Grupo de Ingeniería Química y Ambiental

Actualmente es Director del Instituto IMDEA Energía y Catedrático de Ingeniería Química en la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos.
Licenciado en Ciencias Químicas con especialización en Química Industrial por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1985). Doctor en Química Industrial por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1990) con premio extraordinario. Ha sido investigador visitante en el Instituto Tecnológico de California (CALTECH, EE.UU., 1991) y en la Universidad de California en Santa Bárbara (UCSB, EE.UU., 2006). Ha sido profesor titular en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1990-1999), trasladándose posteriormente a la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (1999), en la que obtuvo una plaza de catedrático de universidad en el área de Ingeniería Química (2001). En la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos ha desempeñado diversos cargos académicos: Coordinador del Área de Ciencias Ambientales (1999-2001), Vicerrector de Investigación e Innovación Tecnológica (2001-2002) y Director del Departamento de Tecnología Química y Ambiental (2002-2007). En el año 2007 fue nombrado director del Instituto IMDEA Energía, creado en ese momento como un nuevo instituto de I+D por el Gobierno Regional de la "Comunidad de Madrid".
Su actividad docente se ha centrado en las áreas de Ingeniería Química, Ingeniería Ambiental e Ingeniería Energética en los niveles de Grado, Máster y Doctorado. Sus líneas de investigación más relevantes son las siguientes: desarrollo de nuevos materiales zeolíticos y mesoestructurados, síntesis de zeolitas con porosidad jerárquizada, aplicaciones catalíticas de zeolitas en procesos petroquímicos, reacciones de química fina catalizadas por materiales mesoporosos ordenados, reciclado químico de residuos plásticos, producción de biocombustibles avanzados a partir de diferentes tipos de biomasa, producción de hidrógeno libre de emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero y valorización de CO2.
Ha participado en 73 proyectos de investigación financiados por entidades públicas y privadas, incluyendo un gran número de colaboraciones con el sector industrial. Ha sido Coordinador del proyecto CASCATBEL dentro del Séptimo Programa Marco de la Unión Europea, que contó con la participación de 17 socios y un presupuesto total de 9,3 millones de euros, desarrollándose en el período 2013 - 2017.
Es autor de 224 publicaciones en revistas científicas indexadas y de unas 320 comunicaciones en congresos y reuniones científicas, 5 patentes y 4 libros. Hasta la fecha ha dirigido 23 tesis doctorales. Uno de los libros en los que ha sido coautor es "Feedstock recycling of plastic wastes", publicado en 1999 por la Royal Society of Chemistry. De acuerdo a la base de datos Google Scholar, sus publicaciones científicas han recibido hasta la fecha más de 9300 citas (índice h = 55, índice i10 = 170).
Es miembro del Consejo Asesor del centro de investigación CIESOL (Almería, España) y del Centro Alemán de Investigación en Biomasa (Leipzig, Alemania). Ha participado en el consejo científico de diferentes revistas y conferencias científicas. Ha sido presidente del Comité Organizador de los congresos ISFR2011 e Hypothesis 2015. Actualmente es miembro del Comité Ejecutivo de la SECAT (Sociedad Española de Catálisis) y la FEZA (Federación Europea de Asociaciones de Zeolitas) y es el presidente del GEZ (Grupo Español de Zeolitas).




  • CAScade deoxygenation process using tailored nanoCATalysts for the production of BiofuELs from lignocellullosic biomass (CASCATBEL).
    Entidad Financiadora : European Commission. SEVENTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME (FP7). Large-Scale Integrating Collaborative Project ()
    Periodo de Ejecución : 2013 - 2016
    Investigador Principal : Serrano Granados, David P.
    Equipo Investigador : - Pizarro de Oro, Patricia - Serrano Granados, David P. 















On the feasibility of using hierarchical ZSM-5 and Beta zeolites as supports of metal phosphides for catalytic hydrodeoxygenation of phenol

Berenguer, A.; Gutiérrez-Rubio, S.; Linares, M.; Ochoa-Hernández, C.; Moreno, I.; García-Fierro, J. L.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.; Pizarro, P.


Fine-tuning hierarchical ZSM-5 zeolite by controlled aggregation of protozeolitic units functionalized with tertiary amine-containing organosilane

Alonso-Doncel, M.; Peral, A.; Shamzhy, M.; Cejka, J.; Sanz, R.; Serrano, D. P.


Untangling the role of the organosilane functional groups in the synthesis of hierarchical ZSM-5 zeolite by crystallization of silanized protozeolitic units

Alonso-Doncel, M.; Peral, A.; Shamzhy, M.; Cejka, J.; R.Sanz, R.; Serrano, D. P.


Selective hydrodecarboxylation of fatty acids into long-chain hydrocarbons catalyzed by Pd/Al-SBA-15

Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Briones, L.; Arroyo, M.


Chemical insights on the activity of La1-xSrxFeO3 perovskites for chemical looping reforming of methane coupled with CO2-splitting

Sastre, D.; Serrano, D. P.; Pizarro, P.; Coronado, J. M.


CO2 adsorption on amine-functionalized clays

Gómez-Pozuelo, G.; Sanz-Pérez, E. S.; Arencibia, A.; Pizarro, P.; Sanz, R.; Serrano, D. P.


Conversion of stearic acid into biogasoline over Pd/ZSM-5 catalysts with enhanced accessibility

Arroyo, M.; Briones, L.; Escola, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.


Unravelling the effect of charge dynamics at the plasmonic metal/semiconductor interface for CO2 photoreduction

Collado L., Reynal A., Fresno F., Barawi M., Escudero C., Perez-Dieste V., Coronado J.M., Serrano D.P., Durrant J.R., de la Peña O’Shea V.A.


Synthesis of hierarchical Beta zeolite with uniform mesopores: Effect on its catalytic activity for veratrole acylation

Escola, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.; Sanz, R.; García, R. A.; Peral, A.; Moreno, I.; Linares, M.


Elucidating the Photoredox Nature of Isolated Iron Active Sites on MCM-41

Collado L., Jansson I., Platero-Prats A.E., Perez-Dieste V., Escudero C., Molins E., Casas i Doucastela L., Sánchez B., Coronado J.M., Serrano D.P., Suarez S., de la Peña O’Shea V.A.


Effect of hierarchical porosity in Beta zeolites on the Beckmann rearrangement of oximes

Linares, M.; Vargas, C.; García, A.; Ochoa-Hernández, C.; Cejka, J.; García-Muñoz, R. A.; Serrano, D. P.


Properties of hierarchical Beta zeolites prepared from protozeolitic nanounits for the catalytic cracking of high density polyethylene

Caldeira, V. P. S.; Peral, A.; Linares, M.; Araujo, A. S.; Garcia-Muñoz, R. A.; Serrano, D. P.


Role of the physicochemical properties of hausmannite on the hydrogen production via the Mn3O4-NaOH thermochemical cycle

Bayón, A.; de la Peña O`Shea, V. A.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.


Hierarchical mesoporous Pd/ZSM-5 for the catalytic hydrodeoxygenation of m-cresol to methylcylcohexane

Hunns, J. A.; Arroyo, M.; Lee, A. F.; Escola, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.; Wilson, K.


Hierarchical ZSM-5 zeolite with uniform mesopores and improved catalytic properties

Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Sanz, R.; García, R. A.; Peral, A.; Moreno, I.; Linares, M.


Bidimensional ZSM-5 zeolites probed as catalysts for polyethylene cracking

Peral, A.; Escola, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.; Prech, J.; Ochoa-Hernández, C.; Cejka, J.


Evaluation of transition metal phosphides supported on ordered mesoporous materials as catalysts for phenol hydrodeoxygenation

Berenguer, A.; Sankaranarayanan, T. M.; Gómez, G.; Moreno, I.; Coronado, J. M.; Pizarro, P.; Serrano, D. P.


Revisiting the BaO2/BaO redox cycle for solar thermochemical energy storage

Carrillo, A. J.; Sastre, D.; Serrano, D. P.; Pizarro, P.; Coronado, J. M.


Manganese oxide-based thermochemical energy storage: modulating tempertures of redox cycles by Fe-Cu co-doping

Carrillo, A. J.; Serrano, D. P.; Pizarro, P.; Coronado, J. M.


Hydrogen production by methane decomposition over MnOx/YSZ catalysts

Carrillo, A. J.; Sastre, D.; Zazo, L.; Serrano, D. P.; Coronado, J. M.; Pizarro, P.


Ce-promoted Ni/SBA-15 catalysts for anisole hydrotreating under mild conditions

Yang, Y.; Ochoa-Hernández, C.; Pizarro, P.; de la Peña O`Shea, V. A.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.


Ga-Promoted photocatlytic H2 production over Pt/ZnO nanostructures

Núñez, J.; Fresno, F.; Platero-Prats, A. E.; Jana, P.; Fierro, J. L. G.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.; de la Peña O`Shea, V. A.


Photocatalytic H2 production from aqueous methanol solutions using metal-co-catalysed Zn2SnO4 nanostructures

Núñez, J.; Fresno, F.; Collado, L.; Jana, P.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.; de la Peña O`Shea, V. A.


Factors influencing the photocatalytic activity of alkali NbTa perovskites for hydrogen production from aqueous methanol solutions

Jana, P.; de la Peña O`Shea, V. A.; Mata Montero, C.; Pizarro, P.; Coronado, J. M.; Fresno, F.; Serrano, D. P.


Assesing biomass catalytic pyrolysis in terms of deoxygenation pathways and energy yields for the efficient production of advanced biofuels

Hernando, H.; Jiménez-Sánchez, S.; Fermoso, J.; Pizarro, P.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.


Hydrogen production by methane decomposition over pure silica SBA-15 materials

Gómez, G.; Botas, J. A.; Serrano, D. P.; Pizarro, P.


Catalysis on zeolites - Catalysis Science & Technology

Cejka, J.; Morris, R. E.; Serrano, D. P.


Catalytic cracking of LDPE over nanocrystalline HZSM-5 zeolite prepared by seed-assisted synthesis from an organic-template-free system

Figueiredo, A. L.; Araujo, A. S.; Linares, M.; Peral, A.; García, R. A; Serrano, D. P.; Fernandes, V. J.


Remarkable catalytic properties of hierarchica zeolite-Beta in the epoxide rearrangement reactions

García-Muñoz, R. A.; Serrano, D. P.; Vicente, G.; Linares, M.; Vitvorova, D.; Cejka, J.


Hydroreforming of the oils from LDPE thermal cracking over Ni–Ru and Ru supported over hierarchical Beta zeolite

Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Briones, L.; Medina, S.; Martínez, A.


In-situ upgrading of Eucalyptus woodchips fast-pyrolysis bio-oil using metal oxide/h-ZSM-5 catalysts

Pizarro, P.; Fermoso, J.; Hernando, H.; Peral, A. Jana, P.; Sankaranarayanan, Th. M.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.


Hydrogen production through catalytic methane decomposition promoted by pure silica materials

Serrano, D. P.; Botas, J. A.; Pizarro, P.; Moreno, I.; Gómez, G.


Hydrodeoxygenation of anisole as bio-oil model compound over supported Ni and Co catalysts: Effect of metal and support properties

Sankaranarayanan, T. M.; Berenguer, A.; Ochoa-Hernández, C.; Moreno, I.; Jana, P.; Coronado, J.M.; Serrano, D.P.; Pizarro, P.


Effect of Au surface plasmon nanoparticles on the selective CO2 photoreduction to CH4

Collado L., Reynal A., Coronado J.M., Serrano D.P., Durrant J.R., de la Peña O'Shea V.A.


Catalytic conversion of rapeseed oil for the production of raw chemicals, fuels and carbon nanotubes over Ni modified nanocrystalline and hierarchical ZSM5

Botas, J. A.; Serrano D. P.; García A.; Ramos R.


Effect of metal–support interaction on the selective hydrodeoxygenation of anisole to aromatics over Ni-based catalysts

Yang, Y.; Ochoa-Hernández, C.; de la Peña O’Shea, V. A.; Pizarro, P.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.


Narrowing the mesopore size distribution in hierarchical TS-1 zeolite by surfactant-assisted reorganization

Serrano, D. P.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.; Moreno, I.; Shami, S.


Effect of hierarchical porosity and fluorination on the catalytic properties of zeolite beta for glycerol etherification

González, M. D.; Salagre, P.; Linares, M.; García, R. A.; Serrano, D. P.; Cesteros, Y.


Influence of the Structural and Textural Properties of Ordered Mesoporous Materials and Hierarchical Zeolitic Supports on the Controlled Release of Methylprednisolone Hemisuccinate

García-Muñoz, R. A.; Morales, V.; Linares, M.; González, P. E.; Sanz, R.; Serrano, D. P.


Hierarchical ZSM-5 zeolites synthesized by silanization of protozeolitic units: Mediating the mesoporosity contribution by changing the organosilane type

Serrano, D. P.; Pinnavaia, T. J.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Peral, A.; Villalba, L.


Enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen production by improving the Pt dispersion over mesostructured TiO2

Serrano, D. P.; Calleja, G.; Pizarro, P.; Gálvez, P.


Photocatalytic hydrogen production in the water/methanol system using Pt/RE:NaTaO3 (RE [ Y, La, Ce, Yb) catalysts

Jana, P.; Mata Montero, C.; Pizarro, P.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.; de la Peña O’Shea. V. A.


Conversion of LDPE into transportation fuels by a two-stage process using Ni/Al-SBA-15 as catalyst

Escola, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.; Arroyo, M.; Alba, A.


Transportation fuel production by combination of LDPE thermal cracking and catalytic hydroreforming

Escola, J. M.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Briones, L.


Thermochemical energy storage at high temperature via redox cycles of Mn and Co oxides: Pure oxides versus mixed ones

Carrillo, A. J.; Moya, J.; Bayón, A.; Jana, P.; de la Peña O’Shea, V. A.; Romero, M.; Gonzalez-Aguilar, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Pizarro, P.; Coronado, J. M.


Hierarchical zeolite TS-1 as an efficient catalyst for oxidative desulphurization of hydrocarbon fractions

Serrano, D. P.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.; Moreno, I.; Medina, S.


Synthesis strategies in the search for hierarchical zeolites

Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Pizarro, P.


Deactivation and regeneration of a Ni supported hierarchical Beta zeolite catalyst used in the hydroreforming of the oil produced by LDPE thermal cracking

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Briones, L.


Kinetic and autocatalytic effects during the hydrogen production by methane decomposition over carbonaceous catalysts 

Serrano, D. P.; Botas, J. A.; Pizarro, P.; Gómez, G.


Selective oxidation of benzyl alcohol using in situ generated H2O2 over hierarchical Au-Pd titanium silicalite catalysts

Moreno, I.; Dummer, N. F.; Edwards, J.; Alhumaimess, M.; Sankar, S.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.; Serrano, D. P.; Hutchings, G.


Improvement of the hierarchical TS-1 properties by silanization of protozeolitic units in presence of alcohols

Serrano, D. P.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.; Peral, A.; Moreno, I.


Advances in the design of ordered mesoporous materials for the low-carbon catalytic hydrogen production

Serrano, D. P.; Coronado, J.; de la Peña O'shea, V.; Pizarro, P.; Botas, J. A.


Hydrocarbons production through hydrotreating of methyl esters over Ni and Co supported on SBA-15 and Al-SBA-15

Ochoa-Hernández, C.; Yang, Y.; Pizarro, P.; de la Peña O'Shea, V. A.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.


Enhancement of hydrocarbon production via artificial photosynthesis due to synergetic effect of Ag supported on TiO2 and ZnO semiconductors

Collado, L.; Jana, P.; Sierra, B.; Coronado, J. M.; Pizarro, P.; Serrano, D. P.; de la Peña O'Shea, V. A.


Life cycle assessment of altenatives for hydrogen production from renewable and fossil sources

Dufour, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Gálvez, J. L.; González, A.; Soria, E.; G. Fierro, J. L.


Influence of the calcination treatment on the catalytic properties of hierarchical ZSM-5

Serrano, D. P.; García, R. A.; Linares, M.; Gil, B.


On the feasibility of producing hydrogen with net carbon fixation by the decomposition of vegetable and microalgal oils

Serrano, D. P.; Dufour, J.; Iribarren, D.


Conversion of polyethylene into transportation fuels by the combination of thermal cracking and catalytic hydroreforming over Ni-Supported hierarchical Beta zeolite

Escola, J. M.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Briones, L.; Díaz de Tuesta, J. L.; Calvo, R.; Fernandez, E.


Hydrorreforming over Ni/H-beta of the thermal cracking products of LDPE, HDPE and PP for fuel production

Escola, J. M.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Briones, L.


Catalytic conversion of rapeseed oil into raw chemicals and fuels over Ni- and Mo-modified nanocrystalline ZSM-5 zeolite

Botas, J. A.; Serrano D. P.; García A.; de Vicente, J.; Ramos R.


Auto shredder residue recycling: Mechanical separation and pyrolysis

Santini, A.; Passarini, F.; Vassura, I.; Serrano, D.; Dufour, J.


Tailoring the properties of hierarchical TS-1 zeolite synthesized from silanized protozeolitic units

Serrano, D. P.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.; Moreno, I.


Preliminary assessment of plastic waste valorization via sequential pyrolysis and catalytic reforming

Iribarren, D.; Dufour, J.; Serrano, D. P.


Evaluation of CO2 residue or raw material?

de la Pena O'Shea, V. A.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.

  • DYNA, 87(2), 145-148 (2012)

Ni2P/SBA-15 as a hydrodeoxygenation catalyst with enhanced selectivity for the conversion of methyl oleate into n-octadecane

Yongxing, Y.; Ochoa-Hernandez, C.; de la Peña O’Shea, V. A.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.


Mild temperature hydrogen production by methane decomposition over cobalt catalysts prepared with different precipitating agents

Jana, P.; de la Peña O'Shea, V. A.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.


Synthesis of nickel phosphide nanorods as catalyst for the hydrotreating of methyl oleate

Yongxing, Y.; Ochoa-Hernández, C.; Pizarro, P.; de la Peña O’Shea, V. A.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.


Developing advanced catalysts for the conversion of polyolefinic waste plastics into fuels and chemicals

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.


El papel de la Química en la valorización de los residuos plásticos

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Briones, L.

  • Análes de Química, 107(1), 76-83 (2011)

Synthesis of hierarchical ZSM-5 by silanization and alkoxylation of protozeolitic units

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Peral, A.; Morales, G.; Abella, E.


Hydrogen production from fossil fuels: Life Cycle Assessment of technologies with low greenhouse gas emissions

Dufour, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Gálvez, J. L.; Moreno, J.; González, A.


Hierarchical TS-1 zeolite synthesized from SiO2 TiO2 xerogels imprinted with silanized protozeolitic units

Sanz, R.; Serrano, D. P.; Pizarro, P.; Moreno, I.


Co-production of graphene sheets and hydrogen by decomposition of methane using cobalt based catalysts

Jana, P.; de la Peña O'Shea, V. A.; Coronado, J. M.; Serrano, D. P.


Comparison of metal and carbon catalysts for hydrogen production by methane decomposition

Guil-Lopez, R.; Botas, J. A.; Fierro, J. L. G.; Serrano, D. P.


Acidic and catalytic properties of hierarchical zeolites and hybrid ordered mesoporous materials assembled from MFI protozeolitic units

Serrano, D. P.; García, R. A.; Vicente, G.; Linares, M.; Procházková, D.; Cejka, J.


Catalytic hydroreforming of the polyethylene thermal cracking oil over Ni supported hierarchical zeolites and mesostructured aluminosilicates

Escola, J. M.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; García, A.; Peral, A.; Briones, L.; Calvo, R.; Fernández, E.


Nanocrystalline ZSM-5: A catalyst with high activity and selectivity for epoxide rearrangement reactions

Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Melero, J. A.; García, A.; Vargas, C.


Life cycle assessment of hydrogen production by methane decomposition using carbonaceous catalysts

Dufour, J.; Gálvez, J. L.; Serrano, D. P.; Moreno, J.; Martínez, G.


Hydrogen production by methane decomposition: Origin of the catalytic activity of carbon materials

Serrano, D. P.; Botas, J. A.; Fierro, J. L. G.; Guil-López, R.; Pizarro, P.; Gómez, G.


Catalytic properties in polyolefin cracking of hierarchical nanocrystalline HZSM-5 samples prepared according to different strategies

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Rodríguez, J. M.; Peral, A.


Synthesis of hierarchical TS-1 zeolite from silanized seeds

Serrano, D. P.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.; Moreno, I.


Cobalt based catalysts prepared by Pechini method for CO2 free hydrogen production by methane decomposition

Jana P., de la Peña O'Shea V. A., Coronado J. M., Serrano D. P.


Methane catalytic decomposition over ordered mesoporous carbons: A promising route for hydrogen production

Botas, J. A.; Serrano, D. P.; Guil-López, R.; Pizarro, P.; Gómez, G.


Synthesis of hard mesoporous macro-spheres with silicate and aluminosilicate compositions

Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Melgares, A. M.; Moreno, J.


H2 production from methane pyrolysis over commercial carbon catalysts: Kinetic and deactivation study

Serrano, D. P.; Botas, J. A.; Guil-Lopez, R.


Synthesis of Sn-silicalite from hydrothermal conversion of SiO2-SnO2 xerogels

van Grieken, R.; Martos, C.; Sánchez-Sánchez, M.; Serrano, D. P.; Melero, J. A.; Iglesias, J.; Cubero, A. G.


Molecular and meso- and macroscopic properties of hierarchical nanocrystalline ZSM-5 zeolite prepared by seed silanization

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Morales, G.; Rodríguez, J. M.; Peral, A.; Thommes, M.; Epping, J. D.; Chmelka, B. F.


Friedel-Crafts acylation of anisole over hybrid zeolitic-mesostructured materials

Serrano, D. P.; García, R.; Otero, D.


Preparation of extruded catalysts based on TS-1 zeolite for their application in propylene epoxidation

Serrano, D. P.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.; Moreno, I.


Turning TS-1 zeolite into a highly active catalyst for olefin epoxidation with organic hydroperoxides

Serrano, D. P.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.; Moreno, I.


HDPE chemical recycling promoted by phenol solvent

Vicente, G.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Sánchez, N.


Valorization of waste agricultural polyethylene film by sequential pyrolysis and catalytic reforming

San Miguel, G.; Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.


Catalytic cracking of polyethylene over zeolite mordenite with enhanced textural properties

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola J. M.; Peral. A.


On the Sn(II) and Sn(IV) incorporation into the AFI-structured AlPO4-based framework: the first significantly acidic SnAPO-5

Sánchez-Sánchez, M.; van Grieken, R.; Serrano, D. P.; Melero, J. A.


Life cycle assessment of processes for hydrogen production. Environmental feasibility and reduction of greenhouse gases emissions

Dufour, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Gálvez, J. L.; Moreno, J.; García, C.


Zeolite Beta with hierarchical porosity prepared from organofunctionalized seeds

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Rodríguez, J. M.

  • Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 115, 504-513 (2008)

Modified Wacker TBHP oxidation of 1-dodecene

Escola, J. M.; Botas, J. A.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Vargas, C.; Bravo, M.


Mesostructured SiO2-doped TiO2with enhanced thermal stability prepared by a soft-templating sol–gel route

Calleja, G.; Serrano, D. P.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.


Effect of the organic moiety nature on the synthesis of hierarchical ZSM-5 from silanized protozeolitic units

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Rodriguez, J. M.; Peral A.


Controling the generation of hierarchical porosity in ZSM-5 by changing the silanization degree of protozeolitic units

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Peral, A.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 174A, 123-128 (2008)

Catalytic activity of the beta zeolite with enhanced textural properties in the Friedel-Crafts acylation of aromatic compounds

García, R. A.; Serrano, D. P.; Vicente, G.; Otero, D.; Linares, M


Fuels from waste plastics by thermal and catalytic processes: A review

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.

  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research,47,7982-7992 (2008)

A comparison of methods for the heterogenization of the chiral Jacobsen catalyst on mesostructured SBA-15 supports

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Vargas, C.


Ordered mesoporous carbons as highly active catalysts for hydrogen production by CH4 decomposition

Serrano, D. P.; Botas, J. A.; Pizarro, P.; Guil-López, R.; Gómez G.

  • Chemical Communications, 6585-6587 (2008)

Nearly room-temperature crystallisation of Zn-doped AlPO4-based chabacite materials

Sánchez-Sánchez, M.; Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Melero, J. A.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 170, 499-505 (2007)

Catalytic cracking of polyethylene over nanocrystalline HZSM-5: Catalyst deactivation and regeneration study

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Rodríguez, J. M.; Peral, A.


Zeolite crystallization from organofunctionalized seeds

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado; J.; Rodríguez, J. M.; Peral, A.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 170, 282-288 (2007)

Development of crystallinity and photocatalytic properties in porous TiO2 by mild acid treatment.

Serrano, D. P.; Calleja, G.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.

  • Journal of Materials Chemistry, 17, 1178-1187 (2007)

Friedel-Crafts acylation of aromatic compounds over hybrid zeolitic mesoporous materials

Serrano, D.; García, R.; Otero, D.


Enhanced Production of alpha-Olefins by Thermal Degradation of High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) in Decalin Solvent: Effect of the Reaction Time and Temperature

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D.P.; Vicente, G.; Sánchez, N.

  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 46 (11), 3497-3504 (2007)

Catalytic activity of zeolitic and mesostructured catalysts in the cracking of pure and waste polyolefins

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; San Miguel, G.; Escola, J. M.; Rodriguez, J. M.

  • Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 78 (1), 153-161 (2007)

European Trends in the feedstock recycling of plastic wastes

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; San Miguel, G.

  • Global NEST Journal, 9(1), 12-19 (2007)

Feedstock recycling of polyethylene in a two step thermo-catalytic reaction system

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; San Miguel, G.; Castro, M. C.; Madrid, S.

  • Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 79, 415-423 (2007)

Effect of hydrogen-donating solvents on the thermal degradation of HDPE

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Vicente G.; Sánchez, N.

  • Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 78 (1), 194-199 (2007)

Analysis of products generated from the thermal and catalytic degradation of pure and waste polyolefins using Py-GC/MS

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; San Miguel, G.

  • Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 15 (2), 107-118 (2007)

Characterization of adsorptive and hydrophobic properties of silicalite-1, ZSM-5, TS-1 and Beta zeolites by TPD techniques

Serrano, D. P.; Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Gutiérrez, F. J.

  • Separation and Purification Technology, 54 (1), 1-9 (2007)

Effect of the Al-MCM-41 properties on the catalytic liquid phase rearrangement of 1,2-epoxyoctane

Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Melero, J. A., Garcia, A.


Effect of Decalin Solvent on the Thermal Degradation of HDPE

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Vicente, T.; Sánchez, N.

  • Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 14 (4), 375-384 (2006)

Hierarchical Zeolites with enhanced Textural and Catalytic Properties Synthesized from Organofuncionalized Seeds

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Rodriguez, J. M.; Peral A.


Producción limpia de hidrógeno a partir del gas natural

Calleja, G.; Serrano, D. P.; Botas, J. A.; Guil López, R.

  • Energía & Empresa, Nº 14, pp. 40 (2006)

Thermal and catalytic conversion of used tyre rubber and its polymeric constituyents using Py-GC/MS

San Miguel, G.; Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola J. M.

  • Applied Catalysis B:Environmental, 64, 209-219 (2006)

Synthesis of Ti-MCM-41 from amorphous SiO2-TiO2 xerogel

Serrano, D. P.; García, R. A.; Otero, D. ; Moreno, I.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 158, 477-484 (2005)

Liquid phase isophorone oxide rearrangement over mesoporous Al-MCM-41 materials

van Grieken, R.; Serrano, D. P.; Melero, J.A.; García, A.


An investigation into the catalytic cracking of LDPE using Py-GC/MS

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D.; Escola, J.M.; Rodríguez, J.M.; San Miguel, G.

  • Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 74, 370-378 (2005)

Enantioselective styrene epoxidation using the Jacobsen catalyst immobilized on funcionalized SBA-15

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; García, R. A.; Vargas, C.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 158, 1493-1500 (2005)

Influence of nanocrystalline HZSM-5 external surface on the catalytic cracking of polyolefins

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Rodriguez, J. M.

  • Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 74, 353-360 (2005)

Catalytic cracking of HDPE over hybrid zeolitic-mesoporous materials

García, R. A.; Serrano, D. P.; Otero, D.


Feedstock recycling of agriculture plastic film wastes by catalytic cracking

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Garagorri, E.; Rodríguez, J. M.; Morselli, L.; Palazzi, G.; Orsi, R.


Low temperature synthesis and properties of ZSM-5 aggregates formed by ultra-small nanocrystals

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Rodríguez, J. M.

  • Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 75, 41-49 (2004)

Adsorption and Hydrophobic Properties of Mesoestrutured MCM-41 and SBA-15 Materials for Volatile Organic Compound Removal

Serrano, D. P; Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Gutiérrez, F. J.

  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 43, 7010-7018 (2004)

Study on the synthesis of high surface area mesoporous TiO2 in the presence of non ionic surfactans

Calleja, G.; Serrano, D.P.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.

  • Industrial & Engineering Chemical Research, 43, 2485-2492 (2004)

Adsorción de tolueno y agua en materiales mesoporosos MCM-41

Serrano, D. P; Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Gutiérrez, F. J.

  • XXIX Reunión Ibérica de Adsorción, Oporto, Portugal. Sesión Oral (2004)

Effect of the solvent in the liquid phase rearrangement of 1,2-epoxyoctane over Al-MCM-41 and Al-TS-1 catalysts

van Grieken, R.; Serrano, D. P.; Melero, J.A.; García, A.


Synthesis and crystallization mechanism of zeolite TS-2 by microwave and conventional heating

Serrano, D. P.; Uguina, M. A.; Sanz, R.; Castillo, E.; Rodríguez, A.; Sánchez, P.

  • Microporous Mesoporous Materials, 69(3), 197-208 (2004)

Liquid phase rearrangement of long-straight chain epoxides over amorphous, mesostructured and zeolitic catalysts

Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Melero, J.A.; García, A.


Preparation of bimodal micro-mesoporous TiO2 with tailored crystalline properties

Serrano, D. P.; Calleja, G.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.

  • Chemical Communications, 8, 1000-1001 (2004)

Photocatalytic degradation of trichloroethylene in water by high surface area mesoporous titania

Pizarro, P.; Serrano, D. P.; Calleja, G.; Sanz, R.

  • Chemical Industry and Environment IV, 1, 113-122 (2003)

Estudio de las propiedades hidrofóbicas de materiales tipo MCM-41 mediante ensayos de desorción térmica programada

Serrano, D. P.; Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Gutiérrez, F. J.; Sevillano, S.

  • SECAT’03, Torremolinos, Málaga, Sesión Póster (2003)

The role of hydroxyl groups on the silica surface when supporting metallocene/MAO catalyst

van Grieken, R.; Calleja, G.; Serrano, D.P.; Martos, C.; Melgares, A.M.; Suárez, I.

  • Polymer Reaction Engineering, 11(1) , 17-32 (2003)

Thermal and catalytic cracking of a LDPE-EVA copolymer mixture

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Rodríguez, J. M.; Morselli, L.; Orsi, R.


Performance of a continuous screw kiln reactor for the thermal and catalytic conversion of polyethylene-lubricating oil base mixtures

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Garagorri, E.


Reciclado de residuos plásticos: situación actual y perspectivas

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; San Miguel G.

  • Revista de Plásticos Modernos, 86(570), 5339-546 (2003)

Método para la preparación de nanozeolita ZSM-5 de eleveda superficie externa por cristalización de núcleos sililados

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D.P.; Escola, J. M.; Rodríguez, J. M.

  • Patente Española 200302178, (03/09/2003) (2003)

Propiedades adsorbentes de materiales MCM-41 y zeolitas para la recuperación de COVs

Calleja, G.; Serrano, D.P.; Botas, J.A.; Gutiérrez, F.J.

  • XXVII Reunión Ibérica de Adsorción. León (España). (2002)

Catalytic conversion of low-density polyethylene using a continuous screw kiln reactor

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D.P.; Escola, J.M.; Garagorri, E.

  • Catalysis Today, 75, 257 (2002)
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Mechanism of CIT-6 and VPI-8 Crystallization from Zincosilicate Gels

Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Davis, M. E.; Melero, J. A.; García, A.; Morales, G.

  • Chem. Eur. J. (2002)

Adsorption properties of MCM-41 materials for the VOCs abatement

Calleja, G.; Serrano, D.P.; Botas, J.A.; Gutiérrez, F.J.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 142, 1671-1678 (2002)

Nanocrystalline ZSM-5: a highly active catalyst for polyolefin feedstock recycling

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Rodríguez, J. M.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 142-B, 1671-1678 (2002)

Temperature programmed desorption of isopentane and water on MCM-41 materials as a test for the VOCs abatement

Serrano, D. P.; Calleja, G.; Botas, J. A.; Gutiérrez, F. J.

  • 9° Congreso Mediterráneo de Ingeniería Química, Barcelona (España). (2002)

Catalytic properties of micelle templated microporous and mesoporous materials for the conversion of low-density polyethylene

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Escola, J. M.; Garragori, E.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 135, 273 (2001)

Synthesis of micelle templated TiO2 mesophases by a sol-gel approach: effect of the surfactant removal

Serrano, D. P.; Calleja, G.; Sanz, R.; Pizarro, P.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 135, 251 (2001)

Heterogeneous events in the crystallisation of zeolites

Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.

  • Journal of Materials Chemistry, 11, 2391 (2001)

Influence of the operating variables on the catalytic conversion of a polyolefin mixture over HMCM-41 and nanosized HZSM-5

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D.P.; Sotelo, J.L.; van Grieken, R.; Escola, J.M.

  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 40, 5696 (2001)

Crystallization mechanism of Al-TS-1 synthesised from amorphous wetness-impregnated Al2O3-TiO2-SiO2 xerogels: Role of aluminium species

Melero, J.A.; van Grieken, R.; Serrano, D.P.; Espada, J.J.

  • Journal of Materials Chemistry. 11 1519-1525 (2001)

Thermal and catalytic craking of polyethylene under mild conditions

van Grieken, R.; Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; García, R. A.; Rojo, C.

  • Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 58-59, 127-142 (2001)

Preparation and Characterisation of Mesoporous Silica Spheres

van Grieken, R.; Serrano, D. P.; Martos, C.; Melgares, A. M.


Conversion of low density polyethylene into petrochemical feedstock using a continuous screw kiln reactor

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Garagorri, E.

  • Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 58-59, 789-801 (2001)

Reciclado químico de plásticos

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Garagorri, E.

  • "Revista de Plásticos Modernos", 82 (542), 155-161 (2001)

Crystallization mechanism of all-silica zeolite beta in fluoride medium

Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Sánchez, P.; Sanz, R.; Rodríguez, L.

  • Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 46, 35-46 (2001)

Catalytic conversion of polystyrene over HMCM-41, HZSM-5 and amorphous SiO2-Al2O3: comparison with thermal cracking

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.

  • Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 25, 181-189 (2000)

Synthesis of microporous surfactant-templated aluminosilicates

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.; Garagorri, E.

  • Chemical Communications, 2041 (2000)

Catalytic cracking of a polyolefin mixture over different acid solid catalysts

Serrano, D. P.; Aguado, J.; Escola, J. M.

  • Industrial & Engineering Chemical Research, 39, 1177 (2000)

Catalytic conversion of polyolefins into fuels over zeolite beta

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.; Garagorri, E.; Fernández, J. A.

  • Polymer Degradation and Stability, 69(1), 11-16 (2000)

Study on the TS-1 deactivation during the styrene oxidation with H2O2

Uguina, M.A.; Serrano, D.P.; Sanz, R.; Fierro, J.L.G.; López Granados, M.; Mariscal, R.

  • Catal. Today, 61:1-4: 263-270 (2000)

Study on the initial steps of the polyethylene cracking over different acid catalysts

Serrano, D. P.; van Grieken, R.; Aguado, J.; García, R. A.; Rojo, C.; Temprano, F.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 130, 1589-1594 (2000)

A sol-gel approach for the room temperature synthesis of Al-containing micelle-templated silica

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D. P.; Escola, J. M.

  • Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 34, 43 - 54 (2000)

Feedstock Recycling of Plastic Wastes

Aguado, J.; Serrano, D.P.

  • RSC Clean Technology Monographs, Ed. Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge (1999)

Study of the different stages involving the crystallization of CIT-6 and VPI-8 from Zn-containing materials

Melero, J.A.; Serrano, D.P.; van Grieken, R.; Davis, M.E.; Morales, G.; García, A.

  • 1st International FEZA Conference.Eger (Hungría), Septiembre 1999. Poster session (1999)

Synthesis of VS-1 zeolite from wetness-impregnated SiO2-V2O5 xerogels

Serrano, D. P.; Uguina, M. A.; Sanz, R.

  • Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 125, 149 (1999)

Ingeniería de la Industria Alimentaria (vol. 1)

Aguado, J.; Calles, J.A.; Cañizares, P.; López, B.; Rodríguez, F.; Santos, A.; Serrano, D.P.

  • Ed. Síntesis, Madrid (1999)

Fast synthesis of TS-1 zeolite by microwave heating

Uguina, M.A.; Serrano, D.P.; Sanz, R.; Castillo, E.

  • Proceedings of the 12th International Zeolite Conference (Volumen III) (1998)

Catalytic Conversion of Polyolefins into Liquid Fuels over MCM-41: Comparison with ZSM-5 and Amorphous SiO2 - Al2O3

Aguado, J.; Sotelo, J. L.; Serrano, D. P.; Calles, J. A.; Escola, J. M.


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