Angel Irabien received his degree in chemistry and his Ph.D. degree in chemistry from the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), Spain. In its formative stages, he received a predoctoral fellowship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and, simultaneously, began teaching at the Faculty of Sciences of the UPV-EHU, where he worked as a Professor of chemical engineering in the Faculty of Sciences in 1985. After Doctorate, he got a Fleming scholarship that he enjoyed as a researcher at King's College, University of London. In 1991, he became a Full Professor at the School of Industrial Engineering and Telecommunications at the University of Cantabria, where he launched various programs of study in the field of chemical engineering. Currently, he is a Member of the Executive Committee of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE), Chairman of the Sustainability and Environmental Protection Section of that organization. He is one of the leading research experts in the role of Process Development and Control of Pollutants.
Biography Updated on 16 May 2012