Virgilio Echeverría

Virgilio Rene Góngora Echeverría, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Fellows


Hometown: Mérida, Yucatán, México


  • Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Atonomous University of Yucatán, México
  • Master in Environmental Engineering from Atonomous University of Yucatán, México
  • B.Sc. Physics Engineering

Research Areas:

  • Pollution control of groundwater and superficial water
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Pesticide management
  • Agricultural effluent treatment


  1. Góngora-Echeverría V.R., Matin-Laurent F., Quintal-Franco C., Giácoman-Vallejos G. & Ponce-Caballero C. (2017) Agricultural effluent treatment in biobed systems using novel substrates from southeastern Mexico: the relationship with physicochemical parameters of biomixtures. Environ Sci Pollut Res., 24(10): 9741-9753.DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-8643-z
  2. Góngora-Echeverría V.R., Quintal-Franco C., Arenas-Ortiz M.L., Giácoman-Vallejos G. & Ponce-Caballero C. (2018) Identification of microbial species present in a pesticide dissipation process in biobed systems using typical substrates from southeastern Mexico as a biomixture at a laboratory scale. Science of the Total Environment, 628–629: 528-538. DOI: