research group is an interdisciplinary group of
the Universitat Ramon Llull composed
by professors and
researchers from the Chemical Engineering Department
from the IQS
Engineering School and from the Applied
Statistics Department and Business
IQS Management School. It
Engineering (process development
and simulation, Fine
Safety (thermal safety
of industrial synthesis processes, emerging
Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Julia Sempere
Ing Monica Grillo
Dr. Eduard Serra
Prof. Dr. Rosa Nomen
Prof. Dr. Maria Luisa Espasa
Service Delivery Guarantee:
Prof. Luis Fontanals
Prof. Joaquin Menacho
Ing. Mónica Grillo
High-Technology Chemical Processes, PQAT (Dr. Julia Sempere)
Prospective (Dr. M ª Luisa Espasa)
Industrial and Urban
Resilience (Prof. Luis Fontanals)
laboratory is a
unit of the Chemical Engineering Department of the IQS Engineering School.
The main focus of the PQAT
group is Process Engineering and Safety of Chemical Processes. Special
attention is paid to Fine Chemicals production. The PQAT
group coordinated the European networks
250 m2 of laboratories and pilot
from reduced pressure up to 60 bar for batch and continuous processes.
FT-IR online spectroscopy for
Normal and high pressure Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) from -170
up to 1500ºC, Thermogravimetry (TGA) up to 1500ºC, and coupled Mass
Spectrometry - Thermogravimetry.
for runaway prevention and protection. Design of emergency pressure relief
Bench and medium scale synthesis facilities,
including analytical methods.
High pressure reactors (up to 4 L, 350ºC and 350 bar; stainless steel).
Physical effects of Loss of
Containment and Quantitative Risk Analysis. Assessment on Seveso facilities
and audit of industrial accidents.
Industrial and urban
... and other.