Svetlozar Gueorguiev Velizarov

Assistant Researcher
Secção de Engenharia Química e Bioquímica
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Research Interests

- Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
- Drinking Water and Wastewater treatment
- Membrane Separation Processes
- Ion Exchange
- Advanced Oxidation Processes
- Renewable Energies
- Sustainability Metrics and Life Cycle Assessment

Main Publications

1. VELIZAROV, S., REIS, M.A., CRESPO, J.G. (2011) The Ion-Exchange Membrane Bioreactor: Developments and Perspectives in Drinking Water Treatment, Chapter 4, In: Water Purification and Management, J. Coca-Prados and G. Gutiérrez-Cervelló (Eds.), NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security, ISBN: 978-90-481-9789-7 © Springer Science + Business Media B.V. 2011, pp. 119-145.

2. GÜELL, R., FONTÀS C., ANTICÓ E., SALVADÓ V, CRESPO, J.G., VELIZAROV, S. (2011) Transport and separation of arsenate and arsenite from aqueous media by supported liquid and anion-exchange membranes. Separation and Purification Technology DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2011.05.015

3. VELIZAROV, S., CRESPO J.G. (2010) Ion Exchange.
In: Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, Wiley InterScience,
DOI: 10.1002/0471238961.09151404090311.a01.pub2. pp. 1-31.

4. VELIZAROV, S., CRESPO, J.G. (2010) Membrane Processing for the Recovery of Bioactive Compounds in Agro-Industries, Chapter 5, In: Innovation in Food Engineering: New Techniques and Products, C.P. Ribeiro and M.L. Passos (Eds.), Series: Contemporary Food Engineering Series (Sun D-W., Series Editor), CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton (ISBN: 9781420086065) pp. 137-160.

5. SANTOS, J. L. C., GERALDES, V., VELIZAROV, S., CRESPO, J. G. (2010) Characterization of fluid dynamics and mass-transfer in an electrochemical oxidation cell by experimental and CFD studies. Chemical Engineering Journal 157, 379-392.
6. MATOS, C.T., VELIZAROV, S., REIS, M.A.M., CRESPO, J.G. (2008) Removal of bromate from drinking water using the ion exchange membrane bioreactor concept. Environmental Science and Technology 42, 20, 7702-7708.

7. MATOS, C., VELIZAROV, S., CRESPO, J.G., REIS, A.M. (2006) Simultaneous removal of perchlorate and nitrate from drinking water using the ion exchange membrane bioreactor concept. Water Research 40, 2, 231-240.

8. CRESPO, J.G., VELIZAROV, S., REIS, A.M. (2004) Membrane bioreactors for the removal of anionic micropollutants from drinking water. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 15, 5, 463-468.

9. VELIZAROV, S., CRESPO, J.G., REIS, A.M. (2004) Removal of inorganic anions from drinking water supplies by membrane bio/processes. Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology 3, 4, 361-380.

10. VELIZAROV, S., CRESPO, J.G., REIS, A.M. (2002) Ion exchange membrane bioreactor for selective removal of nitrate from drinking water: Control of ion fluxes and process performance. Biotechnology Progress 18, 2, 296-302.

11. VELIZAROV, S., RODRIGUES, C.M., REIS, A.M, CRESPO, J.G. (2000) Mechanism of charged pollutants removal in an ion exchange membrane bioreactor: Drinking water denitrification. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 71, 4, 245-254.

12. VELIZAROV, S. (1999) Electric and magnetic fields in microbial biotechnology: possibilities, limitations and perspectives. Electro- and Magnetobiology 18, 2, 185-212.

13. VELIZAROV, S., RASKMARK, P., KWEE, S. (1999) The effects of radiofrequency fields on cell proliferation are non-thermal. Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics 48 1, 177-180.

14. VELIZAROV, S., REITZ, M., GLÜCK, B., BERG, H. (1998) Electropermeabilization and electrofusion of human cells modified by anaesthetic agents. Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics 47, 1, 89-96.

15. VELIZAROV, S., BESCHKOV, V. (1998) Biotransformation of glucose to free gluconic acid by Gluconobacter oxydans: substrate and product inhibition situations. Process Biochemistry 33, 5, 527-534.