Grupo de Ingeniería Química y Ambiental















  • Eliminación de compuestos orgánicos volátiles (COVs) del aire mediante adsorción en nuevos materiales adsorbentes de elevada selectividad.
    Entidad Financiadora : Comunidad de Madrid / Universidad Rey Juan Carlos ()
    Periodo de Ejecución : 2006 - 2007
    Investigador Principal : Botas Echevarría, Juan Ángel
    Equipo Investigador : - Botas Echevarría, Juan Ángel 









Hydrogen production by water splitting with Mn3-xCoxO4 mixed oxides thermochemical cycles: A thermodynamic analysis

Orfila, M.; Linares, M.; Molina, R.; Marugán, J.; Botas, J. A.; Sanz, R.


Experimental assessment of the cyclability of the Mn2O3/MnO thermochemical cycle for solar hydrogen production

Herradón, C.; Molina, R.; Marugán, J.; Botas, J. A.


Novel and versatile cobalt Azobenzene-Based Metal-Organic Framework as hydrogen adsorbent

Montes-Andrés, H.; Leo, P.; Orcajo, G.; Rodríguez-Diéguez, A.; Choquesillo-Lazarte, D.; Martos, C.; Botas, J. A.; Martínez, F., Calleja, G.


Thermochemical hydrogen production using manganese cobalt spinels as redox materials

Orfila, M.; Linares, M.; Molina, R.; Botas, J.A.; Marugán, J.; Sanz, R.


Perovskite materials for hydrogen production by thermochemical water splitting

Orfila, M.; Linares, M.; Molina, R.; Botas, J. A.; Sanz, R.; Marugán, J.


Hydrogen production by methane decomposition over pure silica SBA-15 materials

Gómez, G.; Botas, J. A.; Serrano, D. P.; Pizarro, P.


Extrusion of Fe2O3/SBA-15 mesoporous material for application as heterogeneous Fenton-like catalyst

Pariente, M. I.; Martínez, F.; Botas, J. A.; Melero, J. A.


Hydrodeoxygenation of anisole as bio-oil model compound over supported Ni and Co catalysts: Effect of metal and support properties

Sankaranarayanan, T. M.; Berenguer, A.; Ochoa-Hernández, C.; Moreno, I.; Jana, P.; Coronado, J.M.; Serrano, D.P.; Pizarro, P.


Hydrogen production through catalytic methane decomposition promoted by pure silica materials

Serrano, D. P.; Botas, J. A.; Pizarro, P.; Moreno, I.; Gómez, G.


Intensified-Fenton process for the treatment of phenol aqueous solutions

Pariente, M. I.; Molina, R.; Melero, J. A.; Botas, J. A.; Martínez, F.


Study of the hydrogen production step of the Mn2O3/MnO thermochemical cycle

Marugán, J.; Botas, J. A.; Molina, R.; Herradón, C.


Catalytic conversion of rapeseed oil for the production of raw chemicals, fuels and carbon nanotubes over Ni modified nanocrystalline and hierarchical ZSM5

Botas, J. A.; Serrano D. P.; García A.; Ramos R.


Effect of ion-exchange modification on hydrogen and carbon dioxide adsorption behaviour of RhoZMOF material

Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Martos, C.; Orcajo, G.; J. A. Villajos


Treatment of an agrochemical wastewater by integration of heterogeneous catalytic wet hydrogen peroxyde oxidation and rotating biological contactors

Pariente, M. I.; Siles, J. A.; Molina, R.; Botas, J. A.; Melero, J. A.; Martinez, F.


Kinetic and autocatalytic effects during the hydrogen production by methane decomposition over carbonaceous catalysts 

Serrano, D. P.; Botas, J. A.; Pizarro, P.; Gómez, G.


Advances in the design of ordered mesoporous materials for the low-carbon catalytic hydrogen production

Serrano, D. P.; Coronado, J.; de la Peña O'shea, V.; Pizarro, P.; Botas, J. A.


Kinetic modeling of the first step of Mn2O3/MnO thermochemical cycle for solar hydrogen production

Botas, J. A.; Marugán, J.; Molina, R.; Herradón, C.


Catalytic conversion of rapeseed oil into raw chemicals and fuels over Ni- and Mo-modified nanocrystalline ZSM-5 zeolite

Botas, J. A.; Serrano D. P.; García A.; de Vicente, J.; Ramos R.


Influence of preoxidizing treatments on the preparation of iron-containing activated carbons for catalytic wet peroxide oxidation of phenol

Martínez, F.; Pariente, M. I.; Botas, J. A.; Melero, J. A.; Rubalcaba, A.


Study of the first step of the Mn2O3/MnO thermochemical cycle for solar hydrogen production

Marugán, J.; Botas, J. A.; Martín, M.; Molina, R.; Herradón, C.


Comparison of metal and carbon catalysts for hydrogen production by methane decomposition

Guil-Lopez, R.; Botas, J. A.; Fierro, J. L. G.; Serrano, D. P.


Co8-MOF-5 as electrode for supercapacitors

Díaz, R.; Orcajo, M. G.; Botas, J. A.; Calleja, G.; Palma, J.


Effect of Zn/Co ratio in MOF-74 type materials containing exposed metal sites on their hydrogen adsorption behaviour and on their band gap energy

Botas, J. A.; Calleja, G.; Sánchez-Sánchez, M.; Orcajo, M. G.


Oxidation of heavy 1- olefins (C12= - C20=) with TBHP using a modified Wacker system

Escola, J. M.; Botas, J. A.; Vargas, C.; Bravo, M.


Hydrogen production by methane decomposition: Origin of the catalytic activity of carbon materials

Serrano, D. P.; Botas, J. A.; Fierro, J. L. G.; Guil-López, R.; Pizarro, P.; Gómez, G.


Catalytic wet hydrogen peroxide oxidation of a petrochemical wastewater

Pariente, M. I.; Melero, J. A.; Martínez, F.; Botas, J. A.; Gallego, A. I.


Cobalt doping of the MOF-5 framework and its effect on gas-adsorption properties

Botas, J. A.; Calleja, G.; Sánchez-Sánchez, M.; Orcajo, G.


On the Hydrogen adsorption over Zeolite-like MOF materials modified by ion exchange

Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Sánchez-Sánchez, M.; Orcajo, M. G.

  • International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35, 9916–9923 (2010)

Methane catalytic decomposition over ordered mesoporous carbons: A promising route for hydrogen production

Botas, J. A.; Serrano, D. P.; Guil-López, R.; Pizarro, P.; Gómez, G.


Differences between the isostructural IRMOF-1 and MOCP-L porous adsorbents

Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Orcajo, M. G.; Sánchez-Sánchez, M.


Assesment of Fe2O3/SiO2 catalysts for the continuous treatment of phenol aqueous solutions in a fixed bed reactor

Botas, J. A.; Melero, J. A.; Martínez, F.; Pariente, M. I.


Heterogeneous catalytic wet peroxide oxidation systems for the treatment of an industrial pharmaceutical wastewater

Melero, J. A.; Martínez, F.; Botas, J. A.; Molina, R.; Pariente, M. I.


H2 production from methane pyrolysis over commercial carbon catalysts: Kinetic and deactivation study

Serrano, D. P.; Botas, J. A.; Guil-Lopez, R.


Catalytic wet peroxide oxidation process for the continuous treatment of pulluted effluents on a pilot plant scale

Martínez, F.; Pariente, M. I.; Melero, J. A.; Botas, J. A.

  • Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technology, 11(1), 65-74 (2008)

Modified Wacker TBHP oxidation of 1-dodecene

Escola, J. M.; Botas, J. A.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Vargas, C.; Bravo, M.


Heterogeneous photo-Fenton oxidation of benzoic acid in water: Effect of operatin conditions, reaction by-products and coupling with biological treatment biological treatment

Pariente, M. I.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.; Botas, J. A.; Velegraki, Th.; Xekoukoulotakis, N. P.; Mantzavinos, D.


Ordered mesoporous carbons as highly active catalysts for hydrogen production by CH4 decomposition

Serrano, D. P.; Botas, J. A.; Pizarro, P.; Guil-López, R.; Gómez G.

  • Chemical Communications, 6585-6587 (2008)

Catalytic wet peroxidation of phenol in a fixed bed reactor

Martínez, F.; Pariente, M. I.; Melero, J. A.; Botas, J.A.; Gómez, E.

  • Water Science and Technology, 55(12), 75-81 (2007)

Characterization of adsorptive and hydrophobic properties of silicalite-1, ZSM-5, TS-1 and Beta zeolites by TPD techniques

Serrano, D. P.; Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Gutiérrez, F. J.

  • Separation and Purification Technology, 54 (1), 1-9 (2007)

Treatment of phenolic solutions by catalytic wet hydrogen peroxide oxidation over Fe2O3/SBA-15 extruded catalyst in a fixed bed reactor

Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.; Botas, J. A.; Pariente, I.; Molina, R.

  • Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 46, 4396-4405 (2007)

Nanocomposite Fe2O3/SBA-15: An efficient and stable catalyst for the catalytic wet peroxidation of phenolic aqueous solutions

Melero, J. A.; Calleja, G.; Martínez, F.; Molina, R.; Pariente M. I.


La economía del hidrógeno – una visión global sobre la revolución energética del siglo XXI. 2. Aplicaciones convencionales del hidrógeno y pilas de combustible

San Miguel, G.; Dufour, J.; Calles, J. A.; Botas, J. A.

  • Acta Científica y Tecnológica. Revista de la Asociación Española de Científicos, 10, 21-27. (2006)

Producción limpia de hidrógeno a partir del gas natural

Calleja, G.; Serrano, D. P.; Botas, J. A.; Guil López, R.

  • Energía & Empresa, Nº 14, pp. 40 (2006)

La economía del hidrógeno – una visión global sobre la revolución energética del siglo XXI. 1. Producción y almacenamiento de hidrógeno

Botas, J. A.; Calles, J. A.; Dufour, J.; San Miguel, G.

  • Acta Científica y Tecnológica. Revista de la Asociación Española de Científicos 9, 33-36 (2005)

Adsorption and Hydrophobic Properties of Mesoestrutured MCM-41 and SBA-15 Materials for Volatile Organic Compound Removal

Serrano, D. P; Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Gutiérrez, F. J.

  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 43, 7010-7018 (2004)

Adsorción de tolueno y agua en materiales mesoporosos MCM-41

Serrano, D. P; Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Gutiérrez, F. J.

  • XXIX Reunión Ibérica de Adsorción, Oporto, Portugal. Sesión Oral (2004)

Estudio de las propiedades hidrofóbicas de materiales tipo MCM-41 mediante ensayos de desorción térmica programada

Serrano, D. P.; Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Gutiérrez, F. J.; Sevillano, S.

  • SECAT’03, Torremolinos, Málaga, Sesión Póster (2003)

Propiedades adsorbentes de materiales MCM-41 y zeolitas para la recuperación de COVs

Calleja, G.; Serrano, D.P.; Botas, J.A.; Gutiérrez, F.J.

  • XXVII Reunión Ibérica de Adsorción. León (España). (2002)

Temperature programmed desorption of isopentane and water on MCM-41 materials as a test for the VOCs abatement

Serrano, D. P.; Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Gutiérrez, F. J.

  • 9° Congreso Mediterráneo de Ingeniería Química, Barcelona (España). (2002)

Adsorption properties of MCM-41 materials for the VOCs abatement

Calleja, G.; Serrano, D.P.; Botas, J.A.; Gutiérrez, F.J.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 142, 1671-1678 (2002)

Kinetic considerations of three-way catalysis in automobile exhaust converters

Botas, J.A.; Gutiérrez Ortiz, M.A.; González Marcos, M.P.; González Marcos, J.A.; González Velasco, J.R.

  • Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 32, 243-256 (2001)

TWC behaviour of platinum supported on high-surface and low-surface area cerium/zirconium mixed oxides

González Velasco, J.R.; Gutiérrez Ortiz, M.A.; Marc, J.L.; Botas, J.A.; González Marcos, M.P.; Blanchard, G.

  • Topics in Catalysis, 16/17, 101-106 (2001)

Effects of redox thermal treatments and feedstream composition on the activity of Ce/Zr mixed oxides for TWC applications

González Velasco, J.R.; Gutiérrez Ortiz, M.A.; Marc, J.L.; Botas, J.A.; González Marcos, M.P.; Blanchard, G.

  • Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 25, 19-29 (2000)

Catalytic activity study of ceria-zirconia mixed oxides submitted to different ageing treatments under simulated exhaust gases

González Velasco, J.R.; Gutiérrez Ortiz, M.A.; Marc, J.L.; Botas, J.A.; González Marcos, M.P.; Blanchard, G.

  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 39, 272-276 (2000)

Thermal aging of Pd/Pt/Rh automotive catalysts under cycled oxidizing-reducing environment

González Velasco, J.R.; Botas, J.A.; Ferret, R.; González Marcos, M.P.; Marc, J.L.; Gutiérrez Ortiz, M.A.

  • Catalysis Today, 59, 395-402 (2000)

N2O formation over CeO2-ZrO2 mixed oxides supported metal (Pt, Pd, Rh) catalysts for automotive exhaust control

Marc, J.L.; González Velasco, J.R.; Gutiérrez Ortiz, M.A.; Botas, J.A.; González Marcos, M.P.; Blanchard, G.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 130, 1361-1366 (2000)

Synthesis of cordierite monolithic honeycomb by solid state reaction of precursor oxides

González Velasco, J.R.; Gutiérrez Ortiz, M.A.; Ferret, R.; Aranzabal, A.; Botas, J.A.

  • Journal of Materials Science, 34, 1999-2002 (1999)

Contribution of cerium/zirconium mixed oxides to the activity of a new generation of TWC

González Velasco, J.R.; Gutiérrez Ortiz, M.A.; Marc, J.L.; Botas, J.A.; González Marcos M.P.; Blanchard, G.

  • Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 22, 167-178 (1999)

HREM and XRD characterisation of thermal ageing of Pd/CeO2/Al2O3 automotive catalysts

González Velasco, J.R.; Gutiérrez Ortiz, M.A.; Botas, J.A.; Bernal, S.; Gatica, J.M.; Pérez Omil, J.A.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 126, 187-194 (1999)

Durability of three-way platinum and rhodium catalysts in oxidising, reducing and cycled environments

Botas, J.A.; Ferret, R.; Gutiérrez Ortiz, M.A.; González Velasco, J.R.

  • Journal de Chimie Physique, 12, 437-442 (1999)

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