Research institute: IUBO institute

Area: Agroforestry Engineering

Research group: Síntesis de Productos Bioactivos

Research group: Advanced Functional Materials and Nanoscience

Doctor by the Universidad de La Laguna with the thesis Nuevas estrategias sintéticas orientadas a la obtención de fragmentos estructurales presentes en productos naturales 2016. Supervised by Dr. Víctor Sotero Martín García, Dr. Celina Elena García González.

Sergio J. Álvarez-Méndez was born in 1987 in La Palma (Canary Islands). He received his B.Sc. degree in Chemistry in 2010 at the Universidad de La Laguna (ULL), with honours “Extraordinary Award to the Best Student’s Academic Record”. At the same university, he obtained his M.Sc. in Research in Organic Chemistry (2011) and his Ph.D. in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (2016), under the supervision of Prof. Víctor S. Martín and Dra. Celina García. After that, he got his M.Sc. in Vegetal Health at the Universidad Politècnica de València (2018) and he has been working in the laboratories of the Technical College of Agricultural Engineering (ULL), with research interests covering the application of organic chemistry to the fields of plant physiology, anaerobic digestion and plastic pollution.