Pedro José Amorós Del Toro

Tipo de miembro 
Junta Directiva


Universidad de Valencia

Curriculum Vitae


  1. Licentiate in Chemistry, Speciality: Inorganic Chemistry, Universitat de Valencia 1985.
  2. Master Degree in Chemistry, Universitat de Valencia 1986.
  3. Ph. D. In Chemistry, Universitat de Valencia 1990, Supervisor: Daniel Beltrán Porter.

Teaching activities in Spain:
Assistant Professor, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Universitat de Valencia 1989-1993.
Professor, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Universitat de Valencia 1993-2007.
Full Professor, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Universitat de Valencia 2007 to present-

Scientific Committees:
Member of the local organizing committee Porous Semiconductors – Science and Technology, 7th
International Congress, Valencia (Spain), 2010.  
Member of Solid State Chemistry Group, RSEQ, from 2010 to present

Publications: 156 papers including works published in national and international journals and as book
chapters; 131 SCI articles and 84 communications (plenary, invited, oral and posters) in national and
international conferences; 8 National and 4 PCT patents.

Supervisor: 6 Doctoral Thesis and 4 Ph.D. in progress, 18 Masters Degrees, 38 research projects (18 as
researcher in charge or coordinator).

Research experience abroad:
Predoctoral research: Laboratoire des Fluorures et Oxifluorures (Université du Maine, Le Mans); 8 months
during the 1987-1989 period. Supervisors: Gerard Ferey and Armel Le Bail.
Postdoctoral research: Laboratoire de Chimie du Solide du CNRS. Université de Bordeaux I. 1 year during
the 1991-1992 period. Supervisor: Gerard Villeneuve.
User of neutron and XR diffraction sources at the ILL and ESRF Grenoble and ISIS (UK).

Synthesis of materials under soft conditions: sol-gel chemistry, solvothermal-hydrothermal strategies, use
of templating agents and bioinspired synthesis.
Preparation of inorganic and hybrid materials: layered derivatives, nanoparticles and porous solids.
Synthesis and characterization of mesoporous materials for applications in several areas such as
catalysis, sensing, remediation, biotechnology and medicine.