Group Leader

Position: Multifunctional Nanocomposites
Education: PhD: University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Email: juanjose.vilatela@imdea.org

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Education: PhD, Analytical Chemistry, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran.
Research: Application of gas-phase synthesized 1D nanomaterials for energy storage applications
Email: afshin.pendashteh@imdea.org
Education: PhD, Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Research: Synthesis of nanomaterials
Email: miguel.vazquez@imdea.org
Education: PhD in Technology and processing of polymers and composites, SUTD, Russia
Research: Composites reinforced with CNT yarns
Email: anastasiia.mikhalchan@imdea.org
Education: PhD, Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Polímeros (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
Research: Polymer Nanocomposites
Email: juanpedro.fernandez@imdea.org

PhD Students

Education: B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Houston (Texas, USA)
Research: Non-conventional heating of CNT/inorganic hybrids
Email: shegufta.upama@imdea.org
Education: MSc in Materials Engineering, Technical University of Madrid (UPM)
Research: Synthesis of nanomaterials
Email: isabel.gomez@imdea.org
Education: M.Eng in Materials Science (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, España)
Research: Low dimensional properties of CNT fiber
Email: cristina.madrona@imdea.org

Scientific Support Staff

Education: M.Eng. in Industrial Engineering, University of Málaga, Spain
Research: Electronics and Mechatronics technician
Email: javier.garcialabanda@imdea.org
Education: M.Sc. in Materials Engineering, Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Spain
Research: Synthesis of CNT fibers
Email: luis.arevalo@imdea.org

Visitors and Master’s students

Position: Undergraduate student
Education: Máster en Tecnologías de Procesado de Materiales, URJC -Madrid
Research: Structural composite recycled by design
Position: Undergraduate student
Education: Nanofísica y materiales avanzados, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Research: 1-D nanostructures synthesis
Position: Undergraduate student
Education: Master in Nanotechnology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Research: Piezoresistive properties of nanostructured networks
Email: angel.labordet@imdea.org

Former Members

Richard Santiago Schäufele , Co-founder (richard.schaeufele@floatech.eu) - Floatech, Spain
Victor Vallejo-Otero
Dr. Moumita Rana , A. Humboldt Postdoctoral fellow - University of Münster, Germany
Dr. María Vila , Assistant professor - Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Dr. Cleis Santos , IF-MCSA Postdoctoral Researcher - Universität Bremen, Germany
Yunfu Ou
Alba Martínez
Dr. Laura Cabana
Xaquín Rodiles
Dr. Maria Bidikoudi
Dr. Nicola Boaretto , postdoctoral researcher - CIC Energigune, Spain
Dr. Juan Carlos Fernández-Toribio , Technical Support Supervisor - University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Dr. Evgeny Senokos , Research Associate - Imperial College, United Kingdom
Dr. Belén Alemán
Dr. Hangbo Yue , - Guangdong University of Technology, China
Bartolomé Mas , R&D Composite Team Leader - Future Fibres, Spain
Dr. Victor Reguero , - Arcerlor Mittal, Luxembourg
Dr. Alicia Moya , Associate Researcher - Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Dr. Alfonso Monreal , - Aquatec, Spain