Grupo de Ingeniería Química y Ambiental

José María Escola Saez Saez nació en Badajoz en 1970. Estudió la carrera de Ciencias Químicas, especialidad en Química Industrial en la Universidad de Extremadura, obteniendo la calificación de Premio Extraordinario de Licenciatura en 1994. Realizó la Tesis Doctoral en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, bajo la dirección de los profesores José Aguado y David Serrano, sobre “Reciclado químico de Plásticos con catalizadores zeolíticos”, calificada con el Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado en 1998. Posteriormente, llevó a cabo una estancia Postdoctoral como profesor visitante asociado en el Instituto Tecnológico de California bajo la supervisión de Mark E. Davis en 1999 – 2000. A finales del año 2000, se incorporó a la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos donde ganó la plaza de profesor Titular de Universidad en el año 2002 en el Departamento de Tecnología Química y Ambiental. Sus líneas de investigación se centran en la síntesis de materiales mesoestructurados y zeolitas nanocristalinas y jerarquizadas, reciclado químico de plásticos a combustibles, oligomerización y metátesis de olefinas y polimerización de poliolefinas. Es coautor de 40 trabajos de investigación en revistas internacionales y de una patente europea.


















Application of the Microsoft Excel Solver tool in the solution of optimization problems of heat exchangers network systems

Briones, L.; Escola, J. M.


Selective hydrodecarboxylation of fatty acids into long-chain hydrocarbons catalyzed by Pd/Al-SBA-15

Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Briones, L.; Arroyo, M.


Conversion of stearic acid into biogasoline over Pd/ZSM-5 catalysts with enhanced accessibility

Arroyo, M.; Briones, L.; Escola, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.


Synthesis of hierarchical Beta zeolite with uniform mesopores: Effect on its catalytic activity for veratrole acylation

Escola, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.; Sanz, R.; García, R. A.; Peral, A.; Moreno, I.; Linares, M.


Bidimensional ZSM-5 zeolites probed as catalysts for polyethylene cracking

Peral, A.; Escola, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.; Prech, J.; Ochoa-Hernández, C.; Cejka, J.


Hierarchical mesoporous Pd/ZSM-5 for the catalytic hydrodeoxygenation of m-cresol to methylcylcohexane

Hunns, J. A.; Arroyo, M.; Lee, A. F.; Escola, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.; Wilson, K.


Hierarchical ZSM-5 zeolite with uniform mesopores and improved catalytic properties

Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Sanz, R.; García, R. A.; Peral, A.; Moreno, I.; Linares, M.


Hydroreforming of the oils from LDPE thermal cracking over Ni–Ru and Ru supported over hierarchical Beta zeolite

Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Briones, L.; Medina, S.; Martínez, A.


Synthesis and characterization of low molecular weight ethylene–propylene copolymers prepared using metallocene catalysts

Tourkmani, K.; Casas, E.; Paredes, B.; Moreno, J.; Perez, P.; Escola, J. M.; van Grieken, R.


Conversion of LDPE into transportation fuels by a two-stage process using Ni/Al-SBA-15 as catalyst

Escola, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.; Arroyo, M.; Alba, A.


Transportation fuel production by combination of LDPE thermal cracking and catalytic hydroreforming

Escola, J. M.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Briones, L.


Hierarchical ZSM-5 zeolites synthesized by silanization of protozeolitic units: Mediating the mesoporosity contribution by changing the organosilane type

Serrano, D. P.; Pinnavaia, T. J.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Peral, A.; Villalba, L.


Synthesis strategies in the search for hierarchical zeolites

Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Pizarro, P.


Synthesis and characterization of low molecular weight poly(1-butene) macromolecules prepared using metallocene catalysts

Diez de Tuesta, J. L.; Casas, E.; Moreno, J.; Perez Nebreda, P.; Escola, J. M.; Van Grieken, R.


Deactivation and regeneration of a Ni supported hierarchical Beta zeolite catalyst used in the hydroreforming of the oil produced by LDPE thermal cracking

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Briones, L.


(nBuCp)2ZrCl2 supported over mesoporous propyl sulfonic silica-alumina a highly active heterogeneous catalyst for ethylene polymerization

Casas, E.; Paredes, B.; van Grieken, R.; Escola, J. M.


Ethylene polymerization over Ph2C(Cp)(2,7-t-Bu2Flu)ZrCl2 supported on SiO2-MAO

Casas, E.; Paredes, B.; Escola, J. M.; Martín, C.; van Grieken, R.


Conversion of polyethylene into transportation fuels by the combination of thermal cracking and catalytic hydroreforming over Ni-Supported hierarchical Beta zeolite

Escola, J. M.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Briones, L.; Díaz de Tuesta, J. L.; Calvo, R.; Fernandez, E.


Hydrorreforming over Ni/H-beta of the thermal cracking products of LDPE, HDPE and PP for fuel production

Escola, J. M.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Briones, L.


Polymerization of ethylene with (nBuCp)2ZrCl2 supported over mesoporous SBA-15 functionalized with sulfonic acid groups

Casas, E.; van Grieken, R.; Escola, J. M.


Developing advanced catalysts for the conversion of polyolefinic waste plastics into fuels and chemicals

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.


Catalytic hydroreforming of the polyethylene thermal cracking oil over Ni supported hierarchical zeolites and mesostructured aluminosilicates

Escola, J. M.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; García, A.; Peral, A.; Briones, L.; Calvo, R.; Fernández, E.


Synthesis of hierarchical ZSM-5 by silanization and alkoxylation of protozeolitic units

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Peral, A.; Morales, G.; Abella, E.


El papel de la Química en la valorización de los residuos plásticos

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Briones, L.

  • Análes de Química, 107(1), 76-83 (2011)

Influence of the thermal treatment upon the external properties of sol-gel mesoporous ?-alumina synthesized with cationic surfactants

Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Castro, M. C.


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

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


Catalytic properties in polyolefin cracking of hierarchical nanocrystalline HZSM-5 samples prepared according to different strategies

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Rodríguez, J. M.; Peral, A.


Direct synthesis of mesoporous M-SBA-15 (M= Al, Fe, B, Cr) and application to 1-hexene oligomerization

van Grieken, R; Escola, J.M.; Moreno, J.; Rodríguez, R.


Catalytic cracking of polyethylene over zeolite mordenite with enhanced textural properties

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola J. M.; Peral. A.


Fuels from waste plastics by thermal and catalytic processes: A review

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.

  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research,47,7982-7992 (2008)

Effect of the organic moiety nature on the synthesis of hierarchical ZSM-5 from silanized protozeolitic units

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Rodriguez, J. M.; Peral A.


Modified Wacker TBHP oxidation of 1-dodecene

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


Nitrogen and sulphur poisoning in alkene oligomerization over mesostructured aluminosilicates (Al-MTS, Al-MCM-41) and nanocrystalline n-HZM-5

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  • Applied Catalysis A: General, 337, 173-183 (2008)

Determination of dn/dc values for ethylene-propylene copolymers

Coto, B.; Escola, J. M.; Suarez, I.; Caballero, M. J.

  • Polymer Testing, 26(5), 568-575 (2007)

Catalytic activity of zeolitic and mesostructured catalysts in the cracking of pure and waste polyolefins

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; San Miguel, G.; Escola, J. M.; Rodriguez, J. M.

  • Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 78 (1), 153-161 (2007)

Liquid-phase oligomerization of 1-hexene using Al-MTS catalysts

Escola, J. M.; van Grieken, R.; Moreno, J.; Rodríguez, R.

  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 45, 7409-7414 (2006)

Liquid phase oligomerization of 1-hexene over different mesoporous aluminosilicates (Al-MTS, Al-MCM-41 and Al-SBA-15) and micrometer/nanometer HZSM-5 zeolites

van Grieken, R.; Escola, J. M.; Moreno, J.; Rodríguez, R.

  • Applied Catalysis A: General, 305, 176-188 (2006)

Thermal and catalytic conversion of used tyre rubber and its polymeric constituyents using Py-GC/MS

San Miguel, G.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola J. M.

  • Applied Catalysis B:Environmental, 64, 209-219 (2006)

Hierarchical Zeolites with enhanced Textural and Catalytic Properties Synthesized from Organofuncionalized Seeds

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Rodriguez, J. M.; Peral A.


Metathesis of 1-hexene over MoO3 and Re2O7 supported on mesostructured gamma-Al2O3 prepared with cationic surfactants

Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Castro, M. C.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 156, 835-842 (2005)

An investigation into the catalytic cracking of LDPE using Py-GC/MS

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D.; Escola, J.M.; Rodríguez, J.M.; San Miguel, G.

  • Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 74, 370-378 (2005)

Metathesis of 1-hexene over Rhenium oxide supported on ordered mesoporous aluminas: comparison with Re2O7 gamma alumina

Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Castro, M. C.; Paredes, B.


Influence of nanocrystalline HZSM-5 external surface on the catalytic cracking of polyolefins

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Rodriguez, J. M.

  • Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 74, 353-360 (2005)

Sol-gel synthesis of mesostructured gamma alumina templated by cationic surfactants

Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Castro, M. C.; Paredes, B.


Feedstock recycling of agriculture plastic film wastes by catalytic cracking

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Garagorri, E.; Rodríguez, J. M.; Morselli, L.; Palazzi, G.; Orsi, R.


Low temperature synthesis and properties of ZSM-5 aggregates formed by ultra-small nanocrystals

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Rodríguez, J. M.

  • Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 75, 41-49 (2004)

Performance of a continuous screw kiln reactor for the thermal and catalytic conversion of polyethylene-lubricating oil base mixtures

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Garagorri, E.


Método para la preparación de nanozeolita ZSM-5 de eleveda superficie externa por cristalización de núcleos sililados

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D.P.; Escola, J. M.; Rodríguez, J. M.

  • Patente Española 200302178, (03/09/2003) (2003)

Thermal and catalytic cracking of a LDPE-EVA copolymer mixture

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Rodríguez, J. M.; Morselli, L.; Orsi, R.


Reciclado de residuos plásticos: situación actual y perspectivas

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; San Miguel G.

  • Revista de Plásticos Modernos, 86(570), 5339-546 (2003)

Catalytic conversion of low-density polyethylene using a continuous screw kiln reactor

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D.P.; Escola, J.M.; Garagorri, E.

  • Catalysis Today, 75, 257 (2002)
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Sol-Gel synthesis of mesoporous alumina

Aguado, J.; Escola, J.M.; Castro, M.C.

  • 9º Congreso Mediterráneo de Ingeniería Química Expoquimia, Barcelona (2002)

Nanocrystalline ZSM-5: a highly active catalyst for polyolefin feedstock recycling

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Rodríguez, J. M.

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

Conversion of low density polyethylene into petrochemical feedstock using a continuous screw kiln reactor

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Garagorri, E.

  • Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 58-59, 789-801 (2001)

Catalytic properties of micelle templated microporous and mesoporous materials for the conversion of low-density polyethylene

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Escola, J. M.; Garragori, E.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 135, 273 (2001)

Influence of the operating variables on the catalytic conversion of a polyolefin mixture over HMCM-41 and nanosized HZSM-5

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D.P.; Sotelo, J.L.; van Grieken, R.; Escola, J.M.

  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 40, 5696 (2001)

Reciclado químico de plásticos

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Garagorri, E.

  • "Revista de Plásticos Modernos", 82 (542), 155-161 (2001)

Acylation of biphenyl with acetic anhydride and carboxylic acids over zeolite beta catalysts

Escola, J. M.; Davis, M.E.

  • Applied Catalysis A: General, 214, 111 - 120 (2001)

Catalytic conversion of polyolefins into fuels over zeolite beta

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Garagorri, E.; Fernández, J. A.

  • Polymer Degradation and Stability, 69(1), 11-16 (2000)

Catalytic cracking of a polyolefin mixture over different acid solid catalysts

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.

  • Industrial & Engineering Chemical Research, 39, 1177 (2000)

Catalytic conversion of polystyrene over HMCM-41, HZSM-5 and amorphous SiO2-Al2O3: comparison with thermal cracking

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.

  • Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 25, 181-189 (2000)

A sol-gel approach for the room temperature synthesis of Al-containing micelle-templated silica

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.

  • Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 34, 43 - 54 (2000)

Synthesis of microporous surfactant-templated aluminosilicates

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Garagorri, E.

  • Chemical Communications, 2041 (2000)

Catalytic Conversion of Polyolefins into Liquid Fuels over MCM-41: Comparison with ZSM-5 and Amorphous SiO2 - Al2O3

Aguado, J.; Sotelo, J. L.; Serrano, D. P.; Calles, J. A.; Escola, J. M.


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