• Dr. Rafael González Olmos

Dr. Rafael González Olmos
Engineering and Simulation of Environmental Processes Group (GESPA)
Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Science
IQS School of Engineering
Universitat Ramon Llull
Via Augusta, 390, E-08017
Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 93 2672000 (ext. 280)
ORCID: 0000-0003-2646-9141


PhD in Chemical Engineering (2008, URV). Master in Environmental Engineering (2004, URV). Chemical Engineer (2003, URV).


Associate Professor, 2022
Head of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Department, 2022
Head of research group GESPA, 2022
Assistant Professor IQS (2014-2022)
Postdoctoral researcher in University of Girona (2011-2014)
Postoctoral researcher in CIEMAT – Centre of environmental and energy research (Spain) (2011)
Postdoctoral researcher in UFZ- Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany (2008-2011)


Environmental technologies (Grades on Chemical Engineering and Industrial Engineering)
Sustainable Engineering (Master degree in Industrial Engineering)



  • Carbon capture and utilization
  • Water reuse
  • Circular economy
  • Process simulation and optimization
  • Life cycle assessment



Engineering and Simulation of Environmental Processes Group (GESPA)