M. A. Martin-Luengo
Institute of Materials Science of Madrid, CSIC
M. A. Martin-Luengo, graduated in chemistry at the Autonoma University of Madrid (Spain) in 1980. In the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC, Spain), she presented her Master work in 1981 and PhD in 1983 on the characterization of surfaces. Then she worked with a CSIC grant in England and Belgium till 1987. From 1987 till 1991, she was awarded a fellowship IA from the UK´s Scientific Engineering Research Council and from 1992 she is permanent research staff of the CSIC
Nowadays she carries on with her studies on sustainable issues, applying the knowledge acquired during 34 years of career to the search for the use of renewable materials, chemical processes and energies, especially giving priority to countries with deprived economic resources.