Professor, Materials Science, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Dr. Alina Pruna is currently a professor and researcher at Instituto de Tecnologia de Materiales, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain. She obtained an MSc degree in Chemical Engineering and PhD in Chemistry at University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania. She had various postdoc stays at Centro Richerche Fiat (Italy), City University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, SAR China). Her research interests include materials for energy and environmental remediation (graphene, semiconductors, conducting polymers); electrochemical fabrication and characterization of porous films; study of the nanostructuration effect on material performance; fabrication and modification of graphene-based aerogels. She is an author of more than 70 papers in international journals and 7 book chapters, has two patents and has contributed with more than 70 communications at international conferences.