Universidad de Zaragoza CSIC
Miguel Ángel Laguna Bercero
Category I-C
Department: ICMA - Departamento 2: Procesado láser y materiales para aplicaciones energéticas
Phone / Ext.: +34 976 76 26 18
Email: malaguna@unizar.es
Participant group: Procesado y Caracterización de Cerámicas Estructurales y Funcionales (ProCaCef)

Tenured Scientist (Investigador Distinguido CSIC)

Main interest in materials for electrochemistry, in particular for solid oxide fuel cells and high temperature electrolysers.

Graduated in Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry) at the University of Zaragoza (2001). Researcher at the Chemistry Department of the Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, U. K., 2001) with Prof. A.J. Welch. Ph.D. in Science (Cum Laude) in 2005 with Prof. VM Orera and A Larrea. Research Associate at the Department of Materials (Imperial College London), with Prof. JA Kilner and Prof. SJ Skinner (2006-2009). Researcher at ICMA from 2009. Guest Lecturer at Universidad de Zaragoza (“Máster en Física y Tecnologías físicas” from 2011-2015, and “European Master in Renewable Energy" in 2012). Invited lecturer in 2013 (Course “Introducción a la química de los materiales”), 2015 (Course “Introdución a la química de estado sólido") in Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación (UMCE, Santiago de Chile) and Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá in 2018 (Curso “Materiales para la energía”). Supervision of 9 BSc, 6 MSc student projects and 2 PhD thesis (another 2 in progress). Participation in 25 research projects, 6 of them as PI, as well as 7 industrial contracts. Co-author of one licensed patent (40k€ royalties in 2015) and one transfer of know-how with Saint-Gobain CREE. Co-author of 66 SCI papers, 2 invited reviews (one with more than 650 citations), three book chapters (Wiley, Elsevier, RSC) and 44 other publications. Co-author of above 200 communications in conferences, including 34 invited talks. Editorial board member of “Coatings” (MDPI), "Heliyon" (Elsevier), and “Frontiers in Energy Research: Fuel Cells” (Nature Publishing Group). CSIC coordinator (2014-15) of line SP6 Hydrogen Production and Handling from EERA (European Energy Research Aliance). h index = 23, more than 2100 citations. Updated May 2020.