• A factorial design for the evaluation of the optimal conditions for LiCoO2 particles dissolution 

      Acedo-Bueno, Luis Fernando; Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Arhoun, Brahim; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; [et al.] (2020-11-24)
      The hydrometallurgical leaching process for the recovery of valuable metals from the cathode active materials of spent lithium batteries was evaluated. Experiments were carried out using LiCoO2 which is one of the most ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Influence of chemical reaction kinetics on electrokinetic remediation modelling results 

      Masi, Matteo; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Gomez-Lahoz, Cesar; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Ceccarini, Alessio; [et al.] (2017-10-11)
      A numerical model describing transport of multiple species and chemical reactions during electrokinetic treatment is presented. The transport mechanisms included in the model were electromigration and electroosmosis. The ...
    • Kinetic and thermodynamic studies on biosorption of Ni (II) and Cd (II) by chemically modified lemon peel 

      Villen-Guzman, Maria; Arhoun, Brahim; Cerrillo-Gonzalez, Maria del Mar; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel (2020-09-23)
      The valorization of agricultural wastes as biosorbent represents a promising circular economy strategy: a waste is applied for the treatment of wastewater containing contaminants. This work is focused on the removal of Ni ...
    • Leaching of LiCoO2 using H2O2 as reductant 

      Cerrillo-González, María del Mar; Acedo-Bueno, Luis Fernando; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel (2020-09-29)
      The growing use of Lithium-Ion batteries (LIBs) in the field of electric vehicles and renewable energy storage entails the production of toxic and environmental hazardous wastes. Furthermore, some components in these ...
    • Life cycle assessment of aluminium cans and glass bottles 

      Luque Calvo, Ana María; Cerrillo-González, María del Mar; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel (2020-09-29)
      In this work, we present a simplified LCA on two commom products: an aluminum can and a glass bottle, both containing the same amoung of beverage (1/3 L of beer). The work presented here seeks to find out which option would ...
    • 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 ...
    • Modeling of LiCoO2 leaching reaction using COMSOL multiphysics 

      Cerrillo-González, María del Mar; Acedo-Bueno, Luis Fernando; Villen-Guzman, Maria; Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Rodriguez-Maroto, Jose Miguel (2020-09-29)
      Currently, the most popular LIBs recycling processes are either pyrometallurgical and hydrometallurgical. Although the former is the most used method on an industrial scale, hydrometallurgical has become a promising process ...
    • 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 ...
    • Reusing and Recycling of Secondary Batteries 

      Paz-Garcia, Juan Manuel; Villén Guzmán, María; Cerrillo-González, María del Mar (2019-10-18)
      Reusing and Recycling of Secondary Batteries