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Manuel Abad Roldán, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science


PhD Degree in Materials Science, University of Sevilla (2010)
Bachelor in Chemistry, Universidad of La Rioja (2004)
Diploma of Advanced Studies, University of Seville (2007)
Master’s Degree in Science and Technology in New Materials. University of Seville (2008)


Postdoctoral Scientific Researcher (McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2010-1012)
Postdoctoral Scientific Researcher (University of California – Berkeley, California, USA, 2013-2015)
Research Fellow (University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 2015-2016)
Associate Professor IQS School of Engineering, 2021
Coordinadot of the Master’s Degree in Materials Science and Engineering Coordinator (2022)

Research lines

  • Synthesis of nanostructured materials: nanoparticles and thin films.
  • Chemical and microstructural characterisation of nanostructured materials.
  • Tribological characterisation of nanostructured materials.
  • Mechanical properties of thin films, alloys and ceramic materials.
  • Nanoindentation at high temperature.
  • Bulk Metallic Glasses.