Department: Ciencia de los Materiales e Ingeniería Metalúrgica y Química Inorgánica

Research institute: Instituto de Microscopía Electrónica y Materiales (IMEYMAT)

Area: Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering

Research group: Ciencia e Ingeniería de los Materiales


Áreas PAIDI: Tecnologías de la Producción

Doctor by the Universidad de Cádiz with the thesis Estudio de la estructura de defectos y de la relajacion plastica en heteroestructuras multicapas de ingaas/gaas 1997. Supervised by Dr. Rafael García Roja.

• 5 consecutive six-year periods of research recognized in the CNEAI's national evaluation system in 1992-1997, 1998-2003, 2004-2009, 2010-2015 and 2015-2021. 5 recognized levels (maximum possible) in the evaluation system of regional allowances of the Junta de Andalucía. • Author of 155 publications including 130 peer-reviewed articles (18 Applied Physics Letters, 9 Surface Applied Physics, etc.) and book chapters. I have published 29 in the last 5 years. I have been quoted 1600 in articles (700 citations in the last 5 years), 24000 views in ScienceDirect being its H index of 22. There are more than 185 different co-authors in collaboration with institutions in many different countries. • Participated in more than 200 national and international conferences and congresses (40 in the last 5 years) of which more than 80% are oral. • Supervised 8 PhD (4 in the last 10 years), 5 of them deserving of the Extraordinary Doctorate Award and European Mention, being two of them the National Prize of the Society of Microscopy of Spain. • Participated in more than 25 competitive projects (4 from the European Union, 10 national and 5 regionals, among others) with a total funding of more than 5 million euros, being Principal Investigator in 7 consecutive Spanish National Projects since 2001.