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Conference speaker

Inmaculada Ortiz


Inmaculada Ortiz


University of Cantabria, Spain

Talk title: Polymer/ionic liquid composite membranes for complex gas separations

Inmaculada Ortiz is Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Cantabria, Spain, since 1996. She received her Ph.D in Sciences (Chemistry) from the University of the Basque Country (Spain) in 1985 and completed her training at Giessen University, Germany (1980) and Imperial College, University of London (1985-86, 1987).

She was visiting Professor at Wuhan University, China in 2010 and Fulbright Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, USA, 2017.

Her research interests focus on the design, optimization and integration of advanced separation technologies where RTILs play a prominent role. She has participated in the Scientific Committee of a good number of international R&D programs and scientific conferences, INTAS 2003-06; COST, ESSEM Domain, 2013-14; Joint Programming Initiative, JPI Water, 2015-18 etc,. She co-chaired the first ILSEPT Conference, Sitges 2015, that ended up with her guest edited Special Issue Application of Ionic Liquids to Separation and Purification Technology, SEPPUR, 2011-12 in new tab/window)