Israel Pala-Rosas

Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Israel Pala-Rosas is Biochemical Engineer by the Instituto Tecnológico de Tehuacán (ITT), Master in Chemical Engineering by the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP) and Doctor in Sciences in Chemical Engineering by the Escuela Superior de Ingeniería Química e Industrias Extractivas del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (ESIQIE-IPN). Currently, Israel Pala develops research at ESIQIE-IPN and at the Laboratorio de Procesos Catalí­ticos of the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco (UAM-A). His interest lies in, but is not limited to, the research and development of catalytic and biotechnological processes for the transformation of biomass to value-added compounds and biofuels, regarding the synthesis, characterization, and testing of catalysts, as well as the design and analysis of (bio)chemical reactors. Areas related to the catalytic processes, such as chemical thermodynamics and unit operations, are also under his scope.

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