Josep Anton Ferré
The current rector of the URV is Josep Anton Ferré, elected by the university community on 13 May 2014. Born in Vila-seca (1958), he is professor of Fluid Mechanics (URV, 2000). His research interests focus on fluid mechanics, heat transfer and turbulence.
Before becoming rector, he held various positions of responsibility: vice-rector for Transfer and Innovation, director general of the URV Foundation, vice-rector for Teaching and Research Staff, vice-rector for Economy and Organisation, head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, director of ETSEQ and director of ETSE.