• Dr. Javier Fernández García

Dr. Javier Fernández García
Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Ciencia de Materiales
Universitat Ramon Llull
Via Augusta 390, E-08017 Barcelona, Spain
Tel.: +34 93 267 20 00
Fax: +34 93 205 62 66


Ingeniero Químico (2002-2007) Universidad de Oviedo.
Ingeniero de Procesos (2008-2011) Saint-Gobain, XSTRATA, Biogas Fuel Cell SA.
Química Industrial (2011-2013) Universidad Politécnica de Gijón.
Máster en Ingeniería de Procesos y Medio Ambiental (2010-2011) Universidad de Oviedo.
PhD en Proyecto Europeo LOWCARB (2011-2014).
Research Fellow (2014-2016) University of Warwick – WMG.
Visiting Fellow (2015) Monash University.
Senior Scientist (2016-2017) Stoli Catalysts Ltd.
Assistant profesor (2017-2018) University of Leeds.
Visiting Fellow (2017) New York University.
Associate Professor (2018-2021) University College London
Associate Professor (2021-) IQS



Proyectos I.
Proyectos II
Laboratorios MEQ (1er trimestre).
Energía y Medio Ambiente.
Operaciones básicas de Ingeniería I 



  • Catálisis.
    Reactores químicos y estudios cinéticos.
    Integración de procesos químicos.
    Simulación de procesos.
    Tratamientos medioambientales de gases y aguas.
    Captura de CO2.
    Operaciones de separación.



Díaz, E; Fernández, J; Ordoñez, S. Carbon and ecological footprints as tools for evaluating the environmental impact of coal mine ventilation air. Ecological Indicators 18 (2012) 126. Citations: 40. IF: 4.490
Fernández, J; Marín, P.; Díez F. V.; Ordóñez, S. Coal mine ventilation air methane combustion in a catalytic reverse flow reactor: Influence of emission humidity. Fuel Processing Technology, 133 (2015) 202. Citations: 20. IF: 4.982
Fernández, J; Marín, P.; Díez F. V.; Ordóñez, S. Experimental demonstration and modelling of an adsorption-enhanced reverse flow reactor for the catalytic combustion of coal mine ventilation air methane. Chemical Engineering Journal, 279 (2015) 198. Citations: 10. IF: 10.652
Fernández, J; Chatterjee, S.; Degirmenci, V.; Rebrov, E.V. Scale-up of a RF heated micro trickle bed reactor to a kg/day production scale. Green Processing and Synthesis, 4 (2015) 343. Citations: 8. IF: 1.672
Fernández, J; Marín, P.; Díez F. V.; Ordóñez, S. Combustion of coal mine ventilation air methane in a reverse flow reactor with integrated adsorption: reactor design and simulation. Applied Thermal Engineering, 102 (2016) 167. Citations: 16. IF: 4.725
Fernández, J; Sotenko, M.; Derevschikov, V.; Lysikov, A.; Rebrov, E.V. A radiofrequency heated reactor system for post-combustion carbon capture. Chemical Engineering and Processing, 108 (2016) 17. Citations: 12. IF: 3.371
Fernández, J; Garcia-Aguilar, J; Rebrov, E.V.; Pengzhao, G.; Cazorla-Amoros, D.; Berenguer-Murcia, A. Magnetic zeolite: Novel nanoreactors through radiofrequency heating. Chemical Communications, 53 (2017) 4262. Citations: 9. IF: 5.996
Sotenko, M.; Fernández, J; Derevschikov, V.; Lysikov, A.; Parkhomchuk, E.; Okunev, A.; Rebrov, E.V. Performance of novel CaO-based sorbents in high temperature CO2 capture under radiofrequency heating. Chemical Engineering and Processing. 122 (2017) 487. Citations: 9. IF: 3.371
Liu, Y; Cherkasov, N.; Gao, P.; Fernández, J; Lees, M.R.; Rebrov, E.V. The enhancement of direct amide synthesis reaction rate over TiO2@SiO2@NiFe2O4 magnetic catalysts in the continuous flow under radiofrequency heating. Journal of Catalysis. 355 (2017) 120. Citations: 21. IF: 7.888
Osman, A.; Abu-Dahrieh, J.; Cherkasov, N.; Fernandez-Garcia, J.; Walker, D.; Walton, R.; Rooney, D.; Rebrov, E. Highly active and synergistic Pt/Mo2C/Al2O3 catalysts for water-gas shift reaction. Molecular Catalysis. 455 (2018) 38. Citations: 25. IF: 3.687
Mohan A, Dutta S, Madav V, Bhushnoo SS, Fernandez-Garcia J, Williams PT.  Co-pyrolysis of scrap tire and plastic using coal derived flyash. 27th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition. Conference paper (2019).
Cherkasov N, Expósito AJ, Aw MS, Fernández-García J, Huband S, Sloan J, Paniwnyk L, Rebrov EV.  Active site isolation in bismuth-poisoned Pd/SiO₂ catalysts for selective hydrogenation of furfural. Applied Catalysis A: General. 570 (2019) 183. Citations: 12. IF: 5.006
Abbas N, Rubab N, Sadiq N, Manzoor S, Khan M I, Fernandez Garcia J, Barbosa Aragao I, Tariq M, Akhater Z, Yasmin G. Aluminum-Doped Cobalt Ferrite as an Efficient Photocatalyst for the Abatement of Methylene Blue. Water. 12 (2020) 2285. Citations: 3. IF: 2.544
Zafar S, Khan M I, Rehman H, Fernandez-Garcia J, Shahida S, Prapamonthon P, Khraisheh M, Rehman A, Ahmad H B, Mirza M L, Khalid N, Lashari M H. Kinetic, equilibrium, and thermodynamic studies for adsorptive removal of cobalt ions by rice husk from aqueous solution. Desalination and Water Treatment 204 (2020) 285. Citations: 2. IF: 1.234
Khan M I, Fernandez Garcia J, Zhu QL. Fabrication of doubly charged anion-exchange membranes for enhancing hydroxide conductivity. Separation Science & Technology. (Accepted, 2020). Citations: 3. IF: 2.200.
Khan M I, Shanableh A, Fernandez J, Lashari M H, Shahida S, Manzoor S, Zafar S, Rehamn A, Elboughdiri N. Synthesis of DMEA-grafted anion exchange membrane for adsorptive discharge of methyl orange from wastewaters. Membranes 11 (2021) 166. Citations: 2. IF: 3.180.
Khan M I, Li X, Fernandez-Garcia J, Lashari M H, Rehman A, Noureddine E, Kolsi L, Ghernaout D. Effect of Different Quaternary Ammonium Groups on the Hydroxide Conductivity and Stability of Anion Exchange Membranes. ACS Omega 6 (2021) 7994. Citations: 2. IF: 2.870.
Shahzad K, Khan M I, Rehman H, Shahida S, Shanableh A, Elboughdiri N, Jabeen S, Manzoor S, Zafar S, Hassan A, Rabbani A W, Fernandez-Garcia J, Rehman A. TiO2 subsidized periodic meso porous organo silicate (TiO2@PMOS) for facile photo degradation of methyl orange dye. Desalination and Water Treatment 223 (2021) 403. Citations: 2. IF: 1.234.