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researcher , inorganic chemistry educator

Juan de Dios Lopez-Gonzalez, Spanish Inorganic chemistry educator, researcher. Decorated Blue Cross Social Security, Ministry of Health, Madrid, 1976, Great Cross "Alfonso X el Sabio", King of Spain, 1977, Cross of Merit First Class, Ministry of Defense, Madrid, 1979, gold medal U. Granada, 1991, medals faculty of science and faculty of pharmacy, U. Granada.


Lopez-Gonzalez, Juan De Dios was born on December 2, 1924 in Illora, Granada, Spain. Son of Antonio Lopez and Francisca Gonzalez.


Degree in Chemistry, University Granada, 1947. Doctor (honorary), University Granada, 1999. Doctor in Chemistry, University Madrid, 1949.


Assistant professor, U. Granada, 1947-1951; associate professor, U. Granada, 1952-1959; professor, U. Granada, 1960-1981; dean faculty of science, U. Granada, 1968-1971; vice president, U. Granada, 1971-1972; president, U. Granada, 1972-1976; professor, Universidad Nacional a Distancia, Madrid, 1981-1990; director department inorganic chemistry, Universidad Nacional a Distancia, Madrid, 1981-1990; emeritus professor, Universidad Nacional A Distancia, Madrid, since 1991. Director Department Chemical Research, U. Granada, 1970-1981. Consultant REPSOL, S.A., Madrid, 1985-1991.


Counsellor National Council Education, Madrid, 1972-1976, National Council Research, Madrid, since 1974. Vice president Spanish Society Clay Minerals, Madrid, 1974-1979. Board directors Alhambra and General, Granada, 1974-1981.

Director, colonel Isabel la Catolica, Granada, 1961-1962. Member American Chemical Society, Faraday Society Chemistry, Royal Society Chemistry, Real Sociedad Española de Quimica (gold medal 1975), Royal Academy of Sciences Granada (founder, president 1977-1981, honorary president since 1982), Grupo Iberico de Adsorcion (president 1976-1993).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: color photography, travelling.


Married Aurora Garrido de la Cuesta, February 18, 1957. Children: Juan de Dios, Carlos, Javier, Aurora.

Antonio Lopez

Francisca Gonzalez

Aurora Garrido de la Cuesta

Javier Lopez-Gonzalez

Carlos Lopez-Gonzalez

Juan de Dios Lopez-Gonzalez

Aurora Lopez-Gonzalez