Prof. Carmen najera

Department of Organic Chemistry & Organic Synthesis Institute, Faculty of Sciences,
University of Alicante, 03080 Alicante (Spain)

Carmen Nájera was born in Nájera (La Rioja) and was graduated from the University of Zaragoza in 1973, obtaining her doctorate in chemistry from the University of Oviedo in 1979. Postdoctoral stays at the ETH (Zurich), the Dyson Perrins Laboratory (Oxford), Harvard University, and Uppsala University. Associate Professor in 1985 at the University of Oviedo and Full Professor in 1993 at the University of Alicante. She is coauthor of more than 300 papers and book chapters, and has been visiting professor at University of Arizona (Tucson, USA), Universidad Nacional del Sur (Bahia Blanca, Argentina), Université Louis Pasteur (Strasbourg, France) and Ecole Nationale Superiéure de Chimie de Paris (France). She has been awarded “2006 Organic Chemistry Prize” from the Spanish Royal Chemical Society of Chemistry, ‘2006 Rosalind Franklin International Lectureship’ from the English Royal Society and the SCF 2010 French-Spanish Prize from the Société Chimique de France. In 2012 she was named Full Member of the Royal Spanish Academy of Sciences, and was appointed as Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.


Invited Lectures



See Also




Agricultural University of Georgia


Association of Professional Chemists
of Georgia