• Dr. Salvador Borrós Gómez

Dr. Salvador Borrós i Gómez
IQS General Director
Materials Engineering Group (GEMAT)
IQS School of Engineering
Universitat Ramon Llull
Via Augusta 390, E-08017 Barcelona, Spain
Tel .: + 34 932 672 000
Fax: +34 932 056 266

email: 
salvador.borros@iqs.url.edu

Dr Chemical Engineering IQS (1993)
Chemical Engineering IQS (1987)
MBA IQS (1993)
Bachelor in Materials Characterization (Universitat de Barcelona, 1993)

Professor, 2004-
IQS Director General, 2020
Bioengineering Department Head, 2018 - 2020
Chemical Engineerind and Materials Science Department Head, 2015-2018
Industrial Engineering Department interim Head, 2009-2011
Member of the IQS's Bioengineering Department
Lead Researcher (IP) with the GEMAT Materials Engineering Group, a fully established research group under SGR2017, AGAUR, Government of Catalonia. Fully Established Research Group since 2006.
Coordinator of Grup d'Enginyeria de Materials GEMAT, Group member of Tecnio, Network of technology transfer of ACCIO10 (Generalitat de Catalunya)
Research consolidated group SGR2009, Generalitat de Catalunya.
Founder member of the Center of Technology in Cultural Heritage Conservation (CETEC-Patrimoni)

 

Subjects

Materials Science and Engineering (Chemistry and Chemical Engineering)
Materials Selection
Materials Design and medical devices (Master's Degree in Bioengineering)
Polymeric and Composite Materials (Master's Degree in Materials Science and Engineering)

 

Research Lines

Use of Materials science for Cultural Heritage Conservation
Biomaterials:
  • Polymeric nanoparticles for drug delivery and gene therapy
  • Design of biomimetic surfaces with both chemcal and mechanical signaling. Smart surfaces.
  • Design and manufacture of scaffolds for bone and cartilage tissue regeneration with 3D printing
Polymeric Materials with industrial applications:
  • Design of high performance adhesives
  • Vulcanization chemistry
  • Surface modification of fillers using cold plasma
     
Functional Materials:
  • New methods to obtain polymeric thin films (iCVD)
  • New materials for Additive Manufacturing

 

Representative Publications

Zea, Miguel; Texido, Robert; Villa, Rosa; Borros, Salvador; Gabriel, Gemma, Specially Designed Polyaniline/Polypyrrole Ink for a Fully Printed Highly Sensitive pH Microsensor, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2021), 13(28), 33524-33535.

Biosca, Arnau; Cabanach, Pol; Abdulkarim, Muthanna; Gumbleton, Mark; Gomez-Canela, Cristian; Ramirez, Miriam; Bouzon-Arnaiz, Ines; Avalos-Padilla, Yunuen; Borros, Salvador; Fernandez-Busquets, Xavier, Zwitterionic self-assembled nanoparticles as carriers for Plasmodium targeting in malaria oral treatment, Journal of Controlled Release (2021), 331, 364-375

Dosta, Pere; Tamargo, Ian; Ramos, Victor; Kumar, Sandeep; Kang, Dong Won; Borros, Salvador; Jo, Hanjoong, Delivery of Anti-microRNA-712 to Inflamed Endothelial Cells Using Poly(β-amino ester) Nanoparticles Conjugated with VCAM-1 Targeting Peptide, Advanced Healthcare Materials (2021), 10(15), 2001894

Cabanach, Pol; Pena-Francesch, Abdon; Sheehan, Devin; Bozuyuk, Ugur; Yasa, Oncay; Borros, Salvador; Sitti, Metin, Zwitterionic 3D-Printed Non-Immunogenic Stealth Microrobots,  Advanced Materials (Weinheim, Germany) (2020), 32(42), 2003013.

Fornaguera C., Guerra-Rebollo M., Lázaro M.A., Castells-Sala C., Ramos V., Cascante A., Rubió N., Blanco J., Borrós S., mRNA delivery system for targeting antigen-presenting cells in vivo. Advanced Healthcare Materials 7(17) (2018)

 

Research Groups

Materials Engineering Group (GEMAT)

Centro de Tecnologia de Conservación del Patrimonio (CETEC-Patrimonio)