• Dr. Carles Colominas Guàrdia

Dr. Carles Colominas
Materials Engineering Group (GEMAT)
IQS School of Engineering
Universitat Ramon Llull
Via Augusta, 390
08017 Barcelona (España)
Tel:(+34) 93 267 2000
Fax: (+34) 93 205 6266
ORCID: 0000-0002-6232-0232


PhD in Chemistry (IQS-URL, 1999)
Degree in Chemistry (IQS-URL, 1994)
Industrial Engineer (IQS-URL, 1998)
Post-doctoral researcher (Stanford Research Institute, 1998-2000)

Full professor (IQS, 2010-)
Head, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (2018-2021)
Director of Surface Laboratory (GEMAT)
Program coordinator, MSc in Materials Science and Engineering



Surface Chemistry
Surface Engineering
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Characterization of the composition and microstructure of materials
Frontiers in Chemistry



  • Ceramic and metallic coatings (CVD, PVD, Sol-gel, etc.)
    Tribological coatings, wear resistant, corrosion resistant, etc. and modification of electric, optical and magnetic properties
    Biomaterials. Bioceramic coatings for prostheses and implants.
    Functional nanostructured plastic surfaces by injection moulding
    Micro and nanoparticles fabrication and encapsulation
    Synthesis of Graphene and Graphene derivatives



Materials Engineering Group (GEMAT)