigidas: Doctorado (9), Master (15)
Tesis doctorales en supervisión: 3
Postdoctorados supervisados: 4
Trabajos de titulación guiados: 60


Difusión y Transferencia


Número de publicaciones Web of Sciences: 105
Citaciones: 2994
Índice H: 33 / Índice i10: 70
Presentaciones en congresos nac. e internac.: 98

Proyectos adjudicados: 29 (FONDECYT, FONDEF, ECOS, BMBF, Núcleo Milenio, Anillo, PIA)
Patentes: 1
Libros publicados: 1
Capítulos de libros: 2

Perfil Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=DqTSfk4AAAAJ
Sitio web: http://www.labprosem.cl


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Best Young Researcher

    UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

    Chile, 2008

    Best Young Researcher of the Engineering Faculty 2008


 

Article (83)

Biodegradable nanocomposite poly(lactic acid) foams containing carvacrol-based cocrystal prepared by supercritical CO2 processing for controlled release in active food packaging
Exploring the use of CO2-expanded ionic liquids as solvents in microextraction of 3,3′,4,4′-tetrachlorobiphenyl from aqueous solutions
Development of PLA suture materials by extrusion, electrospinning and supercritical CO2 impregnation of ibuprofen and naproxen
Hydrophobic eutectic solvents for the selective solvent extraction of molybdenum (VI) and rhenium (VII) from a synthetic pregnant leach solution
In-situ recovery of butanol from ABE fermentation solution by hydrophobic ionic liquid perstraction in tubular membranes assisted with vacuum
Nanoencapsulation of food-grade bioactive compounds using a supercritical fluid extraction of emulsions process: Effect of operational variables on the properties of nanocapsules and new perspectives
Novel copper desorption from a functionalized fly ash adsorbent using 1,1,1-trifluoro-2,4-pentanodione in ionic liquid [bmim][Tf2N]: Experimental and quantum chemistry calculations
[Tf2N]-based ionic liquids for the selective liquid-liquid extraction of levulinic acid/formic acid: COSMO-RS screening and ternary LLE experimental data
Analysis of microwave-assisted heating and water extraction from imidazolium and phosphonium based ionic liquids
Challenges and Possibilities of Deep Eutectic Solvent-Based Membranes
Foaming with scCO(2) and Impregnation with Cinnamaldehyde of PLA Nanocomposites for Food Packaging
Ionic Liquids for the Selective Solvent Extraction of Lithium from Aqueous Solutions: A Theoretical Selection Using COSMO-RS
Processing Compostable PLA/Organoclay Bionanocomposite Foams by Supercritical CO2 Foaming for Sustainable Food Packaging
Rhenium(VII) extraction from sulfuric aqueous solutions using ionic liquids as diluent and extractant: insights on the extraction stoichiometry and process parameters
Solvent effects on the molecular structure of isolated lignins of Eucalyptus nitens wood and oxidative depolymerization to phenolic chemicals
Triazolium-based Ionic Liquids Supported on Alumina as Catalysts to Produce 5-HMF from Fructose
Water recovery assessment from hypersaline lithium-rich brines using Membrane Distillation-Crystallization
Effect of supercritical incorporation of cinnamaldehyde on physical-chemical properties, disintegration and toxicity studies of PLA/lignin nanocomposites
Obtaining Active Polylactide (PLA) and Polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) Blends Based Bionanocomposites Modified with Graphene Oxide and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (scCO(2))-Assisted Cinnamaldehyde: Effect on Thermal-Mechanical, Disintegration and Mass Transport Properties
Recovering water from lithium-rich brines by a fractionation process based on membrane distillation-crystallization
Design of natural deep eutectic solvents for the ultrasound-assisted extraction of hydroxytyrosol from olive leaves supported by COSMO-RS
Effect of functionalized silica nanoparticles on the mass transfer process in active PLA nanocomposite films obtained by supercritical impregnation for sustainable food packaging
Extraction of Vanillin from Aqueous Matrices by Membrane-Based Supercritical Fluid Extraction: Effect of Operational Conditions on Its Performance
Optimizing the SART process: A critical assessment of its design criteria
Possibilities and challenges for ionic liquids in hydrometallurgy
Impact of precipitate characteristics and precipitation-conditions on the settling performance of a sulfide precipitation process: An exhaustive characterization of the aggregation behavior
Assessment of Industrial Modules to Design a GFMA Process for Cyanide Recovery Based on a Phenomenological Model
Carboxymethylcellulose from bleached organosolv fibers of Eucalyptus nitens: synthesis and physicochemical characterization
Effect of pressure and time on scCO(2)-assisted incorporation of thymol into LDPE-based nanocomposites for active food packaging
Effects of high hydrostatic pressure processing and supercritical fluid extraction on bioactive compounds and antioxidant capacity of Cape gooseberry pulp (Physalis peruviana L.)
Modifying an Active Compounds Release Kinetic Using a Supercritical Impregnation Process to Incorporate an Active Agent into PLA Electrospun Mats
Performance evaluation of mass transfer correlations in the GFMA process=> A review with perspectives to the design
Supercritical impregnation of thymol in poly(lactic acid) filled with electrospun poly(vinyl alcohol)-cellulose nanocrystals nanofibers=> Development an active food packaging material
Task-specific ionic liquids as extractants for the solvent extraction of molybdenum (VI) from aqueous solution using different commercial ionic liquids as diluents
Assessment of kinetic release of thymol from LDPE nanocomposites obtained by supercritical impregnation=> effect of depressurization rate and nanoclay content
Effect of processing conditions on the physical, chemical and transport properties of polylactic acid films containing thymol incorporated by supercritical impregnation
Improvement of recovery performance in the solvent extraction of Cu(II) using [bmim][Tf2N] and a β-diketone as extractant and its stripping with supercritical carbon dioxide
Numerical modelling and simulation of membrane-based extraction of copper (II) using hollow fiber contactors
Separation of fermentation products from ABE mixtures by means of perstraction using imidazolium-based ionic liquids as extractants
Solvent extraction of Molybdenum (VI) from aqueous solution using ionic liquids as diluents
ELECTROCHEMICAL METHOD FOR SULFITE DETERMINATION IN WINES BY ELECTROCHEMICAL RESPONSE USING A MEMBRANE ABSORBER SYSTEM
Mineralization of the textile dye acid yellow 42 by solar photoelectro-Fenton in a lab-pilot plant
Selective removal of iron(III) from synthetic copper(II) pregnant leach solutions using [bmim][Tf2N] as diluent and TFA as extracting agent
Effect of fluid dynamic conditions on the recovery of ABE fermentation products by membrane-based dense gas extraction
Experimental and theoretical description of the mass transfer during the Bisphenol A release from polycarbonate into regulated EU food simulant
Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Distribution Equilibria and Kinetics of Copper(II) Extraction with LIX 84 I and TFA
Supercritical impregnation and kinetic release of 2-nonanone in LLDPE films used for active food packaging.
A glassy carbon electrode modified by a copolymer of Co-tetrakis (para-aminophenyl)porphyrin and ortho-phenylenediamine. Characterization and electrocatalytic sulfite oxidation behavior of a basic extract from red wine
Concentration of cranberry juice by osmotic distillation process
Copper removal from aqueous solutions by means of ionic liquids containing a beta-diketone and the recovery of metal complexes by supercritical fluid extraction
Copper removal from aqueous solutions by means of ionic liquids containing a β-diketone and the recovery of metal complexes by supercritical fluid extraction
Design and cost estimation of a gas-filled membrane absorption (GFMA) process as alternative for cyanide recovery in gold mining
Electrooxidation of Free Sulfite by an Integrated System of Glassy Carbon Modified Electrodes with Nickel Phthalocyanines and Membrane Absorber in Red Wine
Experimental and theoretical study of bisphenol A migration from polycarbonate into regulated EU food simulant
Extraction and quantification of SO2 content in wines using a hollow fiber contactor
Near critical and supercritical impregnation and kinetic release of thymol in LLDPE films used for food packaging
A novel process based on gas filled membrane absorption to recover cyanide in gold mining
Gas-filled membrane absorption: a review of three different applications to describe the mass transfer by means of a unified approach
Near critical and supercritical fluid extraction of Cu(II) from aqueous solutions using a hollow fiber contactor
Separation of butanol from ABE mixtures by sweep gas pervaporation using a supported gelled ionic liquid membrane: Analysis of transport phenomena and selectivity
SULFITE OXIDATION MEDIATED BY ORTHO-PHENYLENEDIAMINE / CO(II)-TETRAKIS(PARA-AMINOPHENYL)PORPHYRIN COPOLYMERS IN ACID MEDIUM
Effect of the operating variables on the extraction and recovery of aroma compounds in an osmotic distillation process coupled to a vacuum membrane distillation system
Experimental and theoretical study of thermodynamics and transport properties of multilayer polymeric food packaging
Simulation and Process Optimization of a Membrane-Based Dense Gas Extraction Using Hollow Fiber Contactors
Experimental and theoretical study of LDPE versus different concentrations of Irganox 1076 and different thickness
Experimental and theoretical study of LDPE: Evaluation of different food simulants and temperatures
A kinetics analysis applied to the recovery of Zn(II) content from mine drainage by using a surfactant liquid membrane
Ammonia removal from wastewater streams through membrane contactors: Experimental and theoretical analysis of operation parameters and configuration
Flame stabilization between two beds of alumina balls in a porous burner
Characterization of chemical kinetics in membrane-based liquid-liquid extraction of molybdenum(VI) from aqueous solutions
Concentration of noni juice by means of osmotic distillation
Characterization of MFI zeolite membranes by means of permeability determination of near critical and supercritical CO2
Membrane contactors for the extraction process with subcritical carbon dioxide or propane: Simulation of the influence of operating parameters
Modeling and simulation of mass transfer in near-critical extraction using a hollow fiber membrane contactor
Separation of zinc ions from an acidic mine drainage using a stirred transfer cell-type emulsion liquid membrane contactor
New hydrophobic membranes for contactor processes – Application to isothermal concentration of solutions
Modeling the mass transfer in solvent-extraction processes with hollow-fiber membranes
A unified approach of gas, liquid and supercritical solvent transport through microporous membranes
Analysis of boundary layer and solute transport in osmotic evaporation
Concentration isotherme de solutions biologiques fragiles par evaporation membranaire sur membrane céramiques,
Modeling heat and mass transfer in osmotic evaporation process
New hydrophobic membranes for osmotic evaporation process
Permeation of supercritical fluids through a MFI zeolite membrane

ConferencePaper (1)

Sensor for Quantitative Analytical Determination of Sulphite in Wine Using a System of Modified Electrode and a Membrane Absorption System

Proyecto (17)

Concentración de extractos fenólicos y purificación de hidroxitirosol a partir de RILes de la industria olivícola utilizando perstracción
Centro Interdisciplinario de Líquidos Iónicos, CILIS
Fortalecimiento del área de procesos de separación avanzada y solventes alternativos del Departamento de Ingeniería Química
Supercritical impregnation and kinetic release of a natural antimicrobial compound in nanocomposites of polymer food packaging material
DEVELOPMENT OF ASYMMETRIC IONIC LIQUID-BASED MEMBRANES FOR PERVAPORATION OF BIOBUTANOL.
DEGRADATION OF TEXTILE DYES IN WASTEWATER BY ELECTROCHEMICAL OXIDATION TECHNOLOGIES
DETERMINATION OF ELECTROCHEMICAL PARAMETERS FOR DETERMINATION OF WINE AGING
SISTEMA INTEGRADO DE ABSORCION DE MEMBRANA-ELECTRODO MODIFICADO CON COPOLIMEROS DE PORFIRINA DE CO Y ANILINA Y/O SUS DERIVADOS PARA LA DETERMINACION DE SULFITO EN VINO.
STUDY OF THE SPECIFIC MIGRATION OF BISPHENOL ( AN ENDROCRINE DISRUPTING AGENT), FROM FOOD PACKAGING MATERIALS
Centro Interdisciplinario de Líquidos Iónicos (CILIS)
Development of new supported ionic liquid membranes and its application in supercritical fluid extraction of organic compounds from aqueous solutions
Propuesta científica de normativa para el desarrollo de envases plásticos inocuos=> una metodología científica tecnológica de apoyo a instituciones públicas y privadas para fortalecer la estrategia nacional de consolidación de la industria alimentaria
SUPERCRITICAL FLUID EXTRACTION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS FROM AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS USING GELLED IONIC LIQUID MEMBRANES
NEAR CRITICAL AND SUPERCRITICAL FLUID EXTRACTION OF METALS FROM AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS USING HOLLOW FIBER MEMBRANE CONTACTORS
Eliminación de metales pesados de efluentes líquidos a través de contactores a membrana líquido-líquido
Estabilización de la flama, rango de operación y poluciones en combustión de mezclas pobres de gas en cerámicas porosas
Estudio teórico-experimental de la permeación de fluidos supercríticos y la separación de mezclas a alta presión a través de membranas microporosas
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Julio Romero

Full Professor

Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Bioprocesos

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

22
Alejandra Torres

Academica Jornada Completa

Ciencia y Tecnologia de los Alimentos

UNIVERSITY OF SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

13
Andrea Plaza

Investigadora

CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS EN ALIMENTOS PROCESADOS

Talca, Chile

12
René Cabezas

Academico

Departamento Química Ambiental

Universidad Católica de la Santisima Concepción

Concepción , Chile

12
Gastón Merlet

Profesor Asistente

Agroindustrias

Universidad de Concepción

Chillán, Chile

11
MARIA JOSE GALOTTO

Full Professor

Food Science and Technology Department

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

9
Humberto Estay

Investigador Principal

AMTC

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

8
ABEL GUARDA

Full Professor

Food Science and Technology Department

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

7
Adrián Rojas

Profesor adjunto I

Ingeniería Industrial/Ingeniería Química

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

5
Fernando Valenzuela

Profesor Titular

Ciencia de los Alimentos y Tecnología Química

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS QUÍMICAS Y FARMACÉUTICAS

Santiago, Chile

5
Carolina Villegas

Profesora Adjunto y Postdoctoral Research Fondecyt

Ciencia y Tecnología de los Alimentos

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
Elizabeth Troncoso

Profesora Asociada

Departamento de Química

Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana

Santiago, Chile

4
Michelle Quilaqueo

Ingeniera de Investigación

AMTC

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
NELSON MORAGA

TITULAR PROFESSOR

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SERENA

LA SERENA, Chile

4
Eduardo Villarroel

Director de Carrera

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
Gabriel Seriche

Investigador

Advanced Mining Technology Center (AMTC)

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

3
Aldo Saavedra

Profesor J/C

Ingeniería Química

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

3
Esteban Quijada

Associate professor

Chemical Engineering Department

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

3
René Ruby

Researcher

UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLOGICA METROPOLITANA

San Joaquín, Chile

3
Hugo Valdes

Académico

Ingeniería Computación e Informática

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL MAULE

Talca, Chile

3
Mario Toledo

Académico

DEPARTAMENTO DE INGENIERIA MECANICA

UNIVERSIDAD TÉCNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARÍA

VALPARAISO, Chile

3
ROXANA ARCE

Académica

Departamento de Ciencias Químicas

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

3
Luis Henríquez

Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering

USACH

Santiago, Chile

3
Claudio Araya

Postdoctoral

Ingeniería química

Usach

Santiago, Chile

2
Maria Aguirre

Professor

Quimica de los materiales

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Valeri Bubnovich

Professor

Departamento de Ingeniería Química

USACH

Santiago, Chile

2
Francisco Rodríguez

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

DEPARTAMENTO DE CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGÍA DE LOS ALIMENTOS

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Wladimir Silva

Académico

Biotecnología

Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana

Santiago, Chile

2
Mauricio Yañez

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

2
Carlos Basualto

Académico Jornada Completa

Ciencia de los Alimentos y Tecnología Química

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Ricardo Salazar

PROFESOR ASOCIADO

QUÍMICA INORGÁNICA

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Juan Cabrera

Investigador

BioteQ Water Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Alejandro Añazco

Encargado Técnico de Laboratorio

Centro de Innovación de Envases y Embalajes (LABEN-CHILE)

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
rodrigo torres

Químco Senior

Photio SpA

Santiago, Chile

1
Sergio Moya

Profesor Titular

Chemistry of the Materials

University of Santiago of Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
ximena valenzuela

Jefe de Laboratorio

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

santiago, Chile

1
Julio Bruna

Academico

Departamento de Ciencias y tecnologia de alimentos

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Alvaro Diaz

Profesor titular

P. UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE VALPARAÍSO

valparaiso, Chile

1
Vania Rojas

Profesional de Investigación

Advanced Mining Technology Center (AMTC), Universidad de Chile

santiago, Chile

1
ELIEZER VELASQUEZ

Researcher

Universidad of Santiago, Chile

Santiago de Chile, Chile

1
Carol González

Ingeniero de Investigación

AMTC

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Diego Cortés

Académico No Regular

Programa Institucional de Fomento a la Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación

Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana

Santiago, Chile

1
Lorena Barros

Ingeniero de proyectos

AMTC

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
FRANCISCO CUBILLOS

Head

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Luan Garrido

Asistente de Investigación

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Mauricio Isaacs

Full Professor

Química Inorganica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Esteban Vargas

Asesor Científico

Transferencia Tecnológica

CEDENNA

Santiago, Chile

1
Francisco Herrera

profesor asistente

Química de los materiales

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE, USACH

Santiago, Chile

1
Eduardo Vyhmeister

Docente e Investigador

Ingeniería

Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas, ESPE

Latacunga, Ecuador

1
Cristian Valdebenito

Investigador Asistente

Centro Integrativo de Biología y Química Aplicada

Universidad Bernardo O'Higgins

Santiago, Chile

1
Paulina Márquez

Academica Investigadora

Universidad Central de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Samuel Baltazar

Académico

Física

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Carla Báez

Profesor a Honorarios

Instituto de ciencias químicas

Universidad Austral de Chile

Villa europa, Chile

1
Alejandro Prada

Académico

Computación e Industría

Universidad Católica del Maule

Talca, Chile

1
ANA LOPEZ DE DISCASTILLO

Postdoctoral research

Food Technology and Science

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago de Chile, Chile

1
Luis Constandil

Profesor Titular

Biología

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Diego Venegas

Full Professor

Quimica de los Materiales

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE QUÍMICA Y BIOLOGÍA, DEPARTAMENTO DE QUÍMICA DE LOS MATERIALES

Santiago, Chile

1
Jonathan Castillo

docente

Ingeniería en metalurgia

Universidad de Atacama

Copiapó, Chile