Associate Professor


Departament d’Enginyeria Química
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Av. Paisos Catalans, 26
43007 Tarragona, Spain
E4 Building, Office 305
Tel. +34977559655


Publications Research Teaching Third Mission

Thessaloniki, Greece 1963

B.Eng. (Chemical Engineering), Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki (1988)
M.Sc. (Chemical Engineering), The University of Texas at Austin (1990)
Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering), The University of Texas at Austin (1994), supervisor Adam Heller
Postdoctoral (Chemical Engineering), The University of Texas at Austin (1994)


Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Universitat Rovira i Virgili(1997-)
Senior Scientist, Bayer Diagnostics (1999-2000)
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (1995-97)
Visiting Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (1994-95)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin (1994)
Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin (1992-94)
Research Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin (1988-94)


Research
Bioelectrochemistry, Multiproduct Biorefineries

Other relevant information
University service (URV): Director of the PhD Programme in Chemical and Process Engineering (2000-04), Chairman of the Department of Chemical Engineering (2004-12), Responsible?of the?Industrial PhD in chemical process and product design (2013), and member of the University Senate and University Board of Directors (2004-12).
Consulting and appointments (since 2010): iMicroQ, S.L. scientific consultant (2010-12), Proteus Diagnostics, S.L. board of directors (2014-).
Honours and Awards (since 2000): Prize VicensVives for teaching quality (2001, Generalitat de Catalu?a), prize for teaching quality of Social Council of URV (2002),prize of teaching quality of the Ministry of Education (2002) as member of the Chemical Engineering Faculty for implementing project-based learning. Programme ?Fortalecimiento 2011? of the ?International Campus of excellence” of Spanish Ministry of Education and Science: award of 1 year half time sabbatical to help the development of iMicroQ S.L. (2012/13).Best Entrepreneurial Project by the Municipality of Tarragona (2009). Best Business Plan REDESSA prize by the Municipality of Reus (2010). Second Prize for Bioentrepreneurship (Bioemprendedores S.XXI) by the Municipality of Barcelona (2010).First Prize of OPINNO BIOTEC organised by MIT Enterprise Forum in collaboration with ?Foro de Inversiones? (2011). First Prize EMPRENDEDOR XXI organised by ?La Caixa? and ENISA (2012) as member of iMicroQ team. First prize of entrepreneurial ideas, ?Tarragona Smart City? awards as member of Proteus DX team.