Ignasi Palou-Rivera is currently the Chief Technology Officer of the RAPID Manufacturing Institute. RAPID (https://www.aiche.org/rapid) is a collaboration between the US Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office and AIChE on Modular Chemical Process Intensification (MCPI). Ignasi holds an Engineer degree from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ignasi’s professional career spans the areas of process development, modeling and optimization; techno-economic, life-cycle, and sustainability analysis; and R&D management for a variety of organizations such as BP, LanzaTech and Argonne National Laboratory. Ignasi is a Senior Member of AIChE and the current Past Chair of the Sustainable Engineering Forum, an AIChE Community.
Chief Technology Officer