Pablo Pastén

Investigador Principal
CUENCAS SALUDABLES

 

ppasten@uc.cl

Profesor Asociado Departamento de Ingeniería Hidráulica y Ambiental de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Ingeniero Civil y Magister en Ciencias de la Ingeniería de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Doctor en Ingeniería Ambiental, Universidad de Northwestern.

 

ÁREAS DE INVESTIGACIÓN

Sus investigaciones se relacionan con la calidad del agua, metales en aguas y suelos, sistemas de tratamiento de aguas contaminadas, geoquímica ambiental, biotecnología ambiental, evaluación y control de la calidad del agua, impacto y gestión ambiental. Asimismo, busca desarrollar investigación científica de vanguardia que alimente el desarrollo de políticas públicas, la toma de decisiones, y el desarrollo de tecnologías para enfrentar los desafíos actuales de sostenibilidad, resiliencia y equidad.

 

ÚLTIMAS 10 PUBLICACIONES

 

Díaz, J., Del Castillo, D. L., Oyarzún, R., Briso, A., Montecinos, M., & Pastén, P. (2023). The dynamics of arsenic and copper in solid and aqueous phases in reactive confluences receiving acid drainage: The role of turbidity and particle size. Environmental Pollution, 327, 121449. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2023.121449

 

Villanueva, C. M., Evlampidou, I., Ibrahim, F., Donat‐Vargas, C., Valentín, A., Tugulea, A., Echigo, S., Jovanović, D., Lebedev, A. T., Lemus-Pérez, M. F., Rodríguez-Susa, M. S., Luzati, A., De Cássia Dos Santos Nery, T., Pastén, P., Quiñones, M., Regli, S., Weisman, R., Dong, S., Ha, M., Kogevinas, M. (2023). Global assessment of chemical quality of drinking water: The case of trihalomethanes. Water Research, 230, 119568. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2023.119568

 

Briso, A., Turri-Rivero, A., Montecinos, M., Molinos‐Senante, M., & Pastén, P. (2023). Chemical functionalization of drinking water treatment residuals with calcium silicate hydrate to treat metal-enriched waters. Journal Of Water Process Engineering, 54, 103884.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwpe.2023.103884

 

Muñoz-Arango, D., Torres-Rojas, F., Tapia, N., Vega, M., Alvear, C., Pizarro, G., Pastén, P., Cortés, S., Vega, A., Calderón, R., Nerenberg, R., & Vargas, I. T. (2023). Perchlorate and chlorate assessment in drinking water in northern Chilean cities. Environmental Research, 233, 116450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2023.116450

 

Simon, F., Gironás, J., Rivera, J. I., Vega, A., Arce, G., Molinos‐Senante, M., Jorquera, H., Flamant, G., Bustamante, W., Greene, M., Vargas, I. T., Suárez, F., Pastén, P., & Cortés, S. (2023). Toward sustainability and resilience in Chilean cities: Lessons and recommendations for air, water, and soil issues. Heliyon, 9(7), e18191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e18191

 

Briso, A., Vega, A., Molinos‐Senante, M., & Pastén, P. (2022). Challenges and opportunities for drinking water treatment residuals (DWTRs) in metal-rich areas: an integrated approach. Environmental Science And Pollution Research International, 29(43), 65599-65612. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-022-20262-6

 

Montecinos, M., Briso, A., Vega, A., & Pastén, P. (2022). Settling of copper-rich suspended particles from acid drainage neutralization as a function of chemical composition and particle size distribution. Applied Geochemistry, 139, 105239. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2022.105239

 

Vega, A., Arce, G., Rivera, J. I., Acevedo, S. E., Reyes‐Paecke, S., Bonilla, C. A., & Pastén, P. (2022). A comparative study of soil metal concentrations in Chilean urban parks using four pollution indexes. Applied Geochemistry, 141, 105230. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2022.105230

 

Del Castillo, D. L., Runkel, R. L., Duhalde, D., Pastén, P., Arumí, J. L., Oyarzún, J., Núñez, J., Maturana, H., & Oyarzún, R. (2021). A simple low‐cost approach for transport parameter determination in mountain rivers. River Research And Applications, 38(1), 173-181. https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.3890

 

Vargas, F. S., Alsina, M. A., Gaillard, J. F., Pastén, P., & López, M. (2021). Copper entrapment and immobilization during cement hydration in concrete mixtures containing copper tailings. Journal Of Cleaner Production, 312, 127547. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127547