6. Hot topics

Development of electrochemical processes for a cleaner environment

Removal of persistent pollutants from water
Bioelectrochemical soil remediation
Combination of conductive-diamond electrolyses with sono- and photo- technologies
Coupling green energies to electrochemical remediation processes
Hydrogen as an energy vector for electrochemical processes. Valorization of hydrogen produced in electrochemical processes.

Electrosynthesis of oxidants

Production of peroxocarbonates
Production of disinfectants
Direct disinfection of waters

Fuel cell technology

Electrocatalyst for PEM fuel cell
CFD simulation of PEM fuel cell and performance enhancement through current density distribution measurements

Microbial fuel cells

Bioelectrocatalysis of microbial fuel cells
Solar microbial fuel cells

Current Main Projects

ELECTROTECH4PEST: ELECTROCHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE REMOVAL OF PESTICIDES FROM WATER, WASTEWATER AND SOILS
SUNLIVINGENERGY: Emulating LIVING organisms in the production of ENERGY: self-sufficient photomicrobial cells for the production of electricity using SUN energy