Group: Molecular Sieves Group
Dept: CATALYTIC PROCESS ENGINEERING
Responsible: DÍAZ CARRETERO - ISABEL
Isabel Díaz got her PhD in Chemistry in 2001 from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid with Extraordinary Doctorate Award. She was a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Massachusetts and the University of Minnesota during 2002 and 2003. She was awarded the Royal Spanish Society of Chemistry Prize to Young Researchers in 2007. She is currently a Senior Researcher at the Instituto de Catálisis y Petroleoquímica (ICP= of the Spanish Research Council, CSIC. She is Adjunct Professor at the Chemistry Department of Addis Ababa University since 2016. Dr. Díaz has published more than 125 articles in prestigious international journals (SCI) and book chapters. In addition, he is the project leader for 14 grants and the inventor of 6 patents, one of them recently transferred to the industry. Her main research areas are the synthesis and characterization of zeolites, mesoporous materials and hybrid systems for application in catalysis with special interest in Transmission Electron Microscopy studies. Recently, her interest has included the use of natural zeolites in the removal of fluoride and arsenic from drinking waters.