Josefina Morrone
(Buenos Aires, 11-9-1989)

In December 2016, she graduated in Chemical Sciences at the Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, University of Buenos Aires (UBA). During hergraduate studies, she worked in several research areas; during 2015-2016, she performed research and development work in the field of micro and nanoencapsulation in the Chemistry Center (INTI). She is a physics teacher at secondary schools. She obtained a PhD scholarship (CONICET) under the guide of Dr. María Cecilia Fuertes and Dr. Paula C. Angelomé in 2017. Her thesis is focused on the design, construction and characterization of structural and optical properties of sensors based on photonic crystals from ordered mesoporous oxides.