M. Angeles Sanroman

M. Angeles Sanroman

Professor M. Angeles Sanroman is a graduate in Chemical Engineering from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (1987). She did her PhD degree in Biotechnology (1991), focusing on development of bioreactor and cell immobilization techniques. She joined the staff at University of Vigo in the Department of Chemical Engineering. She is the Head of the Bioengineering & Sustainable Processes Group at University of Vigo. This is a multidisciplinary research group that joins knowledge and efforts in the development of technologies to be applied in several industrial sectors. Nowadays, the main research lines carried out are Biodegradation of recalcitrant organic compounds, Solid state fermentation, Enzymatic technology, Bioreactors design and Advanced Oxidation Technologies. The results of these research works have been published in more than 220 papers, 5 patents, 18 chapters of books and more than 350 research communications. She has collaborated in more than 50 research and innovation projects at national and international calls and various contracts and actions in relation to the transference of technology to business administration and companies. In this context, her activity as a researcher is remarkable, being director of the Research Results Transfer Office of the University of Vigo, member of ANEP - Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness in the Chemical Technology Area (2007- 2011) and Technology Transfer Area (2015-now), regular evaluator of research projects in competitive calls for various national and international programs and member of the editorial board of several journals, including Bioresource Technology as Associate Editor.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of the Bioengineering and Sustainable Processes Group, University of Vigo, Spain