María Antonia Señarís Rodríguez

Tipo de miembro 
Junta Directiva



Universidade da Coruña

Curriculum Vitae


  1. Graduated in Chemistry, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela 1988.
  2. Master in Chemistry, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela 1988.
  3. Master in Materials of Technological Interest, Universidad Complutense de Madrid 1992
  4. Ph. D. In Chemistry, Universidad Complutense de Madrid 1992, Supervisor: M.A. Alario Franco.

Teaching activities in Spain:
Assistant Professor, Inorganic Chemistry, Universidad Complutense  Madrid 1991-94.
Assistant Professor, Inorganic Chemistry, Universidad de A Coruña  1991-94.
Associate Professor, Inorganic Chemistry, Universidad de A Coruña  1995-2008.
Full Professor, Inorganic Chemistry, Universidad de A Coruña  2008 to present.
Other Academic/Scientific Activities:
Head of the Fundamental Chemistry Department, Universidad A Coruña 2000-2002
Director of the Scientific Research Support Services, University of A Coruña 2004-2005
Member of the Board of the Spanish Group of Solid State Chemistry, 1998-present
Member of the Assessment and Consultative Body CGIACA of the Agency for Quality Assurance in the Galician University System: 2009 to present.
Publications: Over 105 papers in international journals and 150 communications (plenary, invited, oral and posters) in national and international conferences.
Supervisor: 6  Doctoral Thesis, 15 Master Thesis.
Projects: Participation in over 20 projects, in most of them as research leader.
Research experience abroad:
Laboratoire de Physique du Solide, Université de Paris-Sud, Francia (1 month, 1991,1992), Center for Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin (TX, USA) (2 years,1993-1994), Max-Planck Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart (Germany)  (1 year, 2008-2009), University of Frankfurt (Germany) (2 months, 2012) User of syncrotron and neutron diffraction sources at the ILL Grenoble and HMI (Berlin-Germany).
Synthesis, characterization and study of materials that show outstanding physical properties (superconducting, magnetic, electronic, dielectric, multiferroic, thermoelectric, etc.) Influence of chemical composition, structure and microstructure on the above-mentioned properties.
Materials under investigation: transition metal oxides (cobaltites, manganites, nickelates...), hybrid inorganic-organic solids, magnetic nanoparticles, etc.