Prof. Juan Jesús Pérez

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Professor Juan Jesus Perez, after obtain his Ph.D. degree in computational chemistry by the Universidad de Barcelona he has carried out postdoctoral positions in the University of Manchester, UK; Max-Plack Institut fur Physik in Garching bei Muchen, Germany. He has also served as visiting Scientist at the IBM Laboratories in Kingston, New York, between 1987 and 1988 and as Senior Researcher in Molecular Research Institute of Palo Alto, California, between 1991 and 1994. Presently he is Full Professor of Physical Chemistry at the Department of Chemical Engineering of the Technical University of Catalonia (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, UPC) at the School of Engineering (ETSEIB) since 1984. He has served as deputy director for international relations at the School of Engineering during the period 1999 to 2002, working to promote the internationalization of the curricula of Mechanical and Chemical Engineers. From 2002 to 2006 he was vice-rector of research, doctoral studies and international relations. Author of more than 150 articles in specialized journals his research interest range from molecular engineering to sustainable development, engineering curricula development and university policy.

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