Francisco Márquez-Linares was born in Valencia (Spain) and received his B.S. and M.S degrees in biochemistry at the Universidad de Valencia, Valencia , Spain, in 1988 and 1989, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry at the Universidad de Valencia in 1992. From 1990, he spent two years as Director of the laboratories of Futura Medical S.A. and one year as Research Associate at the Varian Iberica Laboratories. From 1994, he worked as a Postdoctoral Associate at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. In 2001, he was an Associate Professor at the Universidad Jaime I and subsequently moved to the School of Science and Technology at the Turabo University in Puerto Rico, USA, as a Full Professor. His research interests are mainly directed toward photophysics of organic compounds in confined spaces, hydrogen technology, and most recently the synthesis and applications of nanotubes and nanowires. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Soft Nanoscience Letters and Advances in Energy Research. Márquez is author of over 90 scientific publications and ten patents and is currently the Head of the Nanomaterials Research Group at the University of Turabo.
Biography Updated on 18 August 2013