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Ana C. Alba Rubio

(Jointly supervised with Prof. Dumesic)

Ph.D. Physical Chemistry
Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain

Degree in Chemical Engineering
University of Málaga, Spain

2111 Engineering Hall
608-262-0327
alba...@wisc.edu

Publications:
  1. "A new and efficient procedure to remove calcium soaps in biodiesel obtained by using CaO as heterogeneous catalyst", A.C. Alba-Rubio, M.L. Alonso Castillo, M.C.G. Albuquerque, R. Mariscal, C.L. Cavalcante, M. López Granados; Fuel 95 (2012) 464-470. [DOI]

  2. "Poly-(styrenesulphonic) acid: an active and reusable acid catalyst soluble in polar solvents", M. López Granados, A.C. Alba-Rubio, I. Sádaba, R. Mariscal, I. Mateos-Aparicio, A. Heras; Green Chemistry 13 (2011) 3203-3212. [DOI]

  3. "Surface chemical promotion of Ca oxide catalysts in biodiesel production reaction by the addition of monoglycerides, diglycerides and glycerol", M. López Granados, A.C. Alba-Rubio, F. Vila, D. Martín Alonso, R. Mariscal; Journal of Catalysis 276 (2010) 229-236. [DOI]

  4. "Deactivation of organosulfonic acid functionalized silica catalysts during biodiesel synthesis", A.C. Alba-Rubio, F. Vila, D. Martín Alonso, M. Ojeda, R. Mariscal, M. López Granados; Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 95 (2010) 279-287. [DOI]

  5. "Heterogeneous transesterification processes by using CaO supported on zinc oxide as basic catalysts", A.C. Alba-Rubio, J. Santamaría-González, J. Mérida-Robles, R. Moreno-Tost, D. Martín Alonso, A. Jiménez López, P. Maireles-Torres; Catalysis Today 149 (2010) 281-287. [DOI]

  6. "Transesterification of triglycerides by CaO: increase of the reaction rate by biodiesel addition", M. López Granados, D. Martín Alonso, A.C. Alba-Rubio, R. Mariscal, M. Ojeda, P. Brettes; Energy&Fuels 23 (2009) 2259-2263. [DOI]

 

  1. "Formic Acid Decomposition on Au Catalysts: DFT, Microkinetic Modeling, and Reaction Kinetics Experiments" S. Singh, S. Li, R. Carrasquillo-Flores, A. C. Alba-Rubio, J. A. Dumesic, M. Mavrikakis,  AIChE Journal  60, 1303 (2014). [DOI]

  2. "Stabilization of Copper Catalysts for Liquid-Phase Reactions by Atomic Layer Deposition" B. J. O'Neill, D. H. K. Jackson, A. J. Crisci, C. A. Farberow, F. Shi, A. C. Alba-Rubio, J. Lu, P. J. Dietrich, X. Gu, C. L. Marshall, P. C. Stair, J. W. Elam, J. T. Miller, F. H. Ribeiro, P. M. Voyles, J. Greeley, M. Mavrikakis, S. L. Scott, T. F. Kuech, J. A. Dumesic,  Angewandte Chemie International Edition  52, 13808 (2013). [DOI]