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Curriculum Vitae

  • 2014               Full Professor        
  • 2012  2014   Associate Professor (Universitetslektor i Metallorganisk Katalys), Stockholm University, Sweden.
  • 2011               Docent i Organisk Kemi, Stockholm University, Sweden.
  • 2008–2012.     Assistant Professor, Department of Organic Chemistry, Stockholm University, Sweden.
  • 2005 - 2007.  Research Associate, Department of Organic Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
                            Homogeneous and heterogeneous asymmetric catalysis with Prof. Juan C. Carretero.
  • 2003 – 2005.   Postdoctoral Research, Department of Organic Chemistry, Stockholm University, Sweden.
                            Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of secondary Alcohols with Prof. J.-E. Bäckvall.
  • 1999 – 2002.   Doctorate in Organic Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain (Summa cum laude).
                            Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Reactions: Intramolecular Arylations and Cyclizations of Furans with Alkynes with Prof. A. M. Echavarren.
  • 1993 – 1998.   Licenciate in Organic Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.

Recent Lectures

  1. - Invited Lecture XXVII Reunión Bienal de Química Orgánica. Santiago de Compostela, Spain June 2018.
  2. - Invited Lecture "A. Corbella" International Summer School on Organic Synthesis - ISOS (, Gargnano, Italy, June 2018.
  3. - Invited Lecture “10th Asian-European Symposium on Metal-Mediated Efficient Organic Synthesis”, Taiwan, September, 2018.

Prizes and Special Awards 

  • Göran Gustafsson Prize 2018 by the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences and Göran Gustafsson Foundation
  • Lindbomska Award 2013 by the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences for “her work on allylic
    alcohols as enol synthetic equivalents, which is of great importance in synthetic chemistry”
  • VINNMER Marie Curie international qualification, a grant to strengthen qualification opportunities through increased mobility opportunities within the framework of international collaboration between Centres of Excellence in research and innovation. Collaboration between Stockholm University and The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) ( (2012 - 2015).
  • Junior Scientists Participation Fellowship to attend the 44th Bürgenstock Conference, May 17-22, 2009 at Brunnen, Switzerland.
  • Finalist for the European Young Chemist Award competition 2008 held at the 2nd EuCheMS Chemistry Congress in Torino in September, 2008.
  • Researcher Award from the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry, 2007 (Premio de Investigadores Nóveles de la Real Sociedad Española de Química, 2007).
  • Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia of SpainJuan de la Cierva contract 2004.
  • Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte of Spain: Post-doctoral fellowship, 2003.
  • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid: Received top marks (Sobresaliente Cum Laude) for my Doctorate in Organic Chemistry, and was awarded the thesis prize (premio extraordinario de doctorado), 2002.
  • Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología of Spain: PhD fellowship. 1999.
  • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid: Research fellowship, 1998.EU: Erasmus fellowship, 1997.

Other research experience

  • Organizing Committee:
    International Symposium on Relations between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis, Stockholm, September 2009.
  • March - June 2012 and 2013. Visiting Professor at ICIQ, Tarragona, Spain.
  • August – November 2001. Boston College, USA.
    Ruthenium-catalyzed addition of chloroform to olefins with Prof. M. Snapper.
  • July – October 2000. University of Toronto, Canada.
    Rhodium-catalyzed coupling reactions of arylboronic acids to olefins in aqueous media with Prof. M. Lautens.
  • September – December 1998. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
    Palladium-catalyzed cascade reactions with Prof. A. M. Echavarren and Dr D. J. Cárdenas.
  • September 1997 – July 1998. University of Wales, Bangor, UK.
    Erasmus fellowship from the EU. Synthesis of chiral cyclopropanes based on cyclopropenes with Prof. M. S. Baird.