M.Sc. Ana Paulina Lopez Gordillo

ESR2 in European Joint Doctorate Project NOWELTIES (MSCA EJD ITN Horizon 2020) 

Room: 160
Phone: +49 (0) 241 / 80 – 27260
(UBC) Institute for Environmental Research, RWTH Aachen University Kackertstraße 10 52072 Aachen Deutschland

Curriculum vitae

11/2019 Joint Doctoral student at RWTH Aachen and University of Santiago de Compostela

Topic: Studying the bioavailability and biodegradability of organic micropollutants during wastewater treatment 

09/2014 - 09/2016 Master of Sciences in Environmental Sanitation at Ghent University

Thesis: “Comparative performance evaluation of constructed wetland systems for wastewater treatment”

08/2006 - 03/2012 Bachelor of Sciences in Biology, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Thesis: “Genotoxic and cytotoxic damage assessment of a simultaneous exposure to Chloroform, dichloromethane and toluene and its relationship with phase II metabolism in rat”

Work experience

08/2019 - 10/2019 Research and Development Chemist at Inopsys, Belgium

05/2012 - 07/2014 Research Assistant at Biomedical Research Institute, Mexico


07/2015 - 09/2015 Project in Bioelectrochemical Systems, LEQUIA, Spain

09/2010 - 03/2011 Collaboration in National Wetland Inventory, National Water Commission, Mexico



  • L. Ho, W. Van Echelpoel, P. Charalambous, A.P.L. Gordillo, O. Thas, P. Goethals. Statistically-
  • Based Comparison of the Removal Efficiencies and Resilience Capacities between Conventional and Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems: A Peak Load Scenario. Water 2018, 10 (3). 15 pages.


  • J. Belmont Díaz, A.P. López Gordillo, E.M. Garduño, et al., Micronuclei in bone marrow and liver in relation to hepatic metabolism and antioxidant response due to exposure to chloroform, dichloromethane, and toluene in the rat model. BioMed Res. Int., 2014 (2014). 13 pages.