J. Angel Menéndez Díaz

Instituto Nacional del CarbónSpain

J. Angel Menéndez Díaz, researcher, science popularizer, entrepreneur, was born in Lugones, Asturias, Spain. He graduated from University of Oviedo, Spain, where received his M.Sc. in Chemistry and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in 1988 and 1994, respectively. He worked as research assistant at the Penn State University, USA, from 1995 to 1996. In 1997, he joined INCAR-CSIC, Spain, where he is currently working as a scientific researcher. His research activity is mainly focused in carbon materials and the use of microwave heating applied to industrial processes, leading various research projects on these fields. He is author and co-author of more than 200 scientific publications including books, diverse book chapters and patents. Doctoral advaisor of various students. Founder Editor of the GEC Bulletin (2005-2014). Cofounder of Xerolutions Ltd.

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