JOSÉ M. BALDASANO RECIO is Bachelor-1973 and PhD-1983 in Chemistry from the "Universidad de Barcelona", Spain; Chemical Engineer-1976 from the "Institut National Polytechnique" of Toulouse, France; and Master on Science in Chemical Engineering- 1979 from the Sherbrooke University (Canada).
Is Full Professor in Environmental Engineering in the Technical University of Catalonia and ex-head of the Earth Sciences Dpt. in the Barcelona Supercomputing Center. The research activities are oriented to air quality and climate modelling. He is member of the IPCC.
He has been director of 32 PhD thesis; author of 367 publications, 438 communications and 227 invited lectures,101 conferences and co-editor and author of 24 books. Co-chairman of 9 environmental international conferences, and has been advisor of more 80 companies and administrations. Award “Rey Jaime I” in Environmental Protection, 1997 and Diploma of IPCC for the contribution to NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, 2007.