Executive Council

José Angel Martín Gago

President

Until 2019

Instituto Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid; ICMM-CSIC

email: gago@icmm.csic.es

Group leader of the ESISNA group (structure of nanoscopic systems). Specialist in studies of low dimensional systems by scanning probe microscopy techniques and synchrotron radiation in UHV environments. Design of UHV systems for space simulations and studies of astrochemistry.

Francisco L. Tabarés

Vice-president

Until 2017

Laboratorio Nacional de Fusion. CIEMAT

email: tabares@ciemat.es

Group Leader of the Plasma Wall Interaction Division of the Fusion Department at CIEMAT. Responsible person of the Plasma Wall Interaction Laboratory of the TechnoFusion Consortium. Deputy of the Stellarator group in the ITPA- SOL/Divertor Task. Specialities: UHV for Fusion, Wall Conditioning, Fusion Plasmas, Plasma Facing Materials, Edge diagnostics, Liquid Metals, Divertor Physics.

Elisa Román

Secretary

Until 2017

Instittuto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid;ICMM.CSIC

email: eroman@icmm.csic.es

Expert in UHV techniques; XPS, UPS, and synchrotron radiation techniques applied to the study of nanostructures, surface science and material engineering.

Mª Francisca López

Treasurer

Until 2019

Instituto Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid; ICMM-CSIC

email: mflopez@icmm.csic.es

Tenured scientist at the ESISNA (structure of nanoscopic sysytems) group at the Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (ICMM, CSIC). Her current scientific interests are on-surface reactions, two-dimensional systems and systems based on molecular nanostructures on surfaces, under UHV conditions.

J.M. Martínez-Duart

Member

Until 2017

Instituto de Materiales Nicolás Cabrera, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid.

email: martinez.duart@uam.es

Nanostructured materials and devices. Advanced materials for energy.

M.P. Lozano

Member

Until 2019

Departamento de Física de la Materia Condensada, Universidad de Zaragoza

email: mplozano@unizar.es

Specialist in technical surfaces research required to ultra-high vacuum. Set-up of ultra-high vacuum experimental system to research and surfaces characterisation. Science communication trough stand-up.

J. M. Hidalgo

Member

Until 2017

Azbil Telstar Technologies, S.L.

email: jhidalgo@telstar.com

Responsible Technician of calibration laboratory under ENAC accreditation number 80/LC10.055 and technical responsible for the assistance to the instrumentation represented at Azbil Telstar Technologies.

José Abad

Member

Until 2019

Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena

email: jose.abad@upct.es

Researcher of the Advanced Materials for Energy Production and Storage group. Specialist in scanning probe microscopy techniques and its application to organic electronics, as well as in the design of UHV systems.

Amadeo L. Vázquez de Parga

Member

Until 2019

Universidada Autónoma de Madrid and IMDEA Nanociencia

email: al.vazquezdeparga@uam.es

The characterization by means of low temperature scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy (LT-STM/STS) in ultra-high vacuum conditions (UHV) the surface of epitaxial 2D materials and topological insulators.

Javier Barriga

Member

Until 2017

IK4-TEKNIKER

email: javier.barriga@tekniker.es

Head of thin solid films (PVD) group at IK4-TEKNIKER. 20 years of expertise in the characterisation and development of coatings by sputtering and cathodic arc, for different applications (hard coatings, cosmetic films, optics and solar stacks).

David Tafalla

Member

Until 2019

CIEMAT – Laboratorio Nacional de Fusión

email: david.tafalla@ciemat.es

Full reseacher in the Plasma-Wall Interaction group at Nacinoal Fusion Laboratory. Specialist in wall conditioning of Fusion Devices by Glow-Discharge cleaning, Boronization, Lithiation. Development and operation of edge plasma diagnostics (atomic beams, mass spectrometry, pasive emission)

Juan Carlos Sánchez

Member

Until 2017

Instituto Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla; ICMS (CSIC-US)

email: jcslopez@icmse.csic.es

Preparation of hard and self-lubricant coatings by magnetron sputtering techniques. Study of mechanical and tribological properties of modified surfaces, coatings and lubricant additives. Microstructural and chemical characterization of nanostructured materials (nanoparticles, nanocomposites, thin films) by spectroscopic and microscopic techniques.

Arturo Lousa

Member

Until 2017

Departamento de Física Aplicada, Facultad de Física. Universidad de Barcelona

email: alousa@ub.edu

Member of the research group THIN FILMS AND SURFACE ENGINEERING. Specialist in plasma assisted PVD techniques to deposit materials in thin film form (R.F sputtering, cathodic arc) with control of the ion bombardment during the film growth. Multilayer coatings with nanometric period. Structural characterization using X-ray diffraction techniques. Characterization of stress and mechanical and tribological properties.

Cristina García

Member

Until 2019

Instituto de Catálisis y Petroleoquímica; ICP-CSIC

email: cristinagd@icp.csic.es

Technical Manager of the Photoelectron Spectroscopy Department at the Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry (ICP-CSIC). Research on the design of the porous structure of polymeric microparticles for biomolecule adsorption.

José L. de Segovia

Member

ICMM/ASEVA

email: jldesegovia@icmm.csic.es

Honorary president of ASEVA. Professional: interaction of gases with surfaces. Ultra High Vacuum. Mass Spectrometry. Instrumentation for Surface Analysis. Ad-desorption of gases by friction.

Marta Brizuela

Member

Until 2017

TECNALIA

e-mail: marta.brizuela@tecnalia.com

Group leader of the Advanced Surfaces group in the Materials for Energy and Environment group in the Energy and Environment Division. Specialist in coating synthesis and surface treatments by plasma assisted techniques (PVD by magnetron sputtering, PECVD, MW plasma, plasma nitruration)

Isabel Montero

Member

Until 2019

Instituto Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid; ICMM-CSIC

email: imontero@icmm.csic.es

Group leader of the Surface Nanoestructuring for Space and Terrestrial Communications (ICMM-CSIC), Specialist in secondary electron emission in RF devices for space, low-SEY surfaces to inhibit multipactor effect surfaces and material of low insertion losses in RF, materials characterization by UHV surface spectroscopic techniques (XPS, AES,…).

J. Antonio García

Member

Until 2017

 

Victor J. Herrero

Member

Until 2017

Instituto de Estructura de la Materia IEM-CSIC

email: v.herrero@csic.es

Group leader of the “Molecular physics of astrophysical and astronomical systems” group at IEM-CSIC. Activities: Spectroscopy and kinetics in gas and in solid phase, cold plasma diagnostics and modeling, astrochemistry. Main techniques: High vacuuum, IR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry.

Nieves Medina

Member

Until 2019

Centro Español de Metrología

e-mail: mnmedina@minetad.es

Metrology specialist, responsible for the national measurement references in pressure and vacuum and the internationally recognised calibration of pressure and vacuum gauges in Spain.

R. Nevshupa

Member

Until 2019

 

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