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Education and Research

  • 2016-2018   JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Overseas researchers, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
  • 2013-2016   Postdoctoral Fellow at Paleomagnetic Laboratory “Fort Hoofddijk”, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2008-2012   PhD in Geology “Doctor Europeus” -Best PhD in Geology, Thesis Award-, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
  • 2007-2008   MSc in Geology -Best MSC in Geology, MSc Thesis Award- Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
  • 2002-2007   Geology Degree (5 year degree) -National award best student in Geology- Universidad de Salamanca, Spain

Grants [Total 1,217.55k€]

  • 2017   Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (R17390: A provenance study to characterise the contribution of axial drainage systems to the deposition of Mesozoic sandstone reservoirs in the North Celtic Sea and St. Georges Channel Basins, offshore south east Ireland.) Co-Pi with Patrick Meere [155k€]
  • 2016   National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo. Franciscan “knocker” revisited: Reevaluation of regional distribution of high-grade tectonic blocks in California. [8k€]
  • 2016   JSPS “Tokubetsu Kenkyyuin Shorei-hi” (Grant-in-aid) (Tectonic reconstruction of the Interface between Panthalassa and Paleotethys oceans)
  • 2016   JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Overseas Researchers (Standard) [100k€]
  • 2014   Spanish national science research project “ODRE III” (Oroclines Delamination Relationships and Effects)- PI Gabriel Gutiérrez-Alonso [100k€]
  • 2013   Irish Petroleum Infrastructure Programme (R15389: Tracing Sediment Pathways From Onshore Southern Ireland To The Southern Porcupine Basin)  Co-PI with Patrick Meere [460k€]
  • 2013   ISES postdoctoral fellowship, Fort Hoofddijk, University of Utrecht, [200k€]
  • 2011   Universidad de Salamanca visiting stay fellowship in St. Francis Xavier University (Antigonish, Canada). 7 weeks. [0,8k€]
  • 2010   Spanish Ministry of Education visiting stay fellowship in Frankfurt (Germany). 13 weeks. [4,85k€]
  • 2009   Spanish national science research project “ODRE II” (Oroclines Delamination Relationships and Effects)- PI Gabriel Gutiérrez-Alonso [103k€]
  • 2008   Junta de Castilla León and European social fund PhD fellowship. 4 year. [62,4k€]
  • 2007   Spanish Ministry of Education and Science Departamental collaboration fellowship [2,5k€]


  • 2018   Outstanding reviewer, Journal of Structural Geology
  • 2018 Best Photo at JpGU 2018 (Makuhari, Japan)
  • 2016 3rd poster prize at NAC2016 (Nederlands Aardwetenschappelijk Congres)
  • 2014 1st prize photo competition at NAC12 (Nederlands Aardwetenschappelijk Congres)
  • 2013 PhD in Geology Award from Salamanca University (Awarded to the best Geology PhD thesis of the year)
  • 2009 MSc in Geology Award from Salamanca University (Awarded to the best Geology Master Thesis of the year)
  • 2008 Geology Degree Award from Spanish Ministry of Education Social Politics and Sports. (Awarded to the top five of students graduating in Geology nationally)


  • 2017-11-14        Pangea, Easy as ABC? University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • 2016-03-01        From sediment to Supercontinent. Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
  • 2015-03-27        The Variscan oroclines, a Pangea’s twist of fate. L’Istep, UPMC, Paris [Link]
  • 2013-02-19       Killing plate rigidity? Lithospheric scale oroclines. Universiteit Utrecht [Link]
  • 2012-10-03       Article of the Future and the Interactive Map viewer on ScienceDirect. Webinar. [Link]
  • 2012-03-09        Buckling a Mountain Belt: From Top to Bottom. University of Michigan, Earth and Environmental Sciences Department. [Link1] [Link2]