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  • Algal biomass: physical pretreatments 

    Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Uggetti, Enrica; Carrère, Helene; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (Elsevier, 2015)
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  • Anaerobic digestion of microalgal biomass after ultrasound pretreatment 

    Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Astals, Sergi; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (2014-11-01)
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    High rate algal ponds are an economic and sustainable alternative for wastewater treatment, where microalgae and bacteria grow in symbiosis removing organic matter and nutrients. Microalgal biomass produced in these systems ...
  • Biogas from algae via anaerobic digestion 

    Uggetti, Enrica; Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Solé Bundó, Maria; García Serrano, Joan; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (Springer, 2016)
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  • Biogas production from algae biomass grown in high rate ponds for wastewater treatment 

    Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Cordon Casero, Sabina; Solé, Maria; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Camins Canals i Ports de Barcelona, 2011-11-15)
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    High rate ponds are wastewater treatment systems that combine heterotrophic bacteria and microalgae communities in a symbiosis relation, which triggers a series of reactions that eliminates pollutants from the water. ...
  • Comparing pretreatment methods for improving microalgae anaerobic digestion: Thermal, hydrothermal, microwave and ultrasound 

    Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Carretero Ariza, Javier; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (2015-11-01)
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    The anaerobic digestion of microalgae is hindered by its complex cell wall structure and composition. Thus, several pretreatment methods have been used for increasing microalgae anaerobic biodegradability. Since the methane ...
  • Comparing pretreatment methods to improve the methane yield of microalgae grown in wastewater 

    Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (2013)
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    Microalgae have recently drawn attention as a potential resource for biofuels generation. In the short term, anaerobic digestion seems the most viable downstream process. Still, microalgae cell wall restrains the hydrolysis, ...
  • Enhancement of anaerobic digestion performance: which pretreatment for which waste? 

    Carrère, Helene; Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Antonopoulou, Georgia; Affes, Rim; Battimelli, Audrey; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Steyer, Jean Phillipe (Mines Albi, 2014)
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    When properly designed, pretreatment may enhance the methane potential and/or anaerobic digestion rate, allowing better digester performance. The purpose of this paper is to give guidelines and present a rationale on ...
  • Enzymatic pretreatment of microalgae using fungal broth from Trametes versicolor and commercial laccase for improved biogas production 

    Hom Diaz, Andrea; Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Vicent, Teresa; Blánquez, Paqui (Elsevier, 2016-11)
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    Coupling microalgae production to wastewater treatment can reduce the costs of microalgae production for non-food bioproducts and energy consumption for wastewater treatment. Furthermore, microalgae anaerobic digestion can ...
  • Gravel composition related to clogging development in horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands 

    Pedescoll Albacar, Anna; Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Alba, Esther; García, Joan; Puigagut Juárez, Jaume (Internatinal Water Association (IWA), 2010)
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  • Harvesting microalgae from wastewater treatment systems with natural flocculants: Effect on biomass settling and biogas production 

    Gutiérrez Martínez, Raquel; Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Uggetti, Enrica; García Serrano, Joan (2015-05-01)
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    Research on new sources of bioenergy is nowadays driving attention to microalgae. Cost-effective biomass harvesting and thickening pose a challenge for massive microalgae production for biofuels. In this study, ...
  • Impact of low temperature pretreatment on the anaerobic digestion of microalgal biomass 

    Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; García Serrano, Joan; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (2013-06)
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    The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of low temperature pretreatment on the anaerobic digestion of microalgal biomass grown in wastewater. To this end, microalgae were pretreated at low temperatures (55, 75 ...
  • Influence of hydrothermal pretreatment on microalgal biomass anaerobic digestion and bioenergy production 

    Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (2015-01-01)
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    Microalgal biomass grown in wastewater treatment raceway ponds may be valorised producing bioenergy through anaerobic digestion. However, pretreatment techniques seem to be necessary for enhancing microalgae methane yield. ...
  • Mechanical resistance properties of gravel used in subsurface flow constructed wetlands: implications for clogging 

    Pedescoll Albacar, Anna; Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Alba, Elisenda; García Serrano, Joan; Puigagut Juárez, Jaume (2011-05-05)
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    Gravel constitutes the filter medium in subsurface flow constructed wetlands (SSF CWs) and its porosity and hydraulic conductivity decrease over time (clogging), limiting the lifespan of the systems. Using gravel of poor ...
  • Microalgae conversion to biogas: Thermal pretreatment contribution on net energy production 

    Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (2014-06-17)
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    Microalgal biomass harvested from wastewater treatment high rate algal ponds may be valorised through anaerobic digestion producing biogas. However, microalgae anaerobic biodegradability is limited by their complex cell ...
  • Microalgae production in wastewater treatment systems, anaerobic digestion and modelling using ADM1 

    Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Gutiérrez Martínez, Raquel; Brockmann, Doris; Steyer, Jean Phillipe; García Serrano, Joan; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (2015-07-01)
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    An integrated microalgae-based system for urban wastewater treatment, microalgae production and bioenergy generation through anaerobic digestion was evaluated over a period of one year. The pilot HRAP was effective at ...
  • Pretreatment of microalgae to improve biogas production : A review 

    Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Uggetti, Enrica; Carrère, Helene; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (2014-11-01)
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    Microalgae have been intensively studied as a source of biomass for replacing conventional fossil fuels in the last decade. The optimization of biomass production, harvesting and downstream processing is necessary for ...
  • Producción de biogás a partir de microalgas cultivadas en aguas residuales 

    Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Gutiérrez Martínez, Raquel; García Serrano, Joan (2013)
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    El Grupo de Ingeniería y Microbiología del Medio Ambiente de la UPC (http://gemma.upc.edu/) está desarrollando el proyecto BIOALGAS, que tiene por objetivo estudiar la producción de biogás a partir de microalgas procedentes ...
  • Recent achievements in the production of biogas from microalgae 

    Uggetti, Enrica; Passos, Fabiana Lopes del Rei; Solé, Maria; Garfi, Marianna; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (2017-01)
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    Microalgae are nowadays regarded as a potential biomass feedstock to help reducing our dependence on fossil fuels for transportation, electricity and heat generation. Besides, microalgae have been widely investigated as a ...