Prof. Dr. Gumersindo Feijoo Costa

Professor of Chemical Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering.

Rúa Lope Gómez de Marzoa s/n, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela. Spain



Phone: +34 8818 16776

Gumersindo Feijoo Costa

Prof. Dr. Gumersindo Feijoo Costa is Full Professor of Chemical Engineering Department of USC since 2012.

He has 20 years of experience in applied research in different areas: Biochemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Circular Economy, Life Cycle Assessment, Eco-design, Ecolabelling, Eco-efficiency.

He is author of 235 ISI articles (H-index: 50, with 7482 total citations by SCOPUS) and 6 patents; Supervisor or 17 PhD Theses). During the last 10 years, he has participated and coordinated various National and EU-funded projects. He participated in the AQUAENVEC, LiveWaste, ManureEcoMine and BioFoamBark European projects. Since 2018 he is Vicechancellor of Strategic Planning and Projection of the University of Santiago de Compostela.


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Relevant publications:

  1. Arias, I. Vallina, Y. Lorenzo, O.T. Komesli, E. Katsou, Feijoo, M.T. Moreira (2019). Water Footprint of a Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Strategy Based on Membrane Technology (Chapter 4) Environmental Water Footprints. Agricultural and Consumer Products. Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes.

A.Arias, I. Salim, A. Pedrouso, N. Morales, A. Mosquera-Corral, J. R.Vázquez Padín, F. Rogalla, G. Feijoo, M.T Moreira, M. Carballa and J.M. Lema (2017). Bottom-up approach in the assessment of environmental impacts and costs of an innovative anammox-based process for nitrogen removal. Journal of Environmental Management 225: 112-119

  1. Lorenzo-Toja, I. Vázquez-Rowe, M. J. Amores, M. Termes-Rifé D. Marín-Navarro, M. T. Moreira, G. Feijoo. (2016) Benchmarking wastewater treatment plants under an eco-efficiency perspective. Science of The Total Environment 566-567:468-476
  2. Lorenzo-Toja, C. Alfonsín, M. J. Amores, X. Aldea, D. Marín-Navarro, M. T. Moreira, G. Feijoo. (2016). Beyond the conventional life cycle inventory in wastewater treatment plants. Science of The Total Environment 553: 71-82