• Madrid , Spain, ES
  • lcortijogarrido@gmail.com
Luis Cortijo Garrido

Luis Cortijo Garrido

Chemical Engineer

Work History

Work History

Chemical Engineer (R&D)

Jan 2010 - Present
Complutense University of Madrid

Optimization of water use in Holmen Paper Madrid, closure of water circuits for Low Liquid Discharge, re-configuration of bioreactors for minimized disposal.

R&D on different techniques of wastewater treatment: ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis, ozone, electro-oxidation, photocatalysis. Procurement of laboratory supplies, implementation of quality control and lab safety. Preparation of reports for national and EU projects (AQUAFIT4USE, Filene, E4WATER, Agua y energía)

Development Engineer (R&D)

Oct 2012 - Dec 2013
MacroSnacks Grefusa (Alzira, Valencia, Spain)

Pilot plant project in collabaration with Aquelia, LikuidNanotech and UCM. Development, operation and maintenance of an in situ pilot plant reactor, for the subsequent implementation in the processing plant. R&D on the ceramic membrane filtering system.

Lab technician

Oct 2009 - Dec 2009
Imperial College of London (London, UK)

Development and testing of new polymers.

Engineering Trainee

Apr 2008 - Oct 2008
Tecnicas Reunidad (Madrid, Spain)

Estimations depratement. Cost estimation of industrial equipment and pipelines for petrochemical plants. Equipment bid analysis

Engineering Trainee

Jan 2007 - Sep 2007
Fetiberia (Sagunto, Spain)

Simulation design of cooling system for fertilizer particles in a nitrogen fertilizer production plant



Industrial Process Engineering MSc

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011
Comlputense University of Madrid (UCM); Spain

Master Degree

Chemical Enginerring

Oct 2003 - Mar 2009
Complutense University  of Madrid (UCM), Spain

5-years BSc



Computer skills

MS Office                                                Expert level

Statistical programs                        Experte level

SCADA softwaer                                 User level

AutoCAD                                                User level

AspenPlus                                             User level


Spanish:     Mother tongue

English:      European Language Level C1

Estonian    European Language Level A2