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chemist , educator

Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky, Spanish chemist, educator. Achievements include patents in field of concerning inventions on Advanced Materials and Processes; first to application of microwaves to induce organic reactions on supported media. Member of International Association for the Study of Clays (correspondent), Spanish Clay Society (associate), Spanish Royal Society Chemistry (associate).

Background

Ruiz-Hitzky, Eduardo was born on April 29, 1947 in Madrid, Spain. Son of Valentin Ruiz-Gálvez and Cecilia Hitzky-Drauth.

Education

Degree in Chemistry, University Complutense, Madrid, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Complutense, Madrid, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Catholic University Louvain, Belgium, 1974.

Career

Associate professor chemistry and physics ICAI School, Madrid, 1966—1971. Associate research scientist Spanish National Research Council, 1975—1985, senior research scientist, 1985—1988, research professor Materials Science Institute Madrid, since 1988. Boursier-Chercheur fellow Catholic University Louvain, 1971—1974.

Postdoctoral fellow Institute Organic Chemistry, University Kiel, Germany, 1976. Invited professor University Paris-Sud, Orsay, France, 1987. Organizer, chairman research meetings and conferences Euchem Conference, 1999, Materials Discussions of the Royal Society of Chemistry, 2002.

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Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field of concerning inventions on Advanced Materials and Processes. First to application of microwaves to induce organic reactions on supported media.

Membership

Member of International Association for the Study of Clays (correspondent), Spanish Clay Society (associate), Spanish Royal Society Chemistry (associate).

Connections

Married Pilar García-Carmona, March 28, 1971. Children: Ana Isabel Ruiz-García, Juan Manuel Ruiz-García, Cristina Ruiz-García, Silvia Ruiz-García.

father:
Valentin Ruiz-Gálvez

mother:
Cecilia Hitzky-Drauth

spouse:
Pilar García-Carmona

child:
Ana Isabel Ruiz-García Ruiz-Hitzky

child:
Juan Manuel Ruiz-García Ruiz-Hitzky

child:
Cristina Ruiz-García Ruiz-Hitzky

child:
Silvia Ruiz-García Ruiz-Hitzky