Nazario Martín Léon
Roberto Martínez Álvarez
Beatriz M. Illescas
Mª Ángeles Herranz
Ángel Martín Domenech
David García Fresnadillo
Carmen M. Atienza
Laura Rodríguez Pérez
José Santos Barahona
Agustín Molina Ontoria
Marta Izquierdo Barroso
Jesús M. Fernández-García
Sara Vidal Estremera
Rosa Mª Girón Rubio
Marina Garrido Serrano
Sonia Vela Gallego
Inés García Benito
Rafael Sandoval Torrientes
Antonio José Sánchez Arroyo
Mª Margarita Suárez Navarro
Ana Ferruelo Nicolás
Virginia González Moro
David Canevet Fulvio Brunetti
Vanesa Marcos Algaba
Emilio M. Pérez
Nara Alexiou Zacarias
André Alexandre Vieira
Raúl García Sanz
Andrea La Rosa
Carmen Villegas Jimenez
Helena Isla Mata
Juan Luis López López
Enrique E. Maroto
Juan Luis Delgado
Juan Marco Martínez
Antonio Muñoz Fernández
Jaime Mateos Gil
Luis Moreira Navarro
Maria Gallego Capdevila
Matteo Andrea Lucherelli
Javier López Andarias
Helena Martín Barroso
Nazario Martín is full professor of Organic Chemistry at the University Complutense of Madrid and vice-director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Nanoscience of Madrid (IMDEA-Nanoscience). Dr. h.c. by La Havana University, Professor Martín's research interests span a range of targets with emphasis on the molecular and supramolecular chemistry of carbon nanostructures such as fullerenes, carbon nanotubes and graphene, p-conjugated systems as molecular wires and electroactive molecules, in the context of electron transfer processes, photovoltaic applications and nanoscience. He has published over 500 papers in peer reviewed journals, given around 350 lectures in scientific meetings and research institutions, and supervised 34 theses (Ih = 62). He has co-edited seven books related with carbon nanostructures and he has been invited as guest editor for nine special issues in well-known international journals. Professor Martín has been visiting professor at UCSB and UCLA (California, USA) and Angers and Strasbourg (France) universities. He has served as a member of the Editorial Board of Chemical Communications, and as General Editor of the Spanish journal Anales de Química (2000-2005). He has been a member of the International Editorial Advisory Board of The Journal of Materials Chemistry (2000-2006) and a member of the Board of The Journal of Organic Chemistry and Accounts of Chemical Research (ACS), ChemPlusChem, ChemSusChem and Chemistry-an Asian Journal (Wiley-VCH), and a member of the International Advisory Board of Chemical Society Reviews and Chemical Communications (RSC). Recently he became the Edictor-in-Chief of The Journal of Materials Chemistry (A, B and C). He is a member of the Royal Academy of Doctors of Spain (2006) and the Academy of Sciences of Spain (2015), as well as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry. In 2006-2012 he has been the President of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry. He has been the recipient of the “Dupont Prize of Science” in 2007 and of the “Gold Medal and Research Award” in 2012, the highest distinction given by the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry. He has been appointed with the Spanish national “Jaime I Award for basic research” 2012 (received from her Majesty The Queen), and the recipient of the “Alexander von Humboldt Award” (Germany) and “Richard E. Smalley Research Award” (USA) in 2013. He has been distinguished with the “EuCheMS Lecture Award” in 2012. He has received the Catalán-Sabatier award from the French Chemical Society in 2014 and the prestigious “Miguel Catalán” award from the Madrid Community in 2015.
He has been appointed as the President of the Confederation of Scientific Societies of Spain (COSCE) in 2015. In 2012 he received the “Advanced Grant” of the European Research Council (ERC) entitled “Chirallcarbon”.
Roberto Martínez-Álvarez (Madrid 1953) is Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University Complutense of Madrid(UCM) and Head of Department of Organic Chemistry at the Chemistry Faculty of UCM. He was Alexander von Humboldt fellow (1989-1990, 2000, 2003) at the Tübingen University in Germany. Currently he is member of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) and related Temporary Working Groups of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW, The Haag, Netherlands)
Beatriz M. Illescas obtained her degree in Chemistry at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, in 1992. She joined the group of Profs. Carlos Seoane and Nazario Martín, where she obtained her Ph.D in Organic Chemistry in February 1998, working on the study of cycloaddition reactions to C60 and their application to the synthesis of electroactive fullerenes. During 1998 she worked as postdoctoral researcher on the synthesis of fullerene derivatives with potential pharmacological activity, in a project with Janssen-Cilag S.A. From 1999-2009 she worked as an Assistant Professor at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. From 2009, she holds an Associate Professor position at the Department of Organic Chemistry of UCM University. Her current interests focus on the covalent and supramolecular chemistry of fullerenes and TTFs.
Mª Ángeles Herranz is Associate Professor (tenured) of the Organic Chemistry Department at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) since 2009 (Researcher ID: K-1742-2014, Orcid Code: 0000-0001-9155-134X, h index: 31). She obtained her Ph.D. in 2001 from UCM under the supervision of Profs. Nazario Martín and Carlos Seoane, working on the synthesis and properties of donor-acceptor systems based on fullerene and tetrathiafulvalene (TTF). Starting in 2001, she spent three years as a postdoctoral researcher with Prof. Luis Echegoyen, first at the University of Miami (Florida, USA) and then at Clemson University (South Carolina, USA), where she was engaged in a number of projects, including electrochemical and spectroelectrochemical characterization of new TTF-based dyads, and characterization of fullerene-derived materials employing electrochemical, ESR, and NMR techniques. In 2004 she joined the group of Prof. Nazario Martín at UCM holding a Ramón y Cajal research associate position (2004-2007), afterwards she became Assistant Professor (2007-2009) and from 2009 she is Associate Professor of Chemistry. Her current research interests, documented in about 100 scientific papers, reviews and book chapter contributions, focus on the chemistry, electronic and chiroptical properties of carbon nanostructures.
Ángel Martín Domenech was born in Madrid, Spain. He graduated in Chemistry at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM-1986). In the same year he obtained the Master in Organic Chemistry under the supervision of Prof. J. Plumet working on the chemistry of N-acyl-b-lactams. Afterwards, he worked seven months in Milano (Italia) in the Research and Development Department of the Multinational Suisse Company (SICPA, S.A.). He returned to the UCM and received his Ph. D. under the supervision of Prof. J. Plumet and Prof. O. Arjona. Following one year postdoctoral stay with Professor María J. Camarasa (Instituto de Química Médica del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas) working on the search for effective drugs for AIDS therapy, particularly focussed on the viral enzyme reverse transcriptase (RT) that has a critical role in the life cycle of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), he joined Professor N. Martín´s group at UCM. From 2010, he holds an Associate Professor position at the Department of Organic Chemistry of UCM University. His current research interest focuses on the reactivity of fullerenes with transition metal, and the application of the new derivatives in materials science.
David García Fresnadillo (M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry, 1991, and Ph.D. in Chemistry, 1996, Complutense University of Madrid, UCM, Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. G. Orellana). During his Ph.D. he worked on the synthesis, photophysical and photochemical characterization of luminescent Ru(II) complexes for optical sensors development. Between 1993 and 1995 he spent several months with Profs. A. M. Braun and E. Oliveros at the Lehrstuhl für Umweltmesstechnik (Engler-Bunte Institüt, Universität Karlsruhe, Germany) studying the photosensitized production of molecular singlet oxygen by homoleptic and heteroleptic Ru(II) complexes in homogeneous and (micro)heterogeneous phase. After a short stay at the Laboratory of Water Analysis (Geological and Mining Institute of Spain, Madrid) he became Assistant Professor at the Organic Chemistry Department of UCM (1997-2002). Postdoctoral researcher in 1999 with Prof. A. Kirsch-DeMesmaeker at the Service de Chimie Organique-Physique (Free University of Brussels, Belgium) where he studied the photophysics and photochemistry of DNA oligonucleotides labelled with Ru(II) complexes as molecular photoprobes and phototools for DNA. In 2003 he became Associate Professor at UCM and started to develop singlet oxygen photosensitizing materials for environmental (water disinfection and decontamination with solar reactors) and biomedical (antimicrobial photodynamic therapy, APDT) applications. Since 2009 he is an Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry with tenure at UCM and, in 2010, he joined the research group of Prof. Nazario Martín. His current research interests focus on the design, synthesis, structural and photophysical characterization of carbon nanostructures aiming to applications in the field of photochemistry. He is a current member of th Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry, its Group of Photochemistry and the European Photochemistry Association.
Dr. Andreas Gouloumis is actually chemistry Professor at UCM (2009-actual). 1. Formation Ph.D., Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2002. B.S., Chemistry, Universitá di Bologna (Italia), 1993. 2. Professional and Research Experience Postdoctoral Fellow with Professors: Jonathan Sessler University of Texas at Austin, USA 2004, Tomás Torres Universidad Autónoma, Madrid 2003-2004, Fernando. Langa Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Toledo 2002-2003. Visiting Research Assistant with Professors: Luis Echegoyen University of Miami, USA 2000 Michael Hanack University of Tübingen, Germany 1999 and 2000-2001. Predoctoral Fellow (grant FPU): Universidad Autónoma de Madrid 1998-2001. 3. Research Interests Dr. A. Gouloumis research interests are focussed in two main areas: 1). New Molecular Materials for Organic Solar Cells. 2). Organic Molecular Wires for Optoelectronics.
Salvatore Filippone was born in Reggio Calabria and grew up in his beloved Locri (Kingdom of the Two Sicilies). He did his universitary studies abroad, at the University of Pavia where he also obtained his PhD. The thesis was conducted under the supervision of Prof. Faita on metal catalyzed asymmetric synthesis. In April 2000, he moved to Ecole Normale Superieure of Paris for a postdoctoral fellowship on the biological evaluation of fullerene derivatives, working with Prof. Rassat and Prof. Bensasson. This project involved the synthesis of water soluble methanofullerenes covalently linked to beta and gamma cyclodextrins and the study of their photophysical properties. Since April 2002, he has joined the Nazario Martín group, working mainly on new reactivity in the fullerene chemistry, molecular wires and organic photovoltaics. Currently, he is a “Ramón y Cajal” researcher.
Carmen Mª Atienza Castellanos was born in Alcázar de San Juan (Spain) in 1976. She obtained his BSc (1999) and DEA (2001) from the University of Autónoma of Madrid, working in the formation of benzo[b]fluorenes and the benzo[a]fluorene core of the fluostatins by cyclization of diaryldiynones under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Antonio M. Echavarren. Then she moved on to the University Complutense of Madrid (UCM) where she obtained her Ph.D. in 2005 with the thesis entitled “Synthesis photo- and electroactive systems based on fullerene and tetrathiafulvalene (TTF)” under the supervision of Profs Nazario Martín and Carlos Seoane, working. During this period, she spent three months at the ETH Zurich joining the group of Prof. Dr. François Diederich and working on the synthesis of new TTF acetylenic-CEEs system for NLO. From 2005 to 2006 she worked as a postdoctoral researcher with Prof. Dirk M. Guldi at Lehrstuhl für Physikalische Chemie I in Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg on photophysics study of electron transfer in electroactive organic systems. Until 2007 she joined the group of Prof. E. Díez Barra working on synthesis of dendrimeric structure for nanophotonic application worked at University of Castilla La Mancha. In October 2007 she enjoyed as a visiting professor contract at University Complutense of Madrid. During 2009-2011, she joined as Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral contract in Prof. Nazario Martín´s group at UCM. She is working in supramolecular chemistry to obtain highly ordered n-/p-functional materials. From 2012-until now, she is Ramón and Cajal researcher at UCM.
Laura Rodríguez Pérez was born in Oviedo (Spain) in 1981. In 2004 she received an Erasmus grant and spent a school year in the Ecole Européene de Chimie Polymères et Matériaux-Université Louis Pasteur and she was graduated in 2005 from the Universidad de Oviedo. Afterwards she spent 9 months at the Institute Français du Petrole, IFP (Lyon, France) to work in the preparation and characterization of monoliths for the electrochemical promotion of catalysis. Then, she moved on to theEcole Nationale Supérieure des Ingénieurs en Arts Chimiques Et Technologiques (ENSIACET-Toulouse, France) to joint the groups of Prof. Philippe Serp in the Laboratoire de chimie de coordination (LCC) and of Prof. Montserrat Gomez in the Laboratoire de heterochimie fundamental et appliqué (HFA). She obtained her PhD in 2009 with the thesis entitled “New catalytic systems based on carbon nanotubes supported ionic liquid phase”. After this period she spent one month at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico D.F.) in the group of Prof. Erika Martin Arrieta to work on tandem reactions catalyzed by metallic nanoparticles stabilized in ionic liquids. She joined the group of the Prof. Nazario Martin at Universidad Complutense de Madrid in mars 2010 as a postdoctoral researcher.
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José M. Santos Barahona graduated in Chemistry in 2005 at Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). He obtained his PhD in 2010 under supervision of Prof. Nazario Martín and Dr. Beatriz Illescas, Organic Molecular Materials Group at UCM, his thesis topic was fullerene based electroactive systems from both supramolecular and covalent approach; during his PhD he spent three months in a short research stay with Prof. James R. Durrant at Imperial College London familiarizing with transient absorption experiments. From 2011 until 2014 he was Postdoctoral Research Assistant with Prof. Martin R. Bryce in Durham University (UK), in this position he researched new deep-blue emitting copolymers for OLED and thermally activated delayed fluorescence materials (TADF). Since 2014 he moved to Madrid to join IMDEA Nanoscience to develop new materials with low band gap properties with Prof. Nazario Martín as postdoc researcher under the AMAROUT II program.
e-mail: jose.santos@ imdea.org
Agustín Molina Ontoria was born in 1981 in Madrid, Spain. He obtained his degree in Chemistry in 2006 at Universidad Autónoma of Madrid. He started his research in Inorganic Chemistry at the same University, under supervision of Dr. Salomé Delgado Gil. In 2006 he started his PhD studies at the Nazario Martin group in the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. He is currently researching about charge transfer processes in covalently linked fullerene and ex-TTF systems by molecular wires as the spacers.
Marta Izquierdo Barroso was born in Madrid, Spain. She obtained her BsC in Chemistry in 2007 at Universidad Complutense of Madrid. She started her work based on selective functionalization of fullerenes at the same university and obtained the PhD in 2011 under the supervision of Prof. Nazario Martín and Dr. Salvatore Filippone. From 2011 until 2014 she got a postdoctoral researcher position at UTEP (Texas, USA) in the group of Prof. Luis Echegoyen, where she investigated endohedral fullerenes reactivity. She is currently working in Nazario Martín Group and her interests are focus on asymmetric synthesis of fullerenes derivatives.
Saeed Khodabakhshi was born in 1984 in Shiraz (Iran). In 2013, he earned a PhD in organic chemistry from the Yasouj University (Iran), where he carried out his research on the “Development of multicomponent reactions and catalysis under supervision of Prof. Bahador Karami. During PhD studies, he got a visiting research position in Complutense University of Madrid (Spain) under supervision of Prof. Benito Alcaide and Prof. Pedro Almendros to study on the “Regioselective catalyzed reactions of Allenes and Alkynes. Upon PhD graduation, during 2014-2015 he worked as a postdoctoral researcher on the “Chemistry and application of carbon-based nanomaterials in the Nanotechnology Research Center of Petroleum Industry (Tehran-Iran). He joined to Prof. Nazario Martin group from the first of 2016. His research interests include carbon-based nanomaterials chemistry, heterocyclic synthesis, and multicomponent and catalyzed reactions which have been published in 85 peer-reviewed journals.
Jesús M. Fernández-García was born in Oviedo He did his universitary studies at the University of Oviedo where he also obtained his PhD. His thesis was conducted under the supervision of Prof. Enrique Aguilar and Prof. Manuel A. Fernández-Rodríguez (University of Burgos). It consisted on gold-catalyzed cycloisomerization and cycloaddition reactions on push-pull systems. In 2016, he joined as postdoctoral researcher at the Nazario Martin group in the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. He is currently researching about new methodologies for the synthesis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH).
Sara Vidal Estremera was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1988. She obtained her degree in Chemistry in 2011 at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. The same year, she joined Nazario Martín´s group and started her research in Organic Chemistry at the same University. In 2012 she started her Ph. D studies under supervision of Prof. Dr. Nazario Martín and Dr. Salvatore Filippone. She is currently researching on organic solar cells and fullerenes derivatives.
Rosa Mª Girón Rubio was born in San Clemente (Cuenca, Spain) in 1989. She studied chemistry at the Univiersidad de Valencia obtaining her degree in 2012. In October 2012, she joined Nazario Martín’s Group at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and she started her Ph. D in 2013 under the supervision of Dr. Salvatore Filippone and Prof. Nazario Martín. She is currently researching about asymmetric synthesis of fullerene derivatives.
Marina Garrido Serrano was born in Segovia, Spain, in 1990. She obtained her degree in Chemistry in 2012 at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. In 2013 she started her Ph. D studies under supervision of Prof. Mª Ángeles Herranz and Prof. Nazario Martin. She is researching about functionalization of carbon nanotubes and graphene.
Sonia Vela Gallego was born in Alcázar de San Juan (Ciudad Real, Spain) in 1988. She studied chemistry at the Univiersidad de Castilla-La Mancha obtaining her degree in 2011. In September 2011, she joined Nazario Martín’s Group at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and she started her Ph. D in 2012 under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Atienza and Prof. Nazario Martín. She is currently researching about dyads supramolecular with fullerene.
Inés García Benito was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1988. She obtained her degree in chemical engineering from Rey Juan Carlos University. In 2013 she started her Ph. D at IMDEA Nanoscience under the supervision of Prof. Nazario Martin León and Dr. Juan Luis Delgado de la Cruz. Her research is focused on the preparation of new fullerene derviatives for photovoltaics applications.
Rafael Sandoval Torrientes was born in Logroño (Spain) in 1988. He obtained his degree in Chemistry in 2011 at the Universidad de la Rioja (Logroño). Then he moved to Universidad Complutense de Madrid and he earned his MSc in Organic Chemistry in September 2013. In December 2013, he started his Ph.D. under the supervision of Dr. Juan Luis Delgado and Prof. Nazario Martin. He is currently researching on the synthesis of new fullerene based materials for the preparation of Photovoltaic devices
Antonio José Sánchez was born in 1990 in Madrid, Spain. He studied at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, obtaining his degree in Chemistry in 2013 and a Master degree in Chemical Sciences in 2014. Afterwards, he started his Ph. D under supervision of Prof. David García Fresnadillo and Prof. Nazario Martín León. He is currently researching about new singlet oxygen photosensitizers based on carbon nanoforms.
Valentina Sacchetti, borned in L'Aquila, obtained her Chemistry degree at the Università degli studi dell'Aquila in march 2013. The thesis project entitled "Synthesis of Fullerene - extended Tetrathiafulvalene Dyads with Photoswitchable Dithienylethene Molecular Wires" was carried out into the Nazario Martin's group where she spent a six months period when she received an Erasmus Placement grant in 2012. In march 2014 she started her Ph.D studies under supervision of Prof. Nazario Martin and Prof. Beatriz Illescas with an IMDEA Nanoscience studentship, financed by a grant into the EU framework program Marie Curie Initial Training Network, named "Molecular-Scale Electronics: MOLESCO".
Andrés Ferrer Ruiz was born in Madrid, Spain in 1988. He obtained his degree in Chemistry in 2013 at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. The same year, he joined Nazario Martín´s group and he carried out his Final Year Project entitle "New strategies for the synthesis of functional nanomaterials based on carbon". In 2014 he obtained his Master Degree in Organic Chemistry and he started his PhD studies under supervision of Prof. Mª Ángeles Herranz and Prof. Nazario Martín. He is currently researching about functionalization of graphene and synthesis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).
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Javier Urieta Mora was born in 1990 in Madrid, Spain. He obtained his degree in Chemistry in 2014 at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Master degree in Organic Chemistry in 2015 at the same University. In September 2015, he joined the group and started his Ph.D. under the supervision of Dr. Agustín Molina Ontoria and Prof. Nazario Martín. His research interests are focused on materials for energy. He is currently researching on the synthesis of new hole-transporting materials for Perovskites solar cells.
Alicia López Andarias was born in Puertollano (Spain), in 1991. She graduated in Chemistry from the University of Castilla- La Manch in 2014. After a stay abroad, she joined Nazario Martin’s group and started her PhD in March 2016 under the supervision of Prof. Nazario Martin and Dr. Carmen Atienza. Currently, she is researching about supramolecular chemistry of p-extended-TTF and fullerene derivatives.
Prof. Dr. Mª. Margarita Suárez Navarro is a Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Havana University, Cuba. She has developed her own research on the synthesis and transformation of heterocycles with potential bioactive properties, reporting on new protocols using non-conventional synthetic procedures such as microwave, ultrasound and solid phase synthesis as a contribution to the Combinatorial Chemistry and Green Chemistry, performing structural and conformational study of the compounds synthesized by NMR and X-ray techniques and the application of theoretical calculations. Her interests also include the chemistry of fullerenes with special emphasis on the preparation of fullerene derivatives by means of cycloaddition reactions, and investigations on the chemical reactivity of carbon nanostructures. Since 1990 she has established scientific contacts with Prof. Dr. Nazario Martín, creating a fruitful collaboration that has resulted in near 50 research papers in international journals.
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