• Dr. Rafael González Olmos

Dr. Rafael González Olmos

Department of Chemical Engineering

GEProS: Group of Process Engineering and Sustainability
IQS School of Engineering
Universidad Ramon Llull
Via Augusta, 390, E-08017 Barcelona, España
Tel: 93 267 20 80


Assistant Professor IQS (2014 -   )
Postdoctoral researcher in University de Girona (2011-2014)
Postoctoral researcher in CIEMAT – Centre of environmental and energy research (Spain) (2011)
Postdoctoral research in UFZ-Hemholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany (2008-2011)

University Rovira i Virgili (Spain):
PhD in Chemical Engineering (2008)
Master in Environmental Engineering (2004)
Chemical Engineering (2003)


Environmental technologies
Technical draw



  • Industrial wastewater treatment.
  • Biogas upgrading and purification.
  • Advanced oxidation processes for wastewater treatment.
  • Development of materials as adsorbents and/or catalysts for gas and water treatment.
  • Biolectrochemical Systems.



Godayol A., Gonzalez-Olmos R., Sánchez J.M., Antico E. UV and chlorination treatments for the degradation of fragances in water samples. Chemosphere, 2015; 125: 25-32.
Batlle-Vilanova, Puig, Gonzalez-Olmos, Balaguer, Colprim. Continuous acetate production through microbial electrosynthesis from CO2 with microbial mixed culture . J. Chem. Tech. Biotech.. 2015; In Press
Cabrera-Codony, Montes-Moran, Sanchez-Polo, Martin, Gonzalez-Olmos. Biogas upgrading: Optimal activated carbon properties for siloxane removal. Env. Sci. Technol. 2014; 48: 7187-7195
Anfruns, Gabarro, Gonzalez-Olmos, Puig, Balaguer, Colprim. Coupling anammox and Advanced oxidation-based tecnologies for mature landfill leachate treatment. J. Hazard. Mat. 2013; 258: 27-34
Gonzalez-Olmos, Mackenzie, Kopinke, Georgi. Hydrophobic Fe-zeolites for removal of MTBE from water by combination of adsorption and oxidation. Env. Sci. Technol. 2013; 47: 2353-2360
Gonzalez-Olmos, Martin, Georgi, Kopinke, Oller, Malato. Fe-zeolites as heterogeneous catalysts for solar Fenton-like reactions at neutral pH. App. Catal. B-Environ. 2012; 125: 51-58



Group of Engineering and Simulation Processes