María Varela del Arco
Ascribed Scientific Staff (UCM)
PhD (2001) in Physics at the Complutense University, Madrid, Spain (Outstanding PhD thesis award). She has coauthored over 200 research papers (h-factor of 38, over 4700 citations) and has been IP of several research projects including U.S. Department of Energy programs, Spanish MINECO or a Starting ERC grant (totaling >2M euros). She has supervised two master and two PhD theses, nine postdoctoral researchers and several summer visitors. She has presented 78 invited talks at international conferences and 42 invited seminars at leading institutions worldwide. Awards: Novel Researchers in Experimental Physics in 2001 from the Royal Spanish Physical Society or the Microscopy Society of America Burton medal in 2014.