Albert Tarancon's Group

Meet the team

Albert Tarancón
Albert Tarancón
Group Leader
Albert holds M.Sc. and PhD degrees in Physics from the University of Barcelona (2001, 2007) and M. Eng. degree in Materials Science from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (2007). He has worked as a research associate at the Institute of...
Alex Morata
Alex Morata
Senior Scientist
Alex Morata received his M.Sc. in Physics from the University of Barcelona in 2002, where he also carried out his Ph.D. in Physics. He has worked...
Marc Torrell
Marc Torrell
Senior Scientist
Marc Torrell received his Chemistry degree in 2004 and the PhD in 2008 in Material Science at the University of Barcelona. In 2011 received his...
Marc Nuñez
Marc Nuñez
Lab technician
Marc received his Nanophysics Master degree in 2002 and his PhD in 2005 in the topic of graphene nanodevices patterning and characterisation by...
Aitor Hornés
Aitor Hornés
Post Doc Researcher
Aitor Hornés is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Advanced Materials for Energy at IREC. Attracted by problem analysis and the search...
Mercè Pacios
Mercè Pacios
Post Doc Researcher
Mercè Pacios received her PhD degree in chemistry from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain) in 2011. Her work was based on the study of...
Nerea Alayo
Nerea Alayo
Post Doc Researcher
Nerea has focused her career on the development of nano/micro devices. She has participated in several projects related to nanotechnology...
Federico Baiutti
Federico Baiutti
Post Doc Researcher
Dr. Federico Baiutti holds a M.Sc. in Materials Engineering from the University of Trieste and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of...
Lucile Bernadet
Lucile Bernadet
Post Doc Researcher
Lucile Bernadet was graduated in 2013 as engineer specialized in storage and conversion of energy from the Graduate School of Chemistry, Physics...
Francesco Chiabrera
Francesco Chiabrera
Post Doc Researcher
Francesco Chiabrera obtained his bachelor and master degree at Politecnico di Torino in Energy and nuclear engineering. The degree course deals...
Rahmiye Zerrin Yarbay-Sahin
Rahmiye Zerrin Yarbay-Sahin
Post Doc Researcher (Visitor)
Dr. Rahmiye Zerrin Yarbay-Sahin completed her MSc about perovskite-type catalyst development for multi fuel catalytic reformer for hydrogen...
Julián Puszkiel
Julián Puszkiel
Post Doc Researcher
Dr Puszkiel completed his doctorate in Engineering Science about experimental investigations on binary and complex hydrides for hydrogen storage...
Gotzon Garcia
Gotzon Garcia
Engineer
Gotzon Garcia obtained his bachelor´s degree in Industrial Chemical Engineering at university of the Basque Country (2007), and carried out an...
Arianna Pesce
Arianna Pesce
PhD Student
Arianna Pesce received her Material Science Degree in 2014 and Material Science and Engineering  degree in 2017 at the University of Genoa, Italy...
Simone Anelli
Simone Anelli
PhD Student
Simone Anelli received his Material Science and Engineering Bachelor and Master degrees at the University of Genoa. He did is bachelor thesis at...
Valerie Siller
Valerie Siller
PhD Student
Valerie Siller graduated in 2016 from the Ilmenau University of Technology in Germany with a M. Sc. in Material Science and started her PhD at...
Marco Bianchini
Marco Bianchini
PhD Student
Marco Bianchini obtained his bachelor’s degree at Politecnico di Milano in Materials and Nanotechnology engineering and a M.Sc. from an Erasmus...
José Sojo
José Sojo
PhD Student
Jose’s career is quite multidisciplinary, although he is been always dealing with the energy field. Jose holds a bachelor’s degree in...
Yunqing Tang
Yunqing Tang
PhD Student
Yunqing Tang received her bachelor´s and master’s degree at University of Seville in Materials Engineering and Science and Technology of New...
Mª Carmen Monterde
Mª Carmen Monterde
PhD Student
In October 2017 she began a industrial PhD in collaboration with UPC, AMES and IREC on ‘Development and optimization of interconnectors for...

Alumni

Miguel Morales
Miguel Morales
Post Doc Researcher 2016-2018
Working at IREC from 2016 to 2019 in advanced materials for energy as a Post-Doc.    
Iñigo Garbayo
Iñigo Garbayo
Post Doc Researcher
PhD at IREC from 2010 to 2013. PostDoctoral researcher from  2016 to 2019 in the frame of ERC´s ULTRASOFC project. Prof. Links LinkedIn Orcid...
Anna Niemczyk
Anna Niemczyk
Visiting student 2018
Visiting student 2018 Current position
Marc Majó
Marc Majó
Master Student
Materials Engineering Degree in 2018 at the University of Barcelona. Now he is studying a master’s degree in Renewable Energy and Sustainability...
Fjoralba Myrtaj
Fjoralba Myrtaj
Master Student (Visitor)
Graduated in Chemistry at the University of Genoa in 2017.
Aneta Slodczyk
Aneta Slodczyk
Post Doc Researcher
Post doctoral researcher at IREC from 2016 to 2017 Expert in Vibrational spectroscopy (Raman, IR) applied for material science
Saranya
Saranya
PhD Student
PhD at IREC from 2011 to 2015
Dolors Pla
Dolors Pla
PhD Student
PhD at IREC from 2011 to 2015
Laura Almar
Laura Almar
PhD Student
PhD at IREC from 2010 to 2014.
Carlos Moncasi
Carlos Moncasi
Master Student
Bachelor (2016) and Master (2018) student. Current PhD student at LMGP, Grenoble
Gerard Gadea
Gerard Gadea
PhD Student
In IREC from 2013 to 2018 working on Si/Si-Ge based nanostructures for thermoelectric applications – 2013 Master thesis in growth and...
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