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Lorena Alvarez Contreras

INGENIERIA Y QUIMICA DE MATERIALES • INVESTIGADOR TITULAR C • SNI II
+52 (614) 439 1119 lorena.alvarez@cimav.edu.mx Chihuahua, Chih.

Educación

Centro de Investigación en Materiales Avanzados S. C.

Doctor (2005)

Áreas de Interés

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Últimas publicaciones

  • Effect of pre-activation treatment temperature on hydrodesulfurization catalytic activity of CoMoS/KIT-6 ISSN: 0920-5861

    Karen A. Beltrán, Lorena Alvarez-Contreras*, Anabel D. Delgado, César C. Leyva-Porras, Alfredo Aguilar-Elguezabal.
    Catalysis Today F.I.4.888, Vol.2021. No.360. pp106-115 (2021)
  • Formation of Cu@Pd core@shell nanocatalysts with high activity for ethanol electro-oxidation in alkaline medium, ISSN: 0169-4332

    J. Maya-Cornejo, J.A. Diaz-Real, Jose Luis Lopez-Miranda, Lorena Álvarez-Contreras, Rodrigo Esparza, Noé Arjona and Miriam Estévez
    Applied Surface Science F.I. 6.182, Vol.2021. No.538. pp148119 (2021)
  • Comparison of three-dimensional versus two-dimensional structure of mesoporous alumina as support of (Ni)MoS2 catalysts for HDS, ISSN: 0920-5861

    Anabel De la Cruz, Lorena Alvarez-Contreras*, A. Beltrán, César C. Leyva-Porras, Alfredo Aguilar
    Catalysis Today F.I. 4.88, Vol.2021. No.360. pp165-175 (2021)
  • Three??Dimensional Order Macroporous AB2O4 Spinels (A, B =Co & Mn) as Electrodes in Zn-Air Batteries, ISSN: 1944-8244 (print) 1944-8252 (web)

    Béjar, José; Espinosa-Magaña, Francisco; Guerra-Balcázar, M.; Ledesma-García, J.; Alvarez Contreras, Lorena; Arjona, Noé; Arriaga, L.G.
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces F.I. 8.758,
  • Synthesis and application of biogenic gold nanomaterials with {100} facets for crude glycerol electro-oxidation ISSN: 0016-2361

    Isaac Velázquez-Hernández Miriam Estévez Hayde Vergara-Castañeda Minerva GuerraBalcázar Lorena Álvarez-Contreras Gabriel Luna-Bárcenas Claudia Pérez Noé Arjona Héctor Pool
    Fuel F.I. 5.128, Vol.2020. No.279. pp118505 (2020)
  • A Flow??Through Membraneless Microfluidic Zinc??Air Cell, Web Edition ISSN: 1944-8252

    E. Ortiz-Ortega, Lucia Díaz-Patiño, José Bejar, G. Trejo, M. Guerra-Balcázar, Francisco Espinosa-Magaña, Lorena Alvarez Contreras, L.G. Arriaga, and Noé Arjona
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces F.I. 8.758, Vol.2020. No.12. pp41185-41199 (2020)
  • Green synthesis of KIT-6 from water-glass as support for hydrodesulfurization catalysts, and its comparison with KIT-6 synthesized from TEOS, ISSN 1387-1811

    Anabel D. Delgado, Lorena Alvarez-Contreras, Karen A. Beltrán, Paola S. Cárdenas, Anabel D. Delgado, Ph. D. Lorena Alvarez-Contreras, PhD Karen A. Beltrán, Ph. D. Paola S. Cárdenas C. Leyva-Porras, A. Aguilar-Elguezabal
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials F.I. 4.182, Vol.2020. No.306. pp110436 (2020)
  • Sorbitol electro-oxidation reaction on sub<10 nm PtAu bimetallicnanoparticles ISSN: 0013-4686

    Luis J. Torres-Pacheco, Antonio De Leon-Rodriguez, Lorena A lvarez-Contreras, Minerva Guerra-Balcazar, Noe Arjona.
    Electroquimica Acta F.I. 5.383, Vol.2020. No.353. pp136593 (2020)
  • An advanced three??dimensionally ordered macroporous NiCo2O4 spinel as bifunctional electrocatalyst for rechargeable Zn??Air batteries

    José Béjar Lorena Álvarez-Contreras Janet Ledesma-García Noé Arjona Luis Gerardo Arriaga
    Journal of Materials Chemistry A F.I. 10.733, Vol.2020. No.8. pp8554??8565 (2020)
  • Effect of AuM (M: Ag, Pt & Pd) bimetallic nanoparticles on the sorbitol electro-oxidation in alkaline medium ISSN: 0016-2361

    Luis J. Torres-Pacheco, Azucena Osornio-Villa, a Nora A. García-Gómez, Amelia Olivas,c Ricardo Valdez, Minerva Guerra-Balcázar, Lorena Álvarez-Contreras, Noé Arjona
    Fuel F.I. 5.128, Vol.2020. No.274. pp117864 (2020)
  • Ionic liquid as green solvent for the synthesis of α-terpineol from α-pinene ISSN: 2352-5541

    A. Aguilar-Elguezabal, L. De la Torre-Sáenz, M. Román Aguirre and L. Álvarez-Contreras
    Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy F. I. 3.294, Vol.2020. No.15. pp100207 (2020)
  • Ethanol electro??oxidation and spectroelectrochemical analysis of highly active sub<10 nm PdFe2O3, PdPt and PdAu bimetallicnanoparticles ISSN: 0360-3199

    Isaac Velazquez-Hernandez, Virginie Lair, Michel Cassir, Luis Gerardo Arriaga, Lorena Alvarez Contreras, Minerva Guerra-Balcazar, Noe Arjona
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy F.I.4.084, Vol.2020. No.45. pp9758-9772 (2020)
  • Electrochemical valorization of crude glycerol in alkaline medium for energy conversion using Pd, Au and PdAu nanomaterials ISSN: 0016-2361

    Isaac Velázquez-Hernández Evelyn Zamudio Francisco J. Rodríguez-Valadez Nora A. García-Gómez Lorena Álvarez-Contreras Minerva Guerra-Balcázar Noé Arjona
    Fuel F.I. 5.128, Vol.262. No.2020. pp116556 (2020)
  • Synthesis of a small??size metal oxide mixture based on MoOx and NiO with oxygen vacancies as bifunctional electrocatalyst for oxygen reactions ISSN: 0169-4332

    José Béjar, Lorena Álvarez??Contreras, Minerva Guerra??Balcázar, Janet Ledesma??García, Luis Gerardo Arriaga, and Noé Arjona
    Applied Surface Science FI: 5.155, Vol.2019. No.509. pp144898 (2020)
  • Synthesis of PtAg bimetallic material as a multi-fuel tolerant electrocatalyst and spectroelectrochemical analysis of its capability to perform the oxygen reduction ISSN: 2468-6069

    Mariana Vargas Isaac Velázquez-Hernández Jennifer Bañuelos Janet Ledesma-García Lorena Alvarez Contreras Walter Noe Velazquez Arjona MINERVA GUERRA-BALCAZAR
    Materials Today Energy F.I. 0.82, Vol.14. No.2019. pp100335-100347 (2019)
  • Effect of molybdenum content on the morphology and electronic characteristics of Pd??MoOx nanomaterials and activity evaluation for ethylene glycol electro??oxidation ISSN: 0169-4332

    Oscar Ambriz-Peláez, Sergio Durón, Amelia Olivas, Ricardo Valdez, Luis Gerardo Arriaga, Lorena Álvarez-Contreras, Minerva Guerra-Balcázar, Noé Arjona
    Applied Surface Science FI: 5.155, Vol.2019. No.498. pp143842 (2019)
  • Electrocatalytic evaluation of sorbitol oxidation as a promising fuel in energy conversion using Au/C, Pd/C and Au??Pd/C synthesized ISSN: 0016-2361

    Luis J. Torres??Pacheco, Lorena Álvarez??Contreras, Virginie Lair Michel Cassir Janet Ledesma??García, Minerva Guerra??Balcázar, Noé Arjona
    Fuel F.I. 5.128, Vol.250. No.2019. pp103-116 (2019)
  • High performance of Pd and PdAg with well??defined facets in direct ethylene glycol microfluidic fuel cells ISSN: 0013-4686

    Andres Lopez??Coronel, Euth Ortiz??Ortega, Luis Torres??Pacheco, Minerva Guerra??Balcazar, Luis Gerardo Arriaga, Lorena A lvarez??Contreras*, Noe Arjona
    Electrochimica Acta F.I. 5.383, Vol.2019. No.320. pp134622 (2019)
  • Electrocatalytic evaluation of Co3O4 and NiCo2O4 rosettes-like hierarchical spinel as bifunctional materials for oxygen evolution (OER) and reduction (ORR) reactions in alkaline media ISSN: 1572-6657

    José García Béjar, Lorena Álvarez-Contreras, J. Ledesma-García, Noe Arjona, and L. G. Arriaga
    Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry F.I. 3.235, Vol.2019. No.847. pp113190 (2019)
  • Novel biomaterial based on monoamine oxidase-A and multi-walled carbon nanotubes for serotonin detection ISSN: 1369-703X

    Armando Becerra-Hernández, Juan de Dios Galindo-de-la-Rosa; Yolanda de Jesús Martínez-Pimentel, Janet Ledesma-García, Lorena Álvarez-Contreras, Minerva Guerra-Balcázar, Alfredo Aguilar-Elguezabal, Alejandra Álvarez-López, Abraham Ulises Chávez-Ramírez, VANESSA VALLEJO
    Biochemical Engineering Journal F.I. 3.226, Vol.2019. No.149. pp107240 (2019)
  • Electrocatalytic evaluation of highly stable Pt/ZrO2 electrocatalysts synthesized without the assistance of any carbon support for the methanol oxidation reaction Online ISSN:2196-0216

    Angelica Aguilar-Vallejo, Lorena Alvarez-Contreras, Minerva Guerra-Balcazar, Janet Ledesma-Garcia, Luis Gerardo Arriaga, Noé Arjona, Sandra Virginia Rivas,
    ChemElectroChem F.I.4.446, Vol.2019. No.6. pp2107 ?? 2118 (2019)
  • Synthesis of Pd-Fe3O4 nanoparticles varying the stabilizing agent and additive and their effect on the ethanol electro-oxidation in alkaline media. ISSN: 1572-6657

    H. Rivera-González, L. Torres-Pacheco, L. Álvarez-Contreras, A. Olivas, M. Guerra-Balcázar, R. Valdez, N. Arjona
    Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry F.I. 3.235, Vol.835. No.2019. pp301-312 (2019)
  • Electrocatalytic promotion of Pt nanoparticles by incorporation of Ni(OH)2 for glycerol electro-oxidation: analysis of activity and reaction pathway. Online ISSN:2199-692X

    Isaac Velázquez-Hernández, Mercedes T. Oropeza-Guzmán, Minerva Guerra-Balcázar, Lorena Álvarez-Contreras, and Noé Arjona
    CHEMISTRY OF NANOMATERIALS FOR ENERGY, BIOLOGY AND MORE, CHEMNANOMAT, FI: 3.173, Vol.2019. No.5. pp68-78 (2019)
  • Microfluidic water splitting cell using 3D NiFe2O4 hollow spheres, ISSN: 0378-7753

    A.Martínez-Lázaro, A.Rico-Zavala, F.I.Espinosa-Lagunes, JulietaTorres-González, L.Álvarez-Contreras, M.P.Gurrola, L.G.Arriaga, J.Ledesma-García, E.Ortiz-Ortega
    Journal of Power Sources, F.I. 6.945, Vol.412. No.2019. pp505-523 (2019)
  • Effect of the SiO2 support morphology on the hydrodesulfurization performance of NiMo Catalysts

    De la Cruz Delgado, Anabel; Alvarez Contreras, Lorena; Beltrán Verdugo, Karen; Aguilar Elguezabal, Alfredo
    Journal of Materials Research FI. 1.495, Vol.33. No.21. pp3646-3655 (2018)
  • Study of the impregnation of NiMo assisted by chelating agents for hydrodesulfurization-supported catalysts over mesoporous silica. ISSN: 0884-2914 (Print), 2044-5326 (Online)

    Beltrán Verdugo, Karen; Alvarez Contreras, Lorena; De la Cruz Delgado, Anabel; Aguilar Elguezabal, Alfredo
    Journal of Materials Research FI. 1.495, Vol.33. No.21. pp3604-3613 (2018)
  • Pd/carbon paper electrodes modified with polyaniline as co-support for sustainable energy conversion of bioethanol from Salicornia bigelovii, ISSN: 2468-6069

    Kevin Perez-Flores, Isaac Velazquez-Hernandez, Virginie Lair, Lorena A lvarez-Contreras, Jennifer A. Bañuelos, Minerva Guerra-Balcazar, Noe Arjona
    Materials Today Energy F.I. 0.733, Vol.2018. No.10. pp169-183 (2018)
  • Ethanol electro-oxidation in aqueous and poly(acrylic acid)-based gel alkaline electrolytes varying the PdxAgy composition by differential pulse amperometry, Online ISSN: 2196-0216

    Ciro M. Martínez, Oscar Ambriz-Peláez, Lorena Álvarez-Contreras, Janet Ledesma-García, Minerva Guerra-Balcázar, Noe Arjona
    ChemElectroChem F.I. 4.136, Vol.2018. No.5. pp1159 ?? 1166 (2018)
  • Synthesis and characterization of composite membranes modified with Halloysite nanotubes and phosphotungstic acid for electrochemical hydrogen pumps, ISSN: 0960-1481

    A. Rico-Zavala, M.P. Gurrola, L.G. Arriaga, Jennifer A. Banñuelos, L. A lvarez-Contreras, A. Carbone, A. Sacca, Fabio V. Matera, R. Pedicini, A. A lvarez , J. Ledesma-García,
    Renewable Energy F.I. 4.8, Vol.122. No.2018. pp163-172 (2018)
  • Novel evaporation process for deposition of Kesterite thin films synthesized by solvo-thermal method

    J.A. Estrada-Ayub, Lorena Alvarez Contreras, Manuel Román-Aguirre, José Guadalupe Murillo-Ramírez, M.T. Ochoa Lara, P. Pizá-Ruiz, and A. Elguézabal
    Advances in Materials Science and Engineering,
  • Ordered Mesoporous Carbon Decorated with Magnetite for the Detection of Heavy Metals by Square Wave Anodic Stripping Voltammetry ISSN: 0013-4651

    C. M. Quiroa-Montalván, L. E. Gómez-Pineda, L. Alvarez-Contreras, R. Valdez, N. Arjona, and M. T. Oropeza-Guzmán
    Journal of The Electrochemical Society F.I.2.859, Vol.164. No.6. ppB304-B313 (2017)
  • In Situ Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Study of the Electrocatalytic Effect of PtFe/C Nanocatalyst on Ethanol Electro-Oxidation in Alkaline Medium ISSN 1996-1073

    A. C. Gómez-Monsiváis, I. Velázquez-Hernández, L. Álvarez-Contreras*, M. Guerra-Balcázar, L. G. Arriaga, N. Arjona,* and J. Ledesma-García
    Energies F.I. 2.077, Vol.2017. No.10. pp1-19 (2017)
  • Synthesis of a Small Amorphous PdMo/C Nanocatalyst and Pd Nanocubes Enclosed within (100) Planes and Their Use for Ethylene Glycol Electro??oxidation. ISSN: 2196-0216

    Oscar Ambriz-Peláez, Lorena Álvarez-Contreras, Minerva Guerra-Balcázar, Janet Ledesma-García, Luis Gerardo Arriaga, Noé Arjona
    ChemElectroChem F.I. 3.05,
  • Glycerol electro-oxidation in alkaline media using Pt and Pd catalysts electrodeposited on three-dimensional porous carbon electrodes. ISSN 1144-0546

    N. Arjona, S. Rivas, L. Álvarez-Contreras, M. Guerra-Balcázar,b J. Ledesma-García, Erik Kjeang and L. G. Arriaga
    New J. Chem F.I. 3.277,
  • Direct Ethanol Membraneless Nanofluidic Fuel Cell With High Performance. ISSN: 2365-6549

    Cesar A. López-Rico, Juan Galindo-de-la-Rosa, Lorena Alvarez-Contreras, Janet Ledesma-García, Minerva Guerra-Balcázar, Luis G. Arriaga, and Noe Arjona
    Chemistry Select, Vol.2016. No.1. pp3054 ?? 3062 (2016)
  • Electrooxidation of crude glycerol as waste from biodiesel in a nanofluidic fuel cell using Cu@Pd/C and Cu@Pt/C, ISSN: 0016-2361

    J. Maya-Cornejo, M. Guerra-Balcázar, N. Arjona, L. Álvarez-Contreras, Francisco J. Rodríguez Valadez, M.P. Gurrola, J. Ledesma-García, L.G. Arriaga
    Fuel F.I. 3.611,
  • High performance of ethanol nanofluidic fuel cells based on acrylic, paper and Pd-NiO as anodic catalyst, ISSN: 0013-4686

    C.A. López-Rico, J. Galindo-de-la-Rosa, L. Álvarez-Contreras, J. Ledesma-García, M. Guerra-Balcázar, L. G. Arriaga
    Electrochimica Acta F.I. 4.803,
  • An improved ethanol microfluidic fuel cell based on a PdAg/MWCNT catalyst synthesized by the reverse micelles method, ISSN: 0016-2361

    A.J. Armenta-González, R. Carrera-Cerritos, A. Moreno-Zuria, L. Álvarez-Contreras, J. Ledesma-García, F.M. Cuevas-Muñiz, L.G. Arriaga
    Fuel F.I. 3.611,
  • Synthesis of silica aerogels microspheres prepared by ink jet printing and dried at ambient pressure without surface hydrophobization, ISSN: 0254-0584

    B.A. García-Torres, A. Aguilar-Elguezabal*, M. Roman-Aguirre, L. Alvarez-Contreras
    Materials Chemistry and Physics F.I. 2.101,

Libros

  • Ternary-Phase NiMoWS2 Catalytic Material for Hydrodesulfurization

    Torres B., Alvarez-Contreras L., Bahena-Uribe D., Chianelli R.R., Ramos M.
    Springer, Cham, 2019 CH, ISBN:978-3-030-25993-8
  • Módulo de Catalisis Ambiental - Manual del Alumno (Traducción)

    Lorena Alvarez Contreras (Traductor) Adriana Ramos Palomino (Editor Literario) Luis Edmundo Fuentes Cobas (Director del Libro)
    Centro de Investigaciones en Materiales Avanzados (607-8272), 2014 MX, ISBN:978-607-8272-26-6
  • Deposition and Characterization of Platinum and Palladium Nanoparticles on Highly Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite

    Nora Elizondo, Donald H. Galván, Lorena ?lvarez, Ran Tel Vered, Sergio Belmares, Arquímedes Cruz, Manuel García, Ricardo Obregón, Odilón Vázquez, Antonio A. Zaldívar
    In Tech d.o.o. The Transmission Electron Microscope, ISBN 979-953-307-322-7, 2011 HR, ISBN:978-953-51-0450-6

Reconocimientos y Distinciones

  • Mejor Investigador durante el año 2014

    CIMAV
  • Mejor Investigador 2012

    CIMAV
  • Investigador del año 2013 CIMAV

    CIMAV
  • Reconocimiento a la mejor tesis de doctorado

    Sociedad Mexicana del Hidrógeno A.C.
  • Investigador del año 2011 CIMAV

    CIMAV
  • CHIHUAHUENSE DESTACADA CATEGORIA MARIA ESTHER OROZCO

    COMISION DE EQUIDAD DE GENERO, CONGRESO DEL ESTADO DE CHIHUAHUA