Natalia Moreno Palmerola
Research group: Environmental Geochemistry and Atmospheric Research (EGAR)
Service: X-ray Diffraction (XRD)
Tenured Scientist since 2018. Head of X-Ray Laboratory equipped with two X-Ray Diffractometers (XRD) and an Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence (EDXRF). She graduated in Pharmacy from the University of Barcelona (1998) and received her PhD in Mining Engineering and Natural Resources by the UPC (Polytechnic University of Catalonia) in 2002. Between 2003 and 2009, she worked as a researcher at the Institute of Earth Sciences “Jaume Almera” (ICTJA-CSIC) through several contracts as a post-doctoral researcher. She is currently a member of the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA-CSIC) where she was initially incorporated in 2010 with a permanent position of X-Ray Diffraction Specialised Technician, and in 2018 she obtained the position of Tenured Scientist of the Superior Council of Scientific Research (CSIC). Her research focuses on the industrial waste valorisation, industrial emissions, atmospheric pollution and applied geochemistry.
She has participated in numerous research projects of public funding and also in various agreements with public and private entities. Her scientific activity can be summarised in more than 60 original scientific works published in international scientific journals included in the SCI, and she has also collaborated in writing 4 books and 4 chapters in international books. Her scientific research has been presented in numerous national and international scientific conferences in the field of Environmental Sciences and Environmental Geochemistry.