Theses 2024

MohammadJavad Norouzi
Richard Emmanuel Cabrera Jiménez
Elena Barbero Colmenar
Fabrizio Masullo
Jacky Cheikwafa
Mary Farah
MOHAMMADJAVAD NOROUZI
SUPERVISORS: Dr. Anton Vernet and Dr. Jordi Pallarès
TITLE OF THESIS: “NUMERICAL MODELING OF HIGH ASPECT RATIO FIBERS IN FLUID FLOWS”
DEPARTMENT: DEM
NAMES AND AFFILIATIONS OF MEMBERS PhD COMMITTEE: – Dr. Clara Salueña Pérez [President] (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)
– Dr. Manuel Martínez del Álamo [Secretary] (EURECAT, Tarragona)
– Dr. Saeed Salehi [Vocal] (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
DATE OF DEFENSE: Monday, 15th January 2024
TIME: 11.00h
ROOM OF DEFENSE: Aula Seminari 111, DEM
*INTERNATIONAL MENTION

RICHARD EMMANUEL CABRERA JIMÉNEZ
SUPERVISORS: Dr. Carlos Pozo
TITLE OF THESIS: “DRIVING TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY: DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS TO GUIDE THE ENERGY TRANSITION IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR”
DEPARTMENT: DEQ
NAMES AND AFFILIATIONS OF MEMBERS PhD COMMITTEE: – Dr. Ángel Galán Martín [President] (Universidad de Jaén, Jaén)
– Dr. Dieter Thomas Boer [Secretary] (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)
– Dr. Ana Somoza Tornos [Vocal] (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)
DATE OF DEFENSE: Monday, 29th January 2024
TIME: 11.00h
ROOM OF DEFENSE: Sala de Graus, ETSEQ
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ELENA BARBERO COLMENAR
SUPERVISORS: Dr. Joan Rosell
TITLE OF THESIS: “MONODISPERSE POLYMERIC MICRO AND NANOPARTICLES BY ELECTROSPRAY TECHNOLOGIES”
DEPARTMENT: DEQ
NAMES AND AFFILIATIONS OF MEMBERS PhD COMMITTEE: – Dr. Ignacio González Loscertales [President] (Universidad de Málaga, Málaga)
– Dr. Ricard Garcia Valls [Secretary] (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)
– Dr. Lucia Baldino [Vocal] (Università DEgli Studi di Salerno, Italy)
DATE OF DEFENSE: Friday, 9th February 2024
TIME: 11.00h
ROOM OF DEFENSE: Sala de Graus, ETSEQ
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FABRIZIO MASULLO
SUPERVISORS: Dr. Josep Bonet and Dr. Allan Mackie
TITLE OF THESIS: “NEW METHODS IN THE STUDY OF PROBLEMS IN STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND STOCHASTIC PROCESSES”
DEPARTMENT: DEQ
NAMES AND AFFILIATIONS OF MEMBERS PhD COMMITTEE: – Dr. Fabio Zanolin [President] (University of Udine, Italy)
– Dr. Clara Salueña Pérez [Secretary] (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)
– Dr. Martin Lísal [Vocal] (Czech Academy of Sciences, Czek Republic)
DATE OF DEFENSE: Thursday, 15th February 2024
TIME: 12.00h
ROOM OF DEFENSE: Aula Seminari 111, DEM

JACKY CHEIKWAFA
SUPERVISORS: Dr. Christophe Bengoa
TITLE OF THESIS: “THERMOCHEMICAL VALORISATION OF RESIDUAL BIOMASS TO HIGH VALUE MOLECULES AND ENERGY”
DEPARTMENT: DEQ
NAMES AND AFFILIATIONS OF MEMBERS PhD COMMITTEE: – Dr. Daniele Castello [President] (AAU Energy, Denmark)
– Dr. Esther Torrens Seharrima [Secretary] (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)
– Dr. Sary Awad [Vocal] (École Mines-Télécom, France)
DATE OF DEFENSE: Monday, 18th March 2024
TIME: 12.00h
ROOM OF DEFENSE: Sala de Graus, ETSEQ
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MARY FARAH
SUPERVISORS: Dr. Azael Fabregat and Dr. Agustí Fortuny
TITLE OF THESIS: “ENHANCED PHARMACEUTICAL ELIMINATION FROM WATER: SUPPORTED LIQUID MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGIES”
DEPARTMENT: DEQ
NAMES AND AFFILIATIONS OF MEMBERS PhD COMMITTEE: – Dr. Jose Luis Cortina Pallas [President] (Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Barcelona)
– Dr. Josep Font Capafons [Secretary] (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)
– Dr. Sandra Pavón Regaña [Vocal] (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
DATE OF DEFENSE: Thursday, 21st March 2024
TIME: 11.00h
ROOM OF DEFENSE: Aula Seminari 111, DEM
*INTERNATIONAL MENTION