• 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


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



Development of UV-curable ZrO2 slurries for additive manufacturing (LCM-DLP) technology. Mario Borlaf, Albert Serra-Capdevila, Carles Colominas, Thomas Graule
Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 39, Issue 13, October 2019, Pages 3797-3803. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2019.05.023
Statistically meaningful grain size analysis of CVD graphene based on the photocatalytic oxidation of copper. Bernat Sempere, Javier Herrero, José Bermúdez, Boris Agea, Carles Colominas. Graphene Technol (2017) 2: 13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41127-017-0005-6
Surface integrity assessment of laser treated and subsequently coated cemented carbides. Shiqi Fang, Fernando García Marro, Nuria Salan, Marlon Cruz, Carles Colominas, Dirk Bähre, Luis Llanes. International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, Volume 83, September 2019, 104982. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmhm.2019.104982
Replication of nanoscale surface gratings via injection molding. Olga Muntada-López, Jordi Pina-Estany, Carles Colominas, Jordi Fraxedas, Francesc Pérez-Murano, Andres García-Granada. Micro and Nano Engineering, Volume 3, May 2019, Pages 37-43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mne.2019.03.003
THz‐conductivity of CVD graphene on different substrates. Daniel Gabriel  Bernat Sempere  Carles Colominas  Núria Ferrer‐Anglada. Volume 252, Issue11, November 2015, Pages 2423-2428. https://doi.org/10.1002/pssb.201552248



Materials Engineering Group (GEMAT)