Antonio M. Echavarren Chemist
Antonio M. Echavarren Pablos (born 1955) is a Spanish chemist who has contributed to the recent advances in gold and palladium chemistry. He obtained his PhD at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid in 1982. Since 1992 he is a full professor at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, where he heads the Research Group on Organometallic Chemistry Directed Towards Organic Synthesis. Since 2004 he is working as Group Leader at the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ). In 2004 Echavarren was awarded the Prize in Organic Chemistry by the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry. He was the Liebig Lecturer at the German Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker) in 2006. He is a member of the Editorial Board of ChemCatChem since 2009 and a member of the International Advisory Board of the European Journal of Organic Chemistry since 2006, of ChemSusChem since 2007, and of Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry since 2008.
1. Autonomous University of Madrid Colleges/University
The Autonomous University of Madrid (Spanish: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) is one of the top universities of Spain and commonly known by its Spanish initials UAM or as "la Autónoma". UAM is a Spanish Public University established in 1968, along with the Autonomous Universities of Barcelona and Bilbao (now University of the Basque Country) during of one of Spain's most ambitious educational reforms, which took place during the late 1960s and the early 1970s. Since 1971, the university's main campus has been located in Cantoblanco, a rural area in the northern outskirts of Madrid. Despite of being part of the municipality of Madrid, the campus is nearer the towns of Alcobendas and Tres Cantos. Throughout its history, UAM has been one of Spain's most prominent higher education institutions, being ranked first amongst Spanish universities by the El Mundo University Supplement (known as "Campus"), The Times Higher Education Supplement, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities elaborated by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Its Faculty of Law is the most prestigious one in Spain.
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