• Acid leaching of LiCoO2 enhanced by reducing agent. Model formulation and validation. 

      Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel (Elsevier, 2021-08-25)
      In this work, a model has been formulated to describe the complex process of LiCoO2 leaching through the participation of competing reactions in acid media including the effect of H2O2 as reducing agent. The model presented ...
    • Anaerobic co-digestion of municipal sewage sludge and fruit/vegetable waste: effect of different mixtures on digester stability and methane yield 

      Arhoun, Brahim; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel; García-Herruzo, Francisco; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos (2016-12-05)
      There are different options for the management of fruit and vegetable wastes (FVWs), but the most environmental-friendly is the anaerobic digestion, because it allows an optimum recovery of materials and energy from the ...
    • Assessing the feasibility of the EKR of soils contaminated by heavy metals by titration curves 

      Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; García-Delgado, R.A.; García-Rubio, Ana; Arhoun, B.; Paz-García, J.M.; [et al.] (Northeastern University, 2013)
      The pH is one of the key parameters that determine heavy metal mobility and fate in soils and sediments. It is well known that the resistance of soil to a change in pH strongly affects the mobilization of heavy metals in ...
    • Characterization and modeling of lithium-polymer commercial batteries 

      Zaura-Campos, David; Villen-Guzman, M.D.; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; [et al.] (2018-10-17)
      Lithium-ion batteries are key for the modern society as they are present in many energy storage devices and have promising future perspectives in the field of electric cars and energy accumulators from renewable sources. Herein, ...
    • Chemical reduction of nitrate by zero-valent iron: Shrinking-Core versus Surface Kinetics Models 

      Villen-Guzman, Maria; Paz-Garcia, J.M.; Arhoun, B.; Cerrillo-González, María del Mar; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel; [et al.] (MDPI, 2020-02-12)
      Zero valent iron (ZVI) is being used in permeable reactive barriers (PRB) for the removal of oxidant contaminants, from nitrate to chlorinated organics. A sound design of these barriers requires a good understanding of ...
    • Co-digestion of mixed sewage sludge and fruit and vegetables wastes effect of different mixtures on biogas yield 

      Arhoun, B.; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel; García-Herruzo, Francisco; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos
      Disposal of fruit and vegetable wastes (FVWs) in landfill site cause serious environmental issues such as contamination of soil, air and ground water. These wastes contain large quantities of biodegradable organic fractions, ...
    • Electrodialytic processes in solid matrices. New insights into batteries recycling. A review. 

      Villen-Guzman, Maria; Arhoun, Brahim; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel; [et al.] (2019-02-26)
      Electrodialytic Remediation has been widely applied to the recovery of different contaminants from numerous solid matrices solving emerging issues of environmental concern. Results and conclusions reported in studies about ...
    • Electrodialytic Recovery of Cobalt from Spent Lithium-Ion Batteries 

      Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; [et al.] (2019-02-08)
      Recycling lithium-ion batteries has an increasing interest for economic and environmental reasons. Disposal of lithium-ion batteries imposes high risk to the environment due to the toxicity of some of their essential ...
    • Electrodialytic Treatment of Secondary Batteries Cathodes 

      Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; [et al.] (2019-10-07)
      The interest for reusing and recycling secondary batteries is increasing, driven by both economic and environmental reasons. Lithium-ion batteries are among the main energy storage devices more popular in portable electronic ...
    • Improving Cr (VI) Extraction through Electrodialysis 

      García-Delgado, R.A.; Nieto-Castilo, A; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; [et al.] (2019-10-08)
      A laboratory study has been carried out to determine the feasibility of in situ remediation of chromium (VI) contaminated soil using electrodialysis. In a classic setup, this technique implies the application of a low ...
    • A Model for Electrodialytic Treatment of Lithium-Ion Batteries 

      Paz-Garcia, J.M.; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; [et al.] (2019-10-08)
      New recycling processes for secondary batteries are needed to achieve sustainable use of natural resources. Indeed, many components in lithium ion batteries, such as cobalt and graphite, are in the European Union’s ...
    • Modeling of Electrodialytic Treatment of Lithium-Ion Batteries 

      Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; [et al.] (2019-02-08)
      Lithium-ion batteries are currently present in most portable electronic devices and their use is rapidly growing in the field of electric vehicles and renewable energy storage. Many components in lithium-ion batteries are ...
    • New Perspectives for Electrodialytic Remediation 

      Villen-Guzman, Maria; Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; [et al.] (2019-02-08)
      Electrodialytic remediation has been widely used for the recovery of different contaminants from numerous matrices, such as, for example, polluted soils, wastewater sludge, fly ash, mine tailing or harbour sediments. The ...
    • Recovery of Li and Co from LiCoO2 via Hydrometallurgical–Electrodialytic Treatment 

      Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel; [et al.] (MDPI, 2020-03-27)
      Lithium-ion batteries play an important role in our modern society as the main option to power portable electronic devices and electric vehicles. The growing demand for these batteries encourages the development of more ...
    • Sequential extraction procedure: a versatile tool for environmental research 

      Villen-Guzman, Maria; Cerrillo-González, María del Mar; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; [et al.] (CISA publisher, 2020-12-28)
      The sequential extraction procedure as a tool to assess the environmental risk of metals in solid matrices has been widely studied. In this work, other promising application of these methods is proposed: the evaluation of ...
    • Study of the behavior of an acid-enhanced electrokinetic remediation performed with a real soil spiked with lead 

      Nekrasova, Marina; Sidorenko, Sergey; Galkin, K.A.; Pisar, L.U.; García-Herruzo, Francisco; [et al.] (Northeastern University, 2013)
      Since the 1980s decade there has been a sharp increase in the research for the development of new techniques for the remediation of contaminates sites, because one after another country realized that the economic budget ...
    • The use of available chemical equilibria software for the prediction of the performance of EKR 

      Villén Guzmán, María; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; García-Rubio, Ana; Paz-García, José Manuel; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; [et al.] (2014-09-17)
      Risk assessment aims for the prediction of the mobility of contaminants, and these are usually based in lab essays together with mathematical modelling. Also the feasibility studies of most techniques, require similar ...
    • Use of construction and demolition waste as low cost adsorbents for the removal of acid blue113 from aqueous solution 

      Arhoun, Brahim; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Vereda-Alonso, Carlos; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; [et al.] (2020-11-24)
      Construction and demolition waste (C&DW) is available in abundance, which can be used in textile wastewater treatment. The present study was undertaken to evaluate the adsorption capacity of C&DW for the removal of AB113 ...