Hi everyone! My name is Eduardo Pérez. I'm from Palencia (Spain). I have studied Chemical Engineering and a Master in Biomedical Research in the University of Valladolid, and I came to the ICMAB to do my PhD about Dynamic Hydrogels for their applications in Immunotherapy for Cancer under de supervision of Imma Ratera and Judith Guash. I would like to enjoy with you this new experience, working togheter and spending good times with you.
My name is Sara Battista and I'm a PhD student at University of L'Aquila. I did my bachelor's degree in chemistry at University of Rome "La Sapienza" and my master's degree in Chemical Science (organic chemistry) at University of L'Aquila. I'm working on liposomes used to develop a sensor for dosing biomarker enzymes and to vehiculate natural substances with farmacological activity. Now I'm doing a period of three months at ICMAB with the Nanomol group to investigate our formulations using a different methodology to increase stability and selectivity of systems.
In my freetime I like to ski, sing and walk with my dog.
Hello everyone! My name is Valentin Natarov. I am master student (Chemistry) of Faculty of Chemistry of Belarusian State University (Minsk, Belarus). From the end December 2016 to the end of February 2017 I’ll be having a 2 month internship in the group of Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites (N&N). My work will be devoted to synthesis and characterization of bismuth oxide / iron oxide / silica nanocomposites for biomedical applications. I also like traveling and listen to jazz music. See you in ICMAB!
Hey! I'm Adriana Kyvik, I just finished my 5-years degree in Trondheim (Norway) in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology and will now start working at Nanomol, which I look forward to! I enjoy sports, cooking, dancing trraveling and learning languages among others things.
Hi, My name is Agustín Mihi, I just joined ICMAB to investigate photonic architectures in emerging optoelectronic devices (solar cells, sensors, etc.) in collaboration with the group of Nanopto. Since I read my thesis in 2008 at the University of Sevilla, I have been to the University of Illinois, ICFO, the URV and finally here! I enjoy travelling, going to the movies, reading,...
Hi everyone! My name is Albert Martínez and I am a fourth year Biotechnology student from Girona. I have joined NANOMOL in order to get experience and work on my final project. My hobbies include live music, cinema, sports and traveling.
Alejandro R. Pérez Pérez
My name is Alejandro and I'm a Physics and Mathematics bachelor student in Paris at the UPMC. I'm in NANOMOL group during this summer under the supervision of Dra. Nora Ventosa.
It's my first internship in a laboratory like this, so I'm quite excited about it! My role here will be to create a mathematical model and a physical interpretation of some ITC experiments related to quatsomes. It sounds great!
See you at ICMAB! ;)
I'm Alexis Prel and I come from Paris where I just completed my bachelor degree in physics.
I am joining the ICMAB for an internship from the beginning of June to the end of July.
Trough the summer I will be under supervision of Dr Mariano Campoy to experiment on organic solar cells fabrication, which I´m very excited about!
I'm Alvaro from Argentine. I obtained my degree in Chemistry (2008) from Río Cuarto National University and my Ph. D. in Chemistry (2013). Now I have a postdoctoral fellowship from CONICET for working in INQUIMAE-University of Buenos Aires. My research interests are focus on the Oxygen Reduction Reaction and development new technologies and methods to understand the chemical of lithium-air batteries. I´ll be working in the ICMAB for 5 months (short postdoctoral stay). I can´t play guitar but I liked the picture!
Ana Begoña Buades Martín
My name is Ana Begoña Buades Martín, I from Mallorca. I got my degree in Chemistry from Universitat de les Illes Balears, my master in pharmacy from Universidad de Granada and now I am starting my PhD in the ICMAB. I am working in Inorganic Materials and Catalysis research group with Professor Francesc Teixidor.
Anna May Masnou
Hi everyone! My name is Anna, and I hold a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Technology from the Universitat de Barcelona. My thesis focused on silica mesoporous materials and nanoparticles. I have entered the ICMAB to perform a postdoc at the Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites group, with Dr. Anna Roig. The idea is to work with bacterial cellulose and nanoparticles, to optimize the synthesis and nanostructure of novel composite materials, and to study some specific applications, such as photocatalysis or batteries. I'm really looking forward to it, and to share my next few years with the people at the ICMAB. Apart from science, I love to dance the lindy hop and travel around the globe!
Antonio Marcos Helgueira de Andrade (Teco)
Hello! My name is Antonio Marcos Helgueira de Andrade (Teco). I’m from Brazil and I’m Professor at UFRGS (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul). I’ll stay at ICMAB for 1 year as Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Laboratory of Multifunctional Oxides and Complex Structures. I’m here with financial support by CAPES, Brazil. Beyond Physics, I love to race with my bike and I like to cook for my friends.
My name is Tony and I am a PhD student visiting from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. My research focuses around carboranyl ligands and I am here to extend my knowledge in the Texidor/Viñas group. When I am not allowed in the lab, I like to eat, bake, game and train.
My name is Bernat and I'm from Terrassa, near Barcelona. I'm on my last year of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).
I'm currently working in a project involving lithium-oxygen batteries with carbon electrodes based on natural materials, under the supervision of Dr. Dino Tonti here at ICMAB; a very valuable experience which will form part of the final project for my degree.
My hobbies include mountaineering, reading, playing the guitar, and playing sports in general. I look forward to working with you!
Hi! My name is Candy Fu. I come from Wuhan, China. At this moment , I felt lucky and excited to commence my Phd study at ICMAB, a tremendously developed platform. I've joined in the group of Superconducting Materials and Nanostructure at Large Scale under the supervision of Narcis Mestres. I am fond of dancing, running, and travelling.
Good Morning everyone!
My name is Carles Llavina and I've joined Nanomol group for a few months. I'll be working in different kinds of projects related to particulated materials.
I like to practices sports, play the guitar and have fun with my friends while trying to fix the world. I hope that I'll have an awesome stay and I'm excited to meet you all.
Like we say in Spain "The very best is about to come".
See you around!
My name is Carlos Pintado, I'm a Spanish student and I've just finished my A level studies. This year I'm going to start the Biology degree at UAB.
During my last course I did a research project for high school at analitical chemistry department (UAB) and I won an award: spend one or two weeks in a research group. That's the reason I'm in NANOMOL group during this summer under supervising of their members. I'm learing and watching their current job with nanomaterials and I found it fascinating!
I hope see you around!
I'm Cristiano, I've got my master degree in Supramolecular chemistry in Italy at the University of Pavia. I've joined the ICMAB on July as a scholarship holder. Right now I'm working in the Superconducting Materials and Nanostructures at Large scale Group. My work deals with polymer assisted deposition of magnetic oxide films.
see you around then!!!
I am Daichi, from Kyoto, Japan. I am majoring in physical chemistry in my college. During my internship, I will study about the measurement of thermoelectric IR microsensors. And I have played football for more than ten years, so I want to play it here!
Daniel Jiménez Isabal
Hello! I'm Daniel from Bacelona. I'm at ICMAB to learn how to make efficient solar cells as a part of a scientific program called Youth and Science. During this month I will be using materials such as oxide perovskites, which have interesting properties.
my name is Deyaa, I am an Egyptian PhD student working on optimizing bacterial cellulose to produce some composites which can serve as efficient electronic components with the NN group,
See you around.
Eduardo Gabriel Pérez Pérez
Hi!, my name is Eduardo, i joined ICMAB to investigate coupling of organometallic tin compounds with carboranes in collaboration with Dra. Rosario Nuñez. I'm from México and I'm currently studying the third semester master.
Eulàlia Pujades Otero
My name is Eulàlia and I'm from Rubí (Barcelona). I got my BSc in Chemistry and my MSc in Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Research at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. I'm going to stay at ICMAB as a PhD student during the following 3 years, in the Solid State Chemistry group under the supervision of Prof. Nieves Casañ-Pastor and Dr. Dino Tonti working in the "electrochemistry, electroactive materials - synthesis, doping, energy storage and bio" research line.
In my spare time I love travelling abroad, listening to music and playing it (I play the piano and the flute since I was a child) and I also love resolving puzzles and enigmas (I'm an "escape room" addict!!! You can ask me for more information about this kind of games :P).
I'm really looking forward to meet you all and share good moments and experiences!!! I'll see you soon in ICMAB :)
Hola!! I am Ezhil from India. I am doing my PhD at Universitat de Barcelona, but i will be continuing my research here in ICMAB with Dr. Arancha Gonzalez in the group of Functional nanomaterials and surfaces.
I'm joining ICMAB (as a RyC scientist) to work within the multifunctional oxides group. My work experience and interests are magnetism and spintronics in mesoscopic systems. Currently, I seek new types of information processing inspired on how the brain works; I consider that exploiting complexity of magnetic and electric signals at the nanoscale is an alternative approach to device miniaturization. I believe there is life outside the lab and we, scientists, must connect our work with society. By the way, my name is Ferran Macià and I look forward to meeting and collaborating with you.
I am Flavia Tan. I come from the south of China. I will stay here for 4 years to gain my Ph.D degree. I am very happy to join in this team.Now I am a Ph.D student of Molecular and Supramolecular Materials group under the supervision of Jose Giner Planas. I like swimming, riding bicycle, traveling. And I enjoy cooking for my friends. See you around!
My name is Francesca Leonardi and I’ve joined the NANOMOL group as postdoctoral researcher under the supervision of Dr. M. Mas Torrent.
The topic of my fellowship focuses on the development of organic transistors operated in liquid environment.
See you around!
My name is Francesco, I am from Roma where I got both my Bachelor and Master in Materials Science. I am now doing my PhD in the group of Esther Barrena and my work will be dealing with the nano-scale morphology and structure of organic thin films for photovoltaics.
Happy to join you at ICMAB!
Gabriela Avila Morales
my name is Gabriela Avila and I'm a biotechnologist engineer from Costa Rica. Right now I'm doing my master in Biochemistry, Molecular biology and Biomedicine in the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) .
For my master thesis i'll be working at the ICMAB, with the Nanomol group in developing Dynamic supramolecular hydrogels for cancer immunotherapies.
I am really excited to start working with them and I hope to have the chance to learn a lot during these nine months I'm staying here.
When I'm not in the lab I love doing outdoor activities, traveling, reading, hanging out with my friends, dancing and playing football.
My name is Gemma and I am from Barcelona. I have a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
I am the administrative accountant at spin-off OXOLUTIA and I will work with Albert Calleja on financial and organizational matters.
Hello, I'm Guifré Parera, and I'm finishing the degree in nanoscience and nanotechnology. I will be in the Molecular and Supramolecular Materials' group until June. See you around!
My name is Guilherme Sotelo and I was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I work at Fluminense Federal University (UFF) as Assistant Professor since 2009. I work with large scale applications of superconductors, more specifically in the electrical power applications using coated conductors. I have the degree of Doctor in Science in Electrical Engineering from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2007). At ICMAB I have joined the Group of Superconducting Materials & Large Scale Nanostructured, to stay here in my Sabbatical year under the supervision of Dr. Xavier Granados.
Hi everyone! My name is Hailin Wang. I'm from China. I have a master degree in Inorganic Chemistry, and I come to ICMAB to do my PhD about functional oxide thin films under the supervision of Dr. Narcis Mestres and Dr. Benjamin Martinez.
In my spare time, I like reading, travelling and bicycling.
José Manuel Domeque
My name is Jose Muñoz. Recently, I have finished my PhD in the Sensors and Biosensors group at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). I am glad to come back to ICMAB five years later, this time as a post-doctoral researcher in the NANOMOL group under the supervision of Dr. Marta Mas and Dr. Núria Crivillers. My research is focused on the tunability of different platforms with nanostructured carbon materials for the development of multi-analyte electrochemical pollutant sensors.
Juan Luis García Pomar
My name is Jukka and I come from Oulu, Finland. I am joining to SUMAN-team as a design engineer. My main task here will be LabVIEW-programming.
I like sports, movies and traveling.
I look forward following years here at ICMAB and Barcelona :)
See you around at ICMAB!
My name is Laura and I am from Galicia. I have studied Chemistry at the University of Santiago de Compostela and a Master of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Barcelona. I am at the ICMAB to do my PhD under the supervision of Dr. Núria Aliaga and Dr. Concepción Domingo.
I really enjoy reading, going to the movies and doing crafts.
See you at ICMAB!!!!
I'm Luisa Barrera and I just finished my third year at MIT studying Materials Science and Engineering as an undergrad.
I'm here at ICMAB until August working for Dr. Anna Roig on nanoparticles bacterial cellulose nanocomposites to be used for photocatalysis.
This is my first time staying in Barcelona for more than four days, so I'm very excited to get to know the city!
Luiz Fernando de Sousa Lima
My name is Luiz and I'm a brazilian Chemist. I'm finishing my master in Physical Chemistry at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and I'll be at ICMAB for 2 months working with sol-gel based sistems. See ya :)
My name is Luiz Pinto, I'm from Portugal. I have recently completed my PhD in Science and Chemical Technology at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) in the Center for Research in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials (CiQUS). I'll stay at ICMAB as post-doctoral researcher in the NANOMOL group under the supervision of Dr. José Vidal Gancedo. My work deals with the synthesis and study of organic radicals for high sensitivity NMR experiments (DNP-NMR) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
See you around!
Hello, everyone! My name is Jike Lyu,I got my master degree from Northeastern University in China. I have the honour to join the " Magnetic Materials and Functional Oxides" group of ICMAB under the supervision of Florencio Sanchez for P.hD degree. I like travelling and singing. Looking forward a great life during the following years in Barcelona!
Hello all! My name is Madhura Marathe and I am from India. I have joined here at ICMAB as a postdoctoral researcher. I work in computational material science. My research interests include ferroelectric oxides and its application for electrocaloric effect. My current project is to study impact of strain in these materials as well as surface and interface effects.
Hello! My name is Marta.This year I will finish up my 4th and last year of Physics degree at UAB. From September to December I will be in LASER Processing group doing the degree internship under the supervision of Angel Pérez.
I hope I can learn a lot from you. See you around :)
I'm Matheus Gamino and I'm from Brazil, I have degree Doctor in Physics from Universidade Federal de Santa Marial, At ICMAB I have joined in the Laboratory of Magnetic Materials and Funcitions Oxides, to take the Post Doctoral under the supervision of Dr. Vassil Skumryev and Dr. Josep Fontcuberta.
Hello everyone! I'm Mikko Kataja and I come from Finland, where I did my PhD in Aalto University on magneto-optically active plasmonic nanoparticles. I am now in ICMAB in Multifunctional Oxides and Complex Structures research group to explore the possibilities that active oxide materials, such as ferromagnetic and ferroelectric oxides, offer in the field of optics, especially for active nanoscale optical devices. In my freetime, I enjoy cooking and board games.
My name is Milena Sulzbach and I am brazilian. In Brasil, I studied Physics and acquired my Bachelor's and Master's degree from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). Now, I have started my PhD in ICMAB under the supervision of Prof. Fontcuberta in the Multifunctional Oxides and Complex Structures group. In my free time, I enjoy walking, listen music, reading and travelling to new places with my friends.
See you in ICMAB!
Mónica Muñoz Úbeda
Hello, my name is Mónica Muñoz and I am from Madrid. I did my PhD in the department of physical chemistry I (Colloidal and supramolecular Chemistry group) at UCM and I obtained the PhD in chemistry in 2013. I was doing a postdoc in Italy during one year before coming to nanomol group, where I am going to do a postdoc of 2 years of duration in Nora`s group. See you!!! =)
Morteza Alizadeh Oskuei
I am morteza from Iran. I am in ICMAB to use research opportunity for 6 month and work on my PhD thesis. I have photonic master degree from sbu in Iran and LASER OPTIC engineering bachelor degree from Tabriz University.
Núria Portolés Gil
Hi! My name is Núria Portolés. I got my degree in Chemistry at UAB and a master's degree in Green Chemistry at UJI (Castelló) in collaboration with IUCT. I’ll stay at ICMAB as a PhD student in the supercritical fluids and functional materials group under the supervision of Prof Concha Domingo and Dr. Ana López-Periago.
Hello, I'm Oriol Cobo, at the present time I'm finishing chemical engineering. I'll be in Icmab working to Oxolutia until June . See you
¡Hola todos, Soy Pengmei Yu de China, y un placer conoceros!
My background is light chemical engineering, and I’ll be working here for my PhD degree on atomic layer deposition of complex oxides, under the supervision of Dr. Mariona Coll.
In my spare time, I like to do some readings, listening to music, playing badminton and hiking.
Hi! My name is Qiaoming Zhang from China. I graduated from Southwest University, and I got my master degree in Physics in 2012. I've worked in the Southwest University for 3 years. And now, I've joined in the NANOMOL group as Ph.D student under the supervision of Dr. M. Mas Torrent, focusing on the Organic electronic devices for sensing applications. See you around.
Hello, my name is Rafael Cichelero and I'm from Brazil, I have degree in Physics and Master in Physics from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, At ICMAB I've joined the Laboratory of Magnetic Materials and Funcitions Oxides, to take a PhD Degree under the supervision of Dr. Gervasi Herranz.
Hello, my name is Raluca and I m from Romania. I'll be in ICMAB-CSIC for 4 month (until 30 june). I'll working with Dr. Anna's group. See you around!
Rodrigo Uchida Ichikawa
Hello! My name is Rodrigo Uchida Ichikawa and I am a PhD student from the Nuclear and Energy Research Institute in São Paulo (IPEN-USP), Brazil, supervised by Dr. Luis Gallego Martinez. Here at ICMAB, I'll be in a split-site PhD program, through a bursary from the Brazilian government (CNPq). I will work under the supervision of Dr. Xabier Turrillas with nanomaterials characterization using mainly X-ray diffraction based techniques. Hope to see you around!
My name is Rogger Palacios of Peruvian nationality, I have a degree in Physics of materials and a Masters in nanotechnology and advanced materials at the University Autonoma de Madrid. I'm at the ICMAB in the Group of Physical Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces, to start the PhD.
Rosa María Jáudenes
I am Rosa and I am from Madrid.
I am lucky because I am a PhD student of X-Ray Cryogenic detectors and their Physics based in superconductors in ICMAB, before I worked as a technician for almost 4 years in several Research Institutes in Madrid.
I love travelling, knowing new places and learning new things everyday.
I will be between Barcelona and Zaragoza because I will do some tasks in Zaragoza (double lucky I am). This is my first time in Barcelona but very happy to be here, in a city with so many good references.
Hello, my name is Rubén Tamayo Buisán and I'm currently studying Chemical Engineering at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). I will be for six months in Oxolutia S.L participating in a research of superconductor materials.
Saúl Estandía Rodríguez
Hello I am Saúl from Cantabria and I will be working on my PhD at ICMAB for the next years.
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Siddhi Bianca Camila Lama
Hello! My name is Siddhi Bianca Camila Lama. I'm from New York City, and I'm a PhD student with the MIT Portugal programme (joint degree between University of Lisboa and University of Aberdeen). I'll be at ICMAB working with Nieves Casañ-Pastor until the end of 2015. I love to travel, go to music festivals, and have gastronomic adventures. See you around :)
Silvia Irene Martinelli
I've joined NANOMOL group for widening its experiece in Organic Electronics and eventually for opening new opportunities. This will be a great challenge, but, as we are used to say in Italy, new challenges are "the salt of the life".
Xavier Castellví Corrons
Hi all! I'm Xavier from Molins de Rei (Barelona). After finishing with my bachelor in nanoscience at UAB, I decided to start a master in biomedicine at UB. This latter brought me to this great research center called ICMAB in order to realize my master thesis on carboranes under the supervision of Rosario Nuñez. In my spare time I enjoy reading, having a good conversation with a beer in hand and travelling.
I'm looking forward to meet you all and share good experiences together!
Hi! My name is Xavi and I'm currently studying the double degree in Physics and Chemistry at UAB. Here at ICMAB I'm with professor Jordi Faraudo doing my final project about the theoretical study of solid lipid nanoparticles using coarse-grain approximations. In my free time I like travelling, reading russian literature and meeting friends. I hope to see you around!
My name is Xiaodong Zhang and I come from Northeastern University in China. I had a background of Metallurgical engineering and did something about inorganic materials. Now I’m in the group of Crystallography of Magnetic and Electronic Oxide and Surfaces(CMEOS) under the guidance of Prof. José Luis García-Muñoz to extend my education career as a Ph.D. student. I’ll work on preparing different multiferroic oxides and analyzing their related properties. Hoping that I can do some novel and constructive work afterwards. In my spare time I like to play badminton, swimming, reading and travelling. I’d like to enjoy this new experience and spending good time with all of you!
See you around!
Hi everyone! My name is Yajie Zhang. I’ve just got a master degree in Applied Chemistry in the Ocean University of China, now I am joining you at ICMAB for the next 4 years for my Ph.D study in the group of Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites (N&N). I will work on “Nanocapsules as drug delivery carriers for pro-angiogenic therapies”under the supervision of Anna Roig and Anna Rosell (Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR)). Apart from science, I am fond of roller skating, singing and LOL e-sport. See you around!
Hello, My name is Yoji Horii and I'm from Japan. I will stay in ICMAB for two momths to research about the redox species of metal complexes under supervision of Dr. M. Mas Torrent and Dr. M. R. Ajayakumar.
I'm also interested in the sightseeing in Barcelona. Please tell me your recommended place for sightseeing in Barcelona!
See you around at ICMAB!
Hi!My name is Yu Chen from the southeast of China. I feel lucky to join this team.Now I am a Ph.D student under the supervision of Dr.Gervasi in the group of Magnetic Materials and Functional Oxides. I like travelling and reading.
Hello everyone :)
My name is Zeineb and I am from Tunisia. I have studied chemistry at the University of Carthage, faculty of sciences of Bizerte, Tunis.
Hello! My name is Zsolt Kelemen. I did my PhD in Hungary and have joined at the Laboratory of Inorganic Materials as a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow under supervision of Prof. Clara Viñas. My research interests include chemistry of low-valent compounds, ferrocene-containing systems and ionic liquids. My current project is to tune both the photoluminescence and conductive properties of new COP materials.