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physicist , researcher

Tomas Gomez Alvarez-Arenas, Spanish physicist, researcher.


Alvarez-Arenas, Tomas Gomez was born on July 8, 1966 in Madrid, Spain. Son of Juan Francisco Gomez and Maria Antonia Alvarez-Arenas.


Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Complutense, 1989.


Researcher University Strathclyde, Glasgow, 1996—1998. Research scientist Institute Acoustics (Spanish National Research Council), Madrid, since 1998. Department chief ultrasonics Institute Acoustics (Spanish National Research Council), Madrid, since 2003.


  • Achievements include patents for Scanner for Braille texts (code writting for the Blind) based on air-coupled ultrasonic waves having high spatial resolution. Patents for Non-destructive test for the analysis of filtration and separation membranes. Patents for Air-coupled piezoelectric transducers for the frequency range 0.2 MHz-3 MHz.

    Research in Characterisation of porous materials (aerogels, metallic foams, membranes, etc.) using air-coupled ultrasonic spectroscopy. Research in Propagation of elastic waves in porous and composite materials. Research in Use of ultrasonic waves for non invasive characterisation of food.


Married Gemma Arroyo, March 8, 1994. Children: Andres, Maria, Pablo.

Juan Francisco Gomez

Maria Antonia Alvarez-Arenas

Gemma Arroyo

Andres Alvarez-Arenas

Maria Alvarez-Arenas

Pablo Alvarez-Arenas