Marcos Lequerica joined BCMaterials as new pre-doctoral researcher. Marcos will work in the transversal research area of Computational Materials Science, led by the Ikerbasque Research Professor Ivan Coluzza. Welcome, Marcos!!

BCMaterials has recently become an institution associated with the Adagio program. This initiative’s purpose is to offer scholarships to post-doctoral researchers so they can develop scientific projects for 3 years in the field of advanced manufacturing. The Adagio program (Advanced Manufacturing Research Fellowship Program in the Basque – New Aquitaine Region) is an MSCA co-fund

On June 20 and 22, some of the main European experts in neutron sciences met at the IMoH 2022 congress, 1st International Meeting on Challenges and Opportunities for HICANS. The event, held in the auditorium of the Martina Casiano building, headquarters of BCMaterials, was an international pioneer because of its specific focus on HICANs. These

New cover on ACS Sensors magazine

A contribution from BCMaterials and colleagues, “Magnetoelastic Resonance Sensors: Principles, Applications, and Perspectives”, was selected as journal back cover in ACS Sensors, 2022, 7, 5, 1248–1268. Congratulations to the authors.

BCMaterials has signed an agreement with the Basque Paper Cluster Association to become a member of this institution. The objective of joining the cluster is to add value to the paper sector in the Basque Country, through BCMaterials’ knowledge of new sustainable materials that can lead to industrial applications. The Basque Paper Cluster Association r

A contribution from BCMaterials and colleagues, “Reticular Nanoscience: Bottom-Up Assembly Nanotechnology”, was selected as journal cover in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS), 2022, 144, 17, 7531–7550. Congratulations to the authors.

Daniel Domenech Azorín joined BCMaterials as a new Pre-Doctoral researcher. Daniel will work on current induced magnetic domain walls in nanostructures and thin films with José María Porro, Ikerbasque Research Associate. Welcome, Daniel!!

We want to congratulate David Payno Zarceño, pre-doctoral reseracher of BCMaterials, for becoming new doctor on 29th April. David made an excellent defense of his thesis called “Improving kesterite for its use in low-cost superstrate solar cells”. This is the culmination of a great work carried out in all these years in our center. Congratulations,

BCMaterials Annual Report 2021

BCMaterials Annual Report 2021 is already available in our website The report reflects how 2021 was an excellent year for our center in terms of scientific discoveries and applications, research outputs and increasing figures of merit. It was also positive with regards to the incorporation of researchers and administrative colleagues, consolidation of our facilities…

Three new visitors have begun their research stay at BCMaterials in early April: Rita Policia, Luca Andreo and Mahdi Gassara. Rita Policia, coming from Universidade do Minho in Portugal, will work on printable electroluminescent and electrochromic materials and devices. Rita will stay in the center until 30th June. Luca Andreo, who will develop his work

An international and interdisciplinary team of scientists, comprising Stefan Wuttke, Ikerbasque Research Professor at BCMaterials, and Steven Boxer from Stanford University (USA), has received a prestigious three-year Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Grant. The project aims to study and understand the physical basis of enzyme catalysis. “Modeling electric fields at the heart of enzyme catalysis

New Cover on Langmuir magazine

A contribution from BCMaterials and colleagues, “Magneto Twister: Magneto Deformation of the Water–Air Interface by a Superhydrophobic Magnetic Nanoparticle Layer”, was selected as journal cover in Langmuir magazine, 2022, 38, 11, 3360–3369. Congratulations to the authors.