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chemist , researcher , chemistry professor

Francisco Monroy, Spanish chemist, researcher, chemistry professor. Grantee, Spanish Ministry of Science and Education, 1999; Marie Curie Postdoctoral fellow, European Community, 1996-1998. Member of Spanish Royal Society Physics (associate), Spanish Royal Society Chemistry (associate; treasurer since 2004).

Background

Monroy, Francisco was born on April 10, 1968 in Toledo, Spain. Son of Francisco Monroy and M. Isabel Muñoz.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Complutense, Madrid, 1991.

Career

Researcher National Center for Science Research, Bordeaux, France, 1996—1998. Researcher cephyten, solid physcis laboratory University Orsay, France, 1998—1999. Researcher University Complutense, Madrid, 1999—2000, associate professor, since 2000.

Executive committee, treasurer Real Spanish Society Chemistry, Madrid, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in fundamental contributions to the understanding of apparent negative viscosities in fluid interfaces. Research in biophysics and membrane mechanics. Discovery of coexistence of capillary and shear modes travelling together in soft surfaces.

    Discovery of polymer glass transition in two dimensions. Discovery of reptation modes in quasi-two dimensional polymers.

Membership

Member of Spanish Royal Society Physics (associate), Spanish Royal Society Chemistry (associate. Treasurer since 2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, mountain climbing.

Connections

Married Yolanda Hernández, July 30, 1994. 1 child Luis Monroy Hernández.

father:
Francisco Monroy

mother:
M. Isabel Muñoz

spouse:
Yolanda Hernández

child:
Luis Monroy Hernández Monroy