María Cecilia Fuertes
(Buenos Aires, 18-8-1978)

In 2003, she graduated as Materials Engineer (UNMdP) and she joined Instituto Sabato (UNSAM-CNEA) in order to carry out her Master and PhD studies, under the direction of Dr. Soler Illia (2005-2009). After that, she had a postdoctoral position at the Solar Energy Department (CAC-CNEA). Since 2011, she is a CONICET researcher at Gerencia de Química (CNEA) and INN (CNEA/CONICET). He has been in charge of national research projects and has supervised a doctoral thesis, a postdoctoral student, three master's thesis and several final degree projects. She currently supervises two CONICET doctoral fellows. She also worked as professor for UNMdP, UNSAM and Instituto Sabato. She has published a book chapter and 35 scientific papers related to the design, synthesis and characterization of porous thin films with applications in optics, sensors, catalysis, separation, etc. and is co-author of a patent on responsive photonic crystals.

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