Haritz Ferrando

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Haritz Ferrando

Air Quality and Noise Technician





Air quality modelling with the ADMS-Urban software to calculate air pollutant concentrations and modelling of noise with the CadnaA software. Calculation of emissions and elaboration of proposals to improve the environmental aspects related to atmospheric pollutants and noise. Promotion plans for active mobility (walking and cycling).


Studies of NO2 levels in urban environments with passive tubes and air quality plans in several cities.

Participation in the development of mobility plans and projects to promote cycling. Autor of technical manuals and educational guides related to bicycle mobility: public bicycle systems, bicycle parking, bicycle promotion at work and educational environments, cycle training programme and safe routes to school.



Course “Introduction to the Atmospheric Dispersion Model System ADMS-Urban”, Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants.

Course “Curso Básico, Avanzado y Experto de CadnaA (Computer Aided Noise Abatement)”, Datakustik.

2007.  PhD. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC).

Thesis title: “Feasability study on the use of recycled thermoplastic materials for applications in the household electronics sector”.

1997. Materials Engineer. European Degree:

  • Escola Tècnica Superior d’Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona (ETSEIB), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona.
  • Institut Polytechnique de la Lorraine (INPL), Nancy, França.
  • Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Alemània.


 LANGUAGES: Catalan, Spanish, French, English and German.