Casañ Pastor


Electrochemistry and Electroactive Materials

Energy storage and production, and Bioapplications. Gradient Materials and wireless electrochemistry

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Department: Solid State Chemistry


Name: Casañ Pastor, Nieves     Date of assignement: 01/03/1990 Date and place of birth: 1959 Valencia

Research interest

Electrochemistry of oxides: oxygen intercalation at low temperature; modulation of physical properties by electrochemical doping Electrochemical solid state transformations: oxides and metals. Electrodeposition over metallic or insulating substrates. ELECTROPHORESIS of suspensions of YBaCuO, and other oxides CO2 electrochemical reduction with oxide catalysts Graphene electrochemical production with high yield with and without surfactants, Graphene-Oxide Hybrid formation for electrode coatings. Iridium, Iridium oxides, Transparent conductive coatings for electrodes Copper-silver oxides new phases, bidimensional ferromagnetism and conduction Iron oxides electrodeposition Bismuth Electrodeposition for XRay absorbers Conducting polymers, Polypyrrole and PEDOT with aminoacid counterions and biologically active molecules Mixed-valence oxides: Novel routes of synthesis involving electrochemistry at low temperatures in aqueous, organic or fused salts systems Clusters of oxides: Polyocxometalates of Ir, W and Mo. Influence of the mixed valence delocalized electrons in their physical properties, and nanostructuring HYBRIDS. Electroactive materials for Neural growth . Electrochemical modulation of its properties. Electric fields and Neural Growth and Repair with Large Charge Capacity Nanostructured electrodes

University Degrees:

BS Chemistry, Universidad de Valencia, 1981,   Master Chemistry 1982


  Doctorat,   PH.D. in Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington DC (USA), 1988


Electrochemistry Oxides and Oxide clusters (POM), Mixed valence, solid state transformations    Hybrid Materials, ex. Oxide-nanocarbons/ conducting polymer-oxides Energy applications: batteries and supercapacitors Bioelectrodes for electrostimulation    Intercalation processes, charge storage and delivery   Graphene electrochemical production 

Most significative academic merits:

Member of ACS from 1986   Member of Sigma Xi from 1986   Member of the Electrochemical Society   Member of the CSIC Scientific  Advisory Board  2012-2018  


Price Young researcher Volkswagen CSIC 1995   Price Fundacion Domingo Martinez 2000   Marató TV3, 2011-2015

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