Energy & Environment. Services

Environment and Energy. Services


Integration and intensification of processes

This covers optimal design and operation following multiple-goal criteria (productivity, safety, logistics, financial management, environmental impact, reliability, customer service, etc.), taking into account different levels of detail. The group also develops intelligent decision support systems (DSS) for real-time online operations (management and coordination of production resources, production planning, process supervision and control, error detection and diagnostics, providing for and managing uncertainty, etc.).

Contact: Antonio Espuña antonio.espuna@upc.edu

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Management and recovery of waste

Management and recovery of biomass, tires, solid urban waste, sludge from water treatment plants, etc., using thermal treatment and energy recovery, allowing for appropriate environmental control (combustion, gasification/co-gasification and pyrolysis)

Contact: Antonio Espuña antonio.espuna@upc.edu

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