Dr. Ricardo Mallavia Marín

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Universidad Miguel Hernandez


Molecular and Cellular Design


Molecular Recognizement and Protein Engineering

Design of polyfluorene in molecular recognizement

+ 34 966 65 89 41


  • Synthesis, characterization and applications of conjugated polyfluorenes.
  • Nanostructures based on biopolymers with biochemical and pharmaceutical applications.


  • Previous positions:
    1. Fellowship by Spanish Minister (FPI; CSIC) 1990/1994.
    2. Quality Director of ALMUsa (pharmaceutical industry), 1994-1996.
    3. Associate Professor, Universidad de Miguel Hernández. Department of Optics, Materials Science and Technology, 1997/2001.
    4. Research in Ramon y Cajal Program, Ministerio Ciencia y Tecnología, España, 2002/2006.
    5. Assistance Professor Doctor, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche. Department of Pharmacology, Pediatric and Organic Chemistry, 2007/2009.
    6. Associate Professor (Tenure), UMH, 2009-2017.
    7. Full Professor, UMH, 2009-2017.
  • Postdoctoral positions:
    1. Research in CSIC, adscript to industrial project, 1994.
    2. Department of Chemical Engineering, Santa Barbara California University (USA) as Invitated Professor (Prof. Brad F. Chmelka), 2002.
    3. Department Chemistry and Biochemistry, Santa Barabara California University (USA) as Invitated Professor (Prof. Guillermo Bazan), 2013. 
  • PhD in Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 1994.
  • Master in Polymer Science, Institut of Science and Technology of Polymer, CSIC. Madrid, 1989.
  • Degree in Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.



Torres-Moya I., et al. (2020)

Polymers, DOI: 10.3390/polym12020256

Fluorene-Based Donor-Acceptor Copolymers Containing Functionalized Benzotriazole Units: Tunable Emission and their Electrical Properties.

Rubio-Camacho M., et al. (2019)

Nanomaterials , DOI: 10.3390/nano9101485

Polyfluorene-Based Multicolor Fluorescent Nanoparticles Activated by Temperature for Bioimaging and Drug Delivery.

Martínez Ortega L., et al. (2019)

Pharmaceutics, DOI: 10.3390/pharmaceutics11010014

Development of A New Delivery System Based on Drug-Loadable Electrospun Nanofibers for Psoriasis Treatment.

Vázquez-Guilló R., et al. (2018)

Polymers, DOI: 10.3390/polym10090938

Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Green Cationic Polyfluorene and Its Potential Use as a Fluorescent Membrane Probe.

Vázquez-Guilló R., et al. (2018)

Polymers, DOI: 10.3390/polym10020215

Advantageous Microwave-Assisted Suzuki Polycondensation for the Synthesis of Aniline-Fluorene Alternate Copolymers as Molecular Model with Solvent Sensing Properties.

Mira A., et al. (2017)

Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-17542-4

Poly(methyl vinyl ether-alt-maleic acid) and ethyl monoester as building polymers for drug-loadable electrospun nanofibers.

Kahveci Z., et al. (2017)

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, DOI: 10.1021/ma900850w

Fluorescent Biosensor for Phosphate Determination Based on Immobilized Polyfluorene–Liposomal Nanoparticles Coupled with Alkaline Phosphatase.