José Maria Bastidas
Josè Maria Bastidas obtained his Ph.D. thesis in chemistry from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) in 1981. He lectured physics at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) from 1977 to 1982. After two years (1984 and 1985), as a Postdoctoral RAMSAY Fellow at the Corrosion and Protection Centre, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), UK, he joined the research team at the National Centre for Metallurgical Research (CENIM) belonging to the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), where he became a Scientific Researcher in corrosion science in 1986. He is currently a CSIC Research Professor of corrosion science. He has been actively involved as a leader in the development of over 50 research projects on atmospheric corrosion, protective organic coatings, corrosion inhibitors, and pitting corrosion, using mild steel, stainless steel, high-alloy materials, tin, aluminium, copper and zinc and their alloys, as well as cultural heritage materials. He has authored or coauthored more than 220 original peerreviewed journal articles (including book chapters), has presented over 120 communications in congresses, has been supervisor of over 25 Ph.D. theses and M.S degrees, and holds several patents.
Biography Updated on 19 August 2008