Luis Borrás Falomir

Luis Borrás Falomir


Luis Borrás Falomir
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Ingeniería Química
Universitat de Valéncia
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Serna-García, R., Borrás, L., Bouzas, A., Seco, A., 2020. Insights in the biological process performance and microbial diversity during thermophilic microalgae co-digestion in an Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (AnMBR). Algal Res. 50, 101981.

B Acevedo, M Murgui, L Borrás, R Barat (2017) New insights in the metabolic behaviour of PAO under negligible poly-P reserves. Chemical Engineering Journal, Volume 311, Pages 82-90,

N. Zamorano-López, L. Borrás, A. Seco, D. Aguado (2020) Unveiling microbial structures during raw microalgae digestion and co-digestion with primary sludge to produce biogas using semi-continuous AnMBR systems. Science of The Total Environment, Volume 699, 134365,

P Barbarroja, A Zornoza, D Aguado, L Borrás, JL Alonso (2019) A multivariate approach of changes in filamentous, nitrifying and protist communities and nitrogen removal efficiencies during ozone dosage in a full-scale wastewater treatment plant. Environmental Pollution, Volume 252, Part B, Pages 1500-1508,

N. Zamorano-López, S. Greses, D. Aguado, A. Seco, L. Borrás (2019) Thermophilic anaerobic conversion of raw microalgae: Microbial community diversity in high solids retention systems. Algal Research, Volume 41, 101533,

B. Acevedo, C. Camiña, J.E. Corona, L. Borrás, R. Barat (2015) The metabolic versatility of PAOs as an opportunity to obtain a highly P-enriched stream for further P-recovery. Chemical Engineering Journal, Volume 270, Pages 459-467,

Robles Á., Aguado D., Barat R., Borrás L., Bouzas A., Giménez J.B., Martí N., Ribes J., Ruano M.V., Serralta J., Ferrer J., Seco A.. (2020) New frontiers from removal to recycling of nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater in the Circular Economy. Bioresource Technolgy 300, 122673. 10.1016/j.biortech.2019.122673

Zamorano Lopez N, Borrás L, Gimenez JB, Seco A, Aguado D (2019) Acclimatised rumen culture for raw microalgae conversion into biogas: Linking microbial community structure and operational parameters in anaerobic membrane bioreactors (AnMBR). Bioresource Technology 290, 121787

Noriega-Hevia, G., Serralta, J., Borrás, L., Seco, A., Ferrer, J. (2020) Nitrogen recovery using a membrane contactor : Modelling nitrogen and pH evolution. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 8, 103880.

González-Camejo J, Aparicio SE, Ruano García MV, Borrás Falomir L, Barat Baviera R and Ferrer J (2019) Effect of ambient temperature variations on an indigenous microalgae-nitrifying bacteria culture dominated by Chlorella. Bioresource Technology. 290, 1 - 10. 2019. ISSN 0960-8524. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2019.121788

González-Camejo J, Montero P, Aparicio-Anton SE, Ruano García MV, Borrás Falomir L, Seco A and Barat R (2020) Nitrite inhibition of microalgae induced by the competition between microalgae and nitrifying bacteria. Water Research. 172, 1 -10. 2020. ISSN 0043-1354. DOI:

González-Camejo J, Aparicio-Anton SE, Jiménez-Benitez AL, Pachés M, Ruano García MV, Borrás Falomir L, Barat R, and Seco A (2020) Improving membrane photobioreactor performance by reducing light path: operating conditions and key performance indicators. Water Research. 172 pp. 1 - 10. 2020. ISSN 0043-1354. DOI:

Seco A, Mateo O, Zamorano-López N, Sanchis-Perucho P, Serralta J, Martí N, Borrás L, Ferrer J. (2018) Exploring the limits of anaerobic biodegradability of urban wastewater by AnMBR technology. Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology 4,1877-1887.

Greses-Huerta, S; Zamorano -López, N; Borrás Falomir, L; Ferrer, J; Seco Torrecillas, A; Aguado García, D (2018) Effect of long residence time and high temperature over anaerobic biodegradation of Scenedesmus microalgae grown in wastewater. Journal of Environmental Management (218) 425 - 434.

Zamorano-Lopez N, Monino P, Borrás L, Aguado D, Barat R, Ferrer J, Seco A (2018). Influence of Food Waste addition over microbial communities in an Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor plant treating urban wastewater. Journal of Environmental Management (217) 788 - 796

Seco A, Aparicio S, González-Camejo J, Jiménez-Benítez A, Mateo O, Mora JF, Noriega-Hevia G, Sanchis-Perucho P, Serna-García R, Zamorano-López N, Giménez JB, Ruiz-Martinez A, Aguado D, Barat R, Borrás L, Bouzas A, Martí N, Pachés M, Ribes J, Robles A, Ruano MV, Serralta J and Ferrer J. (2018) Resource recovery from sulphate-rich sewage through an innovative anaerobic-based water resource recovery facility (WRRF). Water Science and Technology 78 (9), 1925-1936.

Mateo, S., Zamorano-López, N., Borras, L., Fernandez-Morales, F.J., Cañizares, P. (2017) Effect of sludge age on microbial consortia developed in MFCs. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology.

M. N. Gatti, J. B. Giménez; L. Carretero; M. V. Ruano, L. Borrás, J. Serralta, A. Seco (2015) Enrichment of AOB and NOB population by applying a BABE reactor in an activated sludge pilot plant Water. Environment Research. ISSN:1061-4303.

M. Reyes; L. Borrás; A. Seco; J. Ferrer (2015) Identification and quantification of microbial populations in activated sludge and anaerobic digestion processes. Environmental Technology. ISSN:0959-3330

J.E. Sánchez-Ramírez; A. Bouzas; F. García-Usach; L. Borrás; A. Seco. Identificación de bacterias filamentosas Thiothrix en el tratamiento del efluente de un reactor anaerobio de membranas sumergidas (SAnMBR). Ingeniería y región. 2014. ISSN:1657-6985

B. Acevedo, L. Borrás, A. Oehmen, R. Barat (2014) Modelling the metabolic shift of polyphosphate-accumulating organisms. Water Research. ISSN:0043-1354

Ribes J., Robles A., Giménez J.B., Durán F., Carretero L., Ruano M.V., Martí N., Serralta J., Borrás L., García-Usach F., Ferrer J. y Seco A. The submerged anaerobic membrane reactor: a new technology for urban wastewater treatment and availing of resources to the full Infoenviro. 2013

B. Acevedo; A. Oehmen; G. Carvalho; A. Seco; L. Borrás; R. Barat (2012) Metabolic shift of polyphosphate-accumulating organisms with different levels of polyphosphate storage Water Research. ISSN:0043-1354

J.B. Giménez; L. Carretero; M.N. Gatti; N. Martí; L. Borrás; J. Ribes; A. Seco. Reliable method for assessing the COD mass balance of a submerged anaerobic membrane bioreactor (SAMBR) treating sulphate-rich municipal wastewater. Water Science and Technology. 2012. ISSN:0273-1223

T. Montoya, D. Aguado, J. Ferrer, L. Borrás, A. Seco. Efecto del proceso de eliminación biológica de fósforo en influentes con elevadas concentraciones de calcio. Tecnología del Agua. 2010. ISSN:0192-3633

Luke C. Burow, Amanda N. Mabbett, Luis Borrás and Linda L. Blackall. Anaerobic central metabolic pathways active during polyhydroxyalkanoate production in uncultured cluster1 Defluviicoccus enriched in activated sludge communities. Microbiology Letters. 2009. ISSN:0378-1097

T. MONTOYA, L BORRÁS, D. AGUADO, J. FERRER, A. SECO. Detection and prevention of enhanced biological phosphorus removal deterioration caused by zooglea overabundance. Environmental Technology. 2008. ISSN:0959-3330

R. BARAT, T. MONTOYA, L. BORRÁS, J. FERRER, A. SECO. Interactions between calcium precipitation and the polyphosphate accumulating bacteria metabolism Water Research. 2008. ISSN:0043-1354

D. AGUADO, T. MONTOYA, L. BORRAS, A. SECO y J. FERRER. Using SOM and PCA for analysing and interpreting data from a P-removal SBR Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. 2008. ISSN:0952-1976

J. CHANONA, L. PASTOR, L. BORRÁS y A. SECO. Fuzzy algorithm for pH control in a Struvite Crystallization Reactor. Water Science and Technology. 2006. ISSN:0273-1223

R. BARAT, T. MONTOYA, L. BORRAS, A. SECO y J. FERRER. Calcium effect on enhanced biological phosphorus removal Water Science and Technology. 2006. ISSN:0273-1223

J. SERRALTA, J. FERRER, L BORRAS y A. SECO. Effect of pH on biological phosphorus uptake Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 2006. ISSN:0006-3592

L. BORRÁS, J. L. ALONSO, P. EGGÖY, J. FERRER. Técnica de detección de polifosfatos intracelulares, y cuantificación mediante análisis de imágen Tecnología del Agua. 2004. ISSN:0192-3633

J. SERRALTA, J. FERRER, L. BORRÁS y A. SECO. An extension of ASM2d including pH calculation. Water Research. 2004. ISSN:0043-1354

J. SERRALTA, L. BORRÁS, C. BLANCO, R. BARAT, y A. SECO. Monitoring pH and electric conductivity in an EBPR sequencing batch reactor Water Science and Technology. 2004. ISSN:0273-1223


Paula Barbarroja Ortiz. Estudio de la dinámica poblacional y actividad de los organismos nitrificantes en sistemas de depuración de aguas residuales. Directores: D. Aguado García, JL Alonso Molina y L. Borrás Falomir. Universitat Politècnica de Valencia. Año: 2019. Calificación: Sobresaliente cum Laude

Nuria Zamorano López. The role of microbial ecology during biogas production from renewable energy sources. Characterizing microbial community structures in bioenergy production systems for future water resource recovery facilities. Directores: L. Borrás Falomir y D. Aguado García. Universitat de Valencia. Año: 2020. Calificación: Sobresaliente cum Laude

Luis Borrás Falomir. Técnicas microbiológicas aplicadas a la identificación y cuantificación de organismos presentes en sistemas EBPR. Directores: José Ferrer Polo y José Luis Alonso Molina. Universitat Politècnica de València. Año: 2008. Calificación: Sobresaliente Cum Laude

Brenda Acevedo. Estudio y modelación matemática del cambio metabólico de las bacterias responsables de la eliminación biológica de fósforo en el tratamiento de aguas residuales. Directores: Ramón Barat Baviera and Luís Borrás Falomir. Universitat Politècnica de València. Año: 2016. Calificación: Excellent Cum Laude

Mariela Beatriz Reyes Sosa. Estudio de las poblaciones bacterianas y su relación con los parámetros físico-químicos del tratamiento de aguas residuales. Directores: Luis Borrás y José Luis Alonso. Universitat Politècnica de València. Año: 2014. Calificación: Excellent Cum Laude


L Borrás, N Martí. El agua residual: del residuo al recurso. El Nucli Antic 13, 49-51. Educació. Laboratori de Materials. Año: 2009. ISBN: ---