ICREA Research Professor
Group Leader of Nanoionics and Fuel Cells
Albert holds M.Sc. and PhD in Physics from the University of Barcelona (2001, 2007) and M. Eng. in Materials Science from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (2007). He worked as research associate at the Institute of Microelectronics of Barcelona (ES) and as visiting researcher at the University of Oslo (NO), Imperial College London (UK) and Caltech (USA). In 2010, Albert gained a Ramon y Cajal Fellowship and joined the Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) as the Head of the Nanoionics and Fuel Cells Group. Currently, he is ICREA Professor at IREC and leads a group of 20+ people devoted to nanomaterials for alternative energy technologies and their applicability in powering portable devices and hydrogen/synthetic fuels production. He has been PI of 9 EU projects, including one ERC-CoG and two coordinated H2020 projects, attracting a total of €15M+. He is currently editor of the Journal of Physics: Energy (IoP) and Journal of the European Ceramic Society.