Prof. Jorge Gascon
Professor, Director of Catalysis Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Professor Jorge Gascon is a Chemist conducting research in catalysis. Born in Huesca (Spain) in 1977, Jorge received his MSc. in Chemistry in 2002 and his PhD cum laude in Chemical Engineering in 2006, both at the University of Zaragoza (Spain). He was post-doc (2006 to 2009), Assistant Professor (2010 to 2012), Associate Professor (2012 to 2014) and Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Professor (2014 – 2017) of Catalysis Engineering at TUDelft (NL). Since 2017 he is Professor and Director at the KAUST Catalysis Center. His team develops new technologies with the aim of minimizing the influence of human and industrial activities on the environment. Among other topics, his research program strongly focuses on CO2 mitigation and utilization.