Featured speaker and symposium chair
José M. Asua, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain
José M. Asua is Professor of Chemical Engineering of the University of the Basque Country and Director of POLYMAT at Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain (http://www.polymat.eu/).
Graduated from the universities of Bilbao (BS and MS) and Zaragoza (PhD) he has been Fulbright scholar at Lehigh University and Visiting Professor at the universities of of Waterloo, Catholic of Louvain-la-Neuve and Dortmund.
His research deals with fundamental investigation of industrially relevant polymerization processes, to develop knowledge-based strategies for nanostructured materials.
He received the 1993 Rhone-Poulenc Award for Clean Technologies, the 2005 Euskadi Research Award in Science and Technology and the 2015 award “Prof. Martínez-Moreno”