• Dr. Josep Oriol Pou Ibar

Dr. Josep Oriol Pou Ibar
Universitat Ramon Llull
Via Augusta 390, E-08017 Barcelona, Spain
Tel .: + 34 932 672 000
Fax: +34 932 056 266



Phd in Chemical Engineering in IQS (2009)
Industrial Engineer IQS (2005)
Chemical Engineer IQS (2003)

Assistant Professor (2011)
Coordinator of the Degree in Chemical Engineering (2020 - )
Member of IQS Chemical Engineering Department



Thermodynamics (GETI)
Chemical and Biological Processes Thermodynamics (GEQ/GQ)
Energetic Technology (MEI)
Energy and the Environment (MEQ)
Alternative Ways for Electrical Generation (GETI)


Research topics

  • Synthesis of biofuels through pyrolysis and copyrolysis of different types of biomass.
  • CO2 reduction to carbon monoxide, methane or methanol.
    • Using catalitical photoreduction.
    • Using electrical discharges
  • Energy valorization of wastes.


Latest publications

Damià Palmer; Josep O. Pou; L. González-Sabaté; Jordi Díaz-Ferrero; Juan. A. Conesa; Nuria Ortuño
New Models used to Determine the Dioxin Total Amount and Toxicity (TEQ) in Atmospheric Emissions from Thermal Processes, Energies, 12, 23, 2019

Josep Oriol Pou; Carles Colominas; Rafael Gonzalez-Olmos
CO2 reduction using non-thermal plasma generated with photovoltaic energy in a fluidized reactor. Journal Of CO2 Utilization, 27, 2018

Palmer D; Pou JO; Gonzalez-Sabaté L; Díaz-Ferrero J
Multiple linear regression based congener profile correlation to estimate the toxicity (TEQ) and dioxin concentration in atmospheric emissions. Science of the Total Environment,622-62, 2018.

Díaz-Ferrero, J., Angel, E., Martí, R., Pou, O.
Study of the formation of dioxins, furans, and PCBs in production of biochar and biooil from agricultural waste. Organohalogen Compounds, 2016.

Joaquín Menacho; Oriol Pou; Xavier Tomás; Eduard Serra; Rosa Nomen, Julià Sempere
Efficient simulation of a separation column with axial diffusion and mass transfer resistance. Computers & Chemical Engineering 2013, 53, 143–152.
Yesica E. Alvarez; Justin K. Watson; Josep O. Pou, Jonathan P. Mathews
Novel Simplification Approach for Large-Scale Structural Models of Coal: Three-Dimensional molecules to Two Dimensional Lattices. Part 2: Visualization Capabilities. Energy Fuels 2012, 26, 4946-4952.
Josep O. Pou; Yesica E. Alvarez; Justin K. Watson; Jonathan P. Mathews; Sarma Pisupati
Co-primari thermolysis molecular model simulation of lignin and subbituminous coal via a reactive coarse-grained simplification. Journal of Analyrical and Applied Pyrolysis 2012, 95, 101-111
Joaquim Menacho; Oriol Pou; Eduard Serra; Rosa Nomen; Xavier Tomás; Julià Sempere
Un Método para la Simulación de Columnas de Adsorción. Afinidad 2011.
Josep Oriol Pou; Andrés García; Ferran López; Joaquim Menacho
Fluidodinamic and Thermal Simulation of a Photoreactor. Submission 11th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization, Dijon 2011.
Pou Ibar, Josep Oriol,
Prototipo para el diseño rápido de Separadores Continuos,
Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken,  2011, ISBN: 978-3-8443-4881-1.

Book Publications
Pere Palacín Farré; Josep Oriol Pou Ibar
Tecnología Energética, MRR, 2013, ISBN: 978-84-941618-2-7


Group of Engineering and Simulation Processes