José Manuel Barandiarán

José Manuel Barandiarán

Director

Magnetoelasticity and Magnetotransport
Gigant Magnetoimpedance
Magnetic Sensors y actuators
Amorphous and nanocrystalline Magnetic Materials
Nanogranular and Oxide Magnetorresistant Materiales
Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys

María Luisa Fernández-Gubieda

María Luisa Fernández-Gubieda

Senior Research Associate

Magnetic characterization; X-ray absorption spectroscopies; Magnetic nanoparticles;
Magnetotactic bacteria; biomedical application of magnetosomes

Luis Manuel León

Luis Manuel León

Senior Research Associate

Synthesis and characterization of new polymeric materials

María Isabel Arriortua

María Isabel Arriortua

Senior Research Associate

Crystal engineering, X-ray and neutron scattering, structure study, materials for fuel cells and batteries, crystal structure and properties relationship, project management.

Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez

Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez

Ikerbasque Professor

Smart and functional materials and devices for sensors and actuators, energy and biomedical applications

Shahzada Ahmad

Shahzada Ahmad

Senior Ikerbasque Professor

Volodymyr Chernenko

Volodymyr Chernenko

Ikerbasque Professor

Responsible for research line of BCMaterials: Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys as  Active (smart) multifunctional materials. Preparation of national and EU projects. Supervising PhD students.

Maite Insausti

Maite Insausti

Senior Research Associate

Soft chemistry routes for preparation of inorganic materials.
Thermogravimetry. X ray diffraction. Electronic Microscopy.

Juan M. Gutiérrez-Zorrilla

Juan M. Gutiérrez-Zorrilla

Senior Research Associate

Inorganic synthesis, single crystal x-ray diffaction

Alicia Muela

Alicia Muela

Senior Research Associate

Information not supplied

Luis Lezama

Luis Lezama

Senior Research Associate

EPR spectroscopy, Magnetic characterization, Materials Chemistry

Jon Gutierrez

Jon Gutierrez

Senior Research Associate

  • Magnetic materials characterization at the macro- and micro-scale
  • Applications of magnetic materials

Alfredo García-Arribas

Alfredo García-Arribas

Senior Research Associate

Thin film technologies; Micro- and nano-patterning; integration of materials for applications.

José Luis Vilas

José Luis Vilas

Senior Research Associate

J.L. Vilas is currently an Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry at the Physical Chemistry Department of the University of the Basque Country. He is the head of the Macromolecular Chemistry Group. His current research interests include synthesis and characterization of polymeric materials, focusing in polymeric materials and composites with smart properties, like shape memory properties, electric properties and so on, and the synthesis of biocompatible polymers and polymers from renewable sources. He received his PhD in Chemistry in 1999 from the University of Basque Country. After working in different companies related with the synthesis and processing of polymeric materials he moved back to the university. He is member of several international associations, and he holds 100 publications and 3 patents.

Begoña Bazán

Begoña Bazán

Senior Research Associate

Solid coordination frameworks (SCF), hydrothermal synthesis; X-ray diffracion; crystal structures; structural analysis.

Rafael Morales

Rafael Morales

Ikerbasque Professor

Nanopatterning (electron beam and interference lithography), thin film deposition, magnetic nanostructure characterization.

Aintzane Goñi

Aintzane Goñi

Senior Research Associate

Synthesis of nanostructured inorganic materials such as transition metal oxides, phosphates and composites.
Spectroscopic and magnetic characterization.
Electrochemical study of lithium ion batteries.

José Ángel García

José Ángel García

Senior Research Associate

Hyperthermia magnetic applicators.
Positron annihilation spectroscopy. PAS

Izaskun Gil de Muro

Izaskun Gil de Muro

Senior Research Associate

Transmission Electronic Microscopy

José S. Garitaonandia

José S. Garitaonandia

Senior Research Associate

Information not supplied

Leyre Pérez

Leyre Pérez

Senior Research Associate

Polymeric multilayers; polymers modification; stimuli responsive polymers; coordinating work teams and research.

Fernando López Arbeloa

Fernando López Arbeloa

Senior Research Associate

UV/Vis absorption spectroscopy, fluorescence (steady-state and time-correlated) spectroscopy, linear-polarized light spectroscopy.

Esperanza Díaz Tajada

Esperanza Díaz Tajada

Senior Research Associate

Thermal Analysis, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Mechanical Property

Galina V. Kurlyandskaya

Galina V. Kurlyandskaya

Senior Research Associate

Magnetism and magnetic nanomaterials.

Gotzone Barandika

Gotzone Barandika

Senior Research Associate

Coordination chemistry, X-ray diffraction, crystal structure, microstructure, electronic microscopy (SEM and TEM), magnetic properties, DFT calculations, topology, synthesis methods, pulvimetallurgy, catalysis, mechanical properties, management models, innovation in education

Alazne Peña

Alazne Peña

Senior Research Associate

Synthesis of sodium vanadium fluorophosphates; X-ray diffraction analysis (patternmatching and Rietveld); morphological characterization; electrochemical study of electrodic materials

Javier Alonso

Javier Alonso

Research Fellow

Nanomagnetism; Thin film deposition (sputtering and PLD); Structural characterization (XAS, XRD, TEM-SEM, AFM); Magnetic hyperthermia; Data analysis, fitting, and simulations; Synchrotron experiments

Ana García-Prieto

Ana García-Prieto

Senior Research Associate

Magnetic nanostructures
Magnetic characterization of materials
Structural determination by synchrotron radiation techniques

Daniel Salazar

Daniel Salazar

Research Associate

Single-crystal growth by floating zone method, magnetic properties and electrical transport, instrumentation design and engineering.

Catarina Lopes

Catarina Lopes

MSCA Fellow

Electroactive polymer composites. Dielectric Spectroscopy.

Eduardo Fernández

Eduardo Fernández

Research Fellow

Micro and Nano patterning, magnetic characterization, High frequency measurements, magnetic sensors, finite elements magnetic simulations.

Roberto Fernández

Roberto Fernández

Research Associate

Single crystal and powder X-ray diffraction. Crystal structure solution and refinement. Crystallographic databases. Hydrothermal synthesis. IR and Raman spectroscopies. Thermal properties of materials.

Cristina Echevarria Bonet

Cristina Echevarria Bonet

Research Associate

Synthesis by arc melting or melt spinning, thermal annealing (for crystallization).
Structural characterization by in-lab or synchrotron XRD, TEM/SEM/EDX.
Magnetic characterization by VSM, SQUID, PPMS, Mössbauer, neutron diffraction.
Diffusion of results in conferences and publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Alberto Maceiras Martínez

Alberto Maceiras Martínez

Research Associate

Technics: DSC, TGA, FTIR, GPC, RMN, Poling, Electrospinning, Battery testing.
Simulation: Molecular dynamics using Materials Studio software.
Polymer synthesis, Piezoelectric Polymers, Magnetoelectric nanocomposites, Battery Separators.

Ikerne Etxebarria Zubizarreta

Ikerne Etxebarria Zubizarreta

Research Associate

– Organic electronics –Organic photovoltaics & Organic light emitting diodes
– Thin Film deposition: Inkjet printing, Spray coating, Spin coating, Dr. Blading, Sputtering, PVD
– Photolithography
– 3D printing

Rajasekhar Madugundo

Rajasekhar Madugundo

Research Associate

• Preparation and characterization of hard and soft magnetic materials
• Preparation of materials by arc-melting, induction-melting, melt-spinning, mechanical-milling, mechanical alloying, hot-compaction, microwave sintering.
• Processing of materials under high magnetic fields.
• Experience in using and maintaining high field superconducting magnets.
• Materials characterization: structure and microstructure characterization using XRD and SEM and thermal analysis.

Arkaitz Fidalgo-Marijuan

Arkaitz Fidalgo-Marijuan

Research Associate

Single crystal and powder X-ray diffraction.

Crystal structure solution and refinement.

IR and Raman spectroscopies.

Thermal properties of materials.

Catalytic activity measurements.

DFT calculations.

José María Porro

José María Porro

MSCA Research Fellow

Electron Beam Lithography
Electron Beam Evaporation/Sputtering Deposition
Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
Atomic/Magnetic Force Microscopy (AFM/MFM)
Magneto-Optic Kerr Effect Microscopy/Magnetometry (MOKE)
SQUID magnetometry
Experience with OOMMF micromagnetic simulations programming
Python programming
X-Ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism (XMCD; synchrotron technique)
X-Ray Photon Correlation Spectroscopy (XPCS; synchrotron technique)
Transmission X-Ray Microscopy (TXM; synchrotron technique)

Paula Sánchez Fontecoba

Paula Sánchez Fontecoba

Research Associate

Synthesis of organic and carbonaceous materials
Chacterization techniques: FTIR, XRD, SEM, BET, Raman spectroscopy, TGA-DSC and electrochemical testing (galvanostatic cycling and cyclic voltammetry).

Andoni Lasheras Aransay

Andoni Lasheras Aransay

Research Associate

– Magnetic Materials
– Magnetoelectric laminated composites and their applications
– Magnetic and magnetoelastic characterization
– Piezoelectric materials
– Dielectric characterization

Clara García Astrain

Clara García Astrain

Research Associate

biomaterials, materials for biomedical applications, (nano)composite materials, (bio)polymer funcionalization, click chemistry

Techniques; Rheology, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Thermogravimetric Analysis, Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Fourier Transformed Infrared Spectroscopy, Ultraviolet spectroscopy

Ariane Sagasti

Ariane Sagasti

Research Student

DSC, TGA, FTIR, UV-Vis, Spin-coating, RMN, polymer synthesis, mechanical polymer properties, pH and temperature responsive behaviour of hydrogels

Iraultza Unzueta

Iraultza Unzueta

Research Student

Programming on Fortran and LaTeX.

Anabel Pérez-Checa

Anabel Pérez-Checa

Research Student

Ferromagnetic shape memory alloys, characterizing thermomechanical and magnetic properties, single-crystal growth by floating zone method.

Techniques: DSC, DMA, SEM

Andrés Martín Cid

Andrés Martín Cid

Research Student

Powder X-ray diffraction, DSC, TG/DTA, SEM, TEM, VSM.

Irati Rodrigo Arrizabalaga

Irati Rodrigo Arrizabalaga

Research Student

Characterization of the magnetic properties of nanoparticles by AC magnetometer, VSM and SQUID.

In vivo studies of the application of magnetic hyperthermia in animal models in order to test the efficacy of the treatment.

Ana Maria Schönhöbel

Ana Maria Schönhöbel

Research Student

XRD, VSM, SEM, Mössbauer Spectroscopy.
Data analysis, fitting and MC simulation.

Nélson Castro

Nélson Castro

Research Student

  • C++
  • C
  • C#
  • Matlab
  • Assembly
  • MySQL
  • Labview
  • solutions
  • PSIM, Multisim, TI TINA, Orcad
  • sensor instrumentation
  • firmware
  • sensor signal processing and data acquisition
  • Eagle
  • Altium
  • GUI
  • Printed Sensor by screen/Ink-jet printing
  • Solidworks
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Sensor Design

Sofía Domínguez Gil

Sofía Domínguez Gil

Research Student

FTIR, UV-Vis, BET, DLS, Solid NMR & NMR, electrochemical techniques, sol-gel synthesis.

Ander Reizabal Lopez-Para

Ander Reizabal Lopez-Para

Research Student

I have a 3 year´s experience on Molecular Dynamics simulations of mechanical and thermal properties for polymeric systems.
I have a large experience with thermical characterization techics (DSC and TGA) and mechanical charactyerization technics (DMTA)

David Gandia Aguado

David Gandia Aguado

Research Student

Structural, Magnetic and Biological techniques, including Cell Manipulation, Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopies (SEM and TEM), Vibrating Sample and SQUID Magnetometry (VSM and SQUID), and Magnetic Hyperthermia.c

Paula González

Paula González

Research Student

Techniques: SEM, DRX, SQUID, TGA

Cristian Mendes

Cristian Mendes

Research Student

Stereolithography of UV curable resins, thermal and mechanical characterization: DSC, TGA-FTIR, DMTA.

Irene Aizpitarte Moran

Irene Aizpitarte Moran

Research Student

DLS, FTIR, UV-Vis, Raman, Cell culture, PCR, Cytometry, Electrophoresi, Chromatography, Western Blotting, Cells transfection.

Asier Galicia

Asier Galicia

Internship

Naroa Iglesias Fernández

Naroa Iglesias Fernández

Internship

Magnetic characterization: Vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM). Structural characterization: Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), scanning electron microscope (SEM), Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX) and X-ray crystallography (XRD).
SPEX mixer/mill

Mónica Gómez

Mónica Gómez

Internship

In my new project, I am using these techniques:
– VSM
– DSC
-XRD
-SEM

Leticia Fernández Navarro

Leticia Fernández Navarro

Internship

Synthesis and characterization (single crystal and powder X-ray diffractioin, FT-IR spectroscopy, pthermogravimetric analyses) of inorganic clusters and hybrid organic-inorganic compounds based on polyoxometalates.

Sheila Maiz Fernández

Sheila Maiz Fernández

Internship

Synthesis of hyaluronic acid nanogels, TEM, SEM, IR spectrum, H-RMN, Quasielastic Light Scattering (QELS)

Naiara Elejalde

Naiara Elejalde

Managing Director

Information not supplied

Iñaki Serna

Iñaki Serna

Financial and administrative manager

Information not supplied

Juan Ignacio Tel

Juan Ignacio Tel

IT Manager

IT specialist; systems & network administration and security; purchasing of equipment & supplies; software licensing; technical support.

David Serrano

David Serrano

Management Assistant

Purchasing of scientific supplies & contact with related vendors

Miren Noriega Apraiz

Miren Noriega Apraiz

Management Assistant

Purchasing of office supplies and attention to all calls

Francisco Xabier Alonso Cano

Francisco Xabier Alonso Cano

Website Technician

WordPress websites administration. PHP, HTML, XML, CSS and Javascript development.

Past Members


Ainara Valverde

Ainara Valverde

Internship

Multilayer coating, surface modification, XPS, SEM, contact angle measurements.

Asier Rodríguez Muguruza

Asier Rodríguez Muguruza

Internship

Scanning Electron Micriscopy (SEM), Dinamic Light Scattering (DLS), Infrared (IR) spectroscopy, nitrogen adsorption, X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) and High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Pablo Bedialauneta

Pablo Bedialauneta

Internship

Electromagnetism

Luis Amaro Martins

Luis Amaro Martins

Erasmus+ Student

Know how in smart polymer processment. Electrospinning, solventcasting, particulate leaching and water/oil emulsions. Electroactive smart polymer processment in single double or triple composites. Also know how in physico-chemical analysis techniques, TGA, DSC, AFM, DMA, SEM, TEM, DLS, ELS, FTIR-ATR and VSM.

Imanol Landa Medrano

Imanol Landa Medrano

Research Associate

  • Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
  • Cyclic voltammetry
  • Chronoamperometry
  • Chronovoltammetry
  • X-ray diffraction
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • Redox mediators

Jon Ostolaza

Jon Ostolaza

Internship

X-ray diffraction, infrared spectroscopy and thermal characterization.

Ander Pilar

Ander Pilar

Internship

– Cu-Zeolite catalysts
– Electrospinning

Antton Ibarbia

Antton Ibarbia

Internship

-Thin Film deposition: Inkjet printing.
-Manganese oxide based catalysts.

Santiago Reinoso

Santiago Reinoso

Research Associate

Polyoxometalate Chemistry • Coordination Chemistry • Transition Metal Complexes • Rare-Earth Metal Complexes • Supramolecular Chemistry • Crystal Engineering • Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry • Single-Crystal X-Ray Diffraction

José Henrique Fernandes Pimentel

José Henrique Fernandes Pimentel

Erasmus+ Student

Programming;

Interdisciplinar work;

Simone Eizagirre Barker

Simone Eizagirre Barker

Erasmus+ Student

Pedro Filipe Ribeiro da Costa

Pedro Filipe Ribeiro da Costa

Research Associate

Tailoring polymer-base piezoresistive sensors for large strain applications.

Characterizations of the mechanical, electrical and piezoresistive properties of the composites materials for sensors and actuators.
Several techniques tecniques for polymer-base composites, from laboratory to industrial equipments, going through printable techniques.

Iván Rodríguez Aseguinolaza

Iván Rodríguez Aseguinolaza

Research Associate

Alloy preparation by induction melting, physical vapour deposition (sputtering), x-ray diffractometry, optical metallographic microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, energy-dispersive x-ray spectroscopy, electron backscatter diffraction, nanoscale thermo-mechanical testing by SEM nanomanipulators, nanoindentation, focused ion beam, substrate curvature method, atomic / magnetic force microscopy, vibrating sample magnetometry, four-probe method for electrical resistivity.

Oihane Kistiñe Arriortua

Oihane Kistiñe Arriortua

Research Associate

Technics: DSC, TGA, FTIR, DLS.
Nanoparticles synthesis, magnetic nanoparticles, peptide functionalization, citotoxicity.

João António Mesquita Barbosa

João António Mesquita Barbosa

Erasmus+ Student

– Imaging sensors
– Printed sensors
– Image processing
– Finite elements simulation

Maria Paz Crespo Villarejo

Maria Paz Crespo Villarejo

Master Student

Thermal characterization and shape memory properties.
Techniques: TGA, DSC, DMA, Confocal Microscopy.

Sara del Hoyo Gallego

Sara del Hoyo Gallego

Master Student

Multilayer coating, characterization of polymers.
FTIR, UV-Visible spectroscopy, TGA, angle contact measurements, XPS, SEM, TEM.

Mikel Múgica Izaguirre

Mikel Múgica Izaguirre

Master Student

DSC, TGA, SEM, VSM.

Iker Lamas Frejo

Iker Lamas Frejo

Master Student

Synthesis of nanoparticles, UV-Vis absorption spectroscopy.

Nuria Marín Ortiz

Nuria Marín Ortiz

Graduate Student

Dominance of fluid-dinamic programs and Microsoft package, level C1 in english, separation process principles knowdelge,
chromatograph using, technical reports writting, energetic engineering knowdelge, chemical processes economic analysis…

Iñigo Pereda Sinovas

Iñigo Pereda Sinovas

Graduate Student

Eugen Seif

Eugen Seif

Erasmus+ Student

FE-Software: LS-DYNA and Deform, material engineering software CES EduPack, reference management program Citavi, graphic design program Corel Designer and dynamic mechanical analyze (DMA)

Luca Copparo

Luca Copparo

Erasmus+ Student

Magnetic properties, characterization graphene and liquid crystal.

Techniques:STM,SEM,DIKTAK,TEM,SNOM

Estibaliz Legarra Saez

Estibaliz Legarra Saez

Research Associate

Mössbauer spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, magnetic characterization,DTA, ball milling

Beñat Artetxe

Beñat Artetxe

Research Associate

Strong background in the synthesis (bench, hydrothermal and microwave assisted synthesis) and characterization (single crystal and powder X-ray diffraction, FT-IR and Raman spectroscopy, thermogravimetric analyses, NMR, TEM, photoluminescence measurements, laser light scattering techniques) of inorganic clusters and hybrid organic-inorganic compounds based on polyoxometalates.

Paula Serras

Paula Serras

Research Associate

Synthesis of sodium vanadium fluorophosphates; X-ray diffraction analysis (patternmatching and Rietveld); morphological characterization; electrochemical study of electrodic materials

Netzahualpille Hernández

Netzahualpille Hernández

Research Student

X-ray diffraction; soft chemistry methods; electrospinning techniques; synthesis of nanoparticles; analytical chemistry

Ianire Alcorta-Salegui

Ianire Alcorta-Salegui

Research Student

Thin film deposition by sputtering, Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Photolithography,Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM).

Diego Muraca

Diego Muraca

Research Associate

Irene Larrea

Irene Larrea

Management Assistant

I am in contact with people from other countries, that is why I need to speak different languages.

Xabier Lasheras

Xabier Lasheras

Research Student

Synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles, polymer coating, surface modification of NPs, cell cultures. EMR, DLS, XRD, VSM, SQUID, TG, SEM, TEM, magnetic hyperthermia

Maite Goiriena-Goikoetxea

Maite Goiriena-Goikoetxea

Research Student

Nanopatterning by Self-assembling, Reactive Ion Etching, Micropatterning by Photolitography, and characterizing magnetic structures by MOKE, VSM, AFM/MFM, and SEM.

Jagoba Martin-Caballero

Jagoba Martin-Caballero

Research Student

Experience in both classical and hydrothermal synthesis. Single cristal and Powder X-Ray Diffraction, FT-IR, EPR, Thermogravimetric (TG/DTA/DTG) and Photoluminiscent measurements. Spin coating.

Irene Urcelay

Irene Urcelay

Research Associate

  • Multiferroics
  • Neutron and X-ray scattering
  • Magnetic and crystalline structure determination
  • Symmetry analysis
  • Magnetic measurements

Nuria García

Nuria García

Research Student

Thermal characterization
Shape memory properties

María San Sebastián

María San Sebastián

Research Associate

Technics: DSC, TGA, FTIR, GPC, RMN, EA, TSDC, DMTA,
Polymer synthesis, Piezoelectric Polymers, Electroactive polymeric materials

Alberto Díaz

Alberto Díaz

Project Manager

Design and implementation of integrated Management System


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