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Prof Javier Garcia Martinez

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

Molecular Nanotechnology Lab

Department of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Alicante
Carretera San Vicente s/n
Alicante, E-03690
Spain
PH: +34 () 628327439
Fax: +34 () 965903454
Email: j.garcia@ua.es
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Background

Javier Garcia-Martinez is the Director of the Molecular Nanotechnology Lab at the University of Alicante (Spain) and co-founder of Rive Technology, Inc., an MIT spin-off commercializing advanced nanocatalysts for clean energy applications developed by Javier during his postdoctoral research. Previously, he worked at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) and UC Berkeley.

Javier has published widely, being his last book "Nanotechnology for the Energy Challenge", wiley-VCH(2010). He is also inventor of 12 patents, most of them licensed. Javier has received the TR 35 Award from MIT Technology Review magazine in 2007 and the Europa Medal, awarded annually to the outstanding European chemist under the age of 35.

In 2009, the World Economic Forum recognized him as one of the Young Global Leaders. Since 2008, Javier is titular member of the Inorganic Chemistry Division of IUPAC. His research interests include a broad range of nanomaterials, mesoporous solids, zeolites, and catalysis, especially for energy-related applications.

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