PhD Theses


Microbial desalination cells for fresh water production: towards the implementation of sustainable desalination technology
Marina Ramírez Moreno. March 2024 | Advisors: Dr Juan Manuel Ortiz Díaz-Guerra and Dr Abraham Esteve-Núñez


Microbial electrochemical strategies for monitoring and remediating organic pollution in groundwater and sediments.
Andrés de Deus Villagra.  July 2023 | Advisor: Dr Abraham Esteve Núñez

Electromicrobial strategies for a sustainable growth of purple phototrophic bacteria.
Carlos Manchón Vállegas.  April 2023 | Advisor: Dr Abraham Esteve Núñez

Removal of emerging contaminants from wastewater by bioelectrochemical systems. 
Álvaro Pun García. March 2023 | Advisors: Abraham Esteve Núñez and Ana Karina Boltes Espínola


Validating Full Scale Metland Solutions for Decentralized Sustainable Wastewater Treatment: Techno-environmental and Geospatial Analysis
Lorena Peñacoba Antona. November 2021 | Advisor: Dr Abraham Esteve Núñez. Coadvisor: Prof Eloy García Calvo.

Exploring Metland Technology: Treating Wastewater By Integrating Electromicrobiology Into Nature-based Solution

Amanda Prado de Nicolás. September 2021| Advisor: Dr Abraham Esteve Núñez 


Integrating Microbial Electrochemical Systems in Constructed Wetlands, a New Paradigm for Treating Wastewater in Small Communities.
Arantxa Aguirre Sierra. September 2017 | Advisors: Dr Abraham Esteve Núñez and Dr Juan José Salas Rodríguez

Bioelectroventing: cleaning-up polluted sites using electrodes to stimulate microbial remediation activities.
Jose Rodrigo Quejigo. April 2017 | Advisor: Dr Abraham Esteve Núñez


Merging microbial electrochemical systems with conventional reactor designs for treating wastewater.
Sara Tejedor Sanz. December 2016 | Advisor: Dr Abraham Esteve Núñez

Bioelectrochemically-assisted remediation: a novel strategy for cleaning-up polluted soils.
Ainara Domínguez Garay. June 2016 | Advisor: Dr Abraham Esteve Núñez

Physiological and operation strategies for optimizing Geobacter-based electrochemical systems.
Zulema Borjas Hernández. June 2016 | Advisor: Dr. Abraham Esteve Núñez

Novel bioelectrochemical approaches for exploring extracellular electron transfer in Geobacter sulfurreducens.
Marta Estévez Canales. May 2016 | Advisor: Dr. Abraham Esteve Núñez