F. J. M. Pérez0000-0002-8788-0834
F. J. M. Pérez works as a Full Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain). He has B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemistry, materials science, and nuclear engineering with honors and the Ph.D. degree in chemistry with a national prize. He has different periods in foreign universities as a Visiting Scholar and a Visiting Professor at the following institutions: University of California at Los Angeles (USA), University of Southern California (USA), Stanford University (USA), and University of Toronto (Canada) Professor Pérez is the Director of the Surface Engineering Laboratory at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid since 2000. His research activities are focused in the area of high temperature surface engineering for metallic materials in the area of coatings and oxidation aspects, and from experimental to computational approaches. He has been invited to join 12 international committees for international conferences, such as being a Cochair at the International Workshop on Surface Treatments and Coatings for Mechanical and Aeronautical Applications–2007, Spain (2007) and a Chairperson and Organizer of DIMAT 2008–VII International Conference on Diffusion in Materials, Spain (2008). He has directed 10 Ph.D. theses in the area of surface modification and coatings on metallic materials, and 40 M.S. theses in the same area. He has been the Director of 35 R&D projects at national and international levels in the area of coatings and oxidation processes. He is the author of more than 100 articles in journals of the SCI in the area of corrosion and coatings. As a part of the work with the industry, he has more than 60 industrial reports and more than 20 contracts with national and European industries.
Biography Updated on 8 December 2009