Alvaro J. Pardey
Alvaro J. Pardey received the B.S. degree in Chemistry from Universidad Los Andes, Mérida Venezuela, in 1975 and the Ph. D. degree in Inorganic Chemistry from University of California-Santa Barbara USA, in 1986. Since 1992 he is Titular Full Professor at Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, where he is leading a research group working in homogeneous catalysis, inorganic kinetics, and inorganic reaction mechanisms. He was a chief of Chemistry Department, Universidad Central de Venezuela (1993-1996). He receives the Academic Excellent Award: Order "José María Vargas" First Class from Universidad Central de Venezuela in 2000, the Research Excellent Award: Order "Francisco de Venanzi" from Universidad Central de Venezuela (2007). He is also accredited by the Steering Committee on Promotion System for Researchers (Ministry of Science and Technology of Venezuela), as a Member of the Program in the highest category of "Researcher Level IV" in 2006. He was a Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Pisa, Italy, 2000-2001. He was vice-president of Board of Directors, Venezuelan Catalysis Society (2005-2008). He is currently a member of the editorial board of The Open Catalysis Journal. He has authored over 80 papers.
Biography Updated on 14 October 2010