Tarabara research group
Environmental nanotechnology: membranes, particles, interfaces


 

Miguel Herrera-Robledo , PhD
postdoctoral associate

Office: 3502 Engineering Building
Email: mherrera at msu.edu
Phone: 517-432-2418 (lab); 517-355-1288 (office)

Education

PhD (2011) Environmental Engineering, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico
MS (2007) Biochemistry, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico
BS (2003) Food Chemistry, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico

Awards

2012 Best PhD Thesis, Institute of Engineering, UNAM
2008 Koch Membrane Student Award, IWA’s North American Membrane Conference, Amherst, MA

Publications

Book chapters

  1. Tummons, E. N., Herrera-Robledo, M. Membrane Related Conferences, Seminars, Symposia and Workshops.  In: Encyclopedia of Membrane Science and Technology; Hoek, E. M. V., Tarabara, V. V., Eds.; Wiley: Hoboken, NJ, 2013; Vol. 3, pp 2242-2241

Journal papers

  1. Herrera-Robledo, M., Cid-Leon, D. M., Morgan-Sagastume, J. M., Noyola, A. (2011). Biofouling in an anaerobic membrane treating municipal wastewater, Sep. Purif. Technol. 81: 49-55
  2. Herrera-Robledo, M., Arenas, C., Morgan-Sagastume, J. M., Castaño, V., Noyola, A. (2011). Chitosan/albumin/CaCO3 as mimics of membrane bioreactor fouling: Genesis of structural mineralized-EPS-building blocks and cake layer compressibility, Chemosphere 84: 191-198
  3. Herrera-Robledo, M., Morgan-Sagastume, J. M., Noyola, A. (2010). Biofouling and pollutant removal during long-term operation of an anaerobic membrane bioreactor treating municipal wastewater, Biofouling 26: 23-30

Conference papers

  1. Herrera-Robledo, M., Noyola, A., Torres-Argüello, V., Castaño, V. (2011). Membrane bioreactor fouling as extracellular matrix: An innovative strategy for materials design. Proceedings of 13th YUCOMAT. September 9th, Herceg Novi, Montenegro
  2. Herrera-Robledo, M., Arenas, M., Morgan-Sagastume, J. M., Salmon, M., Castaño, V., Noyola, A. (2010). Mimicking biofouling in anaerobic membrane bioreactors, Proceedings of the XII IWA World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, November 4th, Guadalajara, Mexico
  3. Herrera-Robledo, M., Noyola, A. (2009). Approaching biomineralization concepts to anaerobic membrane bioreactor fouling. Proceeding of the 11 Network Young MemBrain Conference, September 5th, Montpellier, France
  4. Herrera-Robledo, M., Calderon, K., Morgan-Sagastume, J. M., Noyola, A. (2009). Toward a biofouling description in side stream AnMBR treating municipal wastewater. Book of Proceedings of the final MBR-network workshop “Salient outcomes of the European R&D projects on MBR technology”, April 1st, Berlin, Germany
  5. Herrera-Robledo, M., Calderon, K., Morgan-Sagastume, J. M., Noyola, A. (2008). Characterization of some chemical and biological structures in a fouling layer developed in an anaerobic membrane bioreactor Proceedings of the IWA North American membrane research conference, August, 12th, Amherst, MA, USA.
  6. Herrera-Robledo, M., Calderon, K., Morgan-Sagastume, J. M., Noyola, A. (2008). Advanced autopsy on ultrafiltration membrane unit used to treat anaerobic effluent: Biologically-induced mineralization in cake layer? Proceedings of the 1st IWA Mexico Young Water Professionals Conference, April 9th, Mexico City, Mexico
  7. Herrera-Robledo, M., Morgan-Sagastume, J. M., Ergas, S., Noyola, A. (2006). Municipal wastewater treatment using an UASB reactor attached with a membrane module: Biofouling and efficiency, Proceedings of the annual meeting of the North American Membrane Society (NAMS), May 25th, Chicago, IL, USA