1.- Salvador Escobedo, Benito Serrano, Alan Calzada, Jesus Moreira, Hugo de Lasa, "Hydrogen production using a platinum modified TiO2 photocatalyst and an organic scavenger: Kinetic modeling", Accepted, Fuels Journal, 2016, ISSN 0016-2361,,

2.- Alfonso Pinedo, Mariana Lopez, Elisa Leyva, Brenda Zermeño, Benito Serrano, Edgar Moctezuma, "Photocatalytic decomposition of metoprolol and its intermediate organic reaction products: Kinetics and degradation pathways", Acepted, International Journal ofChemical Reactor Engineering", 2016, ISSN 1542-6580,

3.- Benito Serrano Rosalesb Jesus Moreira del Rioa, Jesus Fabricio  Guayaquila, Hugo de Lasa, "Photodegradation Efficiencies in a Photo-CREC Water-II Reactor Using Several TiO2 Based Catalysts". Accepted,  International Journal ofChemical Reactor Engineering", 2016, ISSN 1542-6580,

4.-  Hugo de Lasa, Benito Serrano Rosales, Jesus Moreira , Patricio Valades-Pelayo, "Efficiency Factor in photocatalytic Reactors: Quantum Yield and Photochemical Thermodynamic Efficiency Factor. A Review", Chemical Engineering Thechnology, 2016, 39 (1), 51-65,,  ISSN 1521-4125.


5.- P.J. Valadés-Pelayo, F. Guayaquil Sosa, B. Serrano, H. de Lasa, "Eight-Lamp Externally Irradiated Bench-Scale Photocatalytic Reactor: Scale-up and Performance Prediction", Chemical Engineering Journal (2015), doi:

6.- P.J. Valadez Pelayo, F. Guayaquil Sosa, B. Serrano and H. de Lasa, "Photocatalytic Reactor Under Different External Irradiance Conditions: Validation of a Fully Predictive Radiation Absorption Model", Chemical Engineering Science, 126 (2015), 42-54. ISSN: 00092509, DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2014.12.003

7.- P. J. Valadés-Pelayoa, J. Moreiraa, P. Solano-Floresa, B. Serranob,  H. de Lasaa* "Establishing Photon Absorption Fields in a Photo-CREC Water II Reactor Using a CREC-Spectroradiometric Probe",  Chemical Engineering Sciences, 2014, 116, 406 – 417, ISSN:0009-2509

8.- V. Rodghera J. Moreiraa, B.Serranob, H. de Lasaa*, Photocatalytic Degradation of Malic Acid Using a Thin Coated TiO2Film: Insights on the Mechanism of Photocatalysis,  AICHE Journal, 2014, 60 (9), 3286 – 3299,, ISSN: 1547-5905

9.- P.J. Valadés-Pelayoa, J. Moreiraa, B. Serranob, H. de Lasaa* "Boundary Conditions and Phase Functions in a Photo-CREC Water-II Reactor Radiation Field", Chemical Engineering Sciences, 2014,  107, 123 – 136, ISSN:0009-2509

10.- Edgar Moctezuma, Elisa Leyva, Mariana Lopez, Alfonso Pinedo, Brenda Zermeño, Benito Serrano, "Photocatalytic Degradation of Metoprolol Tartrate", Top Catal, Published Online, DOI 10.1007/s11244-013-0119-x, Springer, ISSN 1022-5528 (print), 1572-9028 (online), 2013.

11.- Salvador Escobedo, Benito Serrano Rosales, Hugo de Lasa, "Quantum Yield with Platinum Modified TiO2 Photocatalyst for Hydrogen Production ",  Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2013, 140 (141), 523 - 536, ISSN 523 - 536,

12.- Jesus Moreira, Benito Serrano, Patricio Valades, Hugo de Lasa, "Kinetic Parameters Using a Unified Reaction Model for Photocatalytic Phenol Conversion Using Nonlinear Regression and A Genetic Algorithm", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL REACTOR ENGINEERING, DOI 10.1515/IJCRE 2012-0003. ISSN 1542-6580

13.- Jesús Moreiraa, Benito Serranob, Aaron Ortiza, Hugo de Lasaa* "A Unified Kinetic Model for Phenol Photocatalytic Degradation Over Different TiO2 Photocatalysts", Chemical Engineering Science,  78 (2012) 186 - 203. ISSN:0009-2509

14.-Juan Manuel Garcia-Hernandeza, Benito Serrano-Rosalesb, Hugo de Lasaa,* "Energy Efficiencies In A Photo-CREC-Air Reactor: Conversion Of Model Organic Pollutants In Air", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res, 51(16), 5715- 5727, 2012,  ISSN:0888-5885,

15.- Salaices, Enriquea; Serrano, Benitob; de Lasa, Hugoa  "Steam Gasification of a Cellulose Surrogate over Fluidizable Ni/α-Alumina Catalyst: A Kinetics Model", AICHE Journal, 58(5), 1588- 1599, 2012.,, ISSN: 1547-5905

16.- Jesus Moreira, Benito Serrano, Aaron Ortiz and Hugo de Lasa, "TiO2 Absorption and Scattering  Coefficients Using Monte Carlo Method and Macroscopic Balances in a Photo CREC Unit", Chemical Engineering Science, 66(23), pages 5813 – 5821, 2011.,, ISSN:0009-2509

17.- Benito Serrano, Aaron Ortiz, Jesus Moreira and Hugo de Lasa, "Photocatalytic Thermodynamic Efficiency Factors (PTEF): Practical Limits in Photocalytic Reactors", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. Vol 49 (15), pages 6824 – 6833, 2010. ISSN: 0888-5885

18.- Benito Serrano Rosales, "In honor of Dr. Hugo Ignacio de Lasa",  Editorial Letter,Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. Vol 49 (15), pages 6683 - 6684,  2010. ISSN: 0888-5885

19.- Jesus Moreira, Benito Serrano, Aaron Ortiz and Hugo de Lasa, "Evaluation of Photon Absorption Parameters in an Aqueous TiO2 Slurry Reactor using Monte Carlo Simulators and Macroscopic Balance",  Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol 49, 10524 – 10534, 2010, ISSN 0888-5885

20.- Enrique Salaices, Benito Serrano and Hugo de Lasa, "Biomass Catalytic Steam Gasification Thermodynamics Analysis and Reaction Experiments in a CREC Riser Simulator",  Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol 49 (15), Pag 6834 – 6844, 2010, ISSN: 0888-5885

21.- Juan Manuel Garcia Hernandez, Benito Serrano, Hugo de Lasa, "The Photocataytic Energy Efficiency Factor (PTEF)in Photocatalytic Reactors for Air Treatment", Journal of Chemical Engineering,165, pages 891 – 901, 2010. ISSN: 1385-8947

22.- Benito Serrano2, Aarón Ortiz1, Jesus Moreira1and Hugo I. de Lasa1*. "Energy Efficiency in Photocatalytic Reactors for the Full Span of Reaction Times",  2009, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 48, 9864 – 9876. ISSN:0888-5885

23.- Aaron Ortiz Gomez, Benito Serrano Rosales, Hugo de Lasa. "Enhanced Mineralization of Phenol and Other Hydroxylated Compounds in a Photocatalytic Process Assisted with Ferric Ions". 2008, Chemical Engineering Science. 63, page 520-557. ISSN:1385-8947

24.- Sayra L. Orozco, Erick R. Bandala, Camilo A. Arancibia - Bulnes, Benito Serrano, Raul Suarez - Parra, Isaias Hernandez - Perez. 2008, "Effect of Iron Salt of the Color Removal of Water Containing the Azo Dye Reactive Blue 69 Using Photo Assisted Fe(II)/H2O2 and Fe(III)/H2O2 Systems", Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 198, pages 144-149.

25.- Aaron Ortiz, Benito Serrano, Miguel Salaices and Hugo de Lasa. 2007, "Photocatalytic oxidation of phenol:Reaction network kinetic modeling and parameter estimation", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 46 (23), pages 7394 – 7409.

26.- Sergio Cuevas, Benito Serrano Rosales, Camilo Aranacibia, 2007,  "Radiation Field in an Annular Photocatalytic Reactor by the P1 Approximation", International Journal of Chemical Reaction Engineering,  Vol 5, pages 1-14.

27.- Benito Serrano Rosales, Hugo I. de Lasa, Aaron Ortiz, Miguel Salaices, 2007 "Quasi Equilibrium and Non Equilibrium Adsorption in Heterogeneous Photocatalysis",  Chemical Engineering Science, 62, pages 5160 - 5166.

28.- M. Salaices, B. Serrano and H. I. de Lasa, " Photocatalytic Conversion of Phenolic Compounds in Slurry Reactors: Reaction Kinetic Modeling". Chemical Engineering Science, 2004, 59, 3-15. 

29.-M. Salaices., B. Serrano and H. de Lasa. "Experimantal Evaluation of Photon Absorption in an Aqueous TiO2 Slurry Reactor.", Chemical Engineering Journal, 2002, 90(3), 219-229.

30.- Ben D. Schutt, B. Serrano, Ramon L. Cerro and Martin A. Abraham., "Production of Chemicals from Cellulose and Biomass – Derived Compounds  through Catalytic  Sub-Critical Water Oxidation in a Monolith Reactor." Biomass and Bioenergy,  2002, 22,  365 – 375.

31.- Salaices, M.; Serrano, B. y de Lasa, H., "Photocatalytic Conversión of Organic Pollutants: Extintion Coefficients and Quantum Effiencies", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2001, 40, 5455 – 5464. 

32.- B. Serrano Rosales, M. Salaices and H. I. de Lasa. "Photocatalytic Degradation of Water Organic Pollutants: Determination of the Photochemical and Thermodynamic Efficiency Factor, Progreses in Chemical Engineering, Edited by The Mexican Academy of Research and Teaching, in Chemical Engineering (AMIDIQ), 2001, 9, 9 –18.

33.- B. Serrano and H.I. de Lasa. "Photocatalytic Degradation of Water Organic Pollutants: Pollutant Reactivity and Kinetic Modeling". Chemical Engineering Science., 1999, Vol 54, pages 3063 – 3069

34.- Serrano, B. and de Lasa, H. I. "Photocatalytic Degradation of Water Organic Pollutants: Kinetic Modeling, Energy Efficiency and Role of Intermediate Species",  The Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies., 1999, Vol 4, No 1,  pages 1 – 6

35.- B. Serrano and H. de Lasa."Photocatalytic Degradation of Water Organic Pollutants: Kinetic Modeling and Energy Efficiency". Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 1997,  Vol 36, No.11, pages. 4705 – 4711