• 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)
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