Forging sustainability

Jose Ramón Copa Rey

Jose Ramón Copa Rey

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Researcher ID:
  • ORCID: 0000-0001-8895-3938
  • Ciencia ID: AA10-FA49-F8F7
  • Department: Department of Environment and Planning
  • Research Group: Resources circularity assessment and technology (RCAT)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AAW-5037-2020

Research interests

Thermochemical conversion (combustion, gasification and pyrolisis technology) of carbonaceous solids (biomass, solid wastes).
Solid waste treatment technologies.
Environmental impact of energy conversion and solid waste
Energy and sustainable development

Academic degrees

Agricultural Engineering University of Granma - Cuba (2005)
Master in Energy Efficiency University of Oriente - Cuba (2010)
Ph.D Mechanical Engineering UNESP-São Paulo State University - Brazil (2018)

Scientific activities

Research activities in Mechanical and Agricultural Engineering have been including the subjects of Energy and Environment, Biomass to energy, Energetic and material. Energy valorisation of solid wastes and process integration. Thermochemical conversion processes and technology (torrefaction, pyrolysis, gasification, combustion) of solid fuels (coal, biomass, solid wastes, sewage sludge).


Post-Doctoral Grant
Financing: National
Program: PO Centro 2020
Reference: BPD/U189/8762/2019 (SUSPHOTOSOLUTIONS/CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-000005)



Scientific Supervision

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Luís Tarelho (CESAM member)

CESAM Funding: