Maria Arraiza

Autonomous University of MadridSpain

WORKING AND RESEARCH • Associated Professor in Technical University of Madrid, Department of Forestry and Environmental Engineering and Management, Madrid, Spain since 1995. • Bachelor in Biological Sciences, Botany, Universidad Complutense de Madrid 1993. • PhD in Biological Sciences at Technical University of Madrid in 1997. • Post Graduate in Quality, Safety and Efficacy in Phytotherapy. University of Barcelona 2006. • Main researcher on Natural Products of Plant Origin Group at the Technical University of Madrid. • Director of national and international projects on medicinal and aromatic plants, related to chemical variability of the active ingredients in different ecotypes of aromatic plants, utilization of aromatic and medicinal plants of commercial interest, plant extracts and essential oils among other. • Teacher of “Industrial Use of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants” and “Chemistry of Non Wood Forest Products” at Bachelor and Master Degrees in Forestry and Environmental Engineering, • Editor of the Journal Digital Chinese Medicine (DCM) since June 2017. • She has organized numerous courses in the field, highlighting the Origin Natural Plant Products in the Master in Plant Genetic Resources, Cultivation and processing of Aromatic, Medicinal Plants and Herbs, and a Postgraduate course in medicinal and aromatic plants in Argentina, and a Summer Course on Natural Products and Life Quality of Life among many others.

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