Senior professor at the Laboratory of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (LEQUIA) of the University of Girona (UdG), Spain.
Main Research topics are: Bioelectrochemical Systems (BES) for 1) biofuels and value added production from wastes (liquid and gas-phase); 2) Bioenergy production during wastewater treatment, and 3) bioremediation of contaminated waters. Bio-Leading edge technologies for the treatment and nutrient (nitrogen, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium) recovery (struvite) of wastewaters.
Dr Puig has participated in 20 research projects and RD contracts, and has supervised 2 postdoctoral researchers, 5 doctoral theses and 8 master theses. As a result of his outstanding scientific career, he received the accreditation as a tenure-Track Lecturer and the accreditation of having merits in his research from the Quality Assurance Agency for the University System in Catalonia (Spain). He has published 59 peer-reviewed papers in international journals (including top A1 journals) – 24 as corresponding author, h-index 21 – 64 congress publications and two European patents on METs. In 2014 he received the award “Young talented researcher in Sustainable Water Management” from Fundación Botin (Spain).