• Edifici Q, Campus UAB

      08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)


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    PhD projects

    BIDEKO - desarrollo de baterias primarias compostables

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    Research interests

    Her major research motivation is to understand the metabolism of materials and energy in socioeconomic systems and the environmental impacts they generate throughout their life cycle. She is an expert in the field of circular economics and environmental tools such as ecodesign, material flow analysis, life cycle analysis and exergy analysis. These tools have been applied mainly to the study of metal metabolism and the analysis of electrical and electronic equipment.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
    • SDG 4 - Quality Education
    • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
    • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
    • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
    • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action

    Education/Academic qualification

    Ph. D., CIENCIA I TECNOLOGIA AMBIENTALES, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

    Award Date: 18 Oct 2009

    Others, Certificado de Aptitud pedagógica, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

    Award Date: 27 Sept 2007

    Others, Diploma de estudios avanzados (Ciencias ambientales), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

    Award Date: 28 Apr 2006

    Engineer, Ingeniería Técnica industrial (química industrial), Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)

    Award Date: 14 Oct 2002

    Masters, MSc Clean Manufacturing Technologies, Teesside University

    Award Date: 15 Sept 2002

    Others, BSc studies in engineering, Teesside University

    Award Date: 17 Jul 2001

    External positions

    Scientific support officer, Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES)

    1 Sept 201331 Aug 2016

    Post-doc researcher, INSEAD The Business School for the World

    1 Apr 201120 Jul 2013


    7 Jan 200431 Dec 2004

    R&D technician fellow, AIDICO

    15 Feb 200331 Dec 2003


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