Co-founder of Applynano Solutions
Professor, University of Alicante
Prof. Ignacio Martin-Gullon received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alicante in 1995, involved with adsorbent carbons. He worked thereafter as a Research Postdoc Associate in the University of Kentucky in the carbon fiber topic. In 1998, he moved to industry position as a R&D product development engineer in NORIT NV (now Cabot Corp), in Amersfoort (Netherlands). Finally, he came back to the University Alicante as a Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department. He has written over 70 scientific papers in high-impact journals, in nanotechnology, material science, environmental and energy engineering. He was de advisor of 8 PhD students. He did a recent sabbatical period in the Pennsylvania State University. He is project evaluator in different programs, related to material science and technology. Very recently, he co-founded the spin-off company Applynano Solutions, to develop customized solutions to specialized SME based on nanomaterials on polymers.