UNIDAD DE TRATAMIENTOS SOLARES DE AGUA

Dr. Isabel Oller Alberola

Investigadora
Tel: +34950387800 Ext. 993
Email: isabel.oller@psa.es

Unidad de Tratamientos Solares de Aguas
Plataforma Solar de Almería
Carretera de Senés, km 4
Tabernas, E-04200 Almería

Líneas de investigación
Su actividad científica se ha centrado fundamentalmente en el campo de la descontaminación y regeneración de aguas residuales industriales y urbanas mediante procesos avanzados de oxidación (basados o no en energía solar) y su combinación con sistemas físico-químicos de pre-tratamiento, membranas, así como con tratamientos biológicos avanzados. La Dr. Isabel Oller a desarrollado esta actividad a través de su participación en más de 30 Proyectos de I+D nacionales, regionales y europeos (5th, 6th, 7th EU FP y H2020).

Breve CV
Dentro de su producción científica cabe destacar que es autora y co-autora de 4 libros en Editorial Nacional y co-autora de 20 capítulos de libros de Editorial Internacional. Además es co-autora de más de 140 publicaciones en revistas científicas internacionales con índice de impacto y más de 150 contribuciones a Congresos y Simposios internacionales hasta la fecha (Diciembre 2021). Además, ha participado como profesora en cursos nacionales e internacionales relacionados con el Tratamiento Avanzado y Regeneración de Aguas Residuales. Scopus h-index: 43.

  • Editora asociada de las revistas: Water Science and Technology y Water.
  • Co-líder de la Unidad Funcional “Análisis Ambiental” del Centro de Investigación de Energía Solar (CIESOL, centro mixto CIEMAT-UAL).
  • Responsable de la Unidad de Tratamiento Solar de Aguas en la Plataforma Solar de Almería (CIEMAT).

PUBLICACIONES DESDE 2017 HASTA LA ACTUALIDAD:

 

  1. S. Miralles-Cuevas, D. Darowna, A. Wanag, S. Mozia, S. Malato, I. OllerComparison 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.).
  2. L. 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.).
  3. L. 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.).
  4. S. 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.).
  5. S. 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 assessmentJournal of Hazardous Materials, 323, 442–451, 2017. JCR 2017: IF=6.434 (13/260 Env. Sci.).
  6. I. 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.).
  7. J.A. Garrido-Cárdenas, M.I. Polo-López, I. Oller-AlberolaAdvanced 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.).
  8. J. 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.). 
  9. L. 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.).
  10. L. 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.).
  11. I. 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.).
  12. K. 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.).
  13. L. 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.).
  14. L. 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.
  15. I. 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.
  16. K. 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.
  17. S. 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.
  18. A. 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.
  19. I. 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.
  20. E. 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.
  21. R. 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.
  22. M.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. 
  23. S. 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.
  24. I. Sciscenko, S. Garcia-Ballesteros, C. Sabater, M.A. Castillo, C. Escudero-Oñatec, I. Oller, A. Arques. Monitoring photolysis and (solar photo)-Fenton of enrofloxacin by a methodology involving EEM-PARAFAC and bioassays: Role of pH and water matrix. Science of the Total Environment, 719, 137331, 2020.
  25. S. Nahim-Granados, G. Rivas-Ibáñez, J.A. Sánchez-Pérez, I. Oller, S. Malato, M.I. Polo-López. Fresh-cut wastewater reclamation: Techno-Economical assessment of solar driven processes at pilot plant scale. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 278, 119334, 2020.
  26. S. Nahim-Granados, G. Rivas-Ibañez, J.A. Sánchez-Perez, I. Oller, S. Malato, M.I. Polo-Lopez. Synthetic fresh-cut wastewater disinfection and decontamination by ozonation at pilot scale. Water Research, 170, 115304, 2020.
  27. A. Cabrera Reina, S. Miralles-Cuevas, L. Cornejo, L. Pomares, J. Polo, I. Oller, S. Malato. The influence of location on solar photo-Fenton: Process performance, photoreactor scaling-up and treatment cost. Renewable Energy, 145, 1890-1900., 2020.
  28. G. Cerreta, M.A. Roccamante, P. Plaza-Bolaños, I. Oller, A. Aguera, S. Malato, L. Rizzo. Advanced treatment of urban wastewater by UV-C/free chlorine process: Micro-pollutants removal and effect of UV-C radiation on trihalomethanes formation. Water Research, 169, 115220, 2020.
  29. A. Cabrera-Reina, S. Miralles-Cuevas, I. Oller, J.A. Sánchez-Pérez, S. Malato. Modeling persulfate activation by iron and heat for the removal of contaminants of emerging concern using carbamazepine as model pollutant. Chemical Engineering Journal, 389, 124445, 2020.
  30. E.P. Costa, M. Roccamante, C.C Amorim, I. Oller, J.A. Sánchez Pérez, S. Malato. New trend on open solar photoreactors to treat micropollutants by photo-Fenton at circumneutral pH: Increasing optical pathway. Chemical Engineering Journal, 385, 123982, 2020.
  31. I. Salmerón, I. Oller, S. Malato. Electro-oxidation process assisted by solar energy for the treatment of wastewater with high salinity. Science of the Total Environment, 705, 135831, 2020.
  32. A. Ruiz-Delgado, P. Plaza-Bolaños, I. Oller, S. Malato, A. Agüera. Advanced evaluation of landfill leachate treatments by low and highresolution mass spectrometry focusing on microcontaminant removal. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 384, 121372, 2020.
  33. I. Sánchez-Montes, I. Salmerón-García, G. Rivas-Ibañez, J.M. Aquino, M.I. Polo-López, S. Malato, I. OllerUVC-based advanced oxidation processes for simultaneous removal of microcontaminants and pathogens from simulated municipal wastewater at pilot plant scale. Environmental Science Water Research & Technology, 6, 2553, 2020.
  34. M. Roccamante, I. Salmerón, A. Ruiz, I. Oller, S. Malato. New approaches to solar Advanced Oxidation Processes for elimination of priority substances based on electrooxidation and ozonation at pilot plant scale. Catalysis Today, 355, 844–850, 2020.
  35. A. Ruíz-Delgado, M. Roccamante, S. Malato, A. Agüera, I. OllerOlive mill wastewater reuse to enable solar photo-Fenton-like processes for the elimination of priority substances in municipal wastewater treatment plant effluents. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 27, 38148–38154, 2020.
  36. A. Martínez-García, M. Vincent, V. Rubiolo, M. Domingos, M.C. Canela, I. Oller, P. Fernández-Ibáñez, M.I. Polo-López. Assessment of a pilot solar V-trough reactor for solar water disinfection. Chemical Engineering Journal, 399, 125719, 2020.
  37. I. Salmerón., G. Rivas, I. Oller, A. Martínez-Piernas, A. Agüera, S. Malato. Nanofiltration retentate treatment from urban wastewater secondary effluent by solar electrochemical oxidation processes. Separation and Purification Technology, 254. 117614, 2021.
  38. Elizangela P. Costa, Melina Roccamante, Patricia Plaza-Bolaños, Isabel Oller, Ana Agüera, Camila C. Amorim, Sixto Malato. Aluminized surface to improve solar light absorption in open reactors: Application for micropollutants removal in effluents from municipal wastewater treatment plants. Science of the Total Environment, 755, 142624, 2021.
  39. K. Kowalska, M. Roccamante, A. Cabrera Reina, P. Plaza-Bolaños, I. Oller, S. Malato. Pilot-scale removal of microcontaminants by solar-driven photo-Fenton in treated municipal effluents: Selection of operating variables based on lab-scale experiments. J. Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9, 104788, 2021.
  40. D. Deemter, I. Oller, A. M. Amat, S. Malato. Effect of salinity on preconcentration of contaminants of emerging concern by nanofiltration: Application of solar photo-Fenton as a tertiary treatment. Science of the Total Environment, 756, 143593, 2021. 
  41. G. Maniakova, I. Salmerón, M. I. Polo-López, I. Oller, L. Rizzo, S. Malato. Simultaneous removal of contaminants of emerging concern and pathogens from urban wastewater by homogeneous solar driven advanced oxidation processes. Science of the Total Environment, 766, 144320, 2021.
  42. Isabel Oller and Sixto Malato. Photo-Fenton applied to the removal of pharmaceutical and other pollutants of emerging concern. Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, 29, 100458, 2021. 
  43. I. Salmerón, I. Oller, K.V. Plakas, S. Malato. Carbon-based cathodes degradation during electro-Fenton treatment at pilot scale: Changes in H2O2 electrogeneration. Chemosphere, 275, 129962, 2021. 
  44. Salmerón I., Oller I., Malato S. Solar photo-assisted electrochemical processes applied to actual industrial and urban wastewaters: A practical approach based on recent literature. Chemosphere, 279, 130560, 2021.
  45. Gulnara Maniakova, Irene Salmerón, Samira Nahim-Granados, Sixto Malato, Isabel Oller, Luigi Rizzo, María Inmaculada Polo-López. Sunlight advanced oxidation processes vs ozonation for wastewater disinfection and safe reclamation. Science of the Total Environment 787, 147531, 2021.
  46. Samira Nahim-Granados, Ana Belen Martínez-Piernas, Gracia Rivas-Ibañez, Patricia Plaza-Bolaños, Isabel Oller, Sixto Malato, Jose Antonio Sanchez Perez. Ana Agüera, María Inmaculada Polo-Lopez. Solar processes and ozonation for fresh-cut wastewater reclamation and reuse: Assessment of chemical, microbiological and chlorosis risks of raw-eaten crops. Water Research 203, 117532, 2021.
  47. Iván Sciscenko, Antonio Arques, Carlos Escudero-Oñate, Melina Roccamante, Ana Ruiz-Delgado, Sara Miralles-Cuevas, Sixto Malato and Isabel OllerA Rational Analysis on Key Parameters Ruling Zerovalent Iron-Based Treatment Trains: Towards the Separation of Reductive from Oxidative Phases. Nanomaterials, 11, 2948, 2021.
  48. I. Salmerón, P.K. Sharma, M.I. Polo-López, A. Tolosana, S. McMichael, I. Oller, J.A. Byrne, P. Fernández-Ibáñez. Electrochemically assisted photocatalysis for the simultaneous degradation of organic micro-contaminants and inactivation of microorganisms in water. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 147, 488–496, 2021.
  49. I. Berruti, I. Oller, M.I. Polo-López. Direct oxidation of peroxymonosulfate under natural solar radiation: Accelerating the simultaneous removal of organic contaminants and pathogens from water. Chemosphere, 279, 130555, 2021.
  50. I. Berruti, S. Nahim‐Granados, M.J. Abeledo‐Lameiro, I. Oller, M.I. Polo‐López. UV‐C Peroxymonosulfate Activation for Wastewater Regeneration: Simultaneous Inactivation of Pathogens and Degradation of Contaminants of Emerging Concern. Molecules, 26, 2021, 4890.
  51. P. Soriano-Molina, S. Miralles-Cuevas, I. Oller, J.L. García Sánchez, J.A. Sánchez Pérez. Contribution of temperature and photon absorption on solar photo-Fenton mediated by Fe3+-NTA for CEC removal in municipal wastewater. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 294, 120251, 2021. 
  52. Iván Sciscenko, Sergio Mestre, Javier Climent, Francisco Valero, Carlos Escudero-Oñate, Isabel Oller and Antonio Arqués. Magnetic Photocatalyst for Wastewater Tertiary Treatment at Pilot Plant Scale: Disinfection and Enrofloxacin Abatement. Water, 13, 329, 2021.