No photo of Mercedes Alonso Giner

Mercedes Alonso Giner

Professor, 10%ZAP

  • Pleinlaan 2

    1050 Brussels

    Belgium

  • Source: Scopus
  • Calculated based on no. of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
20112021

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Expertise

  • Modelling the structure, properties, reactivity and reaction mechanisms of organic and organometallic compounds of biological and technological interest via the application of quantum chemistry methods.

  • Development, implementation and application of aromaticity indices for quantifying Hückel and Möbius aromaticity.

  • Design of molecular switches based on topology and/or aromaticity changes in expanded porphyrins for nanoelectronic applications.

  • Understanding the nature and origin of noncovalent interactions involving aromatic and aliphatic groups and their application in organic chemistry, materials science, and molecular biology.

  • Structure, chemical bonding and reactivity of main-group metal complexes.

  • Application of neural networks in Chemistry for establishing structure-activity relationships.

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Complutense University

Master in Chemistry, Complutense University

Pedagogical Aptitude Certificate (CAP), Instituto de Ciencias de la Educación

Bachelor in Chemistry, Complutense University

PhD Courses (210 h), University of Girona

Jan 2004Feb 2004

External positions

10% Professorship (10% Zelfstanding Academisch Personeel), Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Jan 2016 → …

Postdoctoral researcher in the Quantum Chemistry Group (ALGC) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), initially funded by the Marie Curie Research Training Network (FP7) and, at present, funded by the Research Foundation-Flanders (FWO), Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Sep 2011 → …

Engaged by the Vice-presidency for Organization and Scientific Culture for the management and coordination of the project Movilab, a very important civic participation project whose budget amounted to 400.000 € in two years, CSIC

Jan 2010Aug 2011

Postdoctoral researcher in the group Peptides and arenes, Instituto de Química Orgánica General, CSIC

Sep 2008Dec 2009

PhD Student in the group Peptides and arenes (supervisor: Dr. Bernardo Herradón), Instituto de Química Orgánica General, CSIC

Oct 2002Aug 2008

Bachelor student in the group of Prof. Nazario Martín in the Faculty of Chemistry, Complutense University

Oct 2001Jun 2002

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics where Mercedes Alonso Giner is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 6 Similar Profiles

Network

Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or
Your message has successfully been sent.
Your message was not sent due to an error.
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.