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Dates for pre-med courses in Europe:

October Course in Stockholm 07.10.19-30.01.20

October Course in Barcelona 21.10.19-07.02.20

February course in Stockholm 03.02.20-22.05.20

March Course in Barcelona 02.03.20-19.06.20


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27.11 (Stockholm, Sweden)





Professional experience


2018 –ongoing      Teacher of Chemistry and Physics at premedical course

                                    Medical Doctor International Academy

2017 –2018 (June) Post-doctoral research associate

    Stockholm University- SU Holding,

2014 – 2017              Post-doctoral research associate

    Stockholms Universitet

2012 – 2014              Post-doctoral research associate

                                    Institute of Material Science (CSIC-UNSE) – AL-FARBEN S.A. (Spain)                             


2013                       First Certificate in English

                                University of Cambridge (UK)

2011                       European PhD in Chemistry

                                University of Seville (Spain)

2008                       Certificate of Pedagogic Aptitudes (Qualified teacher)

                                University of Seville (Spain)

2007                       Master of Advanced Studies in Chemistry

                                University of Seville (Spain)

2006                       BSc in Chemistry with specialty in Chemical Engineering

                                University of Seville (Spain)




2015       Wenner-Gren Postdoctoral Fellowship (Wenner-Gren stiftelserna)

2015       Carl-Trygger Postdoctoral Fellowship (Carl Trygger stiftelserna) – resigned

2007       Graduate National Fellowship (FPU program, Spanish Ministry of Education)

2005       Scholarship for introduction to research (Spanish Ministry of Education)



2018-2019            Teacher at Premedical Course (Chemistry and Physics) at Medical Doctor International                                        Academy in Berlin, Barcelona and Stockholm courses.

2010                       Assistant Practice Teacher: Organic Chemistry, 1st course of Industry Engineer, University of                  Seville

2009                       Assistant Practice Teacher: Advanced Organic Chemistry, 4th course of   BSc in Chemistry,                 University of Seville  

2008                       Assistant Practice Teacher: Basic Organic Chemistry, 1st course of BSc in Chemistry,                                                University of Seville





•             G. González Miera,, A. Bermejo López,, E. Martínez-Castro, P.-O. Nörrby, B. Martín-Matute,

"Nonclassical Mechanism in the Cyclodehydration of Diols Catalyzed by a Bifunctional Iridium Complex"

Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 2631-2636. HOT article



•              E. Martínez-Castro, Abraham Mendoza,  “One-step synthesis of Rhodium carboxylate complexes
Priority application. 2018.



•              G. González Miera,a E. Martínez-Castro,a B. Martín-Matute, ”Acceptorless Alcohol Dehydrogenation: OH vs. NH effect  in bifunctional NHC-Ir(III) Complexes”
Organometallics., 2018, 37, 636-644.

a equal contribution


•              B. Mahanti, G. González Miera, E. Martínez-Castro, Bedin, M., B. Martín-Matute, S. Ott, A. Thapper,Homogeneous Water Oxidation by a Half Sandwich Ir (III) N-heterocyclic Carbene Complexes with Pendant Hydroxy and Amino Groups” ChemSusChem. 2017, 10, 4616-4623.



•              F. Carson, E. Martínez-Castro, R. Marcos, G. González Miera, K. Jansson, X. Zou, B. Martín-Matute,  “Effect of the functionalisation route on a Zr-MOF with an Ir–NHC complex for catalysis
Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 10864-10867.



•              S. Agrawal, E. Martínez-Castro, R. Marcos, B. Martín-Matute, “Readily Available Ruthenium Complex for Efficient Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of Aromatic αHydroxy Ketones”
Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2256-2259.


Ÿ J. M. Márquez, E. Martínez-Castro, O. López, I. Maya, M. Ángulo, E. Álvarez, J. G. Fernández-Bolaños, “Cyanoboronated N-alkoxy amines: efficient cyanoborane transfer agents.”

Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 5617-5619.


Ÿ   E. Martínez-Castro, O. López, I. Maya, J.G.  Fernández-Bolaños, M. Petrini, “A green procedure for the regio- and chemoselective hydrophosphonylation of unsaturated systems using CaO under solventless conditions.”

Green Chem., 2010, 12, 1171–1174.


Ÿ              E. Martínez-Castro, A. González-Benjumea, O. López, I.  Maya, E. Álvarez, J.G. Fernández-Bolaños, “Intramolecular cyclization of alkoxyaminosugars: access to novel glycosidase inhibitor families.”

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 4220-4228.


  • E. Martínez-Castro, J. García-Sevillano, F. Cussó, M. Ocaña, “Template-free synthesis and luminescent properties of hollow Ln:YOF (Ln = Eu or Er+Yb) microspheres.”

J. Alloys. Compd., 2015, 619, 44–51


Ÿ   M. Cacciarini, M. Brondsted Nielsen, E. Martínez-Castro, L. Marinescu, M. Bols, β-cyclodextrins as a mimetic of the natural gfp-chromophore environment.”

Tetrahedron Lett., 2012, 53, 973-976.


Ÿ   F. Prieto, M. Rueda, J. Hidalgo, E. Martinez-Castro, I. Navarro, “Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Study of a surface confined redox reaction: the reduction of azobenzene on mercury in the absence of diffusion.”

Electrochimica Acta 2011, 56, 7916– 7922


I have co-authored several communications to national and international scientific meetings (8 national and 17 international).