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Rafael González Olmos, PhD

Head of GESPA Group - Associate Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science


PhD in Chemical Engineering (2008, URV).
Master in Environmental Engineering (2004, URV).
Chemical Engineer (2003, URV).


Associate Professor, 2022
Head of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Department, 2022
Head of research group GESPA, 2022
Assistant Professor IQS (2014-2022)
Postdoctoral researcher in University of Girona (2011-2014)
Postoctoral researcher in CIEMAT – Centre of environmental and energy research (Spain) (2011)
Postdoctoral researcher in UFZ- Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany (2008-2011)

Research lines

  • CO2 capture and transformation
  • Water reuse
  • Circular economy
  • Simulation and optimisation of processes
  • Life cycle analysis




Research projects