Corrosión marina y biofouling

  • Canales C., Galarce C., Rubio F., Pineda F., Anguita J., Barros R., Parragué M., Daille L., Aguirre J., Armijo F., Pizarro G., Walczak M., De la Iglesia R., Navarrete S., Vargas I. (2021). Testing the Test: A Comparative Study of Marine Microbial Corrosion under Laboratory and Field Conditions. ACS OMEGA
  • Simone Baldanzi, Ignacio T. Vargas, Francisco Armijo, Miriam Fernández and Sergio A. Navarrete. Experimental Assessment of a Conducting Polymer (PEDOT) and Microbial Biofilms as Deterrents and Facilitators of Macro-Biofouling: Larval Settlement of the Barnacle Notobalanus flosculus (Darwin, 1854) from Central Chile. J. Mar. Sci. Eng. 2021, 9(1), 82;
  • Daille L.K., Aguirre J., Fischer D., Galarce C., Armijo F., Pizarro G.E., Walczak M., de la Iglesia R., Vargas I.T. (2020) Effect of Tidal Cycles on Bacterial Biofilm Formation and Biocorrosion of Stainless Steel AISI 316L. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 8 2 124
  • De la Fuente M.J., Daille L.K., de la Iglesia R., Walczak M., Armijo F., Pizarro G.E., Vargas I.T. (2020). Electrochemical Bacterial Enrichment from Natural Seawater and Its Implications in Biocorrosion of Stainless-Steel Electrodes. Materials 13 10 2327
  • D.A. Fischer, I.T. Vargas, G.E. Pizarro, F. Armijo, M. Walczak, (2019). The effect of scan rate on the precision of determining corrosion current by Tafel extrapolation: A numerical study on the example of pure Cu in chloride containing medium. Electrochimica Acta
  • Aguirre J., Daille L., Fischer D.A., Galarce C., Pizarro G., Vargas I., Walczak M., de la Iglesia R. and Armijo F. (2017) Study of poly(3,4-ethylendioxythiphene) as a coating for mitigation of biocorrosion of AISI 304 stainless steel in natural seawater. Progress in Organic Coatings, 113, 175-184. DOI: 10.1016/j.porgcoat.2017.09.009
  • Diego A. Fischer, Leslie Daille, Javiera Aguirre, Carlos Galarce, Francisco Armijo, Rodrigo De la Iglesia, Gonzalo Pizarro, Ignacio Vargas, Magdalena Walczak. (2016) Corrosion of Stainless Steel in Simulated Tide of Fresh Natural Seawater of South East Pacific. Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 11 6873-6885. DOI: 10.20964/2016.08.50

Corrosión y biocorrosión de tuberías:

  • Galarce C., Fischer D., Diez B., Vargas I.T., Pizarro G.E. (2020) Dynamics of Biocorrosion in Copper Pipes under Actual Drinking Water Conditions. Water 12 4 1036
  • Caro-Lara L., Ramos-Moore E., Vargas I.T., Walczak M., Fuentes C., Gómez A.V., Barrera N.P., Castillo J., Pizarro G. (2021). Initial adhesion suppression of biofilm-forming and copper-tolerant bacterium Variovorax sp. on laser microtextured copper surfaces. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 202 111656
  • Vargas I. T., Anguita J. M., Pastén P.A., Pizarro G.E. (2019). Chlorine Reduction Kinetics and its Mass Balance in Copper Premise Plumbing Systems During Corrosion Events. Materials 12 22 3676
  • Galarce C., Pineda F., Fischer D.A., Flores M., Vargas I., Sancy M., Pizarro G.E. (2019) Effect of Hazardous Bacteria Isolated from Copper Plumbing System on Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion of Copper. International Journal of Electrochemical Science 14 2305 – 2320
  • Vargas I.T., Fischer D., Alsina M.A., Pavissich J.P., Pastén P.A. and Pizarro G.E. (2017). Copper Corrosion and Biocorrosion Events in Premise Plumbing. Materials 10 9 30pp

Tratamiento biológico de aguas y tecnologías de monitoreo:

  • De La Fuente M.J., De la Iglesia R., Farias L., Daims H., Lukumbuzya M., Vargas I. (2021) Electrochemical enrichment of marine denitrifying bacteria to enhance nitrate metabolization in seawater. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering
  • Torres-Rojas F., Muñoz D., Tapia N., Canales C., Vargas I.T. (2020). Bioelectrochemical chlorate reduction by Dechloromonas agitata CKB. Bioresource Technology 315 123818
  • Leiva-Aravena E., Leiva E., Zamorano V., Rojas C., Regan J.M., Vargas I.T. (2019). Organotrophic acid-tolerant microorganisms enriched from an acid mine drainage affected environment as inoculum for microbial fuel cells. Science of the Total Environment
  • Tapia N.F., Rojas C., Bonilla C.A. and Vargas I.T. (2018). A New Method for Sensing Soil Water Content in Green Roofs Using Plant Microbial Fuel Cells. Sensors 18 1 9pp
  • Araneda I., Tapia N.F., Lizama Allende K. and Vargas I.T. (2018). Constructed Wetland-Microbial Fuel Cells for Sustainable Greywater Treatment. Water 10 7 9pp
  • Anguita J.M., Rojas C., Pastén P.A. and Vargas I.T. (2018) A new aerobic chemolithoautotrophic arsenic oxidizing microorganism isolated from a high Andean watershed. Biodegradation 29 1 59-69
  • Leiva E., Leiva-Aravena E., Rodríguez C., Serrano J. and Vargas I. (2018). Arsenic removal mediated by acidic pH neutralization and iron precipitation in microbial fuel cells. Science of the Total Environment 645 15 471-481
  • Vega M., Nerenberg R. and Vargas I.T. (2018). Perchlorate contamination in Chile: Legacy, challenges, and potential solutions Environmental. Research 164 316-326
  • Anguita J.M., Vera M.A. and Vargas I.T. (2018). The Electrochemically Active Arsenic Oxidising Bacterium Ancylobacter sp. TS‐1. ChemElectroChem 5 23 3633-3638
  • Rojas C., Bruns M.A., Vargas I. and Regan J. Electrochemically Active Microorganisms from an Acid Mine Drainage-Affected Site Promote Cathode Oxidation in Microbial Fuel Cells. Bioelectrochemistry 2017, (118) 139-146. DOI: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2017.07.013
  • Leiva E., Leiva-Aravena E., Vargas I. Acid Water Neutralization Using Microbial Fuel Cell: An Alternative for Acid Mine Drainage Treatment. Water 2016, 8(11), 536; doi:10.3390/w8110536