Dr. Julio Romero

Datos Académicos

  • Universidad: Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
  • Departamento: Departamento de Ingeniería Química.
  • Laboratorio: Laboratorio de Procesos de Separación por Membranas (LabProSeM).
  • Áreas de investigación desarrollada:
    • Procesos de Separación por Membranas.
    • Aplicaciones de fluidos supercríticos.
    • Líquidos iónicos como solventes y medios de separación.
  • Cursos realizados en los últimos 2 años:
    • Fisicoquímica I y II para Ingeniería Química.
    • Termodinámica de Ingeniería Química.
    • Termodinámica Avanzada (Magister y Doctorado de Cs. de la Ingeniería).
    • Tecnologías Avanzadas de Procesamiento de Alimentos (Magister en Tecnología de Alimentos).

Productividad del Investigador

Publicaciones en los últimos 4 años:

  • A. Rojas, D. Cerro, A. Torres, M.J. Galotto, A. Guarda, J. Romero, Supercritical impregnation and kinetic release of 2-nonanone in LLDPE films used for active food packaging. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 104 (2015), 76-84. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.supflu.2015.04.031).
  • R. Cabezas, A. Plaza, G. Merlet and J. Romero, Effect of fluid dynamic conditions on the recovery of ABE fermentation products by membrane-based dense gas extraction, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 95 (2015), 80-89. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cep.2015.04.003).
  • Younas, M., Druon-Bocquet, Romero, J., Sanchez, J., Experimental and theoretical investigation of distribution equilibria and kinetics of copper(II) extraction with LIX 84 I and TFA. Separation Science and Technology, 50 (2015), Issue 10, 1523-1531. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01496395.2014.978943).
  • A. Torres, C. Ramirez, J. Romero, G. Guerrero, X. Valenzuela, A. Guarda, M.J. Galotto, Experimental and theoretical description of the mass transfer during the Bisphenol A release from polycarbonate into regulated EU food simulant. European Food Research and Technology 240 (2015), Issue 2, 335-343. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00217-014-2333-6).
  • C. Zambra, J. Romero, L. Pino, A. Saavedra, J. Sanchez, Concentration of cranberry juice by osmotic distillation process, Journal of Food Engineering 144 (2015), 58-65. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2014.07.009).
  • R. Arce, M.J. Aguirre, J. Romero, Electrooxidation of Free Sulfite by an Integrated System of Glassy Carbon Modified Electrodes with Nickel Phthalocyanines and Membrane Absorber in Red Wine International Journal of Electrochemical Science 9 (2014), 7916 – 7924. (http://www.electrochemsci.org/papers/vol9/91207916.pdf).
  • R. Arce, J. Romero, M.J. Aguirre, A glassy carbon electrode modified by a copolymer of Co-tetrakis (para-aminophenyl)porphyrin and ortho-phenylenediamine. Characterization and electrocatalytic sulfite oxidation behavior of a basic extract from red wine, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry 44 (2014), Issue12, 1361-1369. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10800-014-0750-7).
  • R. Arce, M.J. Aguirre and J. Romero, Sensor for Quantitative Analytical Determination of Sulphite in Wine Using a System of Modified Electrode and a Membrane Absorption System, ECS Transactions 64(1) (2014), 37-42. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1149/06401.0037ecst).
  • Plaza, A., Romero, J., Silva, W., Morales, E., Torres, A. and Aguirre, M.J.,. Extraction and quantification of SO2 content in wines using a hollow fiber contactor. Food Science and Technology International 20(7) (2014), 501-510. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1082013213494900).
  • H. Estay, E. Troncoso, J. Romero, Design and cost estimation of a gas-filled membrane absorption (GFMA) process as alternative for cyanide recovery in Gold mining. Journal of Membrane Science 466 (2014), 253-264. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2014.04.045).
  • R. Sepúlveda, J. Romero and J. Sánchez, Copper removal from aqueous solutions by means of ionic liquids containing a b-diketone and the recovery of metal complexes by supercritical fluid extraction. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 89 (2014), Issue 6, 899-908. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jctb.4330).
  • A. Torres, J. Romero, A. Macán, M.J. Galotto, A. Guarda, Near critical and supercritical impregnation and kinetic release of thymol in LLDPE films used for Food Packaging. The Journal of Supercritical Fluids 85 (2014), 41-48. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.supflu.2013.10.011).
  • R. Arce, P. Márquez, F. Herrera, M. J. Aguirre, J. Romero, Sulfite oxidation mediated by ortho-phenylenediamine / Co(II)-tetrakis(para-aminophenyl)porphyrin copolymers in acid medium. Journal of the Chilean Chemical Society 58(4) (2013), 1982-1985. (http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-97072013000400016).
  • Plaza, A., Merlet, G., Hasanoglu, A., Isaacs, M., Sanchez, J., and Romero, J., Separation of Acetone-Butanol-Ethanol mixtures by means of pervaporation using gelled ionic liquid membranes. Journal of Membrane Science 444 (2013), 201-212. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2013.04.034).
  • Estay, H., Ortiz, M., Romero, J., A novel process to recover cyanide in gold mining using gas filled membrane absorption. Hydrometallurgy 134-135 (2013), 166-176. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hydromet.2013.02.012).
  • H. Valdés, R. Sepúlveda, J. Romero, F. Valenzuela, J. Sanchez, Near critical and supercritical fluid extraction of Cu(II) from aqueous solutions using a hollow fiber membrane contactor. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 65 (2013), 58-67. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cep.2012.12.005).
  • A. Hasanoglu, J. Romero, A. Plaza, W. Silva, Gas-filled membrane absorption processes: a review of three different applications to describe the mass transfer by means of a unified approach. Desalination and Water Treatment , 51 (2013), Issue 28-30, 5649-5663. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19443994.2013.769603).

Fondos obtenidos para proyectos:

  • 2015-2017: Programa de Inserción de Capital Humano Avanzado en la Academia – “Fortalecimiento del área de procesos de separación avanzada y solventes alternativos del Departamento de Ingeniería Química”, Investigador Inserto: Dr. Esteban Quijada – Investigador Patrocinador.
  • 2014-2018: Proyecto FONDECYT Regular nº1140208 – “Development of asymmetric ionic liquid-based membranes for pervaporation of biobutanol” – Investigador Responsable.
  • 2013-2016: Proyecto FONDECYT Regular nº1130391 – “Degradation of textile dyes in wastewater by Electrochemical Oxidation Technologies” – Coinvestigador (Inv. Responsable: Ricardo Salazar).
  •  2012-2015: Proyecto FONDECYT Regular nº1120071 – “Determination of electrochemical parameters for determination of wine aging” – Coinvestigador (Inv. Responsable: María Jesús Aguirre).
  • 2012-2015: Proyecto FONDECYT Regular nº 1120368 – “Study of the specific migration of Bisphenol (an endocrine disrupting agent), from food packaging materials” – Coinvestigador (Inv. Responsable: María José Galotto).
  • 2012-2014: Proyecto FONDECYT de Postdoctorado nº 3130594 – “Sistema integrado de absorción de membrana-electrodo modificado con copolímeros de Porfirina de Co y Anilina y/o sus derivados para la determinación de sulfito en vino” – Investigador Responsable: Dra. Roxana Arce, Patrocinante: Dr. Julio Romero.