Education

B.S. 2004

University of Santiago de Compostela                  Chemistry, minor Physical Chemistry

Thesis title: Analysis and characterization of materials used in contemporary art

Score: 9.3/10 outstanding

 

M.Sc. 2007

University of Santiago de Compostela              Environment and Natural Resources

Thesis title: Evaluation of two consolidation treatments applied to granite and sandstone rocks

Score: 10/10 cum laude

 

Ph.D. 2012

University of Santiago de Compostela         Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry

Dissertation title: Color quantification in the study of biofilm formation on granite stone in historical and artistic heritage

Score: cum laude with European Doctor Mention, Extraordinary Ph.D. award and

                                 Research Prize of County Council of Pontevedra (Spain)

  

   Positions 

 
2021-2022           University of Santiago de Compostela, Dep. of Soil Science and Agr. Chemistry
                       Research Associate 
2020-2020           University of Santiago de Compostela, Dep. of Soil Science and Agr. Chemistry
                       Postdoctoral Researcher
2019-2019           University of Oxford, School of Geography and the Environment 
                       Short-term Research Associate with Prof. Heather Viles
2015-2019           University of Santiago de Compostela, Dep. of Soil Science and Agr. Chemistry    
                       Postdoctoral Researcher
2014-2015           University of Milan, Dep. of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences (DeFENS) 

                       Postdoctoral Researcher with Prof. Francesca Cappitelli  

2013-2014           Harvard University, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) 
                       Postdoctoral Researcher with Prof. Ralph Mitchell 
2012-2013           University of Milan, Dep. of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences (DeFENS) 

                       Postdoctoral Researcher with Prof. Francesca Cappitelli  

2007-2012           University of Milan, Dep. of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences (DeFENS) 

                       Doctoral Researcher with Prof. Beatriz Prieto  

2005-2007           Harvard University, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) 
                       Graduate Research Assistant with Prof. Benita Silva
2003-2005          University of Santiago de Compostela, Department of Physical Chemistry

                       Undergraduate Research Assistant with Prof. Arturo López-Quintela