INA – Instituto de Nanociencia de Aragón





  • 17 June 2015, Dr. Rubén Pérez (Scanning Probe Microscopy Theory & Nanomechanics Group, Departamento de Física Teórica de la Materia Condensada and Condensed Matter Physics Center (IFIMAC), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), “Calculating Tip-Sample Currents and Forces: From UHV to Liquids ” pdf
  • 11 June 2015, Dr. David González‐Rodríguez, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, “Programmed Nanostructuration of Organic Materials ” pdf
  • 7 May 2015, Dr. Sourav Bhattacharjee (University College of London), “Towards Developing Smart Oral Nanotherapeutics: Challenges, Lessons Learned & Perspectives” pdf
  • 30 April 2015, Da-Xiang Cui (Shangai Jiao Tong University), Multifunctional nanoprobes for targeted imaging and therapy for gastric cancer” pdf
  • 15 April 2015, Jesús J. Pérez Torrente (Dpto. Química Inorgánica, Universidad de Zaragoza) Diseño de catalizadores basados en ligandos carbeno N-heterocíclicos: Síntesis y aplicaciones” pdf
  • 14 April 2015, José Aizpurúa (Universidad del País Vasco), 1,2,3-Triazoles: Click beyond link”pdf
  • 25 March 2015, Aitor Mugarza (ICN2), “Electronic and Magnetic properties at the metal-organic interface”pdf
  • 23 March 2015, Rob Claassen (HYSITRON INC, USA), Quantitative Nanomechanical Testing in SEM/TEM”


  • 27 February 2015, Patricia Horcajada (Institut Lavoisier, CNRS, Francia), Metal-organic frameworks: from synthesis to applications”pdf
  • 23 January 2015, Jerónimo Blanco Fernández y Nuria Rubio Vidal (Instituto de Química Avanzada de Cataluña), Imagen de bioluminiscencia aplicada a la investigación biomédica”


  • 18 December 2014, Pedro Prieto (Centro de Excelencia de Nuevos Materiales, Colombia) “Magnetic and Structural Properties of nanometric La1-xCaxMnO3 superlattices”pdf
  • 5 November 2014, Seungsin Lee (Yonsei University, Korea), “Fabrication of lignin nanofibers using electrospinning”pdf
  • 22 October 2014, Bui Cong Tinh (Centro Singular de Investigación en Química Biológica y Materiales Moleculares – CIQUS, Santiago de Compostela), “Magneto-thermoelectric transport in ferromagnetic La2/3Sr1/3MnO3 thin films”pdf
  • 6 October 2014, Thomas Hirstch (University of Regesnburg, Alemania), “Upconverting Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Surface Modification and Bioanalytical Applications”


  • 25 June 2014, Giovanna della Porta (Universitá Degli Studi di Salerno, Italia) “Sinergic approach of growth factor sustained release and dynamic bioreactor flow on hMSC osteogenic differentiation into 3D alginate scaffolds”pdf
  • 19 June 2014, King Lun Yeung (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), “Nanomaterials for Health and Environment”pdf
  • 6 June 2014, Yves Huttel  (ICMM-CSIC), “One-Step Generation of alloy, Core@Shell and Core@Shell@Shell Nanoparticles under Ultra High Vacuum Conditions”pdf
  • 14 de mayo de 2014, Daniel Maspoch (ICN2), “Nanoscale Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs)”pdf
  • 11 April 2014, Carlos Bueno Alejo (Instituto Tecnico de Lisboa), “Photochemical Synthesis of metal nanoparticles and their application in plasmon mediated processes”pdf
  • 9 April 2014, Gaspar Amelles (Instituto de Microelectrónica de Madrid, CNM-CSIC), “Optical and magneto-optical properties of magnetoplasmonic nanoparticles”pdf
  • 1 April 2014, Nuria Vilaboa (FIOBI, Hospital Universitario  La Paz, Madrid), “Nanotecnología y aplicaciones biomédicas. Terapia génica”pdf
  • 12 March 2014, María Jesús Lázaro Elorri (Instituto de Carboquímica – CSIC), “Materiales carbonosos nanoestructurados y su uso en pilas de combustible”pdf
  • 25 February 2014, Christoph Janiak (Institut für Anorganische Chemie und Strukturchemie, Universität Düsseldorf) “Chemistry in the world of dwarfs: From nanopores in metal-organic frameworks to nanoparticles in ionic liquids”


  • 12 February 2014, Richard J. Nichols (University of Liverpool) “An introduction to Scanning Probe Microscopies


  • 6 February 2014, Daniel Ruiz-Molina (CIN2-UAB) “Coordination polymer nanoparticles (CPPs) for theranostics applications


  • 22 January 2014, Eugenio Coronado Miralles (Instituto de Ciencia Molecular, Universidad de Valencia), “Molecular Spintronics
  • 17 December 2013, Mamoru Matsuo (Japan Atomic Energy Agency), “Spin current generation from mechanical motion


  • 17 December 2013, Jan Martinek (Polish Academy of Sciences), “Cooper pari aplitting as a source of entangled electrons


  • 17 December 2013, Sadamichi Maekawa (Japan Atomic Energy Agency),”Spin current and spin Seebeck effect


  • 27 November 2013, Sebastián Gargallo (Nanotex), “New advances in Nanotechnology to biomedicine and soil remediation


  • 21 November 2013, A.K. Raychaudhuri (S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India), “From black hole to nanomaterials: A glimpse of the S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences


  • 5 November 2013, Nadia Benkirane-Jessel (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research), “Smart implant for regenerative nanomedicine”


  • 28 October 2013, Joan Subirats (Quantum Sails) “Quantum´s Innovation: Nanomaterials, our next challenge”


  • 24 October 2013, Miguel Ángel Caballero, (SAMCA), “Micro and nanoencapsulation in textil fibers”


  • 18 October 2013, Joaquín Querol (Endor Nanotechnolgies), “Industrial applications of nanomaterials in Medicine”


  • 17 July 2013, Chris Ritchie (University of Melbourne), “Unique structural features in polyoxometalete chemistry: Introducing functionality”


  • 15 July 2013, Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez (Universidade do Minho), “Electroactive polymers and polymer composites”


  • 18 June 2013, Adenkule Olusola Adeyeye (National University of Singapore), “Artificial ferromagnetic nanostructures: An experimental platform for magnonics”


  • 14 June 2013, María José Ruedas Rama (Unviersidad de Granada), “Quantum dot nanoparticles as photoluminiscent nanosensors”


  • 14 June 2013, Ángel Orte (Unviersidad de Granada), “Biomolecular interactions at the single molecular level”


  • 5 June 2013, Francisco Balas (CIBER-BBN), “Nanoseguridad: Monitorización y control de aerosoles nanoparticulados”


  • 3 June 2013, C. Binek (University of Nebraska), “Isothermal electric control of Exchange bias near room temperatura”


  • 22 May 2013, José M. Román (Danish Technological Institute), “Extensional rheology of polymer melts”


  • 16 May 2013, Juan de la Figuera (Instituto de Química Rocasolano-CSIC), “The surface of magnetite: from nanometer thick films to bulk crystals”


  • 2 May 2013, Andrzej Stankiewicz (Delft University of Technology), “How to win a snooker game? Alternative energy forms for intensification and control of chemical reactions”


  • 29 April 2013, Mary Farrell (Wiley INC), “Publishing in materials science”


  • 10 April 2013, Richard J. Nichols (University of Liverpool), “Single molecule electronics and electrochemistry”


  • 11 March 2013, Kyung A. Kang (University of Louisville), “Metal nanoparticles for disease diagnosis and treatment”


  • 7 March 2013, Miguel Ángel López Manchado (Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Polímeros-CSIC), “La última gran frontera de los nanocompuestos poliméricos: El grafeno”


  • 4 February 2013, Sonia Aguado (Universidad de Alcalá de Henares), “MOFs are coming: a song of possibilities”


  • 31 January 2013, Ivana Ascaso (Argenol), “Silver nanoparticles”



  • Grants “Cátedra SAMCA en Nanotecnología” 2015:

    Call 2015

  • Summer grants for students:

    Each summer INA offers grants to undergraduates, master and postgraduate students at the University of Zaragoza to work with us for a period of 3 months:

    Outcome 2015

    Call 2015

Master Degree in Nanostructured Materials for Nanotechnology Applications

This official Master from Zaragoza University (Spain) has a duration of one academic year and comprises 60 ECTS credits. The course is suitable for graduates with science, engineering, medicine or related degrees keen to develop careers at the forefront of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

The course is multidisciplinary and aims to provide students with fundamental knowledge, practical experience, and skills in the fabrication and characterization of nanostructured materials and devices with applications in key areas of nanochemistry, nanophysics, and nanobiomedicine.

The University of Zaragoza and the Institutes of Nanoscience and Materials Science of Aragón (INA and ICMA) have exceptional materials preparation and characterization equipment, including some unique instruments in Spain and Europe.