Giménez Font, Xavier

Associate Professor

Research Area:
Catalysis, energy and environment

Department of Materials Science & Physical Chemistry

Faculty of Chemistry

University of Barcelona

c/Martí i Franquès, 1

+34 93 4034020

Xavier Giménez Font is Associate Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Physical Chemistry since 1993. Teacher in Environmental Chemistry and Physical Chemistry of Materials and researcher in computational simulation of chemical reactions and teaching innovation. He has been working as a postdoc and visiting researcher at the University of Perugia (Italy), the CNRS in Paris and the University of California – Berkeley. Author of over a hundred scientific articles, he also serves as scientific disseminator. In this area, he has published “L’aire que respirem” (Editions UB, 2013), as well as the science, chemistry and air science blog and in the journal “Investigación y Ciencia”. He is a regular contributor to the media (TV3, 8tv, BTV, Catalunya Ràdio, El País, La Vanguardia …) on topics of scientific dissemination and university news.