Dr. Ricardo Mallavia Marín

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Universidad Miguel Hernandez



  • 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.