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Juan Conesa


Professor of Chemical Engineering



Degree in chemistry. University of Alicante, 1992

Chemical Engineering phD. University of Alicante, 1996



Department of Chemical Engineering

University of Alicante

Ap. 99

03080 Alicante


Phone: +34 965903400 ext. 2324 Fax: +34 965 90 38 26


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Heterogeneous Reactor Design. Chemical Engineering Degree

Mathematics in ChemEng. Chemical Engineering Degree

Chemical Reactors. Chemical Engineering Degree

Chemical Engineering Laboratory III. Chemical Engineering Degree

Industrial Chemistry. Chemical Engineering Degree


Areas of research interest

Analysis of contaminants

Primary Decomposition in oven: Weight loss kinetics of waste in oxidative and pyrolytic conditions. Secondary reactions: secondary furnace simulation conditions, with analysis of pollutants under various conditions of temperature, residence time ...

Dioxins in incinerators synthesis mechanism: de-novo synthesis

Analysis of dioxins and related compounds in various matrices

Pollutants in used oils

Study of combustion of various waste: tires, plastics (halogenated), skins, biomass

Pyrolysis and combustion of halogenated plastics: decomposition and production of pollutants.

Industrial waste

Characterization of hazardous waste.

Use of agricultural waste.

Treatment and characterization of waste oils.

Use of waste:

Energy use of waste.

Base chemicals from various biomass, tires and plastic.

Activated Carbons


Selected representative publications

CONESA, J.A.; FULLANA, A.; FONT, R.; De-novo Synthesis of PCDD/F by Thermogravimetry; Environmental Sci. Technol., 2002, 36, 263-269

CONESA, J.A.; FONT, R.; FULLANA, A.;Reactivity of Carbonaceous Materials modified by Chloride Addition. Thermogravimetric Study; J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol, 2001, 58-59, 555-570

A. FULLANA; R. FONT; J.A. CONESA; S. SIDHU, "Investigation of Catalytic Activity of Sewage Sludge Combustion Ash for PCDD/Fs Formation", Organohalogen Compounds, 2002, 56, 131-134

A. FULLANA; S. SIDHU; R. FONT; J.A. CONESA, "Investigation of Catalytic Effect Sewage Sludge Combustion Ash in the Formation of Hazard Air Pollutants (HAPs)", Organohalogen Compounds, 2002, 56, 171-174

CONESA,J.A.; FULLANA, A.; FONT, R.; Tyre pyrolysis: evolution of volatile and semivolatile compounds; Energy & Fuels 14 (2) 409-418 (2000)

FULLANA, A.; FONT R.; CONESA, J.A.; BLASCO, P; Evolution of Products in the Combustion of Scrap Tires in a Horizontal. Laboratory Scale Reactor; Environmental Sci. Technol. 34, 2092-2099 (2000)


Chemical Engineering Department

Universidad de Alicante
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