Prof. Javier García Martínez
PROFESSOR OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALICANTE, SPAIN
PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF PURE AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY (IUPAC)
Dr. Javier García Martínez is Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Alicante, Spain. His research focuses on nanomaterials for energy applications. He has published extensively on sustainable chemistry, including the book “The Chemical Element” (Wiley-VCH, 2011). He is the founder of Rive Technology, a company that commercializes his catalysts, which significantly reduce CO2 emissions in various chemical processes. In 2006, Javier joined IUPAC as Associate Member of the Division of Inorganic Chemistry and served as member of IUPAC Bureau and Executive Committee. He is the current President of IUPAC.