Dr. Miguel Arellano

Postdoctoral Researcher



L. Miguel Arellano obtained his BSc Degree in Organic Chemistry in 2013 at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), Spain. After graduation he completed his MSc Degree in Nanoscience in 2015 at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), Spain. He received his PhD in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in 2019 at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), Spain, with international mention since he spent four months as Visiting Researcher at University of North Texas (UNT), USA. His thesis was founded by a fellowship of the Spanish Department of Science, Innovation and Universities. He was awarded to the second-best doctoral Thesis from Nanomatmol-RSEQ. His doctoral research covered the functionalization and characterization of synthetic carbon allotropes (SCAs) such as fullerenes, nanotubes, graphene and well as doped graphene materials by means of covalent functionalization and multi-step synthesis of macrocyclic compounds in order to extend the SCAs’ functionalization knowledge and to obtain new architectures for optoelectronic applications as well as to the design of biosensors. L. Miguel joined the Nanomedicine Group at the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) in Barcelona, Spain, in September 2020 as a Postdoctoral Researcher, framed within the EU Graphene Flagship project working on the development of non-covalent graphene oxide sheets as vectors of biologically active molecules such as peptides.