• 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, 1992-2011
First Year Studies Advisor 1992-1997
Head of International Relations 1997-2006
Head of Sports 1997 - 2016
Professor, 2011
Coordinator of the Degree in Chemical Engineering 2013-2020
Head of General Secretariat, 2021



Numerical methods for Engineers
Simulation of Processes



  • 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.



Pons, R; Guala, A.; Rodríguez Palomares, J; Cajas, J C; Dux-Santoy, L; Teixidó, G; Molins, J J; Vazquez, M; Evangelista, A; Martorell, J. Fluid-structure interaction simulations outperform computational fluid dynamics in the description of thoracic aorta haemodynamics and in the differentiation of progressive dilation in Marfan syndrome patients. Royal Society Open Science. 7: 191752. 2020

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.

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, 2016, 22 (10), 2471-2481

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



Vascular Engineering and Applied Biomedicine Group