Juan Carlos Chavarría-Hernández

Juan Carlos Chavarría Hernández

Renewable Energy
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  • B.S. Chemical Engineering. Universidad Autónoma de México. 2000.
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering. Universidad Autónoma de México. 2002.
  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering. Universidad Autónoma de México. 2008.
  • Post-Doctorate. Instituto Mexicano de Petroleo. 2010.

Current research

  • Bioenergy


  • Simultaneously and sustainably addressing energy poverty, aquifer contamination, deforestation, climate change and morbidity due to respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases in communities of the state of Yucatan (CONACyT– PRONACE-Transición Energética)
  • Integrated Urban-Rural Mobility and Innovation in Electromobility in Valladolid, Yucatan (CONACyT– PRONACE-Transición Energética)


  • Karla Aida Gomez-Rodriguez, Juan Carlos Chavarría-Hernández, Gustavo Ernesto Martinez-Tapia. Estimation of Cold Flow Properties of Biodiesel from Fatty Acid Composition. Energy & Fuels, 35: 2, (2021). https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.0c03237.
  • Valdez-Ojeda, R. A., del Rayo Serrano-Vázquez, M. G., Toledano-Thompson, T., Chavarría-Hernández, J. C., Barahona-Pérez, L. F. Effect of Media Composition and Culture Time on the Lipid Profile of the Green Microalga Coelastrum sp. and Its Suitability for Biofuel Production. BioEnergy Research, 14: 241–253, (2021). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12155-020-10160-5.
  • Gil-Horán, R. H., Chavarría-Hernández, J. C., Quintana-Owen, P., Gutiérrez-Alejandre. Ethanol Conversion to Short-Chain Olefins Over ZSM-5 Zeolite Catalysts Enhanced with P, Fe, and Ni. Topics in Catalysis, 63: 414–427, (2020). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11244-020-01229-8.
  • Josue J. Machorro, Ana Lilia Lázaro, F. Espejel-Ayala, E. Coutiño-González, J. C. Chavarría-Hernandez, Luis A. Godínez, Francisco J. Rodriguez-Valadez. Role of structure and basic sites of sodium titanates on transesterification reactions to obtain biodiesel. Catalysts, 9: 989, (2019). https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4344/9/12/989.
  • Pacheco-Sosa, José G; Castillo-Escobedo, Anel I.; Chavarría-Hernández, Juan C.; Díaz-Félix, María C.; Pérez-Vidal, Hermicenda; Ordóñez, Luis C.; García-Dávila, Jorge; Morales-Ortuño, Julio C.; Escobar, Beatriz. Catalytic deoxygenation of stearic acid and waste cooking oil over Pd/SBA-15 for obtaining hydrocarbons with potential as renewable liquid fuels. Journal of Porous Materials, 26: 1541-1557, (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10934-019-00749-3.
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Last Updated: 4 June 2021