Pol Lloveras obtained his PhD in 2010 at the Universitat de Barcelona (Spain) in condensed matter physics. He performed postdoctoral stages at the École Polytechnique (France), the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain) and the University of Cambridge (UK) as a research associate. Now he is associate professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. His current research is mainly focused on the barocaloric characterization of a wide variety of compounds, including metallic alloys, organic plastic crystals and hybrid organic-inorganic compounds.