Miguel A. Correa-Duarte
Miguel A. Correa-Duarte was born in Vigo, Spain, in 1971. He received the chemistry degree from the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (USC), Santiago de Compostela, Spain, in 1997 and the Ph.D. degree (summa cum laude) from the Universidade de Vigo (UVI), Vigo, Spain, in 2002. He started working as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center of European Advanced Studies and Research (Caesar) and joined the Arizona State University (ASU) as a Visiting Research Professor. Since 2005, Correa-Duarte is in the Physical Chemistry Department at the UVI, first as Assistant Professor and since 2010 as Associate Professor. He has coauthored over 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has 1 patent. In 2007, Correa-Duarte won the research award “Antonio Casares y Rodrigo” (award to the best young research carrier from the Xunta de Galicia Regional Government). His current interests include the synthesis and functionalization of nanoparticles, core-shell nanohybrids, carbon nanotube/inorganic or organic hybrid nanocomposites, as well as nanoreactors and multifunctional nanomaterials, for development of applications in fields such as sensing or catalysis.
Biography Updated on 11 May 2011