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  • Agustin Lopez Pedroso
  • Ellina Kesselman
  • Helena Elizondo Nieva
  • Miquel Català Gimenez
  • Daniel Riba López
  • Sergio González Casal
  • Josep Esteve Guasch
  • Pablo Rodríguez Mateos
  • María Jesús Sánchez Guisado
  • Albert Ferrer
  • Miquel Nuez i Martínez
  • Miquel Castellote Borrell
  • Niki Joosten
  • Flonja Liko Pinto
  • Halyna Volkova
  • Marc Font Gual
  • Albert Harillo Baños
  • Karen Lizzette Velásquez Méndez
  • Nerea González Pato
  • Ariadna Soro Álvarez
  •  Sara Battista
  • Mikko Kataja
  • Gabriela Avila Morales
  • Xiaodong Zhang
  • Antony Chan
  • Zsolt Kelemen
  • Milena Sulzbach
  • Francesco Silvestri
  • Marta Rodríguez
  • Madhura Marathe
  • Daniel Jiménez Isabal
  • Saúl Estandía Rodríguez
  • Zeineb Ouerghi
  • Laura Rodríguez
  • Bernat Meseguer
  • Eulàlia Pujades Otero
  • Morteza Alizadeh Oskuei
  • Xavier Castellví Corrons
  • Hailin Wang
  •  Valentin Natarov
  • Agustin Lopez Pedroso

    Agustin Lopez Pedroso

    Hi! I'm Agustin, and I'm a PhD student from Buenos Aires, Argentina. This is my first time in Barcelona. I’m going to be here for one month and I will learn how to characterize ferroelectric thin films with the group of Josep Fontcuberta. In my free time I like playing videogames, reading a lot of books and spending time with my girlfriend and my friends.

     

     

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  • Ellina Kesselman

    Ellina Kesselman

    Hello, I am Ellina Kesselman, a PhD in Biochemistry. I came from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, where I work as a Microscopy Research Engineer, using Cryo- Electron Microscopy and other microscopy techniques (Atomic Force Microscopy, Light Microscopy) for supra-molecular structures imaging and investigation. I will spend 3 weeks in the laboratory of Prof. Nora Ventosa, in the Nanomol group, to learn the technology of the new GLA nanoformulation to implement it in our lab for the research purposes in the frame of the Smart-4-Fabry project. I am fond of reading, art, music, as well as of outdoor activities: travelling, hiking, snorkeling, skiing.

     

     

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  • Helena Elizondo Nieva

    Helena Elizondo Nieva

    Hey!
    My name is Helena, and I am an undergrad student from the UAB. I'm studying the double major of physics and chemistry, and I'm in my last year so I'm going to do my end-of-degree project here at ICMAB. I hope to learn a lot about materials and its characteristics, as well as learning how to work in a research lab.

     

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  • Miquel Català Gimenez

    Miquel Català Gimenez

    Hi everyone!!
    I am Miquel from Palafrugell (Girona). I am a final year student of Nanoscience and nanotechnology degree in UAB and I will be doing my final year project at ICMAB in the Solid State Chemistry group under the supervision of Stefania Sandoval.
    About me... I like traveling, hanging out, sports, playing chess and watching series and movies.

    Hope to see you around!!

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  • Daniel Riba López

    Daniel Riba López
    Hi! I'm Daniel from Lleida. I've got my bachelor in Chemistry and my Master's degree in Organic Chemistry at UB . Currently I'm doing a PhD on Organic Chemistry at the ICMAB-UAB. I'll be doing my doctorate thesis under the supervision of Núria Aliaga in the Functional Molecular and Nanoestructured Inorganic Materials group. In my free time I like to go out with friends, play football and basketball and play videogames.

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  • Sergio González Casal

    Sergio González Casal

    Hi!
    My name is Sergio and I'm a physicist from Badalona. Currently I'm doing a master degree on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the UB. I'll be doing my master thesis under the supervision of Ignasi Fina in the Magnetic Materials and Functional Oxides group. In my free time I like to go out with friends, play videogames and play board games.

     

     

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  • Josep Esteve Guasch

    Josep Esteve Guasch

    Hello! I'm Josep and I am from Parets del Vallès. I'm a chemistry student in UAB and this is my last year as undergraduate. I will be doing my final degree project here in the ICMAB under the supervision of Arancha Gonzalez. I will be here until the end of June. I like playing saxophone and reading.

     

     

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  • Pablo Rodríguez Mateos

    Pablo Rodríguez Mateos

    Hello everyone!
    I'm Pablo, from Barcelona. I'm graduated in Biochemistry and currently I'm taking a master degree in Advanced Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (UAB). I will be working at ICMAB under the supervision of Arancha González studying nanoparticles internalization in yeasts and protein immobilization on surfaces.
    I play different instruments and I love playing and improvising music with people :)

     

     

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  • María Jesús Sánchez Guisado

    María Jesús Sánchez Guisado
    Hi!
    I am María Jesús, I’m from Badajoz, Extremadura. I am studying a master degree in Advanced Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. I’m a graduate in Biotechnology by the Pablo Olavide University (Seville). I’ll be doing my masters final thesis with the group of Nanoparticles and Nanocomposite (N&N).
    See you around!

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  • Albert Ferrer

    Albert Ferrer

    Hi, I'm Albert and I'm a chemist from Barcelona. I got my bachelor's degree in Chemistry in Barcelona (UB) and then I got my PhD in 2013 (ICMAB-UAB) under the supervision of Dr. Rosario Núñez. After spending more than 4 years and a half abroad, first as a Research Fellow at Queen's University Belfast and then as a Research Scientist at Green Lizard Technologies (Belfast, UK), I'm back to ICMAB to start a collaborative project with Dr. Rosario Núñez and Dr. Gerard Tobias to synthesise boron-enriched carbon nanomaterials as Theranostic Agents for biomedical imaging and BNCT. I like to watch movies and series, hanging out with my friends, playing videogames, travelling and practising sports, especially squash. See you around!

     

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  • Miquel Nuez i Martínez

    Miquel Nuez i Martínez

    Hey, I’m Miquel from Sabadell. I got both my bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and my MD in chemical research at UAB. My master’s thesis consisted in the development of ruthenium nanocatalysts for the sustainable production of hydrogen using sunlight. Recently, I started my PhD project under the supervision of prof. Clara Viñas to study the carboranes and their applications. I enjoy music, videogames, reading, basketball, traveling and having a good talk. See you around!

     

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  • Miquel Castellote Borrell

    Miquel Castellote Borrell

    I'm Miquel and I am new in ICMAB. I am from Barcelona and I am currently studying a master in Advance Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. My bakground is also Nanoscience. I'll be doing my master's thesis with the Nanomol group. I enjoy mountain sports. See you around!

     

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  • Niki Joosten

    Niki Joosten

    Helloo! I'm Niki Joosten from Wageningen University, The Netherlands. I study Molecular Life Sciences and I'm doing my master thesis about Microcontact printing. The project is a collaboration between the University of Wageningen, Bionanotechnology and ICMAB under the supervision of Arancha Gonzalez. I will stay at ICMAB for 4 months. I like to travel, play rugby and party :)

     

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  • Flonja Liko Pinto

    Flonja Liko Pinto

    Hello. I´m Flonja. I´m from Albania. I am currently working in the Nanomol group, under the supervision of José Vidal Gancedo. Before coming to ICMAB, I completed a double PhD degree in Nanomedicine and Pharmaceutical Innovation from the Center for Research in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials (CiQUS) in the University of Santiago de Compostela and in Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology from the Unit of Biomimetic Micro and Nanomedicines (MINT/ INSERM U1066 ) in the University of Angers. I hold a Msc in Radiopharmacy from the University of Hacettepe and I'm a Pharmacy graduate from the University of Ankara. See you soon.

     

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  • Halyna Volkova

    Halyna Volkova

    Hi, I am Halyna from Ukraine. I am right now in my last year of PhD in Paris, and coming here for a two-months visit. Before PhD, I studied in double-degree master on materials science in France/Germany. Here In ICMAB I am planning to grow thin films of ferroelectric perovskite oxides (BaTiO3 solid solutions), and to study their photovoltaic properties, making the comparison to ceramic samples of these materials.
    I like travelling (both city tourism and hiking in nature), discovering ethnic dance, art etc., interested in history, pagan and oriental religions, and practices like yoga.

     

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  • Marc Font Gual

    Marc Font Gual
    Hi, my name is Marc and I am a physicist from Barcelona. I did my bachelor's degree in Physics in Barcelona (UB) and I continued my studies by doing a master's degree in Physics in Berlin (Germany) (Freie Universität Berlin). I just started my phD in the field of Spintronics here in ICMAB in the Multifunctional Oxides and Complex Structures group. In my free time I like reading, traveling, rowing, skiing and spend time with my friends.

    I look forward to meeting and collaborating with you, as also to spend good time together.

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  • Albert Harillo Baños

    Albert Harillo Baños
    Hi! My name is Albert, I'm from Barcelona, but I live in Sant Cugat del Vallés. I did a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering (UAB), and right now I'm studying a master in Advanced Nanotechnology and Nanoscience. I'll be doing my final thesis about organic photovoltaics with FOREMAT group in ICMAB.
    In my free time I like to go out with friends, play videogames and LARP (live action role-playing).
    See you around!!!

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  • Karen Lizzette Velásquez Méndez

    Karen Lizzette Velásquez Méndez

    Hello!
    My name is Karen Lizzette Velásquez Méndez. I have a BSc in Chemistry from the National University of Colombia. Now, I'm a student of the Oficial Master in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biomedicine in the UAB.
    In the ICMAB, I'm working in the Solid State Chemistry Research Group in the proyect "Synthesis and electronic properties of perovskite type oxynitrides" led by Dra. Amparo Fuertes. I like to meet new places and read in my free time.

     

     

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  • Nerea González Pato

    Nerea González Pato

    Hi, my name is Nerea.
    I'm from Ourense, Galicia. I'm a graduate in chemistry by the USC. Currently I'm doing a master degree on Advanced Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the UAB.
    I'll be doing my masters final thesis with the Nanomol group at ICMAB, in the field of molecular switches and rectifiers.
    See you!!

     

     

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  • Ariadna Soro Álvarez

    Ariadna Soro Álvarez
    My name is Ariadna Soro and I’m currently studying a double degree in Physics and Mathematics at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). Here at ICMAB, I’ll be working on my final degree project with the help of the Multifunctional Oxides and Complex Structures research group. Besides from studying, I also enjoy dancing, skiing and playing the guitar.

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  • Sara Battista

     Sara Battista

    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.

     

     

     

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  • Mikko Kataja

    Mikko Kataja

    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.

     

     

     

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  • Gabriela Avila Morales

    Gabriela Avila Morales

    Hello,
    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.

     

     

     

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  • Xiaodong Zhang

    Xiaodong Zhang
    Hello there!
    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!

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  • Antony Chan

    Antony Chan
    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.

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  • Zsolt Kelemen

    Zsolt Kelemen

    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.

     

     

     

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  • Milena Sulzbach

    Milena Sulzbach

    Hey there,

    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!

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  • Francesco Silvestri

    Francesco Silvestri

    Hi everyone!
    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!

     

     

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  • Marta Rodríguez

    Marta Rodríguez
    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 :)

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  • Madhura Marathe

    Madhura Marathe
    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.

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  • Daniel Jiménez Isabal

    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.

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  • Saúl Estandía Rodríguez

    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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  • Zeineb Ouerghi

    Zeineb Ouerghi

    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.

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  • Laura Rodríguez

    Laura Rodríguez

    Hello!

    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!!!!

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  • Bernat Meseguer

    Bernat Meseguer

    Hello there!

    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!

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  • Eulàlia Pujades Otero

    Eulàlia Pujades Otero

    Hello everyone!
    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 :)

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  • Morteza Alizadeh Oskuei

    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.

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  • Xavier Castellví Corrons

    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!

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  • Hailin Wang

    Hailin Wang

    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.

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  • Valentin Natarov

     Valentin Natarov

    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!

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