María Carmen González

Technical University of Madrid

Dr González-Chamorro is a professor at the UPM since 1993. She has dedicated her teaching work to food technology and applications in the fruit and vegetable industries and fermented meat products. From 2004 till 2016 she has held management positions in the university (Ombudsman and Deputy Director of University extension and International Relations). Her research activity has focused on the field of oenological biotechnology, and on the selection of microorganisms (yeasts and BAL) that are of special interest in wine making processes. She has extensive experience in the use of instrumental and sensory tests to assess the quality of alcoholic beverages (wine and beer) and meat products. She has participated in different educational innovation projects and coordinated three of them. These projects have made it possible to coordinate working groups for the implementation of degrees in the EEES, and apply new teaching methodologies that allow the acquisition of horizontal competences by students. She has evaluated research projects and national and international degrees (different Quality Agencies).

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