Chair of Bioprocess Engineering

M. Sc. Estel Rueda

Department of Mechanical & Process Engineering

Institute of Bioprocess Engineering
Gottlieb-Daimler Str.
Gebäude 44 , Raum 511
67663 Kaiserslautern

Contact

Tel.: +49 631 205 5576
Fax: +49 631 205-4312
E-Mail: ehernan@rhrk.uni-kl.de

M. Sc. Estel Rueda

Estel Rueda

Personal Data

Since 08/2021
Visitor PhD student at the University of Kaiserslautern at the Institute of Bioprocess Engineering
Since 09/2018
PhD in Environmental engineering at Polytechnic University of Catalonia

PhD Topic: Optimization of the photosynthetic production of bioplastics with wastewater isolated cyanobacteria
2017-2019

Master degree in Biological and environmental engineering at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Topic of the master thesis: “Photosynthetic production of polyhydroxybutyrates (PHB) by cyanobacteria isolated from wastewater treatment processes.”

2013-2017

Bachelor degree in Chemical engineering at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia


Topic of the bachelor thesis: “Effect of nutrient limitation and light in the production of polyhydroxybutyrates and glycogen by cyanobacteria cultivated in wastewater”

Research Topic and Task Field

Optimization of the photosynthetic production of bioplastics with wastewater isolated cyanobacteria

Journals

2020

  • E. Rueda, M.J. García-Galán, A. Ortiz, E. Uggetti, J. Carretero, J. García, R. Díez-Montero, Bioremediation of agricultural runoff and biopolymers production from cyanobacteria cultured in demonstrative full-scale photobioreactors, Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 2020, DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.psep.2020.03.035
  • E. Rueda, M.J.  García-Galán, R. Díez-Montero, J. Vila, M. Grifoll, J. García, Polyhydroxybutyrate and glycogen production in photobioreactors inoculated with wastewater borne cyanobacteria monocultures, Bioresour. Technol, 2020, DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2019.122233
  • S. Rossi, R. Díez-Montero, E. Rueda, F. Castillo Cascino, K. Parati, J. García, E. Ficara, Free ammonia inhibition in microalgae and cyanobacteria grown in wastewaters: Photo-respirometric evaluation and modelling, Bioresour. Technol, 2020, DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2020.123046

2019

  • P. Machado, M. Scigaj, J. Gazquez, E. Rueda, A. Sánchez-Díaz, I. Fina, M. Gibert-Roca, T. Puig, X. Obradors, M. Campoy-Quiles, M. Coll, Band Gap Tuning of Solution-Processed Ferroelectric Perovskite BiFe1-xCoxO3 Thin Films, Chemistry

2018

  • D. Arias, E. Rueda, M.J. García-Galán, E. Uggetti, J. García, Selection of cyanobacteria over green algae in a photo-sequencing batch bioreactor fed with wastewater, Science of the total environment, 2018, DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.342

 

Lectures

2 2020

 

  • E. Rueda, M.J. García-Galán, R. Diez-Montero, J. Garcia, Cyanobacteria production of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) and glycogen: kinetic model development and process optimization, AlgaEurope, (2020), Digital.

2019

  • E. Rueda, M.J. García-Galán, J. García, Study of the polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) production mechanisms in cyanobacteria isolated from wastewater, ICEEM10, (2019), Romania.
  • E. Rueda, M.J.  García-Galán, R. Diez-Montero, J. Garcia, Photosynthetic production of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) by cyanobacteria isolated from wastewater treatment processes, IWAlgae2019, (2019), Spain.

 

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