Carmen is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the Energy Safe Research Institute of Swansea University since January 2017. Her current research involves nanomaterials and coatings for industrial applications in order to save energy and reduce CO2 emissions, as well as, new materials for Carbon Capture and Storage. Her Background is in synthesis and characterization of many different types of materials. She received a PhD degree in Advanced Materials and Nanotechnologies from Autonomous University of Madrid (Madrid, Spain), a MSc in Synthesis and Catalysis from Rovira I Virgili University, (Tarragona, Spain) and a 5 years-degree in Chemistry from Complutense University of Madrid (Madrid, Spain). Her PhD project was on synthesis and characterization of multiferroic materials at ICMM-CSIC (Madrid, Spain). Previously, she had worked on catalysis at Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (Tarragona, Spain) and on liquid crystals at Complutense University of Madrid (Madrid, Spain).