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Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology

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Technology development and Innovation - Scientific production

Main publications

Anaerobic digestion of solid fatty residues

  • Battimelli A., Torrijos M., Moletta R. and J.P. Delgenès. (2010). Slaughterhouse fatty waste saponification to increase biogas yield. Bioressource Technology, vol 101(10), 3388-3393. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2008.12.029
  • Martinez-Sosa D., Torrijos M., Buitron G., Sousbie P., Devillers P. H. and Delgenes J. P. (2009) Treatment of fatty solid waste from the meat industry in an anaerobic sequencing batch reactor: start-up period and establishment of the design criteria. Water Science and Technology, 60(9):2245-2251.
  • Torrijos M., Thalla A. K., Sousbie P., Bosque F. and Delgenès J. P. (2008) Anaerobic digestion of residues from production and refining of vegetable oils as an alternative to conventional solutions. Water Science and Technology, 58(9):1871-1878.

Physical-chemical pre-treatments

  • Battimelli A., Loisel D., Garcia-Bernet D., Carrere H., and Delgenes J.P. (2010) Combined ozone pretreatment and biological processes for removal of colored and biorefractory compounds in wastewater from molasses fermentation industries. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 85:968–975.
  • Battimelli, A.; Carrere, H.; Delgenes, J.P. (2009) Saponification of fatty slaughterhouse wastes for enhancing anaerobic biodegradability. Bioresource Technology, 100 (15): 3695-3700.
  • Battimelli, A.; Millet, C.; Delgenès, J.P.; Moletta, R. (2003) Anaerobic digestion of waste activated sludge combined with ozonepost-treatment and recycling. Water Science and Technology 48 (4) : 61-68.

Development of the SBR process for the treatment of small pollution sources

  • Buitron, G., Canziani, R., Torrijos, M., Gutiérrez, S., Moreno-Andrade, I., Mazouni, D., Fiocchi, N., Ficara, E., Moreno, G., Benitez, A., Pérez, J., and Ferrari, A. (2008) Experiments for modelling the biodegradation of wastewater in sequencing batch reactors. Special Issue: Modelling and Control of Sequencing Batch Reactors (SBRs). Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems, 14(1):3 - 15. DOI: 10.1080/13873950701723077
  • Thanikal, J. V., Torrijos, M., Sousbie, P., and Delgenès, J.-P. (2007) Characterization of the activated sludge and of the operating conditions of six SBR treating dairy effluent and operated at industrial scale. Water Science and Technology, 55(7):55–63.
  • Torrijos, M., Sousbie, P., Moletta, R., and Delgenès, J. P. (2004) High COD wastewater treatment in an aerobic SBR: treatment of effluent from a small farm goat's cheese dairy. Water Science and Technology, 50(10):259-267.
  • Torrijos, M., Vuitton, V., Moletta, R. (2001) The SBR process : an efficient and economic solution for the treatment of wastewater at small cheesemaking dairies in the Jura. Water Science and Technology, 43(3):373-380.

Development of innovative anaerobic processes

  • Rangaraj G., Rajinikanth R., Thanikal J. V., Ramanujam R.A. and Torrijos M. (2009) Anaerobic treatment of winery wastewater in fixed bed reactors. Bioprocess Biosyst Eng, DOI: 10.1007/s00449-009-0387-9.
  • Rajinikanth R., Ganesh R., Escudié R., Mehrotra I., Kumar P., Thanikal J. V. and Torrijos M. (2009). High rate anaerobic filter with floating supports for the treatment of effluents from small-scale agro-food industries. Desalination and Water Treatment-Science and Engineering, 4(1-3):183-190.
  • Lefebvre, O., Quentin, S., Torrijos, M., Godon, J.-J., Delgenès, J.-P., and Moletta, R. (2007) Impact of increasing NaCl concentrations on the performance and community composition of two anaerobic reactors. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 75(1):61-69. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-006-0799-2

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