M. Pilar Ruiz joined SPT Group at the University of Twente in June, 2017. She has a Ph. D. Degree in Chemical Engineering, obtained from the University of Zaragoza (Spain) in 2008. M. Pilar Ruiz occupied for four years a position as Research Assistant at the University of Oklahoma (USA). Later she joined Abengoa, an international company on renewable energy, to develop research in the areas of bioenergy, water and hydrogen. Her expertise is focused on the areas of thermochemical conversion of biomass, reduction of NO X  by its interaction with carbon materials, as well as on the synthesis and applications of carbon nanotubes and the development of nanostructured catalysts for biofuels upgrading.


  • Chemistry

    • Catalyst
    • Biomass
    • Oil
    • Chemical Reaction Product
    • Lignin
  • Chemical Engineering

    • Pyrolysis
    • Nanohybrid
    • Water



Prospects for fundamental physics with LISA, Article 81. Barausse, E., Berti, E., Hertog, T., Hughes, S. A., Jetzer, P., Pani, P., Sotiriou, T. P., Tamanini, N., Witek, H., Yagi, K., Yunes, N., Abdelsalhin, T., Achucarro, A., van Aelst, K., Afshordi, N., Akcay, S., Annulli, L., Arun, K. G., Ayuso, I., … Zumalacarregui, M.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10714-020-02691-1Synthesis of α,β- and β-Unsaturated Acids and Hydroxy Acids by Tandem Oxidation, Epoxidation, and Hydrolysis/Hydrogenation of Bioethanol Derivatives, 7456-7460. Santhanaraj, D., Ruiz, M. P., Komarneni, M. R., Pham, T., Li, G., Resasco, D. E. & Faria, J.https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202002049

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