Associate Professor of the Chemical Engineering Department of the University of Girona, he has a Bsc in Chemistry, Msc in Environmental Technologies and PhD in Industrial Engineering (2000). He has participated in several research projects as well as R+D contracts with companies. He has published more than 60 peer-reviewed papers in international journals and has supervised ten PhD thesis. Recently he joined the Catalan Institute for Water Reserarch as senior researcher, where he is leading the modelling and management systems research line. His research topics include multicriteria decision support systems and assessment tools (e.g. LCA and water footprint) for sustainable management of urban water systems, modelling and control of wastewater treatment processes, integrated membrane systems for water reuse, and removal of micropollutants in wastewater systems. In 2006 he was awarded with the Early Career Research Excellence award by the international Environmental Modelling and Software society (iEMSs). He was one of the founders of the technological spin off company SISLtech (www.sisltech.net) focused on intelligent solutions for waste, wastewater and water management.