Pilar Marín was born in Spain, in 1966. She received the Physics degree and the Ph.D. degree from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, in 1989 and 1995, respectively. Since 1996, Marín is with the Instituto de Magnetismo Aplicado of Universidad Complutense in Madrid. From 1990 to 1995, she was a Research Fellow at the Instituto of Ciencia de Materiales of the Reserch Council of Spain (CSIC). From 1996 to 2006, she was a Senior Research Associate of the Instituto de Magnetismo Aplicado. Presently, she works as a Professor. Mainly, She is interested in amorphous and nanocrystalline magnetic materials in the shape of wires and microwires. She also works in the field of magnetic nanoparticles. She authored more than 60 papers in international journals. Her work, in the last years, has been focused in the applications of magnetic microwires. She is the first author of more than 10 patents, and she has collaborated in creation of a “spin-off” company (Micromag 2000, S.L.) focused in the application of magnetic composites based on magnetic microwires for radar attenuation. She has been awarded with the “Premio Talgo para la Innovación Tecnológica.” She has collaborated in research and development projects related with European High Speed Train ERTMS communications system.
Biography Updated on 23 February 2011