Gil Garrote

Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
University of Vigo
E-mail: gil@uvigo.es

Fields of interest:

Bioethanol, Biofuels, Lignocellulosic materials, Biorefinery, Pretreatment, Autohydrolysis, Acid hydrolysis, Enzymatic Hydrolysis, Delignification, oligomers, fermentation

Recent publications:

Ares-Peón I.A., Romaní A., Garrote G., Parajó J.C.:
Invasive biomass valorization: Environmentally friendly processes for obtaining second generation bioethanol and saccharides from Ulex europæus.
Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 2013, 88: 999-1006.

Romaní A., Garrote G., Ballesteros I., Ballesteros M.:
Second generation bioethanol from steam exploded Eucalyptus globulus wood.
Fuel 2013, 111: 66-74.

Rodríguez-López J., Romaní A., González-Muñoz M.J., Garrote G., Parajó J.C.:
Extracting value-added products before pulping: Hemicellulosic ethanol from Eucalyptus globulus wood.
Holzforschung 2012, 66: 591-599.

Romaní A., Garrote G., Parajó J.C.:
Bioethanol production from autohydrolyzed Eucalyptus globulus by Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation operating at high solids loading.
Fuel 2012, 94: 305-312.

Gullón P., Romaní A., Vila C., Garrote G., Parajó J.C.:
Potential of hydrothermal treatments in lignocellulose biorefineries.
Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining 2012, 6: 219-232.

Requejo A., Peleteiro S., Rodríguez A., Garrote G., Parajó J.C.:
Valorization of residual woody biomass (Olea europaea trimmings) based on aqueous fractionation.
Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 2012, 87: 87-94.

Requejo A., Peleteiro S., Rodríguez A., Garrote G., Parajó J.C.:
Second-generation bioethanol from residual woody biomass.
Energy and Fuels 2011, 25: 4803-4810.

Romaní A., Garrote G., López F., Parajó J.C.:
Eucalyptus globulus wood fractionation by autohydrolysis and organosolv delignification.
Bioresource Technology 2011, 102: 5896-5904.

Vila C., Romero J., Francisco J.L., Garrote G., Parajó J.C.:
Extracting value from Eucalyptus wood before kraft pulping: Effects of hemicelluloses solubilization on pulp properties.
Bioresource Technology 2011, 102: 5251-5254.

Ares-Peón I.A., Vila C., Garrote G., Parajó J.C.:
Enzymatic hydrolysis of autohydrolyzed barley husks.
Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 2011, 86: 251-260.