Maria Ángeles Sanromán

Maria Ángeles Sanromán

Dr. M. Angeles Sanroman is graduated in Chemical Engineering from the University of Santiago de Compostela in 1987. She did her PhD degree in Chemical Engineering Department, focusing on development of bioreactor and cell immobilization techniques. She then joined the Chemical Engineering Department of University of Vigo in 1991 as Assistant Professor. She founded the Bioprocess Engineering Group. This group is a multidisciplinary research group that joins knowledge and efforts in the development of technologies to be applied in several industrial sectors. The research comprises design, optimization and innovation in chemical, biochemical and environmental process. Since 1994 she is Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering and she has been member of several Scientific Societies and Editorial Boards. Nowadays, the main research lines carried out are Biodegradation of recalcitrant organic compounds, Solid state fermentation, Enzymatic technology, Bioreactors design and Advanced Oxidation Technologies. Her interests have recently been extended to bioenergy and currently she is developing a project about microbial fuel cell. The results of these research works have been published in 175 papers, 5 patents, 15 chapters of books, more than 250 research communications and 30 projects. She has supervised 14 PhD students and 30 MSc lab works.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Vigo, Spain