• 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 Chemistry IQS School of Engineering (2009)
Industrial Engineer IQS School of Engineering (2005)
Chemical Engineer IQS School of Engineering (2003)

Associate Professor 2022 - 
Phd Professor with contract doctor 2011 – 2022
Chemical Engineering degree coordinator 2020 –
Simultaneity of studies coordinator 2017 – 2020 


Applied Thermodynamics (GEQ)
Thermodynamics (GETI)
Alternative Sources of Energy Generation (GETI)
Energy and the Environment (MEQ)
Energy Generation Technology (MEI)
Energy Efficiency (MEI)


Research lines

  • Atmospheric CO2 reduction to carbon monoxide, methane and methanol via voltaic arc discharge.
  • Energy valorization of waste.
  • Fluorinated gases recovery and recycling.
  • Circular economy for new materials production.


IMPORTANT publications

Jordi Mas-Peiro; Michael Neidhardt; Benedikt Schmuelling; Josep O. Pou; Rafael Gonzalez-Olmos.
Fuel cell electric vehicles: a platinum and other raw material perspective based on vehicle design and technology data from a major car manufacturer.
SAE International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Energy, Environment, & Policy, 2021

D. Palmer; J.O. Pou; J. Díaz-Ferrero, J. A. Conesa; N. Ortuño.
Kinetics of the formation and destruction of PCDD/Fs in a laboratory tubular furnace.
Chemosphere, 2021

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.

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


Grup d’Enginyeria i Simulació de Processos Ambientals IQS (GESPA)