José Antonio Sánchez Pérez. Full Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Almería, SPAIN. Director of the Solar Energy Research Center, CIESOL, joint center between the University of Almería and the Plataforma Solar de Almería-CIEMAT, director of the University Chair “Cátedra Aqualia del ciclo integral del agua” and secretary of the Spanish Board on Water Treatments (Sociedad META). 19 PhD thesis supervised in different fields such as biotechnology of microalgae, filamentous fungi fermentation and water treatment, 9 of them with University of Almeria extraordinary prize and 3 prizes for the best PhD thesis on AOPs of the International PhD School on Advanced Oxidation Processes, years 2015, 2019 and 2020. More than 180 scientific publications in international journals (Scopus). He has been involved in 25 research projects (European and Spanish projects) and has leaded 13 of them. 12 Research contracts with private companies most of them related with the development of Solar Technologies applied to wastewater treatment. Main current research lines are solar photo-Fenton for microcontaminant removal and wastewater disinfection, photoreactors and wastewater reuse.

Talk: “Large-scale solar photo-Fenton continuous flow reactors for WWTP secondary effluent reclamation