Tenured Professor at the Department of Environmental, Biological and Chemical Engineering, and a researcher at the Environmental Science and Technology Institute, María de Maztú Centre of Excellence at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. PhD in Chemical Sciences (Chemical Engineering), 1992 UAB. Master’s Degree in Managerial Administration, 1990 EADA. Diploma in Environmental Engineering. Ministry for Industry & Energy and Ministry for Universities and Research. 1981.
Over 130 articles in indexed journals and around 140 articles in technical and scientific journals, 40 books. Director of 20 theses and over 400 Master’s dissertations. International and national research project coordinator in areas of environmental improvement of ecodesign, urban agriculture, energy crops, urban systems and LCA.
Member of the Executive Committee of the Latin American LCA Network, LCM, Spanish LCA Network and the Environmental Forum Foundation, among others. First prize for AQUAENVEC-LIFE as the best LIFE EU project 2015, Design for Recycling project award from the Autonomous Government of Catalonia (2013), Award to AQUAENVEC-LIFE as the best ongoing European project from the European Union (2013), Environmental Award from the Department for the Environment and Housing, Autonomous Government of Catalonia (2006). City of Barcelona sustainable projects award (2004) Barcelona City Council. Design for Recycling first prize from the Department for the Environment, Autonomous Government of Catalonia (2001) and 1990 City of Barcelona Award for Technology Applied to the Environment. Barcelona City Council, (1991).