Awards, honours, fellowships

  • Dec 2019      Distinguished Researcher I3 certificate in the field of Environmental science and technology (the highest award conferred to Spanish researchers with outstanding scientific and technological contributions under quality requirements). Reference I3/2019/1060. Within the new research profiles descriptors stablished by the European Commission, the I3 certificate is equivalent to R3 – Established Researcher (i.e., researchers who have developed a level of independence). by the National Research Agency of Spain, for the purposes of the Incentive Programme for the Incorporation and Intensification of Research Activity (Programme I3). 
  • Sep 2019       Top 30 out of 200 selected oral presentations for the Falling Walls Lab. Breaking the Wall of Pollution and Residues? M. Regadío. Three min presentation contest. European Parliament (Belgium). Invitation.
  • Nov 2018      Full Scholarship winner: ISWA-SWIS Winter School 2019- Based on ISWA YPG Activities during ISWA Annual Congress 2018 (invitation letter 2018-11-07), for participating in the 2-week course: Sustainable Waste Management including Landfill & Landfill Mining (The Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability (SWIS) at the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, USA). (1) Registration fee, (2) Accommodation, (3) Two meals per day, (4) transfers between airport and hotel and venue.
  • Jan 2015       Positive evaluation of the teaching and research activity to be eligible as a PROFESOR CONTRATADO DOCTOR (Associate Professor) by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain (ANECA, http://www.aneca.es/eng). Reference 2015-371 in free university and ref. 2015-372 in paying university.
  • Aug 2012       Positive evaluation of the teaching and research activity to be eligible as a PROFESOR AYUDANTE DOCTOR (Assistant Professor) by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain (ANECA, http://www.aneca.es/eng). Reference 2012/09225.
  • Mar 2012       Mention of European (International) Doctor, from the Spanish Ministry of Education. Success rate: 15%.
  • 2009-10          General Education Scholarship to postgraduate students, from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture. Success rate: 9.3%. Free tuitions.
  • Nov 2008       Appointment (5 yrs) of Teaching Assistant (ref. 0810-177) from the Autonomous University of Madrid. Success rate: 17%.
  • Nov 2008       Appointment (4 yrs) of PhD research fellowship (Training Program for Researchers, FPI, ref. BES-2008-009995) from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. Success rate: 28%. Renounced for accepted the position of Teaching Assistant
  • 2001-02          General Education Scholarship to undergraduate students, from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture.