For his doctoral thesis entitled "Green processes for the production of glycerol carbonate and solketal", Dr. Jesús Esteban Serrano (33) will receive the EFCE Excellence Award in Chemical Reaction Engineering on May 21, 2018.
Serrano is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion in Mülheim an der Ruhr. He completed his doctoral thesis at the Complutense University of Madrid between 2010 and 2015. The doctoral thesis, which has now been published in nine journals and 12 lectures, provides an "exemplary application of chemical engineering methods to processes in green chemistry," as the selection committee explained.
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