Investigador Principal

Perfil_katherineKatherine Lizama A.


  • Académico – Profesor Asistente 2013 – Universidad de Chile

Títulos y Grados

  • Ph.D. – Monash University2013
  • Ingeniero Civil – Universidad Católica2007
  • Magíster – Universidad Católica2007

Docencia Últimos 7 años

Investigación Últimos 7 Años

Proyectos de Investigación

  • Fondo Central de Investigación Remoción de arsénico usando zeolita y piedra caliza con medios filtrantes en columnas y como medios de soporte en humedales construidos a escala de microcosmos, 2015
  • FONDECYT Removing arsenic, boron and iron from contaminated water using laboratory-scale horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands: identifying fate and partitioning of pollutants in the solid phase as conceptual basis for constructed wetlands design, 2015
  • INNOVA Evaluación Tecnológica para el desarrollo de un kit de análisis multi-metálico en base a biomarcadores para la determinación de Riesgo Ambiental e Inocuidad Alimentaria, 2014

Publicaciones ISI

  • Removal of Arsenic and Iron from Acidic Water Using Zeolite and Limestone: Batch and Column StudiesWater Air And Soil Pollution, vol 228, 2017
  • The influence of media type on removal of arsenic, iron and boron from acidic wastewater in horizontal flow wetland microcosms planted with Phragmites australisChemical Engineering Journal, vol 246, 2014, pag 217-228
  • Copper removal from water using a bio-rack system either unplanted or planted with Phragmites australis, Juncus articulatus and Phalaris arundinaceaEcological Engineering, vol 64, 2014, pag 291-300
  • The effect of substrate media on the removal of arsenic, boron and iron from an acidic wastewater in planted column reactorsChemical Engineering Journal, vol 179, 2012, pag 119-130
  • Removal processes for arsenic in constructed wetlandsChemosphere, vol 84, 2011, pag 1032-1043
  • Enhancing the removal of arsenic, boron and heavy metals in subsurface flow constructed wetlands using different supporting mediaWater Science And Technology, vol 63, 2011, pag 2612-2618

Becas y Distinciones

  • Premio Padre Hurtado 1999