Research Interests

​My main research interests focus on direct conversion of carbon dioxide (CO2) into lower olefins (C2=–C4=) and other valuable chemicals.


Selected Publications

  • A Nanoarchitecture Based on Silver and Copper Oxide with an Exceptional Response in the Chlorine-Promoted Epoxidati...
    A. Ramirez, J.L. Hueso, S. Irusta, A. Ibarra, R. Mallada, J. Santamaria
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition 55 11161, (2016)
  • Ethylene epoxidation in microwave heated structured reactors
    A. Ramirez, J.L. Hueso, R. Mallada, J. Santamaria
    Catalysis Today 273 - 99105, (2016)
  • In-situ preparation of a highly accessible Pt/CNF catalytic layer on metallic microchannel reactors. Application to...
    A. Ramirez, V. Sebastian, R. Mallada, J. Santamaria, A. Monzon
    Applied Catalysis A: General 505 - 193199, (2015)

Education Profile

  • ​Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Zaragoza, Spain,2017
  • M.Sc, Chemical Engineering, University of Zaragoza, Spain,2013
  • B.Sc., Chemical Engineering, University of Zaragoza, Spain,2012

Professional Profile

  • ​2018-present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2013-20017: N3 Researcher. Institute of Nanoscience of Aragon, Spain

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​​​​KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)