• Dr. Alberto Balfagón Costa

Dr. Alberto Balfagón Costa
Pharmaceutical Chemistry Group
IQS School of Engineering
Universitat Ramon Llull
Vía Augusta 390, E-08017 Barcelona, Spain.
Tel: +34 932 672 000
Fax: +34 932 056 266


Chemical Engineer IQS (1984)
Degree in Chemical Sciences University of Barcelona (1987)
Degree in Physical Sciences, University of Barcelona (1993)
IQS Chemical Engineer Doctor (1993)

University Professor (2017)



Physics (Degree in Industrial Engineering GETI)
Pharmaceutical Technology-I (Degree in Pharmacy)
Pharmaceutical Technology Laboratory (Degree in Pharmacy)


Research Lines

  • Development of biocompatible artificial membranes for use in cosmetics and pharmacy.
  • Controlled release of active ingredients.
  • Tensor calculus.
  • Dark energy.



Rocío Guerle-Cavero; Blanca Lleal-Fontàs; Albert Balfagón-Costa, Creation of Ionically Crosslinked Tri-Layered Chitosan Membranes to Simulate Different Human Skin Properties, Materials, 2021, 1807-1832, ISSN: 1996-1944

N. Marimon-Margarit; A. C. Balfagón; C. Carbonell Bailo, Fragrance encapsulation in Chitosan particles, Personal Care, 2016, 81-83 ISSN: 2349-5677

A. Balfagón, Accelerated Expansion of the universe based on Particle Creation-Destruction Processes and Dark Energy in FLRW universes, General Relativity and Gravitation, 2015, 111-121, ISSN: 0001-7701

Alberto Balfagón Costa, Raúl Ramírez-Satorras, Cosmological equation of state and interacting energies, Journal Of Cosmology And Astroparticle Physics JCAP 10 (2009) 028, ISSN: 1468-2494

Alberto Balfagón Costa / Xavier Jaén, TTC: Symbolic tensor calculus with indexes, Computers in Physics, 1998, 286-289, ISSN: 0894-1866


REsearch groups

Pharmaceutical Chemistry Group.