Miguel Ángel Urbiztondo Castro - CV Summary (updated Nov 2011)


Education


B. Sc. in Chemistry, Unviersity of Zaragoza, Spain, 2001


M. Sc. in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, University of Zaragoza, Spain, 2003


Thesis title: "CO2 capture with zeolite A-Pd modified gas membranes"


Ph.D. in  Chemical and Enviromental Engineering Department, University of Zaragoza, 2008


Thesis title: "Microdevices based on zeolites: sensors and other applications"


Employment


Current


Associate professor of Enviromental Engineering in CUD


External assistant profesor in Nanomat (module 2: "Nanoporous materials preparation", module 3: "Fixing and characterization of nanostructures" and module 7: "Industrial aplications")


Member of the research team in: "cantilevers as gas sensors for explosives detection", "synthesis of zeolite micromembranes based on microelectronic techniques", "zeolite based membranes for fuel cell related applications" inside NFP (Nanoporous Films and Particles Group) a DGA excelence researh group and INA (Institute of Nanoscience of Aragon)


Previous


2008-2011 Research Associate, ZEOCELL and HECTOR European projects


2004-2008 Assistant professor in Chemistry, Chemical and Industrial  Engineering degrees.


Research interests


Nanoporous films for chemical sensors


Microreactors and structured reactors with zeolite films


Development of inorganic membranes for separation purposes


Nanocomposites for mechanical, magnetic, bactericidal and optical aplications


Publications


17 refereed publications, including 1 review


Over 50 presentations at scientific meetings


2 textbook charpers, "GRACE: development of Pd-Zeolite composite membranes for hydrogen production by membrane reactor", Carbon dioxide capture for storage in deep geologic formations, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2005 and "Gas sensing with silicon-based nanoporous solids", chapter 15, Ordered Porous Solids, Elsevier, 2008


1 Patent in the field of catalysis and reactor engineering


List of refereed publications (last)


M. Urbiztondo, S. Irusta, R. Mallada, M. P. Pina, J. Santamaria; “Evaluation of optical and dielectric properties of the zeolites”; Desalination 200 (2006) 601-603


Pellejero, M. Urbiztondo, D. Izquierdo, S. Irusta, I. Salinas, M. P. Pina; “An Optochemical Humidity Sensor Based on Immobilized Nile Red in Y Zeolite”; Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2007, 46, 2335-2341


M. Urbiztondo, E. Valera, T. Trifonov, R. Alcubilla, S. Irusta, A. Rodríguez, M.P.Pina, J. Santamaría; “Development of microstructured zeolite films as highly accessible catalytic coatings for microreactors”, Journal of Catalysis 250 (2007) 190–194


Pellejero, M. Urbiztondo, M. Villarroya, J. Sesé, M.P. Pina, J. Santamaría; “Development of etching processes for the micropatterning of silicalite films”; Microporous and Mesoporous Materials (2008), In press, doi:10.1016/j.micromeso.2007.12.023


T. Sancho, J. Lemus, M. Urbiztondo, J. Soler, M.P. Pina;  “Zeolites and zeotype materials as efficient barriers for methanol 3 cross-over in DMFCs”; Microporous and Mesoporous Materials (2008), In press, doi:10.1016/j.micromeso.2007.12.040


M. Urbiztondo, I. Pellejero, M. Villaroya, J. Sese, M.P. Pina, I. Dufour, J. Santamaria; “Zeolite-modified cantilever for sensing of nitrotoluene vapours”; Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical vol. 137, 608-616


J. Agusti, I. Pellejero, G. Abadal, G. Murillo, M.A. Urbiztondo, J. Sese, M. Villarroya, M.P. Pina, J. Santamaria, N. Barniol; “ Optical vibrometer for mechanical propierties characterization of silicalite-only cantilever based sensors”; Microelectronic Engineering, vol. 87, May-August 2010, 1207-1209


Eguizábal, J. Lemus, M.A. Urbiztondo, A.M. Moschovi, S. Ntais, J. Soler, M.P. Pina; “Ammonium Based Ionic Liquids immobilized in Large Pore Zeolites: encapsulation procedures and proton conduction performance”; Journal of Power Sources, Volume 196, Issue 9, 1 May 2011, Pages 4314-4323


Eguizábal, J. Lemus, M. Urbiztondo, O. Garrido, J. Soler, J.A. Blazquez, M.P. Pina; “Novel hybrid membranes based on polybenzimidazole and ETS-10 titanosilicate type material for high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells: A comprehensive study on dense and porous systems”; Journal of Power Sources, doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2011.03.006


M.P. Pina, R. Mallada, M. Arruebo, M. Urbiztondo, N. Navascués, O. de la Iglesia, J. Santamaria ; “Zeolite films and membranes. Emerging applications”; Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, doi:10.1016/j.micromeso.2010.12.003


M. Urbiztondo, I. Pellejero, A. Rodriguez M.P. Pina, J. Santamaria; “Zeolite-coated interdigital capacitors for humidity sensing”; Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, doi:10.1016/j.snb.2011.04.004


Pilar Pina, Ismael Pellejero, Miguel Urbiztondo, Javier Sesé, Jesus Santamaria, “Explosives detection using nanoporous solids”; SPIE Defense, Security+Sensing, Orlando, Abril 2011

PRÓXIMOS EVENTOS

30 SEP
 
La Noche de los Investigadores Zaragoza 2016
 
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Apertura del curso 2016-2017 en la Academia General Militar y el Centro Universitario de la Defensa
 
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Inicio del Curso Avanzado de Ciberdefensa
 
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IV Ciclo Internacional de Conferencias de Liderazgo AGM-CUD "Liderazgo en operaciones. Valor y riesgo frente a frente"
 
20 MAR
Seminario de Investigación "La regulación de los drones en España"
 
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