Fidel Grandia currently works as the Project Manager of the Carbon Capture and Storage Group at Amphos 21 and an Associate Professor of environmental geology at the Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain. His research is focused on the modeling of the geochemical behavior of fluids in both present-day and fossil environments. Grandia got a broad experience in the characterization of geothermal systems, CO2 storage in deep saline environments, nuclear waste management, ore deposits, and acid mine drainage. All this work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed papers in international journals and more than 60 conference contributions. Presently, he is involved in a number of 7th EC FP projects on CO2 injection and storage, including Compostilla (Spain) and CarbFix (Iceland). Grandia obtained a Ph.D. degree in geology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2001), Barcelona, Spain. His Ph.D. dissertation deserved an Academic Excellence Award from that university. He is a Member of the International Association of Geochemistry.
Biography Updated on 5 April 2013