Grupo de Ingeniería Química y Ambiental

Juan Antonio Melero Hernández. (Ldo. CC. Químicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1993; Premio Extraordinario de Licenciatura; Dr. CC. Químicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid 1998; Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado). Ha realizado labores docentes en el Departamento de Ingeniería Química de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid como Ayudante de Escuela (Enero 1998-Octubre 2000). Durante el periodo de Octubre de 2000 a Mayo de 2002 continuó su actividad docente en el Departamento de Ciencias Experimentales e Ingeniería de la ESCET en la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. En Mayo de 2002 obtiene su plaza de Profesor Titular a Tiempo Completo en dicha Universidad y desde entonces imparte docencia en el área de Ingeniería Química en el Departamento de Tecnología Química y Ambiental. Desde noviembre de 2009 es Catedrático de Universidad en el área de Ingeniería Química. Actualmente ocupa el cargo de Vicerrector de Innovación, Calidad Científica e Infraestructuras de Investigación en la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid. Ha realizado estancias en el extranjero durante un total de 15 meses en la Universidad de California en Santa Bárbara bajo la supervisión de los profesores Brad F. Chmelka y Galen D. Stucky y recientemente en la Universidad de Cardiff (Gales) colaborando con los profesores Adam Lee y Karen Wilson. Sus líneas de investigación se han centrado en la síntesis y caracterización de sólidos porososy su aplicación catalítica en diferentes procesos de Química Fina, Catálisis Ambiental y Producción de Biocombustibles. Es autor de unos 100 artículos en revistas científicas internacionales de elevado índice de impacto y de 14 capítulos de libros en el campo de la preparación de catalizadores y de sus aplicaciones en diferentes procesos catalíticos y ha sido investigador en más de 40 proyectos de investigación financiados con fondos públicos y privados y en la mayoría desarrollando labores de investigador principal. Posee un índice H de 34 (Abril 2016; Base de datos Scopus) y tres sexenios de investigación. Ha dirigido un total de 7 tesis doctorales.




















Glycerol valorization: conversion to lactic acid by heterogeneous catalysis and separation by ion exchange chromatography

Arcanjo, M. R. A.; da Silva Jr, I. J.; Cavalcante Jr, C. L.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, J.; Paniagua, M.; Melero, J. A.; Vieira, R. S.


Contamination of N-poor wastewater with emerging pollutants does not affect the performance of purple phototrophic bacteria and the subsequent resource recovery potential 

de las Heras, I., Molina, R., Segura, Y., Hülsen, T., Molina, M. C., Gonzalez-Benitez, N., Melero, J. A., Mohedano, A. F.,  Martínez, F., Puyol, D.


Production of sorbitol via catalytic transfer hydrogenation of glucose

García, B.; Moreno, J.; Morales, G.; Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.


Comparative life cycle assessment of glucose production from maize starch and woody biomass residues as a feedstock

Blanco, J.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, G.; Melero, J. A.; Moreno, J.


Sustainable catalytic conversion of biomass for the production of biofuels and bioproducts

Morales, G.; Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.


Stable continuous production of -Valerolactone frombiomass-derived Levulinic Acid over Zr–Al-Beta zeolite catalyst

López-Aguado, C.; Paniagua, M.; Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.; Juárez, P.; López Granados, M.; Morales, G.


Life-cycle sustainability of biomass-derived sorbitol: Proposing technological alternatives for improving the environmental profile of a bio-refinery platform molecule

Moreno, J.; Iglesias, J.; Blanco, J.; Montero, M.; Morales, G.; Melero, J. A.


Ru-ZrO2-SBA-15 as efficient and robust catalyst for the aqueous phase hydrogenation of glucose to sorbitol

Melero, J. A.; Moreno, J.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, G.; Fierro, J. L. G.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.; Cubo, A.; García, B.


Sn–Al-USY for the valorization of glucose to methyl lactate: switching from hydrolytic to retro-aldol activity by alkaline ion exchange

Iglesias, J.; Moreno, J.; Morales, G.; Melero, J. A.; Juárez, P.; López-Granados, M.; Mariscal, R.; Martínez-Salazar, I.


Transformation of Glucose into Sorbitol on Raney Nickel catalysts in the absence of molecular hydrogen: Sugar disproportionation vs catalytic hydrogen transfer

García, B.; Moreno, J.; Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.


Understanding the role of mediators in the efficiency of advanced oxidation processes using white-rot fungi

Vasiliadou, I. A.; Molina, R.; Pariente, M. I.; Christoforidis, K. C.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.


Transformation of glucose into sorbitol on Raney nickel catalysts in the absence of molecular hydrogen: sugar disproportionation vs catalytic hydrogen transfer

García, B.; Moreno, J.; Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.


Rational Optimization of Reaction Conditions for the One-Pot Transformation of Furfural to ?-Valerolactone over Zr–Al-Beta Zeolite: Toward the Efficient Utilization of Biomass

Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.; Iglesias, J.; Paniagua, M.; López-Aguado, C.


From levulinic acid biorefineries to ?-valerolactone (GVL) using a bi-functional Zr-Al- Beta catalyst

Morales, G.; Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.; Paniagua, M.; López-Aguado, C.


Progress in the design of zeolite catalysts for biomass conversion into biofuels and bio-based chemicals

Serrano, D.P.; Melero, J.A.; Morales, G.; Iglesias, J. ; Pizarro, P.


ZrO2-SBA-15 catalysts for the one-pot cascade synthesis of GVL from furfural

Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.; Paniagua, M.; Hernández, B.; Osatiashtiani, A.; Lee, A. F.; Wilson, K.


Zr-USY zeolite: Efficient catalyst for the transformation of xylose into bio-products

López-Aguado, C.; Paniagua, M.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, G.; García-Fierro, J. L.; Melero, J. A.


Low-cost Fe/SiO2 catalysts for continuous Fenton processes

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


Efficient production of 5-ethoxymethylfurfural from fructose by sulfonic mesostructured silica using DMSO as co-solvent

Morales, G.; Paniagua, M.; Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.


Dehydration of sorbitol to isosorbide in melted phase with propyl-sulfonic functionalized SBA-15: Influence of catalyst hydrophobization

Cubo, A.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, G.; Melero, J. A.; Moreno, J.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.


Isosorbide production from sorbitol over heterogeneous acid catalysts: Screening and kinetic study

Morales, G.; Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Moreno, J.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.; Peral, A.; Cubo, A.


Efficient one-pot production of ?-valerolactone from xylose over Zr-Al-Beta zeolite: rational optimization of catalyst synthesis and reaction conditions

Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.; Iglesias, J.; Paniagua, M.; López-Aguado, C.; Wilson, K.; Osatiashtiani, A.


Catalytic upgrading of furfuryl alcohol to bio-products: Catalysts screening and kinetic analysis

Paniagua, M.; Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, G.; Hernández, B.; López-Aguado, C.


Modeling the integrated heterogeneous catalytic fixed-bed reactor and rotating biological contactor system for the treatment of poorly biodegradable industrial agrochemical wastewater

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


Comparative life cycle assessment (LCA) study of heterogeneous and homogenous Fenton processes for the treatment of pharmaceutical wastewater

Rodríguez, R.; Espada, J. J.; Pariente, M. I.; Melero, J. A.; Martínez, J. A.; Molina, R.


Biological removal of pharmaceutical compounds using white-rot fungi with concomitant FAME production of the residual biomass

Vasiliadou, I. A.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.; Molina, R.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.; Bautista, L. F.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, G.


Dehydration of Xylose to Furfural in alcohol media in the presence of solid acid catalysts

Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.; Paniagua, M.; Hernández, B.


Simple and efficient treatment of high-strength industrial waste water using commercial zero-valent iron

Segura, Y.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.


Efficient production of Triacetin from Glycerol over Arenesulfonic acid-modified SBA-15 catalyst

Morales, G.; Paniagua, M.; Melero, J. A.; Vicente, G.


Wastewater sludges pretreated by different oxidation systems at mild conditions to promote the biogas formation in anaerobic processes.

Segura, Y.; Puyol, D.; Ballesteros, L.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J.A.


Acid-catalyzed production of biodiesel over arenesulfonic SBA-15: Insights into the role of water in the reaction network

Melero, J. A.; Bautista, L. F.; Morales, G.; Iglesias, J.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.


Zero valent iron (ZVI) mediated Fenton degradation of industrial wastewater: Treatment performance and characterization of final composites

Segura, Y.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.; Fierro, J. L. G.


Xylose Isomerization with Zeolites in a Two-Step Alcohol–Water Process

Paniagua, M.; Saravanamurugan, S.; Melian-Rodriguez, M.; Melero, J. A.; Riisager, A.


Intensified-Fenton process for the treatment of phenol aqueous solutions

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


Municipal sewage sludge to biodiesel by simultaneous extraction and conversion of lipids

Melero, J. A.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.; Vasiliadou, I. A.; Martínez Castillejo, F.; Bautista, L. F.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, G.; Molina, R.


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.


Zr-SBA-15 Lewis acid catalyst: Activity in Meerwein Ponndorf Verley reduction

Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.; Moreno, J.; Segura, Y.; Paniagua, M.; Cambra, A.; Hernández, B.


Hydrothermally stable, conformal, sulfated zirconia monolayer catalysts for glucose conversion to 5-HMF

Osatiashtiani, A.; Lee, A. F.; Granollers, M.; Brown, R. D.; Olivi, L.; Morales, G.; Melero, J. A.; Wilson, K.


New insights in the deactivation of sulfonic modified SBA-15 catalysts for biodiesel production from low-grade oleaginous feedstock

Melero, J. A.; Bautista, L. F.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, G.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.; Wilson, K.; Lee, A.


Bifunctional SO4/ZrO2 catalysts for 5-hydroxymethylfufural (5-HMF) production from glucose

Osatiashtiani, A.; Lee, A. F.; Brown, D. R.; Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.; Wilson, K.


Tigh control of cellulose depolymeration towards glucose in organic electrolyte solutions

Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Paniagua, M.; Andreola, M. T.; Barrgán, E.


Sulfonic acid heterogeneous catalysts for dehydration of C6-monosaccharides to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural in dimethyl sulfoxide

Morales, G.; Melero, J. A.; Paniagua, M.; Iglesias, J.; Hernández, B.; Sanz, M.


Pharmaceutical wastewater degradation: effective and economical treatment using waste-metallic iron shavings

Segura, Y.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.


Chemical surface modified-activated carbon cloth for catalytic wet peroxide oxidation of phenol

Martínez, F.; Pariente, I.; Brebou, C.; Molina, R.; Melero, J. A.; Bremner, D.; Mantzavinos, D.


Experimental and modeling study on removal of pharmaceutically active compounds in rotating biological contactors

Vasiliadou, I. A.; Molina, R.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.


Advanced biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass

Morales, G.; Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.; Paniagua, M.


Continuous production of biodiesel from low grade feedstock in presence of Zr-SBA-15: Catalyst performance and resistance against deactivation

Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Bautista, L. F.; Morales, G.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.


Treatment of an agrochemical wastewater by combined coagulation and Fenton oxidation

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


Conformal sulfated zirconia monolayer catalysts for the one-pot synthesis of ethyl levulinate from glucose

Morales, G.; Osatiashtiani, A.; Hernández, B.; Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Paniagua, M.; Brown, D. R.; Granollers, M.; Lee, A. F.; Wilson, K.


Effective pharmaceutical wastewater degradation by Fenton oxidation with zero-valent iron

Segura, Y.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.


Zr-containing hybrid organic-inorganic mesoporous materials: hydrophobic acid catalysts for biodiesel production

Sánchez-Vázquez, R.; Pirez, C.; Iglesias, J.; Wilson, K.; Lee, A. F.; Melero, J. A.


Efficient isomerization of glucose to fructuse over zeolites in consecutive reactions in alcohol and aqueous media

Saravanamurugan, S.; Paniagua, M.; Melero, J. A.; Riisager, A.


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.


Efficient conversion of levulinic acid into alkyl levulinates catalyzed by sulfonic mesostructured silicas

Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.; Iglesias, J.; Paniagua, M.; Hernández, B.; Penedo, S.


Coupling membrane separation and photocatalytic oxidation processes for the degradation of pharmaceutical pollutants

Martínez, F.; López-Muñoz, M. J.; Aguado, J.; Melero, J. A.; Arsuaga, J.; Sotto, A.; Molina, R.; Segura, Y.; Pariente, M. I.; Revilla, A.; Cerro, L.; Carenas, G.


Production of biodiesel from waste cooking oil in a continuous packed bed reactor with an agglomerated Zr-SBA-15/bentonite catalyst

Melero, J. A.; Bautista, L. F.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, G.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.


Biological removal of pharmaceutical and personal care products by a mixed microbial culture: Sorption, desorption and biodegradation

Vasiliadou, I. A.; Molina, R.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.


Enhancement of the advanced Fenton process (Fe0/H2O2) by ultrasound for the mineralization of phenol

Segura, Y.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.; Molina, R.; Chand, R.; Bremmer, D. H.


Biomass as renewable feedstock in standard refinery units. Feasibility, opportunities and challenges

Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.; García, A.


Zr-SBA-15 acid catalyst: Optimization of the synthesis and reaction conditions for biodiesel production from low-grade oils and fats

Melero, J. A.; Bautista, L. F.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, G.; Sánchez-Vázquez, 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.


Immobilization of active and stable goethite coated-films by a dip-coating process and its application for photo-Fenton systems

Molina, R.; Segura, Y.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.


Maximizing the accessibility of active species in weakly acidic Zr-SBA-15 materials

Iglesias, J.; Gracia, M. D.; Luque, R.; Romero, A. A.; Melero, J. A.


Etherification of biodiesel-derived glycerol with ethanol for fuel formulation over sulfonic modified catalysts

Melero, J. A.; Vicente, G.; Paniagua, M.; Morales, G.; Muñoz, P.


Low-grade oils and fats: effect of several impurities on biodiesel production over sulfonic acid heterogeneous catalysts

Morales, G.; Bautista, L.F.; Melero, J.A.; Iglesias, J.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.


Zr-SBA-15 as an efficient acid catalyst for FAME production from crude palm oil

Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Bautista, L. F.; Morales, G.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.; Andreola, M. T.; Lizarraga-Fernández, A.


Sulfonic Acid-Functionalized Catalysts for the Valorization of Glycerol via Transesterification with Methyl Acetate

Morales, G.; Paniagua, M.; Melero, J. A.; Vicente, G.; Ochoa, C.


Synthesis and characterisation of (hydroxypropyl)-2-aminomethyl pyridine containing hybrid polymer-silica SBA-15 materials supporting Mo(VI) centres and their use as heterogeneous catalysts for oct-1-ene epoxidation

Moreno, J.; Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Sherrington, D. C.


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.


Nanocrystalline ZSM-5: A catalyst with high activity and selectivity for epoxide rearrangement reactions

Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Melero, J. A.; García, A.; Vargas, C.


Production of biofuels via the catalytic cracking of mixtures of crude vegetable oils and nonedible animal fats with vacuum gas oil

Melero, J. A.; Clavero, M. M.; Calleja, G.; García, A.; Miravalles, R.; Galindo, T.


Highly Ti-loaded MCM-41: Effect of the metal precursor and loading on the titanium distribution and on the catalytic activity in different oxidation processes

Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Sánchez-Sánchez, M.


Catalytic wet hydrogen peroxide oxidation of a petrochemical wastewater

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


Acetalisation of bio-glycerol with acetone to produce solketal over sulfonic mesostructured silicas

Vicente, G.; Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.; Paniagua, M.; Martín E.


Oxygenated compounds derived from glycerol for biodiesel formulation: Influence on EN 14214 quality parameters

Melero, J. A.; Vicente G.; Morales, G.; Paniagua, M.; Bustamante, J.


Biodiesel production over arenesulfonic acid-modified mesostructured catalysts: Optimization of reaction parameters using response surface methodology

Melero, J. A.; Bautista, L. F.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, G.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.


Photo-Fenton treatment dramatically reduces pharmaceutical contamination from Madrid river water samples bur does not elimnate ecotoxicity: Development and application of a naturally miniaturised bioassay based on fern spores

Rodríguez-Gil J. L.; Catalá, M.; González, S.; Romo, R.; Valcarcel, Y.; Segura Y.; Molina R.; Melero J. A.; Martínez F.


Biodiesel production from crude palm oil using sulfonic acid-modified mesostructured catalysts

Melero, J. A.; Bautista, L. F.; Morales, G.; Iglesias, J.; Sánchez-Vázquez, R.


Stability and corrosion studies of triglyceride-based biomass and petrol mixtures in standard refinery units

Melero, J. A.; García A.; Clavero M.

  • Hydrocarbon World, 5, 8-11 (2010)

Integrated heterogeneous sono-photo Fenton processes for the degradation of phenolic aqueous solutions

Segura, Y.; Molina, R.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.


Synthesis of Sn-silicalite from hydrothermal conversion of SiO2-SnO2 xerogels

van Grieken, R.; Martos, C.; Sánchez-Sánchez, M.; Serrano, D. P.; Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.; Cubero, A. G.


Biodiesel production with heterogeneous sulfonic acid-functionalized mesostructured catalysts

Melero, J. A.; Bautista, L. F.; Morales, G.; Iglesias, J.; Briones, D.


Heterogeneous acid catalysts for biodiesel production: current status and future challenges

Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.; Morales, G.


Degradation of phenolic aqueous solutions by high frequency sono-Fenton systems (US-Fe2O3/SBA-15-H2O2)

Bremmer, D. H.; Molina, R.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.; Segura, Y.


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.


On the Sn(II) and Sn(IV) incorporation into the AFI-structured AlPO4-based framework: the first significantly acidic SnAPO-5

Sánchez-Sánchez, M.; van Grieken, R.; Serrano, D. P.; Melero, J. A.


Agglomeration of Ti-SBA-15 with clays for liquid phase olefin epoxidation in a continuous fixed bed reactor

Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.; Sainz-Pardo, J.; de Frutos, P.; Blázquez, S.


Aqueous-sensitive reaction sites in sulfonic acid-functionalized mesoporous silicas

Morales, G.; Athens, G.; Chmelka, B. F.; van Grieken, R.; Melero, J. A.


Acid-catalyzed etherification of bio-glycerol and isobutylene over sulfonic mesostructured silicas

Melero, J. A.; Vicente, G.; Morales, G.; Paniagua, M.; Moreno, J. M.; Roldán, R.; Ezquerro, A.; Pérez, C.


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)

Effect of ultrasound on the properties of heterogeneous catalysts for sono-Fenton oxidation processes

Melero, J. A.; Martínez, F.; Molina, R.

  • Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technology, 11(1), 75-83 (2008)

Direct synthesis of organically modified Ti-SBA-15 materials

Iglesias, J.; Melero, J. A.; Sainz-Pardo, J.


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.


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.


Synthesis and catalytic activity of organic-inorganic hybrid Ti-SBA-15 materials

Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.; Arsuaga, J.M.; Sáinz-Pardo, J.; de Frutos, P.; Blázquez, S.


Acidic mesoporous silica for the acetylation of glycerol: Synthesis of bioadditives to petrol fuel

Melero, J. A.; van Grieken, R.; Morales, G.; Paniagua, M.

  • Energy & Fuels, 21, 1782-1791 (2007)

Nearly room-temperature crystallisation of Zn-doped AlPO4-based chabacite materials

Sánchez-Sánchez, M.; Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Melero, J. A.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 170, 499-505 (2007)

Effect of the Al-MCM-41 properties on the catalytic liquid phase rearrangement of 1,2-epoxyoctane

Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Melero, J. A., Garcia, A.


Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of highly dispersed Mo-SBA-15

Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.; Arsuaga, J. M.; Sainz-Pardo, J.; de Frutos, P.; Blázquez, S.


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)

Photocatalytic promoted oxidation of phenolic mixtures: An insight into the operating and mechanistic aspects

Gimeno, O.; Carbajo, M.; López, M. J.; Melero, J. A.; Beltrán, R.; Rivas, F. J.

  • Water Research, 41, 4672-4684 (2007)

Synthesis of titanium containing periodic mesoporous organosilica

Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.; Sáinz-Pardo, J.; Arsuaga, J. M.


Nanocomposite of Crystalline Fe2O3 and CuO Particles and Mesostructured SBA-15 Silica as an Active Catalyst for Wet Peroxide Oxidation Processes.

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


Mineralization of Phenol by a Heterogeneous Ultrasound/Fe-SBA-15/H2O2 Process: Multivariate Study by Factorial Design of Experiments.

Molina, R.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.; Bremner, D. H.; Chakinala, A. G.


Iron Species Incorporated over Different Silica Supports for the Heterogeneous Photo-Fenton Oxidation of Phenol.

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


Storage stability and corrosion studies of renewable raw materials and petrol mixtures: a key issue for their co-processing in refinery units

Melero, J. A.; Calleja, G.; García, A.; Clavero, M.; Hernández, E. A.; Miravalles, R.; Galindo, T.


Advances in the synthesis and catalytic applications of organosulfonic functionalized mesostructured materials.

Melero, J. A.; van Grieken, R.; Morales, G.

  • Chemical Reviews, 106, 3790-3812. (2006)

Etherification of benzyl alcohols with 1-hexanol over organosulfonic acid mesostructured materials

van Grieken, R.; Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.


Direct synthesis of titanium-substituted mesostructured materials using non-ionic surfactants and titanocene dichloride

Melero, J. A.; Arsuaga, J. M.; de Frutos, P.; Iglesias, J.; Sainz, J.; Blázquez, S.


Fries rearrangement of phenyl acetate over sulfonic modified mesostructured SBA-15 materials

van Grieken, R.; Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.


Liquid phase isophorone oxide rearrangement over mesoporous Al-MCM-41 materials

van Grieken, R.; Serrano, D. P.; Melero, J.A.; García, A.


Activity and resistance of iron-containing amorphous, zeolitic and mesostructured materials for wet peroxide oxidation of phenol

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


Heterogeneous photo-Fenton degradation of phenolic aqueous solutions over iron-containing SBA-15 catalyst

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


Organosulfonic functionalized mesostructured silica materials for acid catalyzed reactions

Melero, J.A.; van Grieken, R.

  • Leading Edge Catalysis Research, (ISBN:1-59454-496-4) 129-164 (2005)

Liquid phase rearrangement of long-straight chain epoxides over amorphous, mesostructured and zeolitic catalysts

Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Melero, J.A.; García, A.


Friedel Crafts acylation of aromatic compounds over arenesulfonic containing mesostructured SBA-15 materials

Melero, J.A.; van Grieken, R.; Morales, G.; Nuño, V.


Influence of synthesis routes on the state of fe species in sba-15 mesoporous materials

Lázár, K.; Calleja, G.; Melero, J. A.; Martinez, F.; Molina, R.

  • Proceedings of the 14th International Zeolite Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 805-812 (2004)

Catalytic Wet Peroxide Oxidation of Phenolic Solutions over a LaTi1-xCuxO3 Perovskite Catalyst

Sotelo, J. L.; Ovejero, G.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J. A.; Millieni, A.

  • Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 47, 281-294 (2004)

Crystallization Mechanism of Fe-MFI from Wetness Impregnated Fe2O3–SiO2 Amorphous Xerogels: Role of Iron Species in Fenton-like Processes

Melero, J. A.; Calleja, G.; Martínez, F.; Molina, R.; Lázár, K.


Effect of the solvent in the liquid phase rearrangement of 1,2-epoxyoctane over Al-MCM-41 and Al-TS-1 catalysts

van Grieken, R.; Serrano, D. P.; Melero, J.A.; García, A.


Activity and stability of Fenton-like species supported over different silica structures

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

  • Oxidation Tecnologies for water and wastewater treatment. Special Topic: AOP’s for Recycling and Reuse. Nº 57 pp. 530-535 (2003)

Supercritical fluid extraction of a nonionic surfactant template from SBA-15 materials and consequences on the porous structure

van Grieken, R.; Calleja, G.; Stucky, G. D.; Melero, J. A.; García, R. A.; Iglesias, J.


Synthesis and Characterization of Iron-containing SBA-15 Mesoporous Silica

Martínez, F.; Han, Y-J.; Stucky, G.; Sotelo, J.L.; Ovejero, G.; Melero, J.A.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 142, 1109-1116 (2002)

Tailoring the pore size of hexagonally ordered mesoporous materials containing acid sulfonic groups

van Grieken, R.; Melero, J. A.; Morales, G.


Mechanism of CIT-6 and VPI-8 Crystallization from Zincosilicate Gels

Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Davis, M. E.; Melero, J. A.; García, A.; Morales, G.

  • Chem. Eur. J. (2002)

Direct synthesis approach for the preparation of arylsulfonic functionalized SBA-15 mesoporous materials

Melero, J.A.; Margolese, D.; van Grieken, R.; Stucky, G.D.; Morales, G.

  • 2nd International FEZAConference.Giardini-Naxos (Italia), Septiembre 2002. Oral session (2002)

Direct synthesis of ordered SBA-15 mesoporous materials containing arylsulfonic groups

Melero, J.A.; Stucky, G.D.; van Grieken, R.; Morales, G.

  • Journal of Materials Chemistry, 12, 1664-1669 (2002)

Preparation of titanium molecular species supported on mesostructured silica by different grafting methods

Calleja, G.; van Grieken, R.; García, R.; Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.


Wet Peroxide Oxidation of Phenolic Solutions over Different Iron-Containing Zeolitic Materials

Ovejero, G.; Sotelo, J.L.; Martínez, F.; Melero, J.A.; Gordo, L.

  • Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 40, 3921-3928 (2001)

Crystallization mechanism of Al-TS-1 synthesised from amorphous wetness-impregnated Al2O3-TiO2-SiO2 xerogels: Role of aluminium species

Melero, J.A.; van Grieken, R.; Serrano, D.P.; Espada, J.J.

  • Journal of Materials Chemistry. 11 1519-1525 (2001)

Anomalous crystallization mechanism in the synthesis of nanocrystalline ZSM-5

van Grieken, R.; Sotelo, J. L.; Menendez, J. M.; Melero, J. A.


Direct Syntheses of Ordered SBA-15 Mesoporous Silica containing Sulfonic Acid Groups

Margolese, D.; Melero, J. A.; Christiansen, S.C.; Chmelka, B.F.; Stucky, G.D.

  • Chemistry of Materials, 12, 2448-2459 (2000)

Study of the different stages involving the crystallization of CIT-6 and VPI-8 from Zn-containing materials

Melero, J.A.; Serrano, D.P.; van Grieken, R.; Davis, M.E.; Morales, G.; García, A.

  • 1st International FEZA Conference.Eger (Hungría), Septiembre 1999. Poster session (1999)

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