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  • Macroporous silicon membranes for hydrogen production from multiple fuel sources 

    Vega Bru, Didac; Jiménez Divins, Nuria; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (Universitat de València, 2023)
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    A macroporous silicon (MPS) membrane of 210 ¿m thickness was functionalized and evaluated for hydrogen production by steam reforming of various fuels. The MPS membrane was a regular array of pores about 3.3 ¿m diameter and ...
  • ‘We’re all in this together’ – collaborating to deliver sustainable development of port operations. 

    Puig Duran, Martí; Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria; Wooldridge, Chris; Journée, H (2022)
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    Following-on from the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) and in the continuing shadow of COVID-19, the long-established mantra of ‘sustainable development’ still rings-out daily in political, governmental, industrial and ...
  • Secondary students’ perception of Science and Technology roles. A cross-cultural analysis in three changing societies 

    Manassero Mas, Maria Antònia; Almajano Pablos, María Pilar; Blanch Ricart, Clara; Albás Bollit, María Carmen; Vázquez Alonso, Ángel (Galoá, 2022)
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    This paper refers to secondary students’ opinions about Science and Technology (S&T) roles that have been studied from three cases in three different regions. The theoretical framework of this study is based on young ...
  • Profit allocation in industrial symbiosis networks: utility exchanges 

    Lechtenberg, Fabian; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio; Graells Sobré, Moisès (Elsevier, 2023)
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    Industrial symbiosis networks enable efficient resource sharing between companies and, thereby, generate otherwise unachievable profits. This work studies the multi-actor process integration problem that arises when ...
  • Surface treated PET fibers for enhanced functionalization with lavender oil microcapsules 

    Sisqueira Curto Valle, Rita de Cassia; Borges Valle, Jose Alexandre; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; Correira, Jeferson; Da Costa, Cristiane; Aguilar Martí, Meritxell; Coderch, Luisa; López Hernández, Arianne; Lis Arias, Manuel José (2023)
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    The objective of this work was to functionalize with microcapsules of untreated and treated polyester fabrics with plasma and ozone. Plasma treatment was carried out using a corona discharge at 200 W, 400 w and 800 W with ...
  • High yield hydrogen production enabled by macroporous silicon monoliths 

    Vega Bru, Didac; Jiménez Divins, Nuria; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (Phantoms Foundation, 2023)
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    A macroporous silicon (MPS) membrane of 210 µm thickness was functionalized and evaluated for hydrogen production by steam reforming of various fuels. Performance is comparable to conventional reactors, but in a much ...
  • Variability of methane fluxes at the Ebro Delta due to rice field: comparison between inventories and Radon Tracer Method based results. 

    Curcoll Masanes, Roger; Morguí, Josep-Anton; Agueda Costafreda, Alba; Vargas Drechsler, Arturo; Grossi, Claudia (2023)
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    The Ebro River Delta, in the northwestern Mediterranean basin, has an extension of 320 km2 and is mainly covered by rice fields. Rice fields are known to be one of the main sources of anthropogenic methane emissions, and ...
  • Rhenium recovery from highly concentrated sulfuric media using AMR anionite in column mode 

    Korovin, Vadym; Pohorielov, Yurii; Shestak, Yurii; Valiaiev, Oleksandr; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2022)
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    The paper deals with the study of rhenium recovery by AMR anionite from model high-acidic sulfuric solution as well as its desorption by ammonia solution in column experiments. Total dynamic exchange capacity was calculated. ...
  • Nanoparticles made of poly(gama-glutamic acid) derivatives for drug delivery systems 

    Dorost, Porochista; Martínez de Ilarduya Sáez de Asteasu, Domingo Antxon; García Álvarez, Montserrat (2022)
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    One of the treatments for cancer is chemotherapy but most anticancer drugs have a low therapeutic index, which causes toxicity complications in the healthy tissues [1]. To minimize these complications and improve the effect ...
  • Integrated synthesis, modeling, and assessment of waste-to-resource alternatives 

    Pacheco López, Adrian; Somoza Tornos, Ana; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio (2022)
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    To address the urgent need to transform the current economic paradigm towards a more circular one, this contribution proposes a framework for assisting the selection of the most promising waste-to-resource alternatives. ...
  • Futures thinking and long-term challenges for energy engineers: the practical case of the InnoEnergy MSc Energy for Smart Cities Moonshot pilot at BarcelonaTech (UPC) 

    Sumper, Andreas; Jené Vinuesa, Marc; González de Miguel, Carlos; Marín Macaya, Maria (2022)
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    The term “Moonshot Thinking” has become popular in the last few years and represents pursuing objectives that appear undoable, but it could redefine humanity if implemented. It should tackle enormous societal challenges ...
  • Circular economy for pigs: an academic research proposal 

    Cervantes Torre-Marín, Gemma; Cuevas Rodríguez, Germán (International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), 2022)
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    Some academic research projects have been developed in Universidad de Guanajuato, in Guanajuato state (México) and in Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, in Catalunya (Spain) related to circular economy applied to pigs, ...

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