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Christian E. Alvarez-Pugliese, PhD 

Research and Team Science Coordinator

Dr. Alvarez-Pugliese is a Senior Research Associate working in the Chemical Engineering Department at Texas Tech University. He is CASFER’s Research and Team Science Coordinator. He has Chemical Engineering and Economics studies, and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Universidad del Valle (Colombia) with over 10 years of experience working on electrochemistry at laboratory, pilot, and semi-industrial scale. His research topics include: electrocatalysis for ammonia oxidation, BDD electrochemical oxidation of industrial effluents, iron electro-dissolution and coagulation of landfill leachate, gold adsorption / electro-elution and electrodeposition from activated carbon, and catalytic ozonation wastewater treatment.  


He is an active member of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), Electrochemical Society (ECS) and is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Electrochemistry. He has taken part of innovation-base entrepreneurships and has served as business and technology transfer consultant.

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