Professor and Head of Materials Science and Engineering Department
Carlos III University of Madrid
Dr. Alejandro Várez is Professor in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at Carlos III University of Madrid. Currently he is the Head of Department of MSE. His main research is focused in the synthesis and processing of different materials such as critical high temperature super conductions, ionic conductors (of lithium, proton and oxygen) with applications in electrochemical devices such as lithium batteries, fuel batteries and electrochemical sensors. He is co-author of more than 100 reviewed scientific publications in journals gathered (or to be incorporated) in ISI Web-of-ScienceTM; with a total number of citations in ISI Web-of-ScienceTM of +1400. He is also author of invention two patents and has participated in several international conferences with more than 150 communications. Furthermore he has supervised 6 doctoral Thesis. He has carried out research at the Universities of California Santa Barbara (Postdoctoral research 1993), Aberdeen (UK) and Milan (Italy) (predoctoral) and recently at Sheffield (UK) and Metz (France) Universities.