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2008. EINSTEIN-II (Expert-System for an INTelligent Supply of Thermal Energy for Industry & Solar Thermal Systems). Project No. DEX-590000-2008-84 cofinanced by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Trade and Commerce, National Programme for Experimental Development in the Industrial Sector.

2007-2010. EINSTEIN-SOLAR (Expert-System for an INTelligent Supply of Thermal Energy for Industry & Solar Thermal Systems). Extension of thermal energy auditing tool and methodology to solar industrial process heat systems. Project No. 2006 BP-B2 0033 and 2007 BP-B2 00012 cofinanced by Generalitat de Catalunya, Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca.

2007-2009. EINSTEIN (Expert-System for an INTelligent Supply of Thermal Energy for Industry). European commission IEE project No. EIE 07/210. energyXperts are responsible for development of expert system and thermal energy auditing methodology. www.iee-einstein.org

2006-2009. MEDISCO (MEDiterranean food and agro Industry applications of Solar Cooling technologies). European commission. INCO- Project No. FP6-2004-INCO-MPC-3 - 032559. Responsable for design and development of tools for solar cooling in the food industry. www.medisco.org

2006-2008. Optimización de los sistemas de refrigeración en el proceso de estiramiento de alambre de acero en base a simulaciones numéricas. Mejora del diseño actual y concepción de nuevos diseños. Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya. Contract with the company Automát Industrial S.L. Technical collaboration in the project until 9.2007.

2005-2007. EFROST: Efficient Refrigerated Food Storage. Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya. Contract COOP-CT-2004-513106. Participating companies: TEFRINCA, CENTAURO, ITISA, TAVER, RSL, FRIVENT, STAR REFRIGERATION. Technical collaboration in the project until 7.2007.

2004-2005. Colectores Solares Térmicos para Procesos (Solar thermal collectors for Processes). Project Coordinator. Programme PROFIT FIT-120000-2004-358 and Generalitat de Catalunya - Secretaria d'Industria i Energía Project No. RDITSEST04 0085. Development of a concentrating solar collector with stationary reflector.

2003-2007. Solar Heat for Industrial Processes. Task 33/IV of the Solar Heating and Cooling and SolarPACES Programmes of the IEA (International Energy Agency). National Expert for Spain in this Task and Subtask A -Coordinator from 2003-2004.11.2003-10.2007. [www.iea-ship.org]

2003-2005. BIO-CELL. New Design Methodology for Industrialised, Autonomous and Low-Energy Demand Cellular Buildings. Programme ENERGIE (European commission, Project No. NNE5-2001-00500). 2.2003-2.2005.

2002-2004. COMHEX: Optimization of Gas-Liquid Compact Heat Exchangers considering their integration with the rest of the System. Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya. CRAFT Project No. 1999-71024. Participating companies: RADIADORES CEREZO, TALLERES ORDOÑEZ, GELU, FRIVENT. Technical collaboration in the Project.

2000-2005. Solar Heating and Cooling. Task 25 of the Solar Heating and Cooling Programme of the IEA (International Energy Agency). National Expert for Spain in this Task. 9.2000 - 3.2005. [www.iea-shc-task25.org]

2001-2002. BARCELONA RENOVABLE 2004. Supported by: Programme ALTENER (European commission, Project No. 4.1030/Z/00-293/2000). 4.2001 - 8.2002. Sub-coordinator of Block B: Renewable Energy Sources Central for a Local District Heating and Cooling Network.

2000-2001. POSHIP: The Potential of Solar Heat for Industrial Processes. AIGUASOL Enginyeria. Supported by: Programme ENERGIE (European commission, Project No. NNE5-1999-0308). 3.2000 - 9.2001. Project Co-ordinator. [www.solarpaces.org/POSHIP_FinRep.zip]

2000. Support to Greek and Portuguese SMEs on Natural Gas Use. AIGUASOL Enginyeria. Colaboration as subcontractor for Institut Catalá d'Energía. THERMIE B Project (European commission, Project No. SME 1967-98-ES). 2.2000 - 4.2000.

1999-2002. Evaluación del comportamiento térmico y fluido-dinámico de intercambiadores de calor compactos fabricados por RADIADORES CEREZO. Simulación numérica y validación experimental. Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya. Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya. Contract with the company Radiadores Cerezo S.A. Technical collaboration in the project.

1998-2000. FATHERP: Thermal and Fluid-Dynamic Optimization of Fin-and-Tube Heat Exchangers with the purpose of obtaining significant reductions of both volume and weight. Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya. Contract JOE3-CT98-7012. Participating companies: TEFRINCA, TALLERES ORDOÑEZ, CENTAURO, CASTANHEIRA HENRIQUES, CASTILLO BLANCO, RADIADORES ORDOÑEZ. Technical collaboration in the project.

1998-1999. STATIC: Stagnation-Proof Transparently Insulated Flat Plate Solar Collectors. Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya. Supported by: CRAFT-JOULE Project (European commission, Project No. JOR3 - CT98 - 7002). Project Duration: 9.1998 - 3.2001. Technical collaboration in the Project from 9.1998 - 7.1999.

1998-1999. ACABMA: Air-Cooled Water-LiBr Absorption Cooling Machine of Low Capacity for Air Conditioning. Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya. Supported by: CRAFT-JOULE Project (European commission, Project No. JOR3 - CT98 - 7003). Project Duration: 10.1998 - 4.2001. Design of the Project Work Plan and colaboration in the initial phase of the Project from 9.1998 - 7.1999.

1995-1998. Development of a High Performance Software for the Solution of Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Phenomena with the Purpose of the Design and Optimisation of Thermal Systems. Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya. Supported by: CICYT - TIC Program (Spanish Government, Project No. TIC95-0724 and CTT J 0228). 1995 - 1998.

1995-1997. Analysis of the Thermal and Fluid-Dynamic Behaviour of Glass Facades. Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya. Supported by: CIDCYT Project, PETRI Program (Spanish Government, Project No. PTR94-0064) and MURGUIA S.A., Barcelona (Project No. CTT F 0029). 3.1995 - 3.1997.

1993-1994. Study of the Feasibility and Energy Saving Project in Storage-Collector Solar Thermal Systems. Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya. Supported by: Direcció General d'Energía (Catalan Government, Project No. I 0078), 11.1993 - 12.1994.

1991-1994. Numerical Simulation of Heat Transfer. Implementation and Developing of Numerical Criteria for both the Turbulent Convection Analysis and Processes which combine Conduction, Convection, Radiation and/or Phase Change. Univeristat Politécnica de Catalunya. Supported by: DGICYT Project (Ref. No. PB90-0606), Spanish Government. 2.08.1991 - 2.08.1994.

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