Julio Romero Figueroa

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Académico de Jornada Completa 
Departamento de Ingeniería Química 
Facultad de Ingeniería 
Universidad de Santiago de Chile 

Teléfono: (56) 22718 - 1821 
eMail: julio.romero@usach.cl 

Formación Profesional 

  • Doctor en Ingeniería de Procesos, Universidad de Montpellier II, Francia
  • Ingeniero Civil Químico, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile

Líneas de Investigación o Áreas de Especialización 

  • Operaciones de contactores de membrana
  • Procesos acoplados fluidos supercríticos-membranas porosas
  • Modelación y simulación de nuevos procesos con membranas
  • Ultrafiltración asistida y membranas inorgánicas

Publicaciones Efectuadas Ultimos 5 Años 

Plaza, A., Romero, J., Morales, E., Torres, A. and Aguirre, M.J. 2013. New methodology for extration and quantification of the sulfite content from wine by means of a membrane contactor operation. Food Science and Technology International. Doi: 10.1177/1082013213494900.

A.Hasanoglu, F. Rebolledo, A. Plaza, J. Romero. 2012. Osmotic distillation integrated to membrane evaporation for simultaneous concentration and aroma recovery of fruit juices: Analysis of operation parameters. Journal of Food Engineering.111: 632-641. 

G. Merlet, A. Plaza, A. Hasanoglu, J. Romero. 2012. Separation o Acetone. Butanol-Ethanol mixtures by means of pervaporatioon using gelled ionic liquid membranes, under preparation. Journal of Membrane Science.

E. Vyhmeister, H. Estay, J. Romero, F. Cubillos. 2012. Simulation and process optimazation of the membrane based dense gas extration using hollow fiber contactors. Chemical Enginnering Communications.199. 5:644-657.

M. J. Galotto, A. Torres, A. Guarda, N. Moraga, J. Romero. 2012. Experimental and theoretical study of thermodynamics and transport properties of multilayer polymerix food packaging. European Food Research and Technology.234. 4: 713-722.

H. Valdés, R. Sepúlveda, J. Romero, F. Valenzuela, J. Sanchez. 2012. Near critical and supercritical fluid extraction of Cu II from aqueous solutions using a hollow fiber membrane contactor. Chemical Engineering and Processing. 65: 58-67.

Estay, H., Ortiz, M., Romero, J. 2012. A novel process to recover cyanide in gold minig using gas filled membrane absorption. Hydrometallurgy.134-135: 166-176.

M. J. Galotto, A. Torres, A. Guarda, N. Moraga, J. Romero. 2011. Experimental and theoretical study of LDFE versus different food simulants and different temperaturas. Food Research International.44: 3072-3078.

Hasanoglu A., Romero, J., Peréz, B., and Plaza, A. 2010. Ammonia removal from wastewater streams through membrane contactors: Experimental and theoretical analysis of operation parameters and configuration. Chemical Engineering Journal. 160: 530-537.

F. Valenzuela, C. Basualto, J. Sapag, J. Romero, W. Holl, C. Fonseca, C. Araneda. 2010. A kinetics analysis applied to the recorvey of Zn II content from mine drainage by using a surfactant liquid membrane. Desalination and Water Treatment. 24: 327-335.