In press 

  • 170. Zambrano, N., Trueba, D., Hita, I., Palos, R., Azkoiti, J., Gutiérrez, A., Castaño, P., Mechanistic Insight into Heteroatom Removal from Vacuum Gas Oil Blended with PMMA or PET Waste, ChemSusChem, In Press. DOI: 10.1002/cssc.202400581. Open Access.

  • 169. Cui, M., Kulkarni, S., Abu-Naaj, Y.Y., Wagner, S., Berger-Karin, C., Weber, J.L., Nagy, A., Castaño, P., Coupling Catalytic Bed Fluidization with Impeller Rotation for Improved Hydrodynamic Characterization of Berty Reactors, React. Chem. Eng., In Press. DOI: 10.1039/D4RE00074A.

  • 168. Kulkarni, S.R., Lezcano, G., Velisoju, V.K., Realpe, N., Castaño, P., Microkinetic Modeling to Decode Catalytic Reactions and Empower Catalytic Design, ChemCatChem, In Press. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.202301720.


  • 167. Sarvothaman, V.P., Subburaj, J., Velisoju, V.K., Kulkarni, S.R., Canciani, C., Castaño, P., Nagarajan, S., Guida, P., Roberts, W.L., Optimized Coupling of Photocatalysis and Cavitation for Phenol Degradation: Use of an Extended-Kinetic Approach, Environ. Adv., 16 (2024) 100527. DOI: 10.1016/j.envadv.2024.100527.

  • 166. Yao, X., Cheng, Q., Bai, X., Davaasuren, B., Melinte, G., Morlanes, N., Cerrillo, J.L., Velisoju, V.K., Mohamed, H.O., Kolubah, P.D., Zheng, L., Han, Y., Bakr, O.M., Gascon, J., Castaño, P., Enlarging the Three-Phase Boundary to Raise CO2/CH4 Conversions on Exsolved Ni-Fe Alloy Perovskite Catalyst by Minimal Rh Doping, ACS Catal., 14 (2024) 5639-5653. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.4c00151.

  • 165. Albuali, M.A., Morlanes, N., Patino, A., Castaño, P., Gascon, J., Catalytic Conversion of Crude Oil to Hydrogen by a One-Step Process Via Steam Reforming, Int. J. Hydrog. Energy, 63 (2024) 1229-1236. DOI:  10.1016/j.ijhydene.2024.03.121.

  • 164. Alkadhem, A.M, Mohamed, H.O., Kulkarni, S.R., Hoffmann, T., Zapater, D., Musteata, V.E., Tsotsas, E., Castaño, P., Shaping Technical Catalyst Particles in a Bottom-Spray Fluidized Bed, Powder Tech., 438 (2024) 119602. DOI: 10.1016/j.powtec.2024.119602.

  • 163. Velisoju, V.K., Cerrillo, J.L., Ahmad, R., Mohamed, H.O., Attada, Y., Cheng, Q., Yao, X., Zheng, L., Shekhah, O., Telalovic, S., Narciso, J., Cavallo, L., Han, Y., Eddaoudi, M., V. Ramos-Fernández, E., Castaño, P., Copper Nanoparticles Encapsulated in Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework-8 as a Stable and Selective CO2 Hydrogenation Catalyst, Nat. Commun., 15 (2024) 2045. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-024-46388-4.

  • 162. Cui, M., Dikhtiarenko, A., Kulkarni, S.R., Shoinkhorova, T., Al Aslani, A., Alabdullah, M., Mazumder, J., Medina Flores, R., Alahmadi, A., Alfilfil, L., Morales Osorio, I., Almajnouni, K., Gascon, J., Castaño, P., Regulating the Crude Oil–to–Chemical Process in a Multizone Fluidized Bed Reactor Using Unconventional Catalyst Formulations, Powder Tech., 481 (2024) 119573. DOI: 10.1016/j.powtec.2024.119573.

  • 161. Zapater, D., Lasobras, J., Zambrano, N., Hita, I., Castaño, P., Soler, J., Herguido, J., Menéndez, M., Effect of Thermal, Acid, and Alkaline Treatments over SAPO-34 and its Agglomerated Catalysts: Properties Modification and Methanol-To-Olefins Reaction Performance, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 63 (2024) 3586-3599. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.3c03956.

  • 160. Abed, O., Mohamed, H.O., Hita, I., Velisoju, V., Morlanés, N., El Tall, O., Castaño, P., Ethylene Oligomerization: Unraveling the Roles of Ni Sites, Acid Sites, and Zeolite Pore Topology through Continuous and Pulsed Reactions, ChemCatChem, 16 (2024) e202301220. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.202301220.

  • 159. Prabhudesai, V.S., Yerrayya, A., Gurrala, L., Castaño, P., Vinu, R., Hydrodeoxygenation of Mixtures of Biomass-derived Model Compound Oxygenates over Pt/HY Catalysts, Chem. Eng. Sci., 288 (2024) 119800. DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2024.119800.

  • 158. Sarvothaman, V.P., Kulkarni, S.R., Subburaj, J., Hariharan, S.L, Velisoju, V.K., Castaño, P., Guida, P., Prabhudharwadkar, D.M., Roberts, W.L., Evaluating Performance of Vortex-Diode Based Hydrodynamic Cavitation Device Scale and Pressure Drop Using Coumarin Dosimetry, Chem. Eng. J., 481 (2024) 148593. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2024.148593.

  • 157. Bai, X., Yao, X., Cheng, Q., Mohamed, H.O., Telalovic. S., Melinte, G.A., Emwas, A.H., Gascon, J., Castaño, P., Engineering the TiOx Overlayer on Ni catalyst to Balance Conversion and Stability for Methane Dry–CO2 Reforming, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 12 (2024) 633-644. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.3c07051.

  • 156. Vicente, H., Aguayo, A.T., Castaño, P., Gayubo, A.G., Dual-Cycle-Based Lumped Kinetic Model for Methanol-To-Aromatics (MTA) Reaction over H-ZSM-5 Zeolites of Different Si/Al Ratio. Fuel, 361 (2024) 130704. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2023.130704.

  • 155. Mohamed, H.O., Kulkarni, S.R, Velisoju, V.K., Zhang, Y., Bai, X., Kolubah, P.D., Yao, X., Morlanes, N., Castaño, P., Isolating the Effect of Co and Ce on Ni–X–Y/Al2O3 Bi- and Trimetallic Reforming Catalysts for Hydrogen Generation, Int. J. Hydrog. Energy, 51 (2024) 922-935. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2023.10.257

  • 154. Lezcano, G., Gobouri, A., Realpe, N., Kulkarni, S.R., Velisoju, V.K., Castaño, P., Robust Data Curation for Improved Kinetic Modeling in Oxidative Coupling of Methane Using High-Throughput Reactors, Chem. Eng. Sci., 283 (2024) 119412. DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2023.119412.


  • 153. Cheng, Q., Yao, X., Ou, L., Hu, Z., Zheng, L., Li, G., Morlanes, N., Cerrillo, J.L., Castaño, P., Li, X., Gascon, J., Han, Y., Highly Efficient and Stable Methane Dry Reforming Enabled by a Single-site Cationic Ni Catalyst, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 145 (2023) 25109-25119. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.3c04581.

  • 152. Pascual-Colino, J., Virpurwala, Q.J.S., Mena-Gutiérrez, S., Pérez-Yáñez, S., Luque, A., Beobide, G., Velisoju, V.K., Castaño, P., Castillo, O., Thermochemical CO2 Reduction Catalyzed by Homometallic and Heterometallic Nanoparticles Generated from the Thermolysis of Supramolecularly Assembled Porous Metal-Adenine Precursors, Inorg. Chem., 62 (2023) 17444-17453. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.3c02830.

  • 151. Mohamed, H.O., Velisoju, V.K., Hita, I., Abed, O., Parsapur, R.K., Zambrano, N., Hassine, M.B., Morlanes, N., Emwas, A.H., Huang, K.W., Castaño, P., Highly Productive Framework Bounded Ni2+ on Hierarchical Zeolite for Ethylene Oligomerization, Chem. Eng. J., 475 (2023) 146077. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2023.146077.

  • 150. Velisoju, V.K., Virpurwala, Q.J.S., Yerrayya, A., Bai, X., Davaasuren, B., Ben Hassine, M., Yao, X., Lezcano, G., Kulkarni, S.R., Castaño, P., Overcoming the Kinetic and Deactivation Limitations of Ni Catalyst by Alloying It with Zn for the Dry Reforming of Methane, J. CO2 Util., 75 (2023) 102573. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcou.2023.102573.

  • 149. Sarvothaman, V.P., Velisoju, V.K., Subburaj, J., Panithasan, M.S., Kulkarni, S.R., Castaño, P., Turner, J., Guida, P., L. Roberts, W., Nagarajan, S., Is Cavitation a Truly Sensible Choice for Intensifying Photocatalytic Oxidation Processes? – Implications on Phenol Degradation Using ZnO Photocatalysts, Ultrason. Sonochem., 99 (2023) 106548. DOI: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2023.106548.

  • 148. Lezcano, G., Hita, I., Attada, Y., Bendjeriou-Sedjerari, A., Jawad, A.H., Lozano Ballesteros, A., Sun, M., Al-Mana, N., Amer, M.I., Albaher, E.Z., Castaño, P., Selective Ring-Opening of Polycyclic to Monocyclic Aromatics: a Data-and Technology-Oriented Critical Review, Prog. Energy Combust. Sci., 99 (2023) 101110. DOI: 10.1016/j.pecs.2023.101110.

  • 147. Lezcano, G., Realpe, N., Kulkarni, S.R., Sayas, S., Cerrillo, J., Morlanes, N., Mohamed, H.O., Velisoju, V., Aldilajan, R.F., Katikaneni, S.P., Rakib, M., Solami, B., Gascon, J., Castaño, P., Unraveling the Promoter Role of Ba in Co–Ce Catalysts for Ammonia Decomposition Using Microkinetic Modeling, Chem. Eng. J., 471 (2023) 144623. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2023.144623.

  • 146. Velisoju, V.K., Kulkarni, S.R., Cui, M., Rabee, A.I. M., Paalanen, P., Rabeah, J., Maestri, M., Brückner, A., Ruiz-Martinez, J., Castaño, P., Multi-Technique Operando Methods and Instruments for Simultaneous Assessment of Thermal Catalysis Structure, Performance, Dynamics, and Kinetics, Chem Catal., 3 (2023) 100666. DOI: 10.1016/j.checat.2023.100666.

  • 145. De Andrade Schaffner, R., Borba, C.E., Tavares, E., Gomes Oliveira, L., Castaño, P., Alves, H.J., Green Synthesis of Templated Porous CarbonsCan. J. Chem. Eng., 101 (2023) 3693-3709. DOI: 10.1002/cjce.24739

  • 144. Alkadhem, A.M., Tavares, F., Realpe, N., Lezcano, G., Yudhanto, A., Subah, M., Manaças, V., Osinski, J., Lubineau, G., Castaño, P., A Holistic Approach to Include SiC and Design the Optimal Extrudate Catalyst for Hydrogen Production–Reforming Routes, Fuel, 349 (2023) 128717. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2023.128717.

  • 143. Trueba, D., Zambrano, N., Hita, I., Palos, R., Azkoiti, J., Castaño, P., Gutiérrez, A., Hydrocracking Mechanisms of Oxygenated Plastics and Vacuum Gasoil BlendsFuel Process. Technol., 248 (2023) 107822. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2023.107822.

  • 142. Realpe, N., Kulkarni, S.R., Cerrillo, J., Morlanes, N., Lezcano, G., Katikaneni, S.P., Paglieri, S.N., Rakib, M., Solami, B., Gascon, J., Castaño, P., Modeling-Aided Coupling of Catalysts, Conditions, Membranes, and Reactors for Efficient Hydrogen Production from Ammonia, React. Chem. Eng., 8 (2023) 989-1004. DOI: 10.1039/D2RE00408A. Open Access.

  • 141. Figueroa-Quintero, L., Villalgordo-Hernández, D., Delgado-Marín, J.J., Narciso, J., Velisoju, V.J., Castaño, P., Gascón, J., Ramos-Fernandez, E.V., Post-Synthetic Surface Engineering of Metal–Organic Frameworks, Small Methods, 7 (2023) 2201413. DOI: 10.1002/smtd.202201413.

  • 140. Kulkarni, S.R., Realpe, N., Yerrayya, A., Velisoju, V.K., Sayas, S., Morlanes, N., Cerrillo, J., Katikaneni, S.P., Paglieri, S.N., Solami, B., Gascon, J., Castaño, P., Elucidating the Rate-Determining Step of Ammonia Decomposition on Ru-Based Catalysts Using Ab Initio Grounded Microkinetic Modeling, Catal. Sci. Technol., 13 (2023) 2026-2037. DOI: 10.1039/D3CY00055A. Open Access.

  • 139. Cheng, Q., Li, G., Yao, X., Zheng, L., Wang, J., Emwas, A.H., Castaño, P., Ruiz-Martínez, J., Han, Y., Maximizing Active Fe Species in ZSM-5 Zeolite Using Organic-Template-Free Synthesis for Efficient Selective Methane Oxidation, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 145 (2023) 5888-5898. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c13351.

  • 138. Hita, I., Mohamed, H.O., Yerrayya, A., Zambrano, N., Zhang, W., Ramírez, A., Castaño, P., Direct Analysis at Temporal and Molecular Level of Deactivating Coke Species Formed on Zeolite Catalysts with Diverse Pore Topologies, Catal. Sci. Technol., 13 (2023) 1288-1300. DOI: 10.1039/D2CY01850K. Open Access.

  • 137. Zaman, S.F., Ojelade, O.A., Alhumade, H., Mazumder, J., Mohamed, H.O., Castaño, P., Elucidating the Promoting Role of Ca on PdZn/CeO2 Catalyst for CO2 Valorization to Methanol, Fuel, 342 (2023) 127927. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2023.127927.

  • 136. Yao, X., Cheng, Q., Yerrayya, A., Ould-Chikh, S., Ramírez, A., Bai, X., Mohamed, H.O., Li, G., Shterka, G., Zheng, L., Gascon, J., Han, Y., Bakr, O.M., Castaño, P., Atypical Stability of Exsolved Ni-Fe Alloy Nanoparticles on Double Layered Perovskite for CO2 Dry Reforming of Methane, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 328 (2023) 122479. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2023.122479.

  • 135. Kolubah, P.D., Mohamed, H.O., Ayach, M., Hari, A.R., Alshareef, H.N., Saikaly, P., Chae, K.J., Castaño, P., W2N-MXene Composite Anode Catalyst for Efficient Microbial Fuel Cells Using Domestic WastewaterChem. Eng. J., DOI:  10.1016/j.cej.2023.141821. Open Access.

  • 134. Delgado-Marín, J.J., Rendón-Patiño, A., Velisoju, V.K., Kumar, G.S., Zambrano, N., Rueping, M., Gascón, J., Castaño, P., Narciso, J., Ramos-Fernandez, E.V., Leaching in Specific Facets of ZIF-67 and ZIF-L Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks During the CO2 Cycloaddition with EpichlorohydrinChem. Mater., 35 (2023) 692-699. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.2c03374.

  • 133. Moustafa. H.M., Velisoju, V.K., Mohamed, H.O., Obaid, M., Datoo-Kolubah, P., Yao, X., Ghaffour, N., Castaño, P., Co–TiO2 Supported on Reduced Graphene Oxide as a Highly Active and Stable Photocatalyst for Hydrogen GenerationFuel, 338 (2023) 127232. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2022.127232.

  • 132. Tavares, F., Mohamed, H.O., Kulkarni, S.R., Morlanés, N., Castaño, P., Decreasing the Coking and Deactivation of a Reforming Ni-Ce/Al2O3 Catalyst with Intraparticle SiC in Hydrogen Production RoutesFuel, 337 (2023) 127058. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2022.127058.

  • 131. Kulkarni, S.R., Velisoju, V.K., Tavares, F., Dikhtiarenko, A., Gascon, J., Castaño, P., Silicon Carbide in Catalysis: From Inert Bed Filler to Catalytic Support and Multifunctional MaterialCatal. Rev., 65 (2023) 174-237, DOI: 10.1080/01614940.2022.2025670. Open Access.

  • 130. Eisa, T., Abdelkareem, M.A., Jadhav, D.A., Mohamed, H.O., Sayed, E.T., Olabi, A.G., Castaño, P., Chae, K.J., Critical Review on the Synthesis, Characterization, and Application of Highly Efficient Metal Chalcogenide Catalysts for Fuel Cells, Prog. Energy Combust. Sci., 94 (2023) 101044. DOI: 10.1016/j.pecs.2022.101044.

  • 129. Al-Mayyahi, R.B., Park, S.G., Jadhav, D.A., Hussien, M., Mohamed, H.O., Castaño, P., Al-Qaradawi, S.Y., Chae, K.J., Unraveling the Influence of Magnetic Field on Microbial and Electrogenic Activities in Bioelectrochemical Systems: A Comprehensive ReviewFuel, 331 (2023) 125889. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2022.125889.


  • 128. Mohamed, H.O., Abed, O., Zambrano, N., Castaño, P., Hita, I., A Zeolite-Based Cascade System to Produce Jet Fuel from Ethylene Oligomerization, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 61 (2022) 15880−15892. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.2c02303.

  • 127. Yerrayya, A., Vijay K. Velisoju, V.K., Mohamed, H.O., Ramirez, A., Castaño, P., Dual Experimental and Computational Approach to Elucidate the Effect of Ga on Cu/CeO2–ZrO2 Catalyst for CO2 HydrogenationJ. CO2 Util., 65 (2022) 102251. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcou.2022.102251.

  • 126. Alabdullah , M., Shoinkhorova, T., Dikhtiarenko, A., Ould-Chikh, S., Rodriguez Gomez, A., Chung, S., Alahmadi, A., Hita, I., Pairis, S., Hazemann, J.L., Castaño, P., Ruiz-Martinez, J., Morales-Osorio, I., Al-Majnouni, K.A., Xu, W., Gascon, J., Understanding Catalyst Deactivation during the Direct Cracking of Crude Oil, Catal. Sci. Technol., 12 (2022) 5657-5670 DOI: 10.1039/D2CY01125E. Open Access.

  • 125. Fan, J., Chen, A., Saxena, S., Li, H., Castaño, P., Zhang, W., Roberts. W.L., Oxidative Desulfurization of Model Compounds and Crude Oil using Mo/Ti-DMSN Catalyst and a Detailed Molecular Characterization of Sulfur Species, Catal. Today, 404 (2022) 253-261. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2022.05.009.

  • 124. Valecillos, J., Elordi, G., Cui, M., Aguayo, A.T., Castaño, P., Evaluating Catalytic (Gas-Solid) Spectroscopic Cells as Intrinsic Kinetic Reactors: Methanol-to-Hydrocarbon Reaction as a Case Study, Chem. Eng. J., 450 (2022) 137865. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2022.137865.

  • 123. Izaddoust, S., Hita, I., Zambrano, N., Trueba, D., Palos, R., Zhang, W., Epelde, E., Arandes, J.M., Castano, P., Fuel Production Via Catalytic Cracking of Pre-Hydrotreated Heavy-Fuel Oil Generated by Marine-Transport OperationsFuel, 325 (2022) 124765. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2022.124765.

  • 122. Mohamed, H.O., Parsapur, R.K., Hita, H., Cerrillo, J.L., Ramírez, A., Huang, K.W., Gascon, J., Castaño, P., Stable and Reusable Hierarchical ZSM-5 Zeolite with Superior Performance for Olefin Oligomerization when Partially Coked, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 316 (2022) 121582. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2022.121582.

  • 121. Lezcano, G., Kulkarni, S.R., Velisoju, V.K., Musteata, V.E., Hita, I., Ramirez, A., Dikhtiarenko, A., Gascon, J., Castaño, P., Effect of the Particle Blending-Shaping Method and Silicon Carbide Crystal Phase for Mn-Na-W/SiO2-SiC Catalyst in Oxidative Coupling of Methane, Mol. Catal., 527 (2022) 112399, DOI: 10.1016/j.mcat.2022.112399.

  • 120. Cui, M., Kulkarni, S., Wagner, S., Berger-Karin, C., Nagy, A., Castaño, P., Hydrodynamic Characteristics of an Internal Recycle Berty Catalytic Reactor in the Batch/Continuous or Packed/Fluidized Bed Modes, ACS Eng. Au, 2 (2022) 103-117 , DOI: 10.1021/acsengineeringau.1c00026. Open Access.

  • 119. Valecillos, J., Vicente, H., Gayubo, A.G., Aguayo, A.T., Castaño, P., Spectro-Kinetics of the Methanol to Hydrocarbons Reaction Combining Online Product Analysis with UV–vis and FTIR Spectroscopies Throughout the Space Time Evolution, J. Catal., 408 (2022), 115-127. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2022.02.021.

  • 118. Vicente, H., Gayubo, A.G., Aguayo, A.T., Castaño, P., Streamlining the Estimation of Kinetic Parameters using Periodic Reaction Conditions: the Methanol-to-Hydrocarbon Reaction as a Case Study, Chem. Eng. J., 435 (2022) 134800 , DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2022.134800.

  • 117. Morlanés, N., Lezcano, G., Yerrayya, A., Mazumder, J., Castaño, Improving Robustness of Kinetic Models for Steam Reforming Based on Artificial Neural Networks and Ab Initio Calculations, Chem. Eng. J., 433 (2022) 133201, DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2021.133201. Open Access.

  • 116. Cerrillo, J.L., Morlanés, N., Kulkarni, S.R., Realpe, N., Ramírez, A., Katikaneni, S.P., Paglieri, S. N., Lee, K., Harale, A., Solami, B., Jamal, A., Sarathy, S.M., Castaño, P., Gascon, J., High Purity, Self-Sustained, Pressurized Hydrogen Production from Ammonia in a Catalytic Membrane Reactor. Chem. Eng. J., 431 (2022) 134310. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2021.134310. Open Access.

  • 115. Gurrala, L., Kumar, M.M., Yerrayya, A., Kandasamy, P., Castaño, P., Raja, T., Pilloni, G., Paek, C., Vinu, R.,Unraveling the Reaction Mechanism of Selective C9 Monomeric Phenol Formation from Lignin Using Pd-Al2O3-Activated Biochar CatalystBioresour. Technol., 344 (2022) 126204, DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2021.126204.

  • 114. Cordero-Lanzac, T. Martínez, C., Aguayo, A.T., Castaño, P., Bilbao, J., Corma, A ., Activation of n-pentane while Prolonging HZSM-5 Catalyst Lifetime during its Combined Reaction with Methanol or Dimethyl Ether, Catal. Today, 383 (2022) 320-329. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2020.09.015.


  • 113. Lezcano, G., Velisoju, V.K., Kulkarni, S.R., Ramirez, A., Castaño, P., Engineering Thermally Resistant Catalytic Particles for Oxidative Coupling of Methane Using Spray-Drying and Incorporating SiCInd. Eng. Chem. Res., 60 (2021) 18770-18780, DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.1c02802.

  • 112. Dokania, A., Ould-Chikh, S., Ramirez, A., Cerrillo, J.L., Aguilar, A., Russkikh, A., Alkhalaf, A., Hita, I., Bavykina, A., Shterk, G., Wehbe, N., Prat, A., Lahera, E., Castaño, P., Fonda, E., Hazemann, J.L., Gascon, J., Designing a Multifunctional Catalyst for the Direct Production of Gasoline-Range Isoparaffins from CO2, JACS Au, 11 (2021) 1961-1974, DOI: 10.1021/jacsau.1c00317. Open Access.

  • 111. Caglayan, M., Lucini Paioni, A., Dereli, B., Shterk, G., Hita, I., Abou-Hamad, E., Pustovarenko, A., Emwas, A.H., Dikhtiarenko, A., Castano, P., Cavallo, L., Baldus, M., Dutta Chowdhury, A., Gascon, J., Illuminating the Intrinsic Effect of Water Co-feeding on Methane Dehydroaromatization: A Comprehensive Study, ACS Catal., 11 (2021) 11671-11684. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.1c02763.

  • 110. Hita, I., Sarathy, S.M., Castaño, P., Polymeric Waste Valorization at a Crossroads: Ten Ways to Bridge Research on Model and Complex/Real Feedstock, Green Chem., 23 (2021) 4656-4664. DOI: 10.10.1039/D1GC00845E. Open Access.

  • 109. Valecillos, J., Hita, I., Sastre, E., Aguayo, A.T., Castaño, P., Implications of Co-Feeding Water on the Growth Mechanisms of Retained Species on a SAPO-18 Catalyst during the Methanol-to-Olefins Reaction, ChemCatChem, In press. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.10.1002/cctc.202100124.

  • 108.  Castaño, P., Special Issue on Catalyst Deactivation and Regeneration, Catalysts, 11 (2021) 798. DOI: 10.3390/catal11070798. Open Access.

  • 107. Palos, R., Kekäläinen, T., Duodu, F., Gutiérrez, A., Arandes, J.M., Jänis, J., Castaño, P., Detailed Nature of Tire Pyrolysis Oil Blended with Light Cycle Oil and its Hydroprocessed Products Using a NiW/HY Catalyst, Waste Manag.128 (2021) 36-44. DOI: 10.1016/j.wasman.2021.04.041.

  • 106. Mohamed , H.O., Talas , S.A., Sayed, E.T., Park, S.G., Eisa, T., Abdelkareem, M.A., Fadali, O.A., Chae, K.J., Castaño, P., Enhancing Power Generation in Microbial Fuel Cell using Tungsten Carbide on Reduced Graphene Oxide as an Efficient Anode Catalyst Material, Energy, 229 (2021) 120702. DOI: 10.1016/

  • 105. Eisa, T., Park, S.W., Mohamed, H.O., Abdelkareem, M.A., Yang, E., Castaño, P., Chae, K.J., Outstanding Performance of Direct Urea/Hydrogen Peroxide Fuel Cell Based on Precious Petal-Free Catalyst ElectrodesEnergy, 228 (2021) 120584. DOI: 10.1016/

  • 104. Alabdullah , M., Rodriguez Gomez, A., Shoinkhorova, T., Dikhtiarenko, A., Chowdhury, A.D., Hita, I., Vittenet, J., Sarathy , S.M., Castaño, P., Bendjeriou-Sedjarari, A, Abou-Hamad, E., Zhang, W., Ali, O., Morales-Osorio, I., Xu, W., Gascon, J., One Step Conversion of Crude Oil to Light Olefins using a Multi-Zone ReactorNat. Catal., 4 (2021) 233-241. DOI: 10.1038/s41929-021-00580-7.

  • 103. Valecillos, J., Ruiz-Martinez, J., Aguayo, A.T., Castaño, P., Combined Ex and In Situ Measurements Elucidate the Dynamics of Retained Species in ZSM‐5 and SAPO‐18 Catalysts Used in the Methanol‐to‐Olefins Reaction , Chem. Eur. J. , 27 (2021) 6719-6731. DOI: 10.1002/chem.10.1002/chem.202004865.

  • 102. Valecillos, J., Elordi, G., Aguayo. A.T., Castaño, P., The Intrinsic Effect of Cofeeding Water on the Formation of Active/Deactivating Species in the Methanol-to-Hydrocarbons Reaction on a ZSM-5 ZeoliteCatal. Sci. Technol., 11 (2021) 1269-1281. DOI: 10.1039/D0CY02497J.

  • 101. Yang, E., Mohamed, H.O., Park, S.G., Obaid, M., Al-Qaradawi, S.Y., Castaño, P., Chon, K., Chae, K.J., A Review on Self-Sustainable Microbial Electrolysis Cells for Electro-Biohydrogen Production via Coupling with Carbon-Neutral Renewable Energy Technologies, Bioresour. Technol., 320 (2021) 124363. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2020.124363.


  • 100. Hita, I., Cordero-Lanzac, T., Kekalainen, T., Okafor, O., Rodríguez-Mirasol, J., Cordero, T., Bilbao, J., Janis, J., Castano, P., In-Depth Analysis of Raw Bio-Oil and Its Hydrodeoxygenated Products for a Comprehensive Catalyst Performance EvaluationACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 8 (2020) 18433-18445. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c05533.

  • 99. Hita, I., Cordero-Lanzac, T., Bonura, G., Frusteri, F., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., Dynamics of Carbon Formation during the Catalytic Hydrodeoxygenation of Raw Bio-Oil, Sustain. Energy Fuels,4 (2020) 5503-5512. DOI: 10.10.1039/d0se00501k.

  • 98. Rodríguez, E., Izaddoust, S., Valecillos, J., Bilbao, J., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Eplede, E., Elordi, G., Lessening Coke Formation and Boosting Gasoline Yield by Incorporating Scrap Tire Pyrolysis Oil in the Cracking Conditions of an FCC unitEnergy Convers. Manag., 204 (2020) 113327. DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2020.113327.

  • 97. Ochoa, A., Vicente, H., Sierra, I., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Implications of Feeding or Cofeeding Bio-Oil in the Fluid Catalytic Cracker (FCC) in Terms of Regeneration Kinetics and Energy BalanceEnergy, 209 (2020) 118467. DOI: 10.1016/

  • 96. Valecillos, J., Tabernilla, Z., Epelde, E., Sastre, E., Aguayo, A.T., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., Quenching the Deactivation in the Methanol-To-Olefins Reaction by Using Segregated Beds of ZSM-5 and SAPO-18 CatalystsInd. Eng. Chem. Res., 59 (2020) 13892-13905. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.10.1021/acs.iecr.0c01616.

  • 95. Cordero-Lanzac, T., Hita, I., García-Mateos, F.J., Castaño, P., Rodríguez-Mirasol, J., Cordero, T., Bilbao, J., Adaptable Kinetic Model for the Transient and Pseudo-Steady States in the Hydrodeoxygenation of Raw Bio-oil, Chem. Eng. J., 400 (2020) 124679. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2020.124679.

  • 94. Valecillos, J., Epelde, E., Albo, J., Aguayo, A.T., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., Slowing Down the Deactivation of H-ZSM-5 Zeolite during Methanol-To-Olefin (MTO) Reaction by Zn or P Modification, Catal. Today, 348 (2020) 243-256. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2019.07.059.

  • 93. Fang, C.Y., Valecillos, J., Conley, E., Chen, C.Y., Castaño, P., Gates, B., Synthesis of Rh6(CO)16 in Supercages of Zeolite HY: Reaction Network and Kinetics of Formation from Mononuclear Rhodium Precursors via Rh4(CO)12 Facilitated by the Water Gas Shift Half-Reaction, J. Phys. Chem. C, 124 (2020) 2513-2520. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b10291.

  • 92. Ochoa, A., Bilbao, J., Gayubo, A.G., Castaño, P., Coke Formation and Deactivation during Catalytic Reforming of Biomass and Waste Pyrolysis Products: a Review, Renew. Sustain. Energy Rev., 119 (2020) 109600. DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2019.109600.

  • 91. Cordero-Lanzac, T., Aguayo, A.T., Gayubo, A.G., Castaño, P., Bilbao, J., A Comprehensive Approach for Designing Different Configurations of Isothermal Reactors with Fast Catalyst Deactivation, Chem. Eng. J., 379 (2020) 122260. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2019.122260.


  • 90. Valecillos, J., Manzano, H., Aguayo, A.T., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., Kinetic and Deactivation Differences among Methanol, Dimethyl Ether and Chloromethane as Stock for Hydrocarbons, ChemCatChem, 11 (2019) 5444-5456. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201901204.

  • 89. Cordero-Lanzac, T., Aguayo, A.T., Castaño, P., Bilbao, J., Kinetics and Reactor Modeling of the Conversion of n-Pentane using HZSM-5 catalysts with Different Si/Al ratio, React. Chem. Eng., 11 (2019) 1871-2022. DOI: 10.1039/C9RE00222G.

  • 88. Palos, R., Gutierrez, A., Hita, I., Castaño, P., Thybaut, J., Arandes, J.M., Bilbao, J., Kinetic Modelling of Hydrotreating for Enhanced Upgrading of Light Cycle Oil (LCO), Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 58 (2019) 13064-13075. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b02095.

  • 87. Palos, R., Kekalainen, T., Duodu, F., Gutierrez, A., Arandes, J.M., Janis, J., Castaño, P., Screening Hydrotreating Catalysts for the Valorization of a Light Cycle Oil/Scrap Tires Oil Blend Based on a Detailed Product Analysis, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 256 (2019) 117863. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2019.117863.

  • 86. Rodriguez, E., Elordi, E., Valecillos, J., Izaddoust, S., Bilbao, J., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Coke Deposition and Product Distribution in the Co-Cracking de Waste Polyolefin Derived Streams and Vacuum Gas Oil under FCC Unit Conditions, Fuel Process. Technol., 192 (2019) 130-130. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2019.04.012.

  • 85. Santos-Lorenzo, J., San Jose-Velado, R., Albo, J., Beobide, G., Castaño, P., Castillo, O., Luque, A., Perez-Yanez, S., A Straightforward Route to Obtain Zirconium Based Metal-Organic Gels, Micorp. Mesopor. Mat., 284 (2019) 128-132. DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2019.04.008.

  • 84. Marquez, N., Moulijn, J.A., Makkee, M., Kreutzer, M.T., Castaño, P., Tailoring the Multiphase Flow Pattern of Gas and Liquid through Micro-Packed Bed of Pillars, React. Chem. Eng., 4 (2019) 838-851. DOI: 10.1039/c9re00056a.

  • 83. Remiro, A., Ochoa, A., Arandia, A., Castaño, P., Bilbao, J., Gayubo, A.G., On the Dynamics and Reversibility of the Deactivation of a Rh/CeO2-ZrO2 Catalyst in Raw Bio-Oil Steam Reforming, Int. J. Hydrog. Energy, 44 (2019) 2620-2632. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.12.073.


  • 82. Alvira, J.I., Hita, I., Rodriguez, E., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., A Data-Driven Reaction Network for the Fluid Catalytic Cracking of Waste Feeds, Processes, 6 (2018) 243. DOI: 10.3390/pr6120243. Open Access.

  • 81. Cordero-Lanzac, T., Ateka, A., Perez-Uriarte, P., Castaño, P., Aguayo, A.T., Bilbao, J., Insight into the Deactivation and Regeneration of HZSM-5 Zeolite Catalysts in the Conversion of Dimethyl Ether to Olefins, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 57 (2018) 13689-13702. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b03308.

  • 80. Shepherd, B.J., Ryan, J., Adam, M., Beneroso-Vallejo, D., Castaño, P., Kostas, E.T., Robinson, J.P., Microwave Pyrolysis of Biomass within a Liquid Medium, J. Anal. Appl. Pyrolysis, 134 (2018) 381-388. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2018.07.004.

  • 79. Cordero-Lanzac, T., Palos, R., Hita, I., Arandes, J.M., Rodriguez-Mirasol, J., Cordero, T., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., Revealing the Pathways of Catalyst Deactivation by Coke During the Hydrodeoxygenation of Raw Bio-Oil, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 239 (2018) 513-524. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.07.073.

  • 78. Arandia, A., Remiro, A., Garcia, V., Castaño, P., Bilbao, J., Gayubo, A.G., Oxidative Steam Reforming of Raw Bio-Oil over Supported and Bulk Ni Catalysts for Hydrogen Production, Catalysts, 8 (2018) 322. DOI: 10.3390/catal8080322. Open Access.

  • 77. Ochoa, A., Arregi, A., Amutio, M., Gayubo, A.G., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., Coking and Sintering Progress of a Ni Supported Catalyst in the Steam Reforming of Biomass Pyrolysis Volatiles, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 233 (2018) 289-300. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.04.002.

  • 76. Ochoa, A., Valle, B., Resasco, D.E., Bilbao, J., Gayubo, A.G., Castaño, P., TPO Coupled with In-Situ Techniques Reveal Nature and Location of Coke Deposited on a Ni/La2O3-alpha-Al2O3 Catalyst in the Steam Reforming of Bio-Oil, ChemCatChem, 10 (2018) 2311-2321. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201701942.

  • 75. Gamero, M., Valle, B., Gayubo, A.G., Castaño, P., Aguayo, A.T., Bilbao, J., Kinetic Model for the Conversion of Chloromethane into Hydrocarbons over a HZSM-5 Zeolite Catalyst, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 57 (2018) 908-919. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b04379.

  • 74. Gamero, M., Valle, B., Castaño, P., Aguayo, A.T., Bilbao, J., Reaction Network of the Chloromethane Conversion into Light Olefins using a HZSM-5 Zeolite Catalyst, J. Ind. Eng. Chem., 61 (2018) 427-436. DOI: 10.1016/j.jiec.2017.12.042.

  • 73. Cordero-Lanzac, T., Aguayo, A.T., Gayubo, A.G. Castaño, P., Bilbao, J., Simultaneous Modeling of the Kinetics for n-Pentane Cracking and the Deactivation of a HZSM-5 Based Catalyst, Chem. Eng. J., 331 (2018) 818-830. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2017.08.106.


  • 72. Ochoa, A., Aramburu, B., Valle, B., Resasco, D.E., Bilbao, J., Gayubo, A.G., Castaño, P., Role of Oxygenates and Effect of Operating Conditions in the Deactivation of a Ni Supported Catalyst During the Steam Reforming of Bio-oil, Green Chem., 19 (2017) 4315-4333. DOI : 10.1039/C7GC01432E. 2017 Green Chemistry Hot Articles.

  • 71. Epelde, E., Ibanez, M., Valecillos, J., Aguayo, A.T., Gayubo, A.G., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., SAPO-18 and SAPO-34 Catalysts for Propylene Production from the Oligomerization-Cracking of Ethylene or 1-Butene, Appl. Catal. A: Gen., 547 (2017) 176-182. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2017.08.036.

  • 70. Ibanez, I., Perez-Uriarte, P., Sanchez-Contador, M., Cordero-Lanzac, T., Aguayo, A.T., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., Nature and Location of Carbonaceous Species in a Composite HZSM-5 Zeolite Catalyst during the Conversion of Dimethyl Ether into Light Olefins, Catalysts, 7 (2017) 254. DOI: 10.3390/catal7090254. Open Access.

  • 69. Ibanez, M., Epelde, E., Aguayo, A.T., Gayubo, A.G., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., Selective Dealumination of HZSM-5 Zeolite Boosts Propylene by Modifying 1-Butene Cracking Pathway, Appl. Catal. A: Gen., 543 (2017) 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2017.06.008. Feature Article.

  • 68. Cordero-Lanzac, T., Hita, I., Veloso, A., Arandes, J.M., Rodriguez-Mirasol, J., Bilbao, J., Cordero, T., Castaño, P., Characterization and Controlled Combustion of Carbonaceous Deactivating Species Deposited on an Activated Carbon-Based Catalyst, Chem. Eng. J., 327 (2017) 454-464. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2017.06.077.

  • 67. Ochoa, A., Ibarra, A., Bilbao, J., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Assessment of Thermogravimetric Methods for Calculating Coke Combustion-Regeneration Kinetics of Deactivated Catalyst, Chem. Eng. Sci., 171 (2017) 459-470. DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2017.05.039.

  • 66. Albo, J., Vallejo, D., Beobide, G., Castillo, O., Castaño, P., Irabien, A., Copper-Based Metal-Organic Porous Materials for CO2 Electrocatalytic Reduction to Alcohols, ChemSusChem, 10 (2017) 1100-1109. DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201600693. Highly Cited Paper and Hot Paper according to Essential Science Indicators.

  • 65. Ochoa, A., Barbarias, I., Artetxe, M., Gayubo, A.G., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., Deactivation Dynamics of a Ni Supported Catalyst during the Steam Reforming of Volatiles from Waste Polyethylene Pyrolysis, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 209 (2017) 554-565. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.02.015.

  • 64. Albo, J., Beobide, G., Castaño, P., Irabien, A., Methanol Electrosynthesis from CO2 at Cu2O/ZnO Prompted by Pyridine-Based Aqueous Solutions, J. CO2 Util., 18 (2017) 164-172. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcou.2017.02.003.

  • 63. Cordero-Lanzac, T., Palos, R., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Rodriguez-Mirasol, J., Cordero, T., Bilbao, J., Stability of an Acid Activated Carbon Based Bifunctional Catalyst for the Raw Bio-Oil Hydrodeoxygenation, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 203 (2017) 389-399. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2016.10.018.

  • 62. Errekatxo, A., Ibarra, A., Gutierrez, A., Bilbao, J., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Catalytic Deactivation Pathways During the Cracking of Glycerol and Glycerol/VGO Blends under FCC Unit Conditions, Chem. Eng. J., 307 (2017) 955-965. DOI: 10.1016/c.ej.2016.08.100.


  • 61. Hita, I., Cordero-Lanzac, T., Gallardo, A., Arandes, J.M., Rodriguez-Mirasol, J., Bilbao, J., Cordero, T., Castaño, P., Phosphorus-Containing Activated Carbon as Acid Support in a Bifunctional Pt-Pd Catalyst for Tire Oil Hydrocracking, Cat. Comm., 78 (2016) 48-51. DOI: 10.1016/j.catcom.2016.01.035.

  • 60. Hita, I., Palos, R., Arandes, J.M., Hill, J.M., Castaño, P., Petcoke-derived Functionalized Activated Carbon as Support in a Bifunctional Catalyst for Tire Oil Hydroprocessing, Fuel Process. Technol., 144 (2016) 239-247. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2015.12.030.

  • 59. Hita, I., Arabiourrutia, M., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Opportunities and Barriers for Producing High Quality Fuels from the Pyrolysis of Scrap Tires, Renew. Sustain. Energy Rev., 56 (2016) 745-759. DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2015.11.081. Highly Cited Paper and Hot Paper according to Essential Science Indicators.

  • 58. Ibanez, M., Gamero, M., Ruiz-Martinez, J., Weckhuysen, B.M., Aguayo, A.T., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., Simultaneous Coking and Dealumination of Zeolite H-ZSM-5 during the Transformation of Chloromethane into Olefins, Catal. Sci. Technol., 6 (2016) 296-306. DOI: 10.1039/C5CY00784D. Open Access.

  • 57. Ibarra, A., Veloso, A., Bilbao, J., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Dual Coke Deactivation Pathways during the Catalytic Cracking of Raw Bio-Oil and Vacuum Gasoil in FCC Conditions, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 182 (2016) 336-346. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2015.09.044. Open Access.


  • 56. Hita, I., Aguayo, A.T., Olazar, M., Azkoiti, M.J., Bilbao, J., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Kinetic Modeling of the Hydrotreating and Hydrocracking Stages for Upgrading Scrap Tires Pyrolysis Oil (STPO) towards High Quality Fuels, Energy & Fuels, 29 (2015) 7542-7553. DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b01502.

  • 55. Montero, C., Ochoa, A., Castaño, P., Bilbao, J., Gayubo, A.G., Monitoring Ni0 and Coke Evolution during the Deactivation of a Ni/La2O3-alpha-Al2O3 Catalyst in Ethanol Steam Reforming in a Fluidized Bed, J. Catal., 331 (2015) 181-192. DOI: 10.1016/

  • 54. Hita, I., Rodriguez, E., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Prospects for Obtaining High Quality Fuels from the Hydrocracking of a Hydrotreated Scrap Tires Pyrolysis Oil, Energy & Fuels, 29 (2015) 5458-5466. DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b01181.

  • 53. Epelde, E., Santos, J.I., Florian, P., Aguayo, A.T., Gayubo, A.G., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., Controlling Coke Deactivation and Cracking Selectivity of MFI Zeolite by H3PO4 or KOH Modification, Appl. Catal. A: Gen., 505 (2015) 105-115. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2015.07.022. Open Access.

  • 52. Albo, J., Alvarez-Guerra, M., Castaño, P., Irabien, A., Towards the Electrochemical Conversion of Carbon Dioxide into Methanol, Green Chem., 17 (2015) 2304-2324. DOI: 10.1039/C4GC02453B. Highly Cited Paper according to Essential Science Indicators.

  • 51. Hita, I., Gutierrez, A., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Arandes, J.M:, Castaño, P., Upgrading Model Compounds and Scrap Tires Pyrolysis Oil (STPO) on Hydrotreating NiMo Catalysts with Tailored Supports, Fuel, 145 (2015) 158-169. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2014.12.055.


  • 50. Ochoa, A., Aramburu, B., Ibanez, M., Valle, B., Bilbao, J., Gayubo, A.G., Castaño, P., Compositional Insights and Valorization Pathways for the Carbonaceous Material Deposited during Bio-Oil Thermal Treatment, ChemSusChem, 7 (2014) 2597-2608. DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201402276.

  • 49. Epelde, E., Ibanez, M., Aguayo, A.T., Gayubo, A.G., Bilbao, J., Castaño, P., Differences among the Deactivation Pathway of HZSM-5 Zeolite and SAPO-34 in the Transformation of Ethylene or 1-Butene to Propylene, Micorp. Mesopor. Mat., 195 (2014) 284-293. DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2014.04.040.

  • 48. Ibanez, M., Artetxe, M., Lopez, G., Elordi, G., Bilbao, J., Olazar, M., Castaño, P., Identification of the coke deposited on an HZSM-5 zeolite catalyst during the sequenced pyrolysis-cracking of HDPE, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 148-149 (2014) 436-445. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2013.11.023.


  • 47. Castaño, P., Ruiz-Martinez, J., Epelde, E., Gayubo, A.G., Weckhuysen, B.M., Spatial Distribution of Zeolite ZSM-5 within Catalyst Bodies Affects Selectivity and Stability of Methanol-to-Hydrocarbons Conversion, ChemCatChem, 5 (2013) 2827-2831. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201300218.


  • 46. Gutierrez, A., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Olazar, M., Barona, A., Bilbao, J., Effect of Space Velocity on the Hydrocracking of Light Cycle Oil over a Pt-Pd/HY Zeolite Catalyst, Fuel Process. Technol., 95 (2012) 8-15. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2011.11.003.

  • 45. Valle, B., Castaño, P., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Gayubo, A.G., Deactivating Species in the Transformation of Crude Bio-Oil with Methanol into Hydrocarbons on a HZSM-5 Catalyst, J. Catal., 285 (2012) 304-314. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2011.10.004.

  • 44. Elordi, G., Olazar, M., Artetxe, M., Castaño, P., Bilbao, J., Effect of the Acidity of the HZSM-5 Zeolite Catalyst on the Cracking of High Density Polyethylene, Appl. Catal. A, Gen., 415-416 (2012) 89-95. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2011.12.011.

  • 43. Gutierrez, A., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Preliminary Studies on Fuel Production Through LCO Hydrocracking on Noble-Metal Supported Catalysts, Fuel, 94 (2012) 504-515. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2011.10.010.

  • 42. Castaño, P., Elordi, G., Ibanez, M., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Pathways of Coke Formation on an MFI Catalyst during the Cracking of Waste Polyolefins, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2 (2012) 504-508. DOI: 10.1039/C2CY00434H.

  • 41. Castaño, P., Gutierrez, A., Hita, I., Arandes, J.M., Aguayo, A.T., Bilbao, J., Deactivating Species Deposited on Pt-Pd Catalysts in the Hydrocracking of LCO, Energy & Fuels, 26 (2012) 1509-1519. DOI: 10.1021/ef2019676.

  • 40. Gutierrez, A., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Olazar, M., Barona, A., Bilbao, J., Effect of Temperature in the Hydrocracking of LCO on Noble-Metal Supported Catalyst for Fuel Production, Chem. Eng. Technol., 35 (2012) 653-660. DOI: 10.1002/ceat.201100382.

  • 39. Castaño, P., Elordi, G., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Imaging the Profiles of Deactivating-Species on the Catalyst Used for the Cracking of Waste Polyethylene by Combined Microscopies, ChemCatChem, 4 (2012) 631-635. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201100506.

  • 38. Gutierrez, A., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Enhancement of Aromatic Hydro-Upgrading on a Pt Catalyst by Promotion with Pd and Shape-Selective Supports, Fuel Process. Technol., 101 (2012) 64-72. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2012.03.014.

  • 37. Ibanez, M., Valle, B., Bilbao, J., Gayubo, A.G., Castaño., P., Effect of Operating Conditions on the Coke Nature and HZSM-5 Catalysts Deactivation in the Transformation of Crude Bio-Oil into Hydrocarbons, Catal. Today, 195 (2012) 106-113. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2012.04.030.

  • 36. Loricera, C.V., Castaño, P., Infantes-Molina, A., Hita, I., Gutierrez, A., Arandes J.M., Fierro, J.L.G., Pawelec, B., Designing Supported ZnNi Catalysts for the Removal of Oxygen from Bio-Liquids and Aromatics from Diesel, Green Chem., 14 (2012) 2759-2770. DOI: 10.1039/C2GC35901D.

  • 35. Gutierrez, A., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Effect of Pressure on the Hydrocracking of Light Cycle Oil with a Pt-Pd/HY Catalyst, Energy & Fuels, 26 (2012) 5897-5904. DOI: 10.1021/ef3009597.

  • 34. Elordi, G., Olazar, M., Castaño, P., Artetxe, M., Bilbao, J., Polyethylene Cracking on a Spent FCC Catalyst in a Conical Spouted Bed, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 51 (2012) 14008-14017. DOI: 10.1021/ie3018274.


  • 33. Elordi, G., Olazar, M., Lopez, G., Castaño, P., Bilbao, J., Role of Pore Structure in the Deactivation of Zeolites (HZSM-5, Hbeta and HY) by Coke in the Pyrolysis of Polyethylene in a Conical Spouted Bed Reactor, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 102 (2011) 224-231. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2010.12.002.

  • 32. Castaño, P., Elordi, G., Olazar, M., Aguayo, A.T., Pawelec, B., Bilbao, J., Insights into the Coke Deposited on HZSM-5, Hbeta and HY Zeolites during the Cracking of Polyethylene, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 104 (2011) 91-100. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2011.02.024.

  • 31. Gutierrez, A., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Aguayo, A.T., Bilbao, J., Influence of the Support on the Deactivation of Bifunctional Catalysts (Pt-Pd/Support) in the Hydrocracking of LCO, Chem. Eng. Trans., 24 (2011) 97-102. DOI: 10.3303/CET1124017.

  • 30. Nava, R., Infantes-Molina, A., Castaño, P., Guil-Lopez, R., Pawelec, B., Inhibition of CoMo/HMS Catalyst Deactivation in the HDS of 4,6-DMDBT by Support Modification with Phosphate, Fuel, 90 (2011) 2726-2737. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2011.03.049.

  • 29. Gutierrez, A., Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Aguayo, A.T., Bilbao, J., Role of Acidity in the Deactivation and Steady Hydroconversion of Light Cycle Oil on Noble Metal Supported Catalysts, Energy & Fuels, 25 (2011) 3389-3399. DOI: 10.1021/ef200523g.

  • 28. Aguayo, A.T., Castaño, P., Mier, D., Gayubo, A.G., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Effect of Cofeeding Butane with Methanol on the Deactivation by Coke of a HZSM-5 Zeolite Catalyst, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 50 (2011) 9980-9988. DOI: 10.1021/ie200946n.

  • 27. Gutierrez, A., Castaño. P., Azkoiti, M.J., Bilbao, J. Arandes, J.M., Modeling Product Distribution of Pyrolysis Gasoline Hydroprocessing on a Pt-Pd/HZSM-5 Catalyst, Chem. Eng. J., 176-177 (2011) 302-311. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2011.04.061.


  • 26. Marquez, N., Castaño, P., Makkee, M., Moulijn, J.A., Kreutzer, M.T., Transients Behaviour and Stability in Miniaturized Packed-Bed Reactors, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 49 (2010) 1033-1040. DOI: 10.1021/ie900694r.

  • 25. Castaño, P., Arandes, J.M., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Pawelec, B., Sedran, U., Effect of Hydrogen on the Cracking Mechanisms of Cycloalkanes over Zeolites, Catal. Today, 150 (2010) 363-367. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2009.09.013.

  • 24. Marquez, N., Castaño, P., Makkee, M., Moulijn, J.A., Kreutzer, M.T., Volatile Tracer Dispersion in Multi-Phase Packed Beds, Chem. Eng. Sci., 65 (2010) 3972-3985. DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2010.03.031.


  • 23. Pawelec, B., Navarro, R.M., Castaño, P., Alvarez-Galvan, M.C., Fierro, J.L.G., Role of the Ru and Support in Sulfided RuNiMo Catalysts in Simultaneous Hydrodearomatization (HDA), Hydrodesulfurization (HDS), and Hydrodenitrogenation (HDN) Reactions, Energy & Fuels, 23 (2009) 1364-1372. DOI: 10.1021/ef800861c.

  • 22. Castaño, P., Van Herk, D., Kreutzer, M.T., Moulijn, J.A., Makkee, M., Kinetic and Deactivation Modelling of Biphenyl Liquid-Phase Hydrogenation over Bimetallic Pt-Pd Catalyst, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 88 (2009) 213-223. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2008.09.034.

  • 21. Navarro, R.M., Castaño, P., Alvarez-Galvan, M.C., Pawelec, B., Hydrodesulfurization of Dibenzothiophene and a SRGO on Sulfide Ni(Co)Mo/Al2O3 Catalysts. Effect of Ru and Pd Promotion, Catal. Today, 143 (2009) 108-114. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2008.08.038.

  • 20. Castaño, P., Gutierrez, A., Villanueva, I., Pawelec, B., Arandes, J. M., Effect of the Support Acidity on the Aromatic Ring-Opening of Pyrolysis Gasoline over Pt/HZSM-5. Catalysts, Catal. Today, 143 (2009) 115-119. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2008.10.029.

  • 19. Van Herk, D., Castaño, P., Quaglia, M., Kreutzer, M.T., Makkee, M., Moulijn, J.A., Avoiding Segregation during the Loading of Catalyst-Inert Powder Mixture in a Packed Micro-Bed, Appl. Catal. A, Gen., 365 (2009) 110-121. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2009.06.003.

  • 18. Van Herk, D., Castaño, P., Makkee, M., Moulijn, J.A., Kreutzer, M.T., Catalyst Testing in a Multiple-Parallel, Gas-Liquid, Powder-Packed Bed Microreactor, Appl. Catal. A, Gen., 365 (2009) 199-206. DOI: ta.2009.06.010.

  • 17. Nava, R., Pawelec, B., Castaño, P., Alvarez-Galvan, M.C., Loricera, C.V., Fierro, J.L.G., Upgrading of Bio-Liquids on Different Mesoporous Silica-Supported CoMo Catalysts, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 92 (2009) 154-167. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2009.07.014.2009.07.014.

  • 16. Castaño, P., Zepeda, T.A., Pawelec, B., Makkee, M., Fierro, J.L.G., Enhancement of Biphenyl Hydrogenation over Gold Catalysts Supported on Fe-, Ce- and Ti-modified Mesoporous Silica (HMS), J. Catal., 267 (2009) 30-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2009.


  • 15. Castaño, P., Pawelec, B., Aguayo, A.T., Gatyubo, A.G., Arandes, J.M., The Role of Zeolite Acidity in Coupled Toluene Hydrogenation and Ring-Opening in One and Two Steps, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 47 (2008) 665-671. DOI: 10.10.1021/ie070921j.

  • 14. Castaño, P., Arandes, J.M., Pawelec, B., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Kinetic Modelling for Assessing Product Distribution in Toluene Hydrocracking on a Pt/HZSM-5 Catalyst, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 47 (2008) 1043-1050. DOI: 10.1021/ie071154r.

  • 13. Arandes, J.M., Torre, I., Azkoiti, M.J., Castaño, P., Bilbao, J., de Lasa, H., Effect of the Catalyst Properties in Polypropylene Pyrolysis Waxes Cracking under FCC Conditions, Catal. Today, 133-135 (2008) 413-419. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2007.12.080.

  • 12. Castaño, P., Gayubo, A.G., Pawelec, B., Fierro, J.L.G., Arandes J.M., Kinetic Modelling of Methylcyclohexane Ring-Opening over a HZSM-5 Zeolite Catalyst, Chem. Eng. J., 140 (2008) 287-295. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2007.09.041.

  • 11. Pawelec, B., Castaño, P., Zepeda, T.A., Morphological Investigation of Nanostructured CoMo Catalysts Studied by XPS and HRTEM, Appl. Surf. Sci., 254 (2008) 4092-4102. DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2007.12.063.

  • 10. Marquez, N., Castaño, P., Makkee, M., Moulijn, J.A., Kreutzer, M.T., Dispersion and Hold-up in Multiphase Packed-Bed Microreactors, Chem. Eng. Technol., 31 (2008) 1130-1139. DOI: 10.1002/ceat.200800198.


  • 9. Pawelec, B., Castaño, P., Arandes, J.M., Thomas, S., Pena, M.A., Fierro, J.L.G., Factors Influencing the Thioresistance of Nickel Catalysts in Aromatics Hydrogenation, Appl. Catal. A: Gen., 137, (2007) 20-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2006.09.035.

  • 8. Arandes, J.M., Torre, I., Castaño, P., Olazar, M., Bilbao, J., Catalytic Cracking of Waxes Produced by the Fast Pyrolysis of Polyolefins, Energy & Fuels, 21 (2007) 561-569. DOI: 10.1021/ef060471s.

  • 7. Arandes, J.M., Azkoiti, M.J., Torre, I., Olazar, M., Castaño, P., Effect of HZSM-5 Catalyst Addition on the Cracking of Polyolefin Pyrolysis Waxes under FCC Conditions, Chem. Eng. J., 132, (2007) 17-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2007.01.012.

  • 6. Castaño, P., Pawelec, B., Fierro, J.L.G., Arandes, J.M., Bilbao, J., Enhancement of Pyrolysis Gasoline Hydrogenation over Pd-promoted Ni/SiO2-Al2O3 Catalysts, Fuel, 86 (2007) 2262-2274. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2007.01.020.

  • 5. Castaño, P., Arandes, J.M., Pawelec, B., Fierro, J.L.G., Gutierrez, A., Bilbao, J., Kinetic Model Discrimination for Toluene Hydrogenation over Noble-Metal-Supported Catalysts, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 46 (2007) 7417-7425. DOI: 10.1021/ie070094m.

  • 4. Castaño, P., Gutierrez, A., Pawelec, B., Fierro, J.L.G., Aguayo, A.T., Arandes, J.M., Effect of the Support on the Kinetic and Deactivation Performance of Pt/Support Catalysts during Coupled Hydrogenation and Ring Opening of Pyrolysis Gasoline, Appl. Catal. A: Gen., 333, (2007) 161-171. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2007.05.041.


  • 3. Torre, I, Arandes, J.M., Castaño, P., Azkoiti, M., Bilbao, J., De Lasa, H., Catalytic Cracking of Plastic Pyrolysis Waxes with Vacuum Gasoil. Effect of HZSM-5 Zeolite in the FCC Catalyst, Int. J. Chem. React. Eng., 4 (2006) A31. DOI: 10.2202/1542-6580.1338.

  • 2. Castaño, P., Pawelec, B., Fierro, J.L.G., Arandes, J.M., Bilbao, J., Aromatics Reduction of Pyrolysis Gasoline (PyGas) over HY-Supported Transition Metal Catalysts, Appl. Catal. A: Gen., 135, (2006) 101-113. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2006.09.009.


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