• Dr. José Javier Molins Vara

Dr. José Javier Molins

Head of General Secretariat
IQS School of Engineering
Universitat Ramon Llull
Via Augusta 390, E-08017 Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 932 672 000
Fax: +34 932 056 266


Doctorate in Chemical Engineering (IQS, 1988)
Industrial Engineering specializing in Chemistry (Universitat Ramon Llull, 1993)
Chemical Engineering (IQS, 1985)
Diploma in Management of Chemical Companies (IQS, 1985)
Associated Professor, 1992
Professor, 2011
Coordinator of the Degree in Chemical Engineering 2013-2020
Head of General Secretariat, 2021



Numerical methods for Engineers, Mathematics III, Simulation of Processes, Computer science and Communications, Simulation and Process optimization.



  • Application of finite elements to the simulation of complex vascular and neurological environments.
  • Complex processes simulation with object-oriented software.
  • Software development for computer-assisted learning.



J. Menacho; L. Rotllant; J.J. Molins; G. Reyes; A.A. García-Granada; M. Balcells; J. Martorell. Arterial pulse attenuation prediction using the decaying rate of a pressure wave in a viscoelastic material model. Biomechanics And Modeling In Mechanobiology, 2018, 17 (2), 589-603.
Jordi Martorell; Ramon Pons; Lydia Dux-Santoy; José F. Rodríguez-Palomares; José J. Molins; Artur Evangelista. 4D-MRI coupled to fluid dynamics simulations to improve patient Management. Técnicas Endovasculares, 2015, XVIII (4), 25-30
Martorell J, Santomá P, Kolandaivelu P, Kolachalama VB, Melgar-Lesmes P, Molins JJ, Garcia L, Edelman ER, Balcells M, Extent Of Flow Recirculation Governs Expression Of Atherosclerotic And Thrombotic Biomarkers In Arterial Bifurcations, Cardiovascular Research, 2014, 103 (1), 37-46

Armando Pérez-Peña; Andrés A García-Granada; Joaquín Menacho; José J Molins; Guillermo Reyes,A Methodology for damping measurement of engineering materials: application to a structure under bending and torsion loading. Journal of Vibration and Control, Published before print on 11 September 2014, 2014

J. Martorell; P. Santomá; J.J. Molins; A. A. García-Granada; J. A. Bea; E. R. Edelman; M. Balcells, Engineered arterial models to correlate blood flow to tissue biological response, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2012, 1254, 51-56

Molins, J.J; Barberà, E., Autómatas programables: Step7 y UnityPro, Universitat Ramon Llull, 2012, ISBN: 978-84-615-7219-9Martorell, J.

Molins, J.J.; García, A.; Palmés, E.; Bea, J.A.; Edelman, E.; Balcells, M., Biophysical property assessment of new endovascular devices in artificial vessel, Técnicas Endovasculares, 2011, 14 (1), 3614-3617



Vascular Engineering and Applied Biomedicine Group