Paula Alcalá Pavo
Funded by Severo Ochoa project
Research group: Environmental and Water Chemistry for Human Health (ONHEALTH)
Chemist specialized in Forensic Sciences. Currently working as a laboratory technician at the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research at the Spanish National Research Council (IDAEA-CSIC), carrying out quantitative determinations of priority and emerging organic pollutants in the environment by chromatographic techniques coupled to tandem mass spectrometry.
2021: Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research at the Spanish National Research Council (IDAEA-CSIC). Analysis of ethyl sulfate in wastewater to assess alcohol consumption in the Spanish population. (Worked equipment: LC-MS/MS)
2019-2020: GTS Research Group in Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Cerdanyola del Vallès). Characterization of new controlled release systems in the treatment of dental hypersensitivity. (Worked equipment: SEM, PXRD, ATR, UV Spectrophotometry and DLS)
2019: Institut Català d’Investigació Química (Tarragona). Photoelectrochemical hydrolysis of water for hydrogen production.
2020-2021: Master’s Degree in Forensics Genetics, Physics and Chemistry. (Universitat Rovira I Virgili, Tarragona)
2016-2020: Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry. Specialized in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials, Bioorganic Chemistry, Metals in Biology and Medicine, Protein Engineering and Bioanalytical Chemistry. (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola)