Patricia Pizarro, Senior Researcher at the Thermochemical Processes Unit of IMDEA Energy has been appointed this Thursday as Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos.

A chemical engineer from the Complutense University of Madrid, her research activity focuses on the development of heterogeneous catalysts and their application in various chemical processes, with special emphasis on the valorization of organic solid waste through pyrolysis technology and the production of hydrogen from biogas. Pizarro is principal investigator of several projects, including the coordination of the BIOCTANE project, and co-author of more than 75 scientific articles.