SUSCAPE

SUStainable Computer Aided Process Engineering

Laureano Jiménez Esteller

 

 

Associate professor

Department of Chemical Engineering
University Rovira i Virgili
Av. Països Catalans, 26
43007 - Tarragona, SPAIN
Phone: (+34) 977-558643
e-mail: laureano.jimenez@urv.cat

 

Education

  • Doctor, University of Barcelona, Spain, 1997.
  • Chemistry (speciality of Chemical Engineering), University of Barcelona, Spain, 1993.

 

Collaborations in Research Projects

 

Selected Publications

Books

  1. Puigjaner, L.; Ollero, P.; De Prada, C.; Jiménez, L. Estrategias de modelado, simulación y optimización de procesos químicos, 2006, Madrid, Spain, 84-9756-404-9.
  2. Wozny, G.; Urbas, L.; Jiménez, L.; Asuman, C.; Klemes, J.; Perry, S.; Banares-Alcántara, R. Guideliness of e-learning for process and chemical industry, 2005, Berlín, Germany.

International Journals

  1. Tona, R.; Jiménez, L.; Bojarski, D.. Process Simulation of a Pilot Case: Production of Perfume-Containing Microcapsules. Chemical Engineering and Technology . Accepted, 2008.
  2. Bojarski, A. D.; Guillén-Gosálbez, G; Jiménez, L.; Espuña, A.; Puigjaner, L. Life Cycle Assessment coupled with process simulation under uncertainty for reduced environmental impact: application to phosphoric acid production. Industrial and engineering chemistry research . Accepted, 2008.
  3. Guillén-Gosálbez, G.; Caballero, J. A.; Jiménez, L. Application of life cycle assessment to the structural optimization of process flowsheets. Industrial and engineering chemistry research . 47, 777-789, 2008.
  4. López-Arévalo, I.; Bañares-Alcántara R.; Aldea A.; Rodríguez-Martínez A.; Jiménez, L. Generation of process alternatives using abstract models and case-based reasoning. Computers and chemical engineering . 31, 902-918, 2007.
  5. Gadalla, M.; Jiménez, L.; Olujic, Z.; Jansens, P.J. A thermo-hydraulic approach to conceptual design of an internally heat-integrated distillation column (i-HIDiC). Computers and chemical engineering . 31 (10), 1346-1354, 2007.
  6. Flores, X.; Comas, J.; Roda, I. R.; Jiménez, L.; K.V. Gernaey. Application of multivariable statistical techniques in plant-wide WWTP control strategies analysis. Water Science and technology . 56 (6), 75-83, 2007
  7. Flores, X.; Bonmatí, A.; Poch, M.; Roda,I. R.; Jiménez L.; Bañares-Alcántara, R. Multicriteria evaluation tools to support the conceptual design of activated sludge systems. Water Science and technology . 56 (6), 85-94, 2007.
  8. Flores, X.; Rodriguez-Roda, I.; Poch, M.; Jimenez, L.; Banares-Alcantara, R. A systematic Procedure to Handle Critical Decisions during the Conceptual Design of Activated Sludge Plants. Industrial and engineering chemistry research . 46 (17), 5600-5613, 2007.
  9. Moussa, A. M.; Jiménez, L. Entrainer selection and systematic design of heterogeneous azeotropic distillation flowsheets. Industrial and engineering chemistry research . 45 (12), 4304-4315, 2006.

Contribution to congresses

  1. Jiménez, L.; Katakis, I.; Guillén-Gosálbez, G. Ensenyament bastas en problemes: integració horitzontal i vertical a l'ensenyament de biotecnología. Congrés Internacional Docència Universitària i innovació, V CIDUI, 2008, Lleida, Spain.
  2. Jiménez, L.; Sans, C. Wolframio, un tipo con química. Segundas partes nunca fueron buenas. V CIDUI, 2008, Lleida, Spain
  3. Emun, F.; Gadalla, M.; Jiménez L. Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) Process Simulation and Optimization. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering-16, ESCAPE-18, 2008, Lyon, France.
  4. Jiménez, L.; Katakis, I.; Fabregat. A.; Schafer, T.; Rodriguez, S.; Mateo, J. M.; Giamberini, M.; Rivera, B.; Argüeso, P.; Calero, E.; Vico, L.; Hernandez, F.; Genc, R.; Medir, M.; Alabart, J. R.; Guillén-Gosálbez, G. CAPE tools in biotechnology: why, when, what, who, which ones and where? Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering-16, ESCAPE-18, 2008, Lyon, France.
  5. Guillén-Gosálbez, G.; Jiménez, L.; Caballero, J. A. A Structural optimisation of sustainable chemical process flowsheets under uncertainty. ESCAPE-18, 2008, Lyon, France.
  6. Bojarski, A.; Espuña, A.; Guillén-Gosálbez G.; Jiménez Esteller, L.; Puigjaner L.Addressing uncertainty in the application of LCA and process simulation to the production of phosphoric acid Chemical Engineering, Chemical Equipment Design and Automation, 2007, Prague, Czech Republic.
  7. Jiménez, L.; Estupinyà, P.; Mans, C. Wolframio, ¿un tipo con química? V Congreso sobre Comunicación Social de la Ciencia 'Cultura Científica y Cultura Democrática'. 2007, Madrid, Spain.
  8. Bojarski, D ; Jiménez-Esteller, L.; Espuña, A.; Puigjaner, L. Life cycle assessment technique coupled with simulation for enhanced sustainability of phosphoric acid production. European Congress on Chemical Engineering-6, 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  9. Emun, F.; Gadalla, M; Jiménez, L. Towards sustainability in conceptual process design: Petroleum refinery, European Congress on Chemical Engineering-6, 2007, Copenhague, Dinamarca.
  10. Gadalla, M.; Olujic, Z.; Jiménez, L.; Guillén-Gosálbez, G. A Comprehensive Design Method for Internal Heat Integrated Distillation Columns (iHIDiCs), Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering-15, ESCAPE-17, 2007, Bucharest, Romania.
  11. Guillén-Gosálbez, G.; Caballero, J. A.; Jiménez, L. ; Gadalla, M. Application of life cycle assessment to the structural optimization of process flowsheets. ESCAPE-17, 2007, Bucharest, Romania.
  12. Bojarski, A.; Guillén-Gosálbez, G.; Espuña, A.; Jiménez, L.; Puigjaner, L. Life Cycle Assessment technique coupled with simulation for enhanced sustainability of phosphoric acid production, ESCAPE-17, 2007, Bucharest, Romania.
  13. Jiménez, L.; Guillén Gosálbez, G. Different tracks lead to the same results? Approach in the aircraft industry (AIRBUS). International Technology, Education and Development conference (INTED2007), 2007, Valencia, Spain.
  14. Jiménez, L.; Estupinyà, P.; Mans, C. Teaching chemistry has to be tedious, boring and monotonous? INTED2007, 2007, Valencia, Spain.
  15. Paz, X.; Jiménez, L.; Goula, N. F. Simulation of a low cost and low power consumption absorption cycle to produce ozonized fluid ice for fishing ships. European modeling and simulation symposium, 2006, Barcelona, Spain.
  16. Jiménez, L.; Estupinyà, P.; Mans, C. ¡Química-SI! Utilización de videos educativos y material de soporte. EDUTEC: la educación en entornos virtuales: calidad y efectividad en el e-learning, 2006, Tarragona, Spain.
  17. Jiménez, L.; Guillén-Golsálvez, G. Uso de los dossiers electrónicos en los planes de estudio de ciencias en la Universidad de Barcelona. EDUTEC, 2006, Tarragona, Spain.
  18. Bremer, R.; Saniter, A.; Bouder, A.; Jiménez, L. Do different tracks lead to the same result? On the impact of modern skill requirements on traditional European VET systems. ECER, European Conference on Educational Research. 2006, Geneve, Switzerland.
  19. Flores, X.; Poch, M.; Jiménez, L.; Bañares-Alcántara, R.; Rodríguez-Roda, I. Identification of decision making strengths and weaknesses during the conceptual design of environmental systems. International Environmental Modelling and Software Society. 2006, Burlington (Vermont), USA.
  20. Flores, X.; Comas, J.; Rodríguez-Roda, I.; Jiménez, L.; Bañares-Alcántara, R. Multiobjective Optimization Procedure for Control Strategies in Environmental Systems. International Environmental Modelling and Software Society. 2006, Burlington (Vermont), USA.
  21. Jiménez, L.; Muñoz, R. Integration of supply chain management and logistics: development of an electronic data interchange for SAP servers. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering-12, ESCAPE-16, 2006, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
  22. Flores, X.; Poch, M.; Rodríguez-Roda, I.; Jiménez, L.; Bañares-Alcántara, R. Knowledge Extraction during the Design of Activated Sludge Systems, ESCAPE-16, 2006, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
  23. Jiménez, L. Videos para facilitar el aprendizaje de las prácticas de un laboratorio químico. ¿Es ésta la dirección en de la asignatura que queremos ir? Congrés Internacional “Docència Universitària i innovació”, 3r CIDUI, 2006, Barcelona, Spain.
  24. Mateo-Sanz, J. M.; Olivé, C.; Puigjaner, D.; Jiménez, L. PAEst: Programa de Autoaprendizaje de la Estadística basado en la resolución de problemas, 3r CIDUI, 2006, Barcelona, Spain.
  25. Jiménez, L.; Estupinyà, P.; Mans, C. ¡Química, naturalmente! 3r CIDUI, 2006, Barcelona, Spain.