José Herney Ramírez Franco

Address:

Carrera 58c No 128b – 18. Apto 303. Mirador de Sotileza 3 – Bogotá, Colombia.
Mobil Phone:

00573006844009
E-mail:

jhramirezfra@unal.edu.co

Work experience:
• From august 2008 Associate professor at Chemical Engineering Department,
Engineering Faculty, Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
• 1998-1999 Risaralda Sugar Plant, Pereira, Process Engineering.

Administrative experience:
• From august 2016 Coordinator of Environmental Management System at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
• January 2012 to January 2013. Curricular Chemical Engineering Area Director, at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
• August of 2009 to December of 2014. Coordinator of Master in Environmental Engineering at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

Studies:
2008
PhD in Chemical Engineering, Oporto University. Porto – Portugal, Advisors: Prof. Dr. Luis Miguel Palma Madeira and Prof. Dr. Carlos Costa.
Thesis: Homogeneous and Heterogeneous oxidation of the azo dye Orange II with Fenton´s reagent based processes.
2003
Master in Chemical Engineering. São Paulo University, São Paulo – Brazil. Advisor: Prof. Francisco Valenzuela.
Thesis: Synthesis and characterization of mineral/material carbonous complexes, from industrial reject of comestible soybean oil, esmectitic clay and silica gel.
1998
Chemical Engineering. National University of Colombia, Manizales. Manizales – Colombia.
Thesis: Improving of the final molasses exhaustion at the Plant Sugar ‘Risaralda S.A’.
Field of study:
Advance oxidation processes, thermodynamic, Chemical engineering reaction, environmental catalysis and use of waste.

Research experience
2009 – Today
Co-director of research Group: Materials, catalysis and environment.
2003 – 2008
LEPAE member, Oporto University (FEUP) – Portugal. Member of “Acciones integradas Luso-españolas”, cooperation between Portugal and España in environmental area.

Scientific papers
• M.M.G. Ramos Vianna, J.H.R. Franco, C.A. Pinto, F.R. Valenzuela Díaz, P.M. Büchler, Sorption of oil pollution by organoclays and coal/mineral complex. Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 21, No. 02 pp. 239 – 245, April – June 2004.
• J. Herney Ramirez, Carlos A. Costa, Luis M. Madeira, Experimental design to optimize the degradation of the synthetic dye Orange II using Fenton’s reagent. Catalysis Today 107 – 108 (2005) 68 – 76.
• J. H. Ramirez, Carlos A. Costa, Luis M. Madeira, G. Mata, Miguel A. Vicente, M.L. Rojas-Cervantes, A.J. López-Peinado, R.M. Martín-Aranda. Fenton-like oxidation of Orange II solutions using heterogeneous catalysts based on saponite clay. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 71 (2006) 44-56.
• J. H. Ramirez, F. J. Maldonado-Hódar, A.F. Pérez-Cadenas, C. Moreno-Castilla, Carlos A. Costa, Luis M. Madeira. Azo-dye Orange II degradation by heterogeneous Fenton-like reaction using carbon-Fe catalysts. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 75 (2007) 317–328.
• J. H. Ramirez, M. Lampinen, Miguel A. Vicente, Carlos A. Costa, L.M. Madeira. Experimental design to optimize the oxidation of Orange II dye solution trough a clay based Fenton-like catalyst. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 47 (2008) 284-
294.
• J. H. Ramirez, Filipa M. Duarte, F. G. Martins, Carlos A. Costa, L.M. Madeira. Modelling of the synthetic dye orange II degradation using Fenton’s reagent: from batch to continuous reactor operation. Chemical Engineering Journal 148 (2009) 394–404.
• J. Herney Ramírez, Luis M. Madeira, M.A. Vicente. Heterogeneous Photo-Fenton Oxidation with Pillared Clay-based Catalysts for Wastewater Treatment: A Review. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 98 (2010) 10–26.
• J. H. Ramirez, Adrián M.T. Silva, Miguel A. Vicente, Carlos A. Costa, Luis M. Madeira. Degradation of Acid Orange 7 using a saponite-based catalyst in wet hydrogen peroxide oxidation: Kinetic study with the Fermi’s equation. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 101 (2011) 197-205.
• Adrián M.T. Silva, J. H. Ramirez, Umut Söylemez and Luis M. Madeira. A Lumped Kinetic Model based on the Fermi’s Equation applied to the Catalytic Wet Hydrogen Peroxide Oxidation of Acid Orange 7. Applied Catalysis B: v.121 ‐ 122 p.10 ‐ 19, 2012.
• J. H. Ramirez F., M. L. Toledo R., O. M. Martinez A., Total organic carbon removal from a chemical labs wastewater using Fenton´s reagent. Ingeniería E Investigación ISSN:0120‐5609 ed: Universidad Nacional de Colombia v.33 fasc.2 p.30 ‐ 35 ,2013.

• Maryin L. Rache R., Andrés R. García S., Hugo R. Zea R., Adrián M.T. Silva, Luis M. Madeira, J. Herney Ramírez F. Azo-dye orange II degradation by the heterogeneous Fenton-like process using a zeolite Y-Fe catalyst and kinetic study with a model based on the Fermi’s equation. v.146 p.192 ‐ 200 ,2014.
• J. H. Ramirez F., H. R. ZEA Ramirez, P. J. Celis S., Iron on Carbon Catalysts for the Photocatalytic Degradation Orange II. Journal Of Advanced Oxidation Technologies ISSN: 1203‐8407 v.18 fasc.2 p.295 ‐ 302 ,2015.
• M. K. Enriquez E., J. H. Ramirez F., “Lead (II) removal using lignin obtained from processing banana pseudostem” . Acta Agronomica ISSN: 0120‐2812 v.64 fasc.N/A
p.192 ‐ 197 ,2014.

• J. H. Ramirez F., H. R. ZEA Ramirez, P. J. Celis S., Iron on Carbon Catalysts for the Photocatalytic Degradation Orange II. Journal Of Advanced Oxidation Technologies ISSN: 1203‐8407 v.18 fasc.2 p.295 ‐ 302 ,2015.
• M. K. Enriquez E., J. H. Ramirez F., “Lead (II) removal using lignin obtained from processing banana pseudostem” . Acta Agronomica ISSN: 0120‐2812 v.64 fasc.N/A p.192 ‐ 197 ,2014.
• J. H. Ramirez F., H. R. Zea R., T. H. Cramer, Degradation of Chrysoidin Dye by Fenton and Photo‐Fenton Reaction Using Natural Marmatite as Catalyst. Journal Of Advanced Oxidation Technologies ISSN: 1203‐8407 ed: v.17 fasc.2 p.389 ‐ 396 ,2014.
• H. G. Yanguatin Botina, J. H. Ramirez Franco y J. I. Tobon. Pozzolanic reactivity of kaolinitic clays. A Review. Accepted in Revista Ingeniería de Construcción. 2016.
• A. Y. Pataquiva-Mateus, H. R. Zea and J. H. Ramirez. Degradation of Orange II by Fenton reaction using ilmenite as catalyst. Accepted in Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2016.

Book Chapters
• J. H. Ramírez, Carlos A. Costa, Luis M. Madeira, G. Mata, M.A. Vicente. Preparación, caracterización y comportamiento catalítico de catalizadores basados en saponita para la oxidación de Orange II en disolución acuosa. Materiales Arcillosos: de la Geología a las Nuevas Aplicaciones Editores: M. Suárez, M. A. Vicente, V. Rives y M. J. Sánchez Salamanca, 2006.
• J. H. Ramirez, L.M. Madeira. Use of Pillared Clay-based Catalysts for Wastewater Treatment through Fenton-like Processes. Book Chapter. Pillared Clays and Related Catalysts. Springer. 2010, pp 129 – 165. ISBN 978-1-4419-6669-8, e-ISBN 978-1-4419-
6670-4.