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Anyela Ramirez Canon

Anyela finished her studies of Chemical Engineering  at “Universidad de América” (Colombia) in 2001, where she spent her final year researching in obtaining an alternative fuel oil from used rubber tyres using pyrolysis. Her Master in Environmental Engineering in “Universidad Nacional de Colombia” took her two years to complete it (until 2007), where she researched a treatment to reuse waste water in irrigation. She has spent the last 6 years in public and private companies and has participated in many projects in food, chemical and petroleum industries such as BP (British Petroleum), Petrobras and Ecopetrol.

  • ZnO photocatalytic membranes for water treatment with Dr Davide Mattia, Dr Petra Cameron, Dr Tom Arnot and Dr Laura Torrente; Industrial Partner: Wessex Water — PhD project
  • Detection of micro-pollutants in waterwith Dr Tom Arnot and Dr Barbar Kasprzyk-Hordern — 2nd MRes project
  • Biopolymer/nanoparticle films for removal of contaminants from water with Dr Karen Edler, Dr Davide Mattia and Dr Janet Scott — 1st MRes project