Research Interests

​​Professor Gascon‘s research interests fall at the interphase of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, including the development and demonstration of new nano-structured materials and composites. Applications comprise multifunctional catalysis, with special emphasis in C1 chemistry, Fischer Tropsch Synthesis, Methanol to olefins, CO2 valorization, photo-catalysis and membrane and adsorbent development.


Selected Publications


Education Profile

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Delft University of Technology, 2006-2008
  • PhD, University of Zaragoza, 2006
  • MSC, University of Zaragoza, 2001
  • BSc, University of Zaragoza, 1999​​

Professional Profile

  • 2014, Full Professor, permanent, Delft University of Technology, Catalysis Engineering
  • 2012, Associate Professor, Delft University of Technology, Catalysis Engineering
  • 2010-2012, Assistant Professor, tenured, Delft University of Technology, Catalysis Engineering
  • 2009-2010, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Delft University of Technology, Catalysis Engineering

Awards

  • ​2013, ExxonMobil Chemical European Science and Engineering Award
  • 2013, European Research Council ERC-StG: personal career grant
  • ​2013, NWO (Netherlands National Science Foundation) VIDI career grant
  • 2009, NWO (Netherlands National Science Foundation) VENI career grant

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​​​KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • ​Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)