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Researcher: Maya Alejandro, F (Mr Fernando Maya Alejandro)

Fields of Research

Separation science
Flow analysis
Metal organic frameworks
Analytical chemistry
Atmospheric composition, chemistry and processes
Other chemical sciences
Polymerisation mechanisms
Sensor technology (incl. chemical aspects)
Agricultural land management
Soil physics
Soil chemistry and soil carbon sequestration (excl. carbon sequestration science)

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
Ground water quantification, allocation and impact of depletion
Measurement and assessment of freshwater quality (incl. physical and chemical conditions of water)
Expanding knowledge in the agricultural, food and veterinary sciences
Horticultural crops
Environmentally sustainable plant production
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences

Career Best Publications

Automated growth of metal–organic framework coatings on flow-through functional supports; Chemical Communications
Growth of a highly porous coordination polymer on a macroporous polymer monolith support for enhanced immobilized metal ion affinity chromatographic enrichment of phosphopeptides; Advanced Functional Materials
Hyperporous carbon-coated 3D printed devices; Applied Materials Today
Magnetic solid-phase extraction using metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and their derived carbons; Trends in Analytical Chemistry
Metal–organic framework mixed-matrix coatings on 3D printed devices; Applied Materials Today
Nanoparticle-directed metal−organic framework/porous organic polymer monolithic supports for flow-based applications; ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
Nanoparticle@metal-organic frameworks as a template for hierarchical porous carbon sponges; Chemistry - a European Journal
Recent advances in flow-based automated solid-phase extraction; Trends in Analytical Chemistry
Submicrometric magnetic nanoporous carbons derived from metal−organic frameworks enabling automated electromagnet-assisted online solid-phase extraction; Analytical Chemistry
UiO-66 derived etched carbon/polymer membranes: high-performance supports for the extraction of organic pollutants from water; Chemical Engineering Journal

Research Publications

3D printed device for the automated preconcentration and determination of chromium (VI); Talanta
3D printed device including disk-based solid-phase extraction for the automated speciation of iron using the multisyringe flow injection analysis technique; Talanta
3D printing in analytical sample preparation; Journal of Separation Science
A new approach to the preparation of large surface area poly(styrene-co-divinylbenzene) monoliths via knitting of loose chains using external crosslinkers and application of these monolithic columns for separation of small molecules; Polymer
A three-dimensional printed electromembrane extraction device for capillary electrophoresis; The Journal of Chromatography A
Automated dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction based on the solidification of the organic phase; Talanta
Automated growth of metal–organic framework coatings on flow-through functional supports; Chemical Communications
Automated in-syringe dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction; Trends in Analytical Chemistry
Automated multisyringe stir bar sorptive extraction using robust montmorillonite/epoxy-coated stir bars; Journal of Chromatography A
Automated on-line monitoring of the TiO2-based photocatalytic degradation of dimethyl phthalate and diethyl phthalate; Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences
Automated solid-phase extraction of organic pollutants using melamine–formaldehyde polymer-derived carbon foams; RSC Advances
Automated solid-phase extraction of phenolic acids using layered double hydroxide–alumina–polymer disks; Journal of Separation Science
Automatic determination of copper by in-syringe dispersive liquid–liquid microextraction of its bathocuproine-complex using long path-length spectrophotometric detection; Talanta
Automatic flow kinetic-catalytic methods; Trends in Analytical Chemistry
Automatic in-syringe dispersive microsolid phase extraction using magnetic metal−organic frameworks; Analytical Chemistry
Completely automated in-syringe dispersive liquid–liquid microextraction using solvents lighter than water; Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
Completely automated system for determining halogenated organic compounds by multisyringe flow injection analysis; Analytical Chemistry
Continuous-Flow Extraction; Liquid-Phase Extraction
Determination of ppb-level phenol index using in-syringe dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction and liquid waveguide capillary cell spectrophotometry; Microchimica Acta
Direct photoimmobilization of extraction disks on “green state” 3D printed devices; Talanta
Emerging materials for sample preparation; Journal of Separation Science
Flow analysis techniques as effective tools for the improved environmental analysis of organic compounds expressed as total indices; Talanta
Flow system for the automatic screening of the effect of phenolic compounds on the luminol–hydrogen peroxide–peroxidase chemiluminescence system; Luminescence
Fully-automated in-syringe dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction for the determination of caffeine in coffee beverages; Food Chemistry
Growth of a highly porous coordination polymer on a macroporous polymer monolith support for enhanced immobilized metal ion affinity chromatographic enrichment of phosphopeptides; Advanced Functional Materials
Hydrophobic magnetic montmorillonite composite material for the efficient adsorption and microextraction of bisphenol A from water samples; Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering
Hyperporous carbon-coated 3D printed devices; Applied Materials Today
Immobilization of metal–organic frameworks on supports for sample preparation and chromatographic separation; Chromatographia
Improved spectrophotometric determination of paraquat in drinking waters exploiting a Multisyringe liquid core waveguide system; Talanta
Improving the chemiluminescence-based determination of sulphide in complex environmental samples by using a new, automated multi-syringe flow injection analysis system coupled to a gas diffusion unit; Analytica Chimica Acta
In-situ growth of metal-organic frameworks in a reactive 3D printable material; Applied Materials Today
In-syringe dispersive μ-SPE of estrogens using magnetic carbon microparticles obtained from zeolitic imidazolate frameworks; Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
In-syringe extraction using dissolvable layered double hydroxide-polymer sponges templated from hierarchically porous coordination polymers; Journal of Chromatography A
Incorporation of zeolitic imidazolate framework (ZIF-8)-derived nanoporous carbons in methacrylate polymeric monoliths for capillary electrochromatography; Talanta
Interfacing on-line solid phase extraction with monolithic column multisyringe chromatography and chemiluminescence detection: an effective tool for fast, sensitive and selective determination of thiazide diuretics; Talanta
Kinetic Methods: Principles, Applications, and Instrumentation; Encyclopedia of Analytical Science
Kinetic-photometric monitoring of the formation of MnO2 nanoparticles and their application to the determination of iodide; Microchimica Acta
Lab in a syringe: fully automated dispersive liquid–liquid microextraction with integrated spectrophotometric detection; Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
Magnetic solid-phase extraction using metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and their derived carbons; Trends in Analytical Chemistry
Metal oxide assisted preparation of core–shell beads with dense metal–organic framework coatings for the enhanced extraction of organic pollutants; Chemistry - A European Journal
Metal-organic framework mixed-matrix disks: versatile supports for automated solid-phase extraction prior to chromatographic separation; Journal of Chromatography A
Metal–organic framework mixed-matrix coatings on 3D printed devices; Applied Materials Today
Multisyringe flow injection analysis hyphenated with liquid core waveguides for the development of cleaner spectroscopic analytical methods: improved determination of chloride in waters; Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
Multisyringe flow injection technique for development of green spectroscopic analytical methodologies; Spectroscopy Letters
Multisyringe ion chromatography with chemiluminescence detection for the determination of oxalate in beer and urine samples; Microchimica Acta
Nanoparticle-directed metal−organic framework/porous organic polymer monolithic supports for flow-based applications; ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
Nanoparticle-templated hierarchically porous polymer/zeolitic imidazolate framework as a solid-phase microextraction coatings; Journal of Chromatography A
Nanoparticle@metal-organic frameworks as a template for hierarchical porous carbon sponges; Chemistry - a European Journal
Nanoporous hypercrosslinked polymers containing Tg enhancing comonomers; Polymer
Nanoporous polymers from cross-linked polymer precursors via tert-butyl group deprotection and their carbon dioxide capture properties; Chemistry of Materials
Newly developed poly(allyl glycidyl ether/divinyl benzene) polymer for phosphopeptides enrichment and desalting of biofluids; ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
Ordered macro/micro-porous metal-organic framework of type ZIF-8 in a steel fiber as a sorbent for solid-phase microextraction of BTEX; Microchimica Acta
Organics adsorption on novel amorphous silica and silica xerogels: microcolumn rapid breakthrough test coupled with sequential injection analysis; Journal of Porous Media
Pollution pathways of pharmaceutical residues in the aquatic environment on the island of Mallorca, Spain; Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology
Porogens and porogen selection in the preparation of porous polymer monoliths; Journal of Separation Science
Porous polymer monoliths with large surface area and functional groups prepared via copolymerization of protected functional monomers and hypercrosslinking; Journal of Chromatography A
Possibilities and limitations of the sequential injection chromatography technique for the determination of anticoccidial agents in water, pharmaceutical formulations and feed; Microchemical Journal
Preparation of highly porous coordination polymer coatings on macroporous polymer monoliths for enhanced enrichment of phosphopeptides; Journal of Visualized Experiments
Preparation of porous polymer monoliths featuring enhanced surface coverage with gold nanoparticles; Journal of Chromatography A
Rapid additive manufacturing of 3D geometric structures via dual-wavelength polymerization; ACS Macro Letters
Recent advances in flow-based automated solid-phase extraction; Trends in Analytical Chemistry
Recent strategies to enhance the performance of polymer monoliths for analytical separations
Resin design in stereolithography 3D printing for microfluidic applications; 3D Printing with Light
Scalable 3D printing method for the manufacture of single-material fluidic devices with integrated filter for point of collection colourimetric analysis; Analytica Chimica Acta
Spectrophotometric determination of bromide in water using the multisyringe flow injection analysis technique coupled to a gas-diffusion unit; Analytical Methods
Spectrophotometric determination of chloride in waters using a multisyringe flow injection system; Talanta
Submicrometric magnetic nanoporous carbons derived from metal−organic frameworks enabling automated electromagnet-assisted online solid-phase extraction; Analytical Chemistry
Synthesis of Cr3+-doped TiO2 nanoparticles: characterization and evaluation of their visible photocatalytic performance and stability; Environmental Technology
Towards cleaner downstream processing of biomass waste chemical products by liquid chromatography: A review and recommendations; Journal of Cleaner Production
UiO-66 derived etched carbon/polymer membranes: high-performance supports for the extraction of organic pollutants from water; Chemical Engineering Journal
UV and visible activation of Cr(III)-doped TiO2 catalyst prepared by a microwave-assisted sol–gel method during MCPA degradation; Environmental Science and Pollution Research
Zeolitic imidazolate framework dispersions for the fast and highly efficient extraction of organic micropollutants; RSC Advances
Zeolitic imidazolate frameworks in analytical sample preparation; Journal of Separation Science

Research Projects

Affordable approaches to rapid field test of soil chemical properties; CRC for High Performance Soils Ltd (HPS CRC)
Mobile soil water extraction for biological and chemical analysis; CRC for High Performance Soils Ltd (HPS CRC)

Research Candidate Supervision