20 years of Science and Innovation

Alicia García Costa

Junior Researcher

Background: PhD in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

Major research topics

  • Water and wastewater treatment
  • Advanced Oxidation Processes
  • Process intensification
  • Environmental catalysis


Selected Publications

Garcia-Costa, A.L., Carbajo, J; Masip, R., Quintanilla, A., Yuste-Córdoba, F.J., Casas, J.A. Enhanced cork-boiling wastewater treatment by electro-assisted processes (2020) Separation and Purification Technology, 241, 116748. DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2020.116748

Garcia-Costa, A.L., Zazo, J.A., Casas, J.A. Microwave-assisted catalytic wet peroxide oxidation: Energy optimization (2019) Separation and Purification Technology, 215, 62-69. DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2019.01.006

Garcia-Costa, A.L., Zazo, J.A., Rodriguez, J.J., Casas, J.A. Intensification of Catalytic Wet Peroxide Oxidation with Microwave radiation: activity and stability of carbon materials (2019) Separation and Purification Technology, 209, 301-306. DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2018.07.054

Garcia-Costa, A.L., Lopez-Perela, L. Xu, X., Zazo, J.A., Rodriguez, J.J., Casas, J.A. Activated carbon as catalyst for Microwave-assisted Wet Peroxide Oxidation of aromatic hydrocarbons (2018) Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 28, 27748-27755, DOI: 10.1007/s11356-018-2291-9

Garcia-Costa, A.L., Zazo, J.A., Rodriguez, J.J., Casas, J.A. Microwave-assisted catalytic wet peroxide oxidation. Comparison of Fe catalysts supported on activated carbon and Γ-alumina (2017) Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 218, 637-642. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.06.058


Selected Projects

CytoStraTech (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-031297) Cost-effective approaches for mitigation of risky cytostatics in Portuguese waters



Email: alicia@fe.up.pt

Phone: +351 22 041 4854

Room: E421

Laboratory: E201

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