Doctorado Química

Programa Conjunto entre Universidad de Valparaíso y Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María


Grado: Doctor en Ciencias, mención Química
Régimen: Diurno – Tiempo completo
Duración: 4 años

Programa Acreditado 4 años, hasta agosto de 2021. Comisión Nacional de Acreditación. 


Organizado por:

Manuel Bravo

Área principal:

Química Analítica y ambiental.

Universidad: Invitado
Año en que se integró al programa:
Dedicación Estimada:
Grado Máximo:

Doctor en Ciencias con mención en Química de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile.

Año de graduación: 2005

Manuel Bravo obtuvo su grado de Doctor en Ciencias con mención en Química de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile el año 2005.

Publicaciones indexadas en los últimos 10 años:

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  1. N. Mzoughi, G. Lespes, M. Bravo, M. Dachraoui and M. Potin-Gautier. “Organotin speciation in Bizerte Lagoon (Tunisia)”. The Science of The Total Environment 349 (2005) pp. 211-222.
  2. Manuel Bravo, GäetaneLespes, Ida De Gregori, Hugo Pinochet, and Martine Potin Gautier. “Determination of organotin compounds by Headspace Solid Phase Microextraction-Gas Chromatography-Pulsed Flame Photometric Detection (HS-SPME-GC-PFPD)”. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 383 (2005) pp. 1082-1089.
  3. W. Quiroz, P. Basilio, I. De Gregori, M. G. Lobos, M. Bravo. “Heavy weight vehicle traffic, and its relationship with antimony content in human blood”, J. Environ.Monit., 2009, 11, 1051-1055.
  4. Hugo Pinochet, Catherine Tessini, Manuel Bravo, Waldo Quiroz and Ida De Gregori. “Butyltin compounds and their relation with organic matter in marine sediments from San Vicente Bay—Chile”. Environ Monit Assess 2009, 155, 341:353.
  5. M. Bravo, A. Olivieri, B. Oelckers, “Nitrate determination in Chilean Caliche samples by UV-visible absorbance measurements and multivariate calibration”. J. Chil. Chem. Soc. 2009, 54, 93-98.
  6. Manuel Bravo, GäetaneLespes, Waldo Quiroz, Ida De Gregori, Hugo Pinochet, and Martine Potin- Gautier, “Study of ruggedness HSSPME procedure for organotin analysis by GC-PFPD” J. Chil. Chem. Soc. 2009, 54, 171-174.
  7. Manuel Bravo M., Anibal Valenzuela S., Waldo Quiroz V., Marcela Pinto C., Marcos Flores G., Hugo Pinochet C. “Development a simple desulfurization procedure for butyltin analysis in complex sediment samples by GC-PFPD”.Talanta 2010, 81, 1034-1039.
  8. C. Zapata-Urzúa, M. Pérez-Ortiz, M. Bravo, A.C. Olivieri and A. Álvarez-Lueje. Simultaneous voltammetric determination of levodopa, carbidopa and benserazide in pharmaceuticals using multivariate calibration.Talanta 2010, 82, 962-968. *:These authors contributed equally to the manuscript.
  9. Waldo Quiroz, Helen Arias, Manuel Bravo, Marcela Pinto, María Gabriela Lobos, Marisol Cortés, “Development of analytical method for determination of Sb(V), Sb(III) and TMSb(V) in occupationally exposed human urine samples by HPLC–HG-AFS”. Microchemical Journal, 2011, 97, 78-84.
  10. Marcos Flores, Manuel Bravo, Hugo Pinochet, Paulette Maxwell, ZoltánMester. “Tartaric acid extraction of organotin compounds from sediment samples”. Microchemical Journal, 2011, 98, 129-134.
  11. Waldo Quiroz, David Olivares, Manuel Bravo, JorgFeldmann, Andrea Raab. ”Antimony Speciation in Soils: Improving the detection limits by using post column pre-reduction Hydride Generation Atomic Fluorescence Spectroscopy (HPLC/pre-reduction/HG-AFS)”. Talanta, 2011, 84, 593-598.
  12. J. Saavedra, C. Fuentealba, L. Yáñez, M. Bravo, W. Quiroz, G. Lukacsy and J.M. Carot. “Chemometric approaches for the zoning of Pinot Noir wines from the Casablanca Valley, Chile”. Food Chemistry, 2011, 127, 1842-1847.
  13. Manuel Bravo M., Aníbal Valenzuela S., Edwar Fuentes P., Waldo Quiroz V.“Critical evaluation of fiber coatings for organotin determination by using solid phase microextraction in headspace mode”. Journal of Chromatography A, 2012, 1223, 9-14.
  14. Claudio Sáez, María Gabriela Lobos, Julio Vásquez, Doris Oliva, Manuel Bravo. “Environmental assessment in a shallow subtidal rocky habitat: Approach coupling chemical and ecological tools”. Chemistry and Ecology,2012, 28, 1-15.
  15. Edwar Fuentes, María E. Báez, Manuel Bravo, Camila Cid and Fabián Labra. “Determination of total
    phenolic content in olive oil samples by UV-visible spectrometry and multivariate calibration”. Food Analytical Methods, 2012, 5, 1311–1319.
  16. David Olivares, Manuel Bravo, Jorg Feldmann, Andrea Raab, and Waldo Quiroz. “Development of analytical method for antimony speciation in vegetables by HPLC-HGAFS”. Journal of AOAC, 2012, 95, 1176-1182.
  17. Alarcón, F., Báez, M.E., Bravo, M., Richter, P., Fuentes, E. “Screening of edible oils for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons using microwave-assisted liquid-liquid and solid phase extraction coupled to one- to three-way fluorescence spectroscopy analysis”. Talanta, 2012, 100, 439–446.
  18. Bravo M., M., Aguilar, L.F., Quiroz V., W., Olivieri, A.C., Escandar, G.M. “Determination of tributyltin at parts-per-trillion levels in natural waters by second-order multivariate calibration and fluorescence spectroscopy”. Microchemical Journal, 2013, 106, 95–101.
  19. Francis Alarcón, María E. Baez, Manuel Bravo, Pablo Richter, Graciela M. Escandar, Alejandro C. Olivieri, Edwar Fuentes. “Feasibility of the determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in edible oils via unfolded partial least-squares/residual bilinearization and parallel factor analysis of fluorescence excitation emission matrices”. Talanta 2013,103, 361–370.
  20. Waldo Quiroz, Carla Olivares, Cristian Merino, Manuel Bravo. “The urgent need for figures of merit in order to evaluate the performance of teaching and learning methodologies: Constructive criticism from a scientific metrological discipline”. Quality and Quantity 2013, 47, 367-381.
  21. Waldo Quiroz, Marisol Cortés, Francisco Astudillo, Manuel Bravo, Francisco Cereceda,Víctor Vidal, María Gabriela Lobos. “Antimony speciation in road dust and urban particulate matter in Valparaiso, Chile: Analytical and environmental considerations”. Microchemical Journal 2013,110 266–272.
  22. Valeria Vásquez, María E. Báez, Manuel Bravo, Edwar Fuentes. “Determination of heavy polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons of concern in edible oils via excitation-emission fluorescence spectroscopy on nylon membranes coupled to unfolded partial least-squares/residual bilinearization”. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2013, 405,7497-7507.
  23. Waldo Quiroz, Luis Aguilar, Macarena Barría, Jocelyn Veneciano, Daniel Martínez, Manuel Bravo, María Gabriela Lobos, Luis Mercado. “Sb(V) and Sb(III) distribution in human erythrocytes: Speciation methodology and the influence of temperature, time and anticoagulants”. Talanta 2013, 115, 902–910.
  24. Waldo Quiroz, Marisol Cortés, Francisco Astudillo, Manuel Bravo, Francisco Cereceda, Víctor Vidal, María Gabriela Lobos. “Antimony speciation in road dust and urban particulate matter in Valparaiso, Chile: Analytical and environmental considerations”. Microchemical Journal 2013, 110,266–272.
  25. S. Parra, M.A. Bravo, W. Quiroz, T. Moreno, A. Karanasiou, O. Font, V. Vidal, F. Cereceda. “Distribution of trace elements in particle size fractions for contaminated soils by a copper smelting from different zones of the Puchuncaví Valley (Chile)”. Chemosphere 2014, 11, 513-521.
  26. A. Valenzuela, G. lespes, W. Quiroz, L.F. Aguilar, M.A. Bravo.Speciation analysis of organotin compounds in human urine by headspace solid-phase micro-extraction and gas chromatography with pulsed flame photometric detection”. Talanta 2014, 125, 196-203.
  27. S. Parra, M.A. Bravo, W. Quiroz, V. Vidal, F. Cereceda. “Source apportionment for contaminated soils using multivariate statistical methods”. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems 2014, 138, 127-132.
  28. S. Lopez, L. Aguilar, L. Mercado, M. Bravo, W. Quiroz. “Sb(V) reactivity with human blood components: Redox effects”. PLoS ONE 2015, 10 (1), e0114796.
  29. M.A. Bravo, M. Flores, S. Parra, P. Maxwell, Z. Mester. “Chemometric optimization of an extraction procedure using tartaric acid for butyltin compounds from sediment samples by GC-PFPD”. Journal of the Chilean Chemical Society 2015, 60, 2803-2806.
  30. Pedro Mondaca, Alexander Neaman, Sebastien Sauve, Eduardo Salgado, Manuel Bravo. “Solubility, partitioning, and activity of copper in contaminated soils in a semiarid region”. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 2015, 000, 1–8.
  31. Francis Alarcon, Roxana Bustamante, Waldo Quiroz, Luis Aguilar, Manuel A. Bravo. “Evaluation of cloud point extraction coupled with fluorescence spectroscopy and multivariate curve resolution-alternating least squares for Tributyltin determination in sediment samples”. Microchemical Journal 2016, 124, 132–138.

Proyectos de investigación en los últimos 10 años:

  1. “Organotin speciation in vegetal and soil samples from impacted sites in Chile”. Fondecyt Iniciación 11080197. Rol: Investigador Responsable. Adjudicación: 2008.
  2. “Development of analytical methods based on fluorescence spectroscopy and multivariate calibration for the determination of PAHs in edible oils. Assesment of their presence in currently consumed edible oil”. Fondecyt regular 1110114. Rol: Co-Investigador. Adjudicación: 2011.
  3. “Development of an analytical methodology to organotin speciation analysis in human samples by using multivariate calibration and fluorescence spectroscopy”. Fondecyt Regular 1120541. Rol: Investigador responsable. Adjudicación: 2012.
  4. “Ecotoxicological assessment of soil quality: use for legislative regulations concerning Metal-contaminated soils”. FONDECYT Regular 1130041. Rol en el Proyecto: Co-investigador. Adjudicación: 2013.
  5. “Development and validation of analytical methodologies for mercury speciation in seafood and human hair by molecular fluorescence coupled to second order multivariate calibration”. FONDECYT Regular 1150950. Rol en el Proyecto: Investigador Responsable. Adjudicación: 2015.
  6. “Study about the interaction between CdTe Quantum dots (QDS) and free radicals. Quenching Of QDS’s luminescence and Electrochemiluminescence as a potential Application for designing of qds-based Luminescent probes for sensing free radicals”. FONDECYT Regular 1150775. Rol en el Proyecto: Co-investigador. Adjudicación: 2015.