SOLAR TREATMENT OF WATER UNIT

Dr.ª I. Oller Alberola

Research, Head of Solar Treatment of Water Unit
Telephone: +34950387800 Ext. 993
Email: isabel.oller@psa.es

Solar wastewater treatment
Plataforma Solar de Almería
Carretera de Senés, km 4
Tabernas, E-04200 Almería
Spain

Research interest
Dr. Isabel Oller scientific career is focused in the industrial and urban wastewater treatment and reuse by using advanced oxidation processes (with and without solar energy) and their combination with physic-chemical pre-treatment systems, membranes and advanced biological treatments. She has developed this activity under her participation in several I+D national and European Projects (5th, 6th& 7th EU Framework programs and H2020 EU program).

Track record
Dr. Isabel Oller scientific production it is worthy to mention she is author and co-author of 4 National Editorial books and co-author of 18 International Editorial books chapters. Furthermore, she is co-author of more than 100 publications in indexed and more than 130 contributions to different International Congresses and Symposiums (until September 2019). She has also participated as teacher in some national and international curses and master related with Wastewaters Advanced Treatment. H-index (January 2020): 37.

SCI PUBLICATIONS SINCE 2015 UP TO DATE:

  1. Miralles-Cuevas, I. Oller, J.A. Sánchez Pérez, S. Malato. Application of solar photo-Fenton at circumneutral pH to nanofiltration concentrates for removal of pharmaceuticals in MWTP effluents. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 22, 846–855, 2015. JCR 2015: IF= 2.760 (65/225 Env. Sci.).
  2. Amor, E. De Torres-Socías, J.A. Peres, M.I. Maldonado, I. Oller, S. Malato, M.S. Lucas. Mature landfill leachate treatment by coagulation/flocculation combined with Fenton and solar photo-Fenton processes. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 286, 261-268, 2015. JCR 2015: IF=4.836 (19/225 Env. Sci.).
  3. Jiménez-Tototzintle, I. Oller, A. Hernández-Ramírez, S. Malato, M.I. Maldonado. Remediation of agro-food industry effluents by biotreatment combined with supported TiO2/H2O2 solar photocatalysis. Chemical Engineering Journal, 273, 205-213, 2015. JCR 2015: IF=5.310 (8/135 Chem. Eng.).
  4. Miralles-Cuevas, I. Oller, A. Agüera, L. Ponce-Robles J.A. Sánchez Pérez, S. Malato. Removal of microcontaminants from MWTP effluents by combination of membrane technologies and solar photo-Fenton at neutral pH. Catalysis Today, 252, 78-83, 2015. JCR 2015: IF=4.312 (13/135 Chem. Eng.).
  5. Papoutsakis, S. Miralles-Cuevas, I. Oller, J.L. Garcia Sanchez, C. Pulgarin, S. Malato. Microcontaminant degradation in municipal wastewater treatment plant secondary effluent by EDDS assisted photo-Fenton at near-neutral pH: An experimental design approach. Catalysis Today, 252, 61-69, 2015. JCR 2015: IF=4.312 (13/135 Chem. Eng.).
  6. De Torres-Socías, L. Prieto-Rodríguez, A. Zapata, I. Fernández-Calderero, I. Oller, S. Malato. Detailed treatment line for a specific landfill leachate remediation. Brief economic assessment. Chemical Engineering Journal, 261, 60–66, 2015. JCR 2015: IF=5.310 (8/135 Chem. Eng.).
  7. Malato, M.I. Maldonado, P. Fernández-Ibáñez, I. Oller, I. Polo, R. Sánchez-Moreno. Decontamination and disinfection of water by solar photocatalysis: The pilot plants of the Plataforma Solar de Almeria. Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 42, 15–23, 2016. JCR 2016: IF=2.359 (99/274 Materials Sci.).
  8. Miralles-Cuevas, I. Oller, A. Agüera, J. A. Sánchez Pérez, R. Sánchez-Moreno, S. Malato. Is the combination of nanofiltration membranes and AOPs for removing microcontaminants cost effective in real municipal wastewater effluents? Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology. 2, 511–520, 2016. JCR 2016: IF= 2.817 (78/229 Env. Sci.).
  9. Papoutsakis, C. Pulgarin, I. Oller, R. Sánchez-Moreno, S. Malato. Enhancement of the Fenton and photo-Fenton processes by components found in wastewater from the industrial processing of natural products: The possibilities of cork boiling wastewater reuse. Chemical Engineering Journal, 304, 890-896, 2016. JCR 2016: IF=6.216 (6/134 Chem. Eng.).
  10. Andronic, L. Isac, S. Miralles-Cuevas, M. Visa, I. Oller, A. Duta, S. Malato. Pilot-plant evaluation of TiO2 and TiO2-based hybrid photocatalystsfor solar treatment of polluted water. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 320, 469–478, 2016. JCR 2016: IF=6.065 (13/229 Env. Sci.).
  11. Miralles-Cuevas, D. Darowna, A. Wanag, S. Mozia, S. Malato, I. Oller. Comparison of UV/H2O2, UV/S2O8-2, solar/Fe(II)/H2O2 and solar/Fe(II)/S2O8-2at pilot plant scale for the elimination of micro-contaminants in natural water: An economic assessment. Chemical Engineering Journal, 310, 514-524, 2017. JCR 2017: IF=6.735 (7/137 Chem. Eng.).
  12. Prieto-Rodríguez, I. Oller, A. Agüera, S. Malato. Elimination of organic micro-contaminants in municipal wastewater by a combined immobilized biomass reactor and solar photo-Fenton tertiary treatment. Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies. 20, 20160192, 2017. JCR 2017: IF=0.901 (130/145 Chem. Phys.).
  13. Ponce-Robles, S. Miralles-Cuevas, I. Oller, A. Agüera, M.J. Trinidad-Lozano, F.J. Yuste, S. Malato. Cork boiling wastewater treatment and reuse through combination of advanced oxidation technologies. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24, 6317-6328, 2017. JCR 2017: IF=2.800 (82/260 Env. Sci.).
  14. Miralles-Cuevas, I. Oller, A. Agüera, J.A. Sánchez Pérez, S. Malato. Strategies for reducing cost by using solar photo-Fenton treatment combined with nanofiltration to remove microcontaminants in real municipal effluents: Toxicity and economic assessment. Chemical Engineering Journal, 318, 161-170, 2017. JCR 2017: IF=6.735 (7/137 Chem. Eng.).
  15. Miralles-Cuevas, I. Oller, A. Agüera, M. Llorca, J.A. Sánchez Pérez, S. Malato. Combination of nanofiltration and ozonation for the remediation of real municipal wastewater effluents: Acute and chronic toxicity assessment. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 323, 442–451, 2017. JCR 2017: IF=6.434 (13/260 Env. Sci.).
  16. De la Obra, L. Ponce-Robles, S. Miralles-Cuevas, I. Oller, S. Malato, J.A Sánchez Pérez. Microcontaminant removal in secondary effluents by solar photo-Fenton at circumneutral pH in raceway pond reactors. Catalysis Today, 287, 10–14, 2017. JCR 2017: IF=4.667 (15/137 Chem. Eng.).
  17. A. Garrido-Cárdenas, M.I. Polo-López, I. Oller-Alberola. Advanced microbial analysis for wastewater quality monitoring: metagenomics trend. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 101, 7445-7458, 2017. JCR 2017: IF=3.340 (46/160 Biotech. & Applied microbial.).
  18. Matos, S. Miralles-Cuevas, A. Ruíz-Delgado, I. Oller, S. Malato. Development of TiO2-C photocatalysts for solar treatment of polluted water. Carbon, 122, 361-373, 2017. JCR 2017: IF=7.082 (25/145 Chem. Phys.).
  19. Ponce-Robles, G. Rivas, B. Esteban, I. Oller, S. Malato, A. Agüera. Determination of pesticides in sewage sludge from an agro-food industry using QuEChERS extraction followed by analysis with liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 409, 6181–6193, 2017. JCR 2017: IF=3.307 (15/78 Chem. Anal.).
  20. Ponce-Robles, I. Oller, A. Agüera, M.J. Trinidad-Lozano, F.J. Yuste , S. Malato, L.A. Perez-Estrada. Application of a multivariate analysis method for non-target screening detection of persistent transformation products during the cork boiling wastewater treatment. Science of the Total Environment, 633, 508–517, 2018. JCR 2018: IF=5.589 (27/250 Env. Sci.).
  21. Oller, S. Miralles-Cuevas, A. Agüera, S. Malato. Monitoring and removal of organic microcontaminants by combining membrane technologies and advanced oxidation processes. Current Organic Chemistry, 22, 1103-1119, 2018. JCR 2018: IF=2.029 (31/57 Chem. Org.).
  22. Davididou, E. Chatzisymeon, L. Perez-Estrada, I. Oller, S. Malato. Photo-Fenton treatment of saccharin in a solar pilot compound parabolic collector: Use of olive mill wastewater as iron chelating agent, preliminary results. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 372, 137-144, 2018. JCR 2018: IF=7.650 (4/52 Env. Eng.).
  23. Ponce-Robles, M.I. Polo-López, I. Oller, J.A. Garrido-Cardenas, S. Malato. Practical approach to the evaluation of industrial wastewater treatment by the application of advanced microbiological techniques. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 166, 123–131. 2018. JCR 2018: IF=4.527 (44/250 Env. Sci.).
  24. Ponce-Robles, I. Oller, M.I. Polo-López, G. Rivas-Ibáñez, S. Malato. Microbiological evaluation of combined advanced chemical-biological oxidation technologies for the treatment of cork boiling wastewater. Science of The Total Environment, 687, 567-576, 2019.
  25. García-Fernández, S. Miralles-Cuevas, I. Oller, S, Malato, P, Fernández-Ibáñez, M.I. Polo-López. Inactivation of E. coli and E. faecalis by solar photo-Fenton with EDDS complex at neutral pH in municipal wastewater effluents. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 372, 85-93, 2019.
  26. Davididou, E. Chatzisymeon, L. Perez-Estrada, I. Oller, S. Malato. Photo-Fenton treatment of saccharin in a solar pilot compound parabolic collector: Use of olive mill wastewater as iron chelating agent, preliminary results. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 372, 137–144, 2019.
  27. Miralles-Cuevas, I.Oller, A. Ruíz-Delgado, A. Cabrera-Reina, L. Cornejo-Ponce, S. Malato. EDDS as complexing agent for enhancing solar advanced oxidation processes in natural water: Effect of iron species and different oxidants. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 372, 129-136, 2019.
  28. Ruíz-Delgado, M.A. Roccamante, I. Oller, A. Agüera, S. Malato. Natural chelating agents from olive mill wastewater to enable photo-Fenton-like reactions at natural pH. Catalysis Today, 328, 281-285, 2019.
  29. Salmerón, K.V. Plakas, I. Sirés, I. Oller, M.I. Maldonado, A.J. Karabelas, S. Malato. Optimization of electrocatalytic H2O2 production at pilot plant scale for solar-assisted water treatment. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 242, 327-336, 2019.
  30. Grilla, V. Matthaiou, Z. Frontistis, I. Oller, I. Polo, S. Malato, D. Mantzavinos. Degradation of antibiotic trimethoprim by the combined action of sunlight, TiO2 and persulfate: A pilot plant study. Catalysis Today, 328, 216–222, 2019.
  31. Poblete, I. Oller, M.I. Maldonad, E. Cortes. Improved landfill leachate quality using ozone, UV solar radiation, hydrogen peroxide, persulfate and adsorption processes. Journal of Environmental Management, 232, 45-51, 2019.
  32. M. Hinojosa Guerra, I. Oller Alberola, S. Malato Rodriguez, A. Agüera Lopez, A. Acevedo Merino, J.M. Quiroga Alonso. Oxidation mechanisms of amoxicillin and paracetamol in the photo-Fenton solar process. Water Research, 156, 232-240, 2019.
  33. Nahim-Granados, I. Oller, S. Malato, J.A. Sánchez Pérez, M.I. Polo-Lopez. Commercial fertilizer as effective iron chelate (Fe3+-EDDHA) for wastewater disinfection under natural sunlight for reusing in irrigation. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 253, 286-292, 2019.