My research is mainly dealing with Advanced Oxidation Processes (photocatalysis, UV/H2O2, catalytic wet peroxide oxidation, etc.) for decomposition of persistents organic pollutants, contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) and inactivation of pathogens in industrial and urban wastewater.
Faculty of Science and Forestry, Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Research groups and research projects
Research groups - UEF
Rueda-Márquez, Juan José; Moreno-Andrés, Javier; Rey, Ana; Corada-Fernández, Carmen; Mikola, Anna; Manzano, Manuel A.; Levchuk, Irina. 2021. Post-treatment of real municipal wastewater effluents by means of granular activated carbon (GAC) based catalytic processes: A focus on abatement of pharmaceutically active compounds Water research 192: 116833. 2021
Villar-Navarro, Elena; Levchuk, Irina; Rueda-Márquez, Juan José; Homola, Tomáš; Moriñigo, Miguel Ángel; Vahala, Riku; Manzano, Manuel. 2021. Inactivation of simulated aquaculture stream bacteria at low temperature using advanced UVA- and solar-based oxidation methods Solar energy 227: 477-489. 2021
Orona-Návar, Carolina; Levchuk, Irina; Moreno-Andrés, Javier; Park, Yuri; Mikola, Anna; Mahlknecht, Jürgen; Sillanpää, Mika; Ornelas-Soto, Nancy. 2020. Removal of pharmaceutically active compounds (PhACs) and bacteria inactivation from urban wastewater effluents by UVA-LED photocatalysis with Gd3+ doped BiVO4 Journal of environmental chemical engineering 8 6: 104540. 2020
Rueda-Márquez, Juan José; Palacios-Villarreal, Cassandra; Manzano, Manuel; Blanco, Eduardo; Ramírez del Sola, Mila; Levchuk, Irina. 2020. Photocatalytic degradation of pharmaceutically active compounds (PhACs) in urban wastewater treatment plants effluents under controlled and natural solar irradiation using immobilized TiO2 Solar energy 208: 480-492. 2020