1st October 2019, Beginning of abstract submission
The PhD Defense will take place, at 12:00, on next Tuesday, 12 of November, in the building Betancourt in the
Meeting climate targets with both eyes open: How can we meet the growing demand for materials without destroying the environment?
Valdes-Tabernero, MA; Celada-Casero, C; Sabirov, I; Kumar, A; Petrov, RH
The IMDEA Materials Institute is part of the Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies (IMDEA) network, a new institutional framework created to foster social and economic sustainable growth in the region of Madrid by promoting the generation of scientific knowledge and technological innovation in a number of strategic areas (water, food, energy, materials, nanoscience, networks and software).
We are a non-profit organisation (foundation) with the Mission of doing research of excellence in material science, contributing to tackle the challenges of society and fostering the sustainable development of the region of Madrid.
Our Vision for the future is that IMDEA Materials becomes a leading research institute, internationally recognized for its excellence in material science and its contributions to the transformation of society.
This is sustained on our three main pillars:
excellence in materials science and engineering research
attraction of talented researchers from all over the world to work in Madrid in an international and interdisciplinary environment
technology transfer to industry to increase competitiveness and maintain technological leadership
The IMDEA Materials Institute has an stablished international reputation in the areas of design, processing, characterization, modelling and simulation of advanced materials for applications in different industrial sectors with particular emphasis in transport and energy.
The IMDEA Materials Institute combines oriented fundamental research with applied research addressing the scientific and technological challenges that drive innovation in materials science and engineering. This combination provides the institute the ability to address ambitious technological challenges in collaboration with companies to create value in their products and processes.
IMDEA Materials Institute has state-of-the-art laboratories to manufacture, characterise and simulate advanced materials and nanomaterials, including their integration in lab scale prototypes and devices.