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Catalysis and Process Integration


Group research keywords

  • Adsorption
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Energy recovery
  • Process design
  • Urea

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Rubén is a PhD student in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. He is part of the REWATERGY Programme, a Marie Curie European Industrial Doctorate Training Network. Rubén has a chemical and energy engineer background (Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain) and has industrial experience working as an Oil & Gas consultant (Indra, Spain). 


His PhD is in collaboration with the Spanish company Aqualia. His research is focused on the development of a new sustainable process for removing urea from wastewater using adsorption technology and its valorisation as a source of energy.

PhD Student

Contact Details

Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Philippa Fawcett Drive
West Cambridge Site, Cambridge
Email: ra581 [at] cam [dot] ac [dot] uk