Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Francesc Medina Cabello

  • Professor
  • Avda. Països Catalans, 26. 43007, Tarragona
  • Office 315
  • +34977559787
  • francesc.medina(ELIMINAR)@urv.cat
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  • Keywords / Research areas: Catalysis, Materials Ccience, Fine Chemistry, Biomass Transformation, Hydrogen Production, CO2 Transformation, Photocatalysis, Advanced Oxidation Processes, Catalytic Treatments, Plastic Wastes to Fuels


Francesc Medina Cabello, graduated in chemistry at the University of Barcelona (1981), and completed his education at the University of Rovira I Virgili (MASc; PhD) (1993). Post-Doctoral Research at CNRS University of Montpellier (1995). In 1997, I became an Associate Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the Rovira I Virgili University and in 2009, full professor of Chemical Engineering in this University. He has obtained ICREA award in 2009 and distinguished professor of the Rovira I Virgili in 2014. My research topics involves chemistry, engineering, materials science, catalysis, fine chemistry, photocatalysis, and biomass valorization. I have been Responsible of the Chemical Engineering Degree (2015-2018) and Vice-rector of Transfer Innovation and Technology (2018-2022). I am the director of the Innovation Center AMIC, Tecnio Center of the Generalitat of Catalunya, leading and director of research in the Spin-off Aplicat Sl. I have participated in more than 150 research projects, and more than 180 projects with the industry. I have published more than 240 scientific papers in International Journals of high impact index and supervising 40 PhD theses.

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