Javier Salas (Madrid, 1964). B.S. in Geography (1989) and Ph.D. in Cartography, GIS and Remote Sensing (1994) at the University of Alcalá.
Pre-doc visiting at the Forest Fire Laboratory of Riverside (California), Department of Geography of University of California at Santa Barbara, and Department of Geography of University of Nottingham (United Kingdom). Post-doc visiting at the Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group of University of Montana (USA), Department of Geography of University of Cambridge (UK), and Department of Land, Air and Water Resources of University of California Davis.
Associate Professor (2001-2017) and Full Professor (from 2017) of Geography.
More than 30 years of experience researching environmental applications of remote sensing and GIS, with a particular focus on vegetation, forest fire, and change detection cartography (Scopus h-index: 17). Scientific collaborator and coordinator in several regional, national and EU funded projects.
Extensive experience in training students on Geographic Information Technologies, mainly with Remote Sensing, at BS, MSc and PhD levels.
Broad experience in management: Secretary (2001-2004) and Dean (2004-2010) of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences; Deputy Head of the Department of Geography and Geology (2011-2013), Head of the Department of Geology, Geography and Environment (2013-2018), and Director of the Doctoral School (since 2018).
Irene Heredero Bermejo (Guadalajara, 1986) has a Degree in Biology and a PhD in Health Science from the University of Alcalá. She carried out her postdoctoral training at Indiana University – School of Medicine in the United States (2017-2019), where she obtained an AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship (2018) to lead a research project. In 2018, she was also selected as a candidate for the Talent Attraction Grants Program. Since 2019, she has been Assistant Professor of the Department of Biomedicine and Biotechnology in the area of Microbiology.
She belongs to the “Biotechnology and Microbial and Parasitic Ecology” research group at the University of Alcalá. She has participated in and led various regional, national and international research projects, mainly related to the identification and characterization of pathogenic microorganisms, and the study of the biocidal activity and mechanism of action of new molecules.
She develops her teaching activity in undergraduate studies, teaching Microbiology subjects in the Faculties of Sciences, Medicine, Environmental Sciences and Pharmacy. In addition, she has led and participated in teaching innovation projects for the adaptation of the flipped classroom methodology in the laboratory teaching sessions on the Microbiology Area.
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