I completed my doctorate in 2003 at the University of Indiana (USA). Then, I carried out post-doctorates at the Max Planck Institut für Bioanorganische Chemie (MPI, Germany, 2003-2005) and at the Leiden University (The Netherlands, 2005-2007). In 2007 I started as ICREA Researcher in the Department of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Barcelona (UB) and in September 2012 became ICREA Researcher Professor and moved to the Institut de Ciències dels Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC). Since 2014, I am the group leader of "Functional Nanomaterials & Surfaces" (FunNanoSurf, http://departments.icmab.es/funnanosurf/), included in the Research Unit of "Functional Surfaces and interfaces" at the same institute.
My research focuses on molecular-based materials, their nanostructuration and application taking advantage of their magnetic, electronic and/or fluorescent properties in the bulk, on surfaces and as active components in nanodevices.