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     Date Submitted:13-04-2018
     Last Modified:09-05-2018 (04:30)
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     Current job:Materials and Processes Engineer
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsMaterials and Processes Engineer, Corrosion, surface treatments, materials testing

    31 January 1984, Spanish Nationality



    2016 - Master´s Degree in Science and Chemistry Technology with specialty in Inorganic Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Universidad Nacional de Estudios a Distancia. Master´s Thesis “Preparation of titanium alloys for adhesive bonding of hybrid aerospace structures Ti6Al4V / CFRC”.

    2013 - Master´s Degree in Environment and Renewables Energies at Escuela Europea de Dirección y Empresa.

    2011 - Bachelor´s Degree in Chemical Engineering at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Final Year Project “Design and tuning of ammonia stripping column at pilot plant scale”.


    Professional Experience          

    May 2017 / October 2017 – Head of Section of Materials and Processes at Electrolytic Coatings Juan Flores

    Responsible for the Development, Commissioning, Start-up, Production and Quality of a functional coatings section of gold and nickel, under the technical and quality requirements of the DASS (Defensive Aids Sub-System) Program of INDRA SISTEMAS (Defense, Aeronautics and Space Sector). Surface treatments of high geometrical complexity pieces of aluminum and copper alloys, for radiofrequency microelectronic equipment.

    Development: Study and technical assessment of the entire process, including among others the theoretical foundations, equipment, reagents, materials, most suitable electrochemical / chemical techniques and control systems for healthy, safety and environment.

    Commissioning and Production: Preparation of technical documentation; Design of frames and tools; Development of strategies for the control and maintenance of the operational parameters; Application of Lean Manufacturing philosophies for the continuous improvement of the process; Identification and management of all the incidents associated to the productive process; Management, supervision and coordination of the human team and resources.

    Quality: Design and development of quality certificates for the final product; Continuous monitoring of compliance with the technical requirements required by MIL, ASTM, ISO and Internal Instructions standards; Introduction of the section within the ISO 9001 and 9100 system.


    January 2012 / May 2017 – Research Assistant at National Center for Metallurgical Research (CENIM) within Surface Engineering, Corrosion and Durability Department

    Responsible in the Research, Development and Innovation sector of projects jointly with AIRBUS (Department of Interior and Surface Technology, Materials and Process Engineering) and State Programs of R+D. Definition, management and execution of the experimental plan and the subsequent analysis of results. Elaboration of processes, reports and scientific publications.

    Experience in the design, characterization and functionalization of surfaces for materials of high-added technological industrial value (metallic, hybrid structural composites, nanomaterials and biomaterials) for the aeronautical / aerospace sector, biomedical applications and adhesive bonding technologies. Performing chemical-physical and mechanical tests to study the durability and protection of developed systems, especially aimed to the corrosion processes. Develop of new electrolytes and electrochemical gas sensors based on ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents.


    State R&D program oriented to the challenges of society "State plan for scientific and technical research and innovation 2013-2016 Design of multifunctional surfaces of titanium alloys for control and treatment of osteoarticular implant infections". Project in conjunction with the University Hospital Fundación Jiménez Díaz.

    - Growth and manufacture of anodic layers with morphologies designed for optimum osteoimplantation and bactericidal function in titanium alloys.

    AIRBUS-ESTENEA Project "Evaluation of the behavior of primer paints without chromates during their exposure in cyclic corrosion tests and characterization of corrosion products", Project jointly with AIRBUS

    -Evaluation and study of the corrosion resistance of primer paints using different electrochemical analysis techniques.

    -Evaluation of the effectiveness of the inhibitors contained in the primers through the characterization of corrosion products with non-destructive analysis techniques.

    -Design, perform and implementation of non-standard tests of accelerated ageing tests, in order to reproduce an ageing media that may be representative of the environment that the materials have to withstand during aircraft service life environments.

    AIRBUS-ESTENEA Project "Development of a surface treatment for titanium alloys for the generation of Ti / CFRC joined joints". Project jointly with AIRBUS.

    -Extension of the characterization of the cleaning, modification and activation process of the titanium surface developed in the INGENIO CENIT-TARGET project.

    -Development of a non-standard test for the quantification of the mechanical properties of the Ti / CFRC bonded joints.

    Ingenio-Cenit Project "Intelligent and environmentally sustainable technologies for the generation of composite materials structures-TARGET", Project jointly with AIRBUS.

    -Development and prequalification of a surface treatment process for titanium alloys that guarantees the mechanical properties of a structural bonded joint of hybrid aerospace structures titanium (Ti) / Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composite (CFRC), resistant to service life environments.

    -Use of a variety of techniques for surface design: electrochemicals, chemicals and mechanicals.

    -Development and execution of durability and adhesion mechanics tests (standard and non-standard) for the evaluation of adhesive bonds.

    Project "Electrodeposition of" Smart Nano-Composites Coatings "through deep eutectic solvents"

    - Design, execution, characterization and evaluation of different coatings with optimal anti-corrosion properties (Zn-Ce, Zn-Mn, Li-Mn, etc.) for carbon steel substrates from electrolytes based on deep eutectic solvents.

    Project "Development of gas sensors based on deep eutectic solvents"

    -Development of gelled electrolytes based on deep eutectic solvents for their application in gas sensors.


    April 2011 / December 2011- Internship by Foundation of the Autonomous University of Madrid (FUAM) within Applied Physical Chemistry Department with practices at National Center for Metallurgical Research (CENIM)

    -Study, analysis and performance of electrochemical tests of characterization, electrodeposition and corrosion to develop aeronautical sacrificial anode coatings.


    Techniques and tests                

    Surface characterization techniques

    Measurement and analysis of roughness profiles by confocal microscopy

    Measurement and analysis of contact angle and superficial surface free energy.

    Metallographic preparation and analysis by optical microscopy of cross sections.

    Evaluation by Scanning Electron Microscopy - Energy Dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (SEM-EDX)

    Analysis of X-Ray Diffraction spectra (XRD).

    Analysis of X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy spectra (XPS)

    Analysis of Raman spectra

    Analysis of Rutherford Backscattering Spectroscopy spectra (RBS)

    Analysis of 3D X-Ray microtomography images (3D-XRM)

    Analysis of X-Ray Fluorescence and X-Ray Microfluorescence results (XRF and µXRF)


    Electrochemical techniques


    Polarization Curves.

    Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy,

    Local Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy

    Galvanic pairs.

    Anodizing Process

    Anodizing of titanium and aluminum alloys in acid and basic electrolytes.

    Development of new electrolytes for aeronautical and biomedical alloys.

    Electrodeposition Process

    Electrodeposition of metals and alloys onto metallic substrates.

    Study and development of ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents as electrodeposition electrolytes.

    Perform and analysis of cyclic voltammetries, galvano-static and potentio-static tests.

    Electroless Process

    Medium and High Phosphorous Electroless Nickel.


    Surface Treatments Techniques


    Grit - Blasting

    Acid and Basic Etch




    Ageing, Adhesion and Durability tests

    Mechanical tests for adhesion and durability of bonded joints

    Wedge Crack tests (ASTM D3762 and TTCP AG13 standards)

    Mode I fracture toughness energy (ASTM D3433, ISO 25217 and AITM1-0053 standards).


    Accelerated Ageing Tests

    Humidity and salt-fog chamber.

    Wet-dry cycles with exposure to a corrosive environment combined with thermal shock



    Non-Destructive Tests (Eddy currents, magnetic induction, visual inspection)

    Specific tests of weldability, adhesion and resistance to high temperatures for technical coatings of aeronautical materials for microelectronic and radiofrequency equipment according to ISO, MIL and ASTM standards.



    English: Fluent      

    Spanish: Native


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    2015 – Course “Mechanical Testing”, Postgrade and Specialization School of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

    2014 - Course ”Chemical Risk Assessment in a Laboratory”, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

    2013 - Course “Implementation of the Self-Protection Plan”, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

    2012 - Course “Firs Aid Action in Emergency Situation”, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

    2012 - Course Electrochemical STM/AFM, Congress “XXXIII Meeting of the Electrochemistry Group of the Royal Spanish Society of Electrochemistry”

    2011 - Course Intermediate level English, Cambridge Institute of Business Studies (ISEEC).

    2008 - Competence Development Course - Teamwork, 30h, Knowledge Engineering Institute (entity formed by the Autonomous University of Madrid, International Business Machines (IBM) Spain, Unión Fenosa and Grupo Santander).

    2007 - Competence Development Course - Self-management, 30h, Knowledge Engineering Institute (entity formed by the Autonomous University of Madrid, International Business Machines (IBM) Spain, Unión Fenosa and Grupo Santander).


    Congress and publications      

    2018 - European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Madrid.

    -Co-authorship of “F-P-TiO2 bottle-shaped nanotubular structure loaded with gentamicin and vancomycin combination as prevention of prosthetic joint infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus: an in vivo rabbit model” and “Urine aluminium concentration as possible implant biomarker when a Ti-6Al-4V implant is infected by Pseudomonas aeruginosa: and in vivo rabbit model”.

    2017 -  John-Jairo Aguilera-Correa, Ana Conde, Maria-Angeles Arenas, Juan-Jose de-Damborenea, Miguel Marin, Antonio L Doadrio, Jaime Esteban, “Bactericidal activity of the Ti–13Nb–13Zr alloy against different species of bacteria related with implant infection”, doi: :10.1088/1748-605X/aa770c, Biomedical Materials.

    2016 - M. Marín-Sánchez, A. Conde, M. García-Rubio, A. Lavia, I. García, “Durability of titanium adhesive bonds with surface pretreatments based on alkaline anodisation”, doi:10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2016.07.001, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives.

    2016 - Congreso Nacional de Materiales, Gijón.

    -Co-authorship and oral presentation of “Evaluación de la adherencia y durabilidad de uniones híbridas Ti6Al4V/CFRC: influencia de los pretratamientos superficiales” and co-autorship of “Electrodeposición de recubrimientos de Zinc y aleaciones de Zinc mediante líquidos iónicos eutécticos profundos” and “Desarrollo de superficies multifuncionales de Ti para aplicaciones biomédicas”.

    2016 - European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Amsterdam.

    -Co-authorship of “Bactericidal effect of fluoride-TiO2 nanotubular anodic layers on Ti6Al4V loaded with gentamicin and vancomycin”.

    2016 - XX Congreso Nacional de la Sociedad Española de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología Clínica, Barcelona.

    -Co-authorship of “Evaluación de la actividad bactericida de la aleación de Ti13Nb13Zr”.

    2014 - M. Marín-Sánchez, A. Conde, P. Ocón, I. García, “Electrodeposition of Zn-Mn coatings on steel from 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium bis (trifluoromethanesulfonyl) imide ionic liquid”, doi:10.1016/j.surfcoat.2014.07.064, Surface and Coatings Technology.

    2013 - Assistant to the symposium “Simposio Internacional de Metalurgia: 50 Aniversario del CENIM”.

    2012 - XXXIII Reunión del Grupo de Electroquímica de la Real Sociedad Española de Electroquímica

    - Co-authorship and oral presentation of “Electrodeposición de recubrimientos de Zn-Mn sobre acero a partir de la sal 1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium bis (trifluoromethanesulfonyl) imide”



    National Center for Metallurgical Research (CENIM), Department of Surface Engineering, Corrosion and Durability

    Ana Conde, PhD - Group Leader                a.conde(at)    

    Juan José Damborenea, PhD - Research Professor                jdambo(at)    

    Alfonso Vázquez, PhD - Research Professor         alfonsojvvv(at)     

    Ignacio García, PhD - Senior Research Scientist             igarcia(at)    

    María Ángeles Arenas, PhD - Senior Research Scientist        geles(at)    


    AIRBUS, Department of Interior and Surface Technology, Engineering of Materials and Processes

    Manuel García, PhD        


    University of Autonoma of Madrid, Department of Physical Chemistry

    Pilar Ocón, PhD – Professor        pilar.ocon(at)        



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