Short CV/Education and training

Academic background:

  • 1997
    Degree in Chemistry, Universitat de Barcelona

  • 2003
    PhD in Chemistry, Indiana University

Postdoctoral training and fellowship appoinments:

  • 2003 – 2005
    Postdoctoral researcher, Max-Planck-Institut für bioanorganische Chemie

  • 2005 – 2007
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Leiden Institute of Chemistry

  • 2009
    BE-Fellowship, AGAUR, Max-Planck-Institut für bioanorganische Chemie

Professional experience:

  • 2007 – 2012
    ICREA Researcher, UB (Universitat de Barcelona), Química Inòrgànica

  • 2010 – 2011
    Assossiat 3+3, UB (Universitat de Barcelona), Inorganic Department

  • 2011 – 2012
    Assossiat 3+3, UB (Universitat de Barcelona), Inorganic Department

  • Since 2012
    ICREA Research Professor at CSIC, ICMAB (Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona)

Selected publications

  • S. Gómez-Coca, E. Cremades, N. Aliaga-Alcalde, E. Ruiz (2013). Mononuclear Single-Molecule Magnets: Tailoring the Magnetic Anisotropy of First-Row Transition-Metal Complexes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135, 18, 7010-7018

  • N. Aliaga-Alcalde, L. Rodríguez, M. Ferbinteanu, P. Höfer, T. Weyhermüller (2012). Crystal Structure, Fluorescence, and Nanostructuration Studies of the First ZnII Anthracene-Based Curcuminoid. Inorganic Chemistry. 51, 864-873

  • M. Menelaou, F. Farrahou, L. Rodríguez, O. Roubeau, S. J. Teat, N. Aliaga-Alcalde (2012). DyIII and YbIII-curcuminoid Compounds: Original Fluorescent/Single-Ion Magnet and Magnetic/near-IR Luminescent Species. Chemistry – A European Journal. 18, 11545-11549

  • Aliaga-Alcalde, Nuria; Marques-Gallego, Patricia; Kraaijkamp, Mirte; Herranz-Lancho, Coral; den Dulk, Hans; Goerner, Helmut; Roubeau, Olivier; Teat, Simon J.; Weyhermueller, Thomas; Reedijk, Jan (2010). Copper Curcuminoids Containing Anthracene Groups: Fluorescent Molecules with Cytotoxic Activity. INORGANIC CHEMISTRY. 49, 20, 9655-9663

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Design and Study of Multifunctional Systems containing Schiff

    Bases, Curcuminoid Ligands and 4f Metals towards the Development of Nano-devices

    AECID (Ref. AP/040924/11)

    December 2011 – December 2012

    PI: Dr. Núria Aliaga-Alcalde

  • Development of Novel Nanomolecular Aggregates with Multifunctional Properties

    AGAUR (ref. 2008 BE1 00463)

    February 2009 – March 2009

    PI: Dr. Núria Aliaga-Alcalde

  • Evaluación de Compuestos de Coordinación de Cobre como

    Catalizadores Biomiméticos

    UNAM, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAMDGAPA-PAPIIT 210509

    PI: Prof. Laura Gasque (Dr. Aliaga-Alcalde: international collaborator)

  • Moléculas, Polímeros y Nanoestructuras Funcionales Basadas en la Química de Coordinación; Diseño, Preparación y Estudio

    Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (MINECO)

    December 2012 – December 2015

    PI: Dr. Guillem Aromí (Dr. Aliaga-Alcalde: Coordinator)

  • Synthesis and Characterization of Polynuclear Metal Complexes containing dendritic or dendronic ligands as Single-Molecule Magnets

    Fondecyt (República de Chile)

    2011 – 2014

    PI: Prof. Mònica Soler (Dr. Aliaga-Alcalde: International collaborator)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of PhD Defense committee. Thesis title: "Phenol-Pyrazole Ligands in the Design of Manganese (III) Compounds: Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Study of the Magnetic Properties". PhD Student: Dr. Marta Viciano-Chumillas. 22/10/2009, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands

  • Member of Master Committee. Master title: "R-fosfonats per a la Síntesi de Nous Compostos de Coordinació. Estudi Estructural i Magnètic". Master Student: Ms. Saskia Speed Castro.16/07/2009, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  • Referee at the international journals: Inorganic Chemistry, Dalton Transactions, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, New Journal of Chemistry, Polyhedron, Journal of Molecular Structure, European Journal of Medical Chemistry, Marine Drugs and Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications

Media coverage

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Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

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