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Mario Martín Gamboa

Mario Martín Gamboa

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Researcher ID G-3609-2018
  • ORCID 0000-0001-7887-2210
  • Department: Environment and Planning
  • Research Group: Coastal Zone Planning & Manag.
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : AU=(Martin-Gamboa) AND Topic=(life cycle assessment OR data envelopment analysis OR sustainability OR energy modelling OR renewables OR energy)
  • Title: Sustainability assessment of bioenergy systems: a life cycle multi-criteria decision-support approach, including land use change Supervisor: Dr. Ana Cláudia Dias Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Grant reference: PTDC/AAG-MAA/6234/2014 Start date: 2018-01-02 End date: 2019-01-02

Research interests

- Life Cycle Assessment

- Data Envelopment Analysis

- Sustainability assessment

- Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis

- Bioenergy systems

- Energy modelling

Academic degrees

2017 - Ph.D. in Industrial Technologies: chemistry, environmental, energy, electronics, mechanics, and materials. Rey Juan Carlos University (Móstoles)

2014 - M.Sc. in Renewable Energies, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen. CSIC (Spanish National Research Council) in collaboration with UIMP (Menéndez Pelayo International University)

2013 - B.Sc. Degree in Environmental Sciences. School of Experimental Sciences (ESCET). Rey Juan Carlos University (Móstoles)

Scientific activities

- January 2018/ Present: Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Aveiro (Department of Environment and Planning)

- September 2013/ September 2017: Predoctoral Researcher at IMDEA Energy Institute (Systems Analysis Unit)

- September-November 2015: Visiting Researcher at IFE (Institute for Energy Technology, Norway)

- October 2012/ July 2013: Intern at IMDEA Energy (Systems Analysis Unit)


Award Young Researcher 2016 - IMDEA Energy Institute
Awards of the Social Council for Young Researchers URJC: Best PhD. thesis in the area of engineering (December, 2018)



Scientific Supervision

Participation in research projects funded through competitive calls

  • “SABIOS” project: Sustainability assessment of bioenergy systems: a life cycle multi-criteria decision-support approach, including land use change. Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Ministério da Educação e Ciência (PTDC/AAG-MAA/6234/2014). Start-End date: 01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018

  • “WWAL-GAS” project: Production of biogas from microalgae cultivation in wastewater. Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (ENE2013-45416-R). Start-End date: 01/01/2014 - 31/12/2017

  •  “BAFO” project: Organic flow battery for electric vehicles with ultra-fast charging in conventional stations. (INSPÎRE Programme). Start-End date: 01/02/2015 - 31/03/2016

  • “SuReTool” project: Checking the actual sustainability of renewables – Developing of new tools. NILS Science and Sustainability/EEA Grants (006/ABEL-CM-2014). Start-End date: 01/07/2014 - 30/11/2015

  • “RHueCa” project: Dissemination and support to companies regarding Carbon Footprint Register. Spanish Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda (AEI-010300-2014-277). Start-End date: 15/09/2014 - 31/03/2015

  • “ASBIOPLAT” project: Assessment of the manufacturing routes of oxygenated high energy density biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass via platform molecules. Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (CTQ2011-28216-C02-02). Start-End date: 01/01/2012 - 31/12/2014

Research projects under non-competitive contracts

  • INVAC”: Inventory of impact actions and mitigation measures for the PERSEO process. Funding entity: IMECAL. Start date: 14/03/2016. Duration: 1 month

  • H2R2”: Forecast of hydrogen systems. Funding entity: Repsol YPF. Start date: 13/05/2014. Duration: 6 months

  • Ecodesign of products”. Funding entity: Repsol YP. Start date: 14/11/2013. Duration: 4 months

Peer review of international scientific journals

  • Algal

  • Bioresource Technology

  • Energy efficiency

  • Geothermics

  • International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

  • International Journal of Hydrogen

  • International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment

  • Journal of Cleaner Production

  • Resources

  • Science of the Total Environment

  • Sustainability

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