Dr. Aitor Aizpuru

Dr. Aitor Aizpuru

  • Jefe de Carrera de Ing. Ambiental
  • Profesor-Investigador


  • aitor@angel.umar.mx
  • Licenciatura en Química
  • Maestría en Química
  • Doctorado en Química y Microbiología
  • SNI 1
  • Tratamiento de contaminación atmosférica

Capítulos de libros

  • Arriaga, S., & Aizpuru, A. (2019). Innovative non-aqueous phases and partitioning bioreactor configurations. In Advances in Chemical Engineering (Vol. 54, pp. 299-348). Academic Press, Elsevier.


  • Velasco, A., Murillo-Martínez, M. M., Granada-Moreno, C. I., Aizpuru, A., Vigueras-Ramírez, G., & González- Sánchez, A. (2023). Short-term tuning of microalgal composition by exposition to different irradiance and small doses of sulfide. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Article in Press.
  • Candia-Lomelí, M., Covarrubias-Garcia, I., Aizpuru, A., & Arriaga, S. (2023). Preparation and physicochemical characterization of deep eutectic solvents and ionic liquids for the potential absorption and biodegradation of styrene vapors. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 441, 129835.
  • Peralta-Reyes, E., Vizarretea-Vásquez, D., Natividad, R., Aizpuru, A., Robles-Gómez, E., Alanis, C., & Regalado- Mendez, A. (2022). Electrochemical reforming of glycerol into hydrogen in a batch-stirred electrochemical tank reactor equipped with stainless steel electrodes: Parametric optimization, total operating cost, and life cycle assessment. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 10(4), 108108.
  • Cruz‐García, B., & Aizpuru, A. (2022). Proof of concept of a novel in tandem biofilter photobioreactor system for valorization of volatile organic compounds: mineralization of methanol vapors coupled with use of CO2 as a carbon source for Arthrospira maxima growth. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 97(6), 1390-1399.
  • Covarrubias-García, I., Quijano, G., Aizpuru, A., Sánchez-García, J. L., Rodríguez-López, J. L., & Arriaga, S. (2020). Reduced graphene oxide decorated with magnetite nanoparticles enhance biomethane enrichment. Journal of hazardous materials, 397, 122760.
  • Sánchez-Rodríguez, D., Jasso-Salcedo, A. B., Hedin, N., Church, T. L., Aizpuru, A., & Escobar-Barrios, V. A. (2020). Semiconducting Nanocrystalline Bismuth Oxychloride (BiOCl) for Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2. Catalysts, 10(9), 998.
  • Flores-Barbosa, A. B., Aizpuru, A., Quijano, G., & Arriaga, S. (2020). Evaluation of bioaerosols by flow cytometry and removal performance in a biofilter treating toluene/ethyl acetate vapors. Chemosphere, 251, 126404.
  • Cruz‐García, B., Geronimo‐Meza, A. S., Martínez‐Lievana, C., Arriaga, S., Huante‐González, Y., & Aizpuru, A. (2019). Biofiltration of high concentrations of methanol vapors: removal performance, carbon balance and microbial and fly populations. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 94(6), 1925-1936.
  • Palomo‐Briones, R., Esquivel‐González, S., Aizpuru, A., Gómez‐Hernández, N., Casas‐Flores, S., Barba de la Rosa, A. P., & Arriaga, S. (2019). Microbial contamination in methanol biofilters inoculated with a pure strain of Pichia pastoris: A potential limitation for waste revalorization. Biotechnology Progress, 35(1), e2715.
  • Covarrubias-García, I., Aizpuru, A., & Arriaga, S. (2018). Temporal and longitudinal biofilm matrix analysis of a biofilter treating ethyl acetate during ozonation. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25, 19155-19166.
  • Frutos, O. D., Quijano, G., Aizpuru, A., & Munoz, R. (2018). A state-of-the-art review on nitrous oxide control from waste treatment and industrial sources. Biotechnology advances, 36(4), 1025-1037.
  • Jiménez, L., Arriaga, S., Muñoz, R., & Aizpuru, A. (2017). Effect of extended and daily short-term starvation/shut- down events on the performance of a biofilter treating toluene vapors. Journal of environmental management, 203, 68-75.
  • Esquivel-Gonzalez, S., Aizpuru, A., Patrón-Soberano, A., & Arriaga, S. (2017). Characterization of bioaerosol emissions from two biofilters during treatment of toluene vapours using epifluorescence microscopy. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 123, 78-86.
  • Covarrubias-García, I., Aizpuru, A., & Arriaga, S. (2017). Effect of the continuous addition of ozone on biomass clogging control in a biofilter treating ethyl acetate vapors. Science of The Total Environment, 584, 469-475.
  • Jiménez, L., Arriaga, S., & Aizpuru, A. (2016). Assessing biofiltration repeatability: statistical comparison of two identical toluene removal systems. Environmental Technology, 37(6), 681-693.