Francisco Alonso received his B.Sc. (1986), M.Sc. (1988), and Ph.D. (1991) degrees in Chemistry from the University of Alicante (Spain). After a postdoctoral stay (1992–1994) at the University of Oxford (UK) with Prof. S. G. Davies, he moved back to the University of Alicante, where he is Full Professor of Organic Chemistry, Director of the Instituto de Síntesis Orgánica (ISO) and coordinator of the doctorate programme “Organic Synthesis”. He has authored 115 manuscripts, 3 patents and several book chapters, being co-founder of Medalchemy S. L. His research is focused on the development of new synthetic methodologies involving transition-metal nanoparticles and on the synthesis of biologically active natural or synthetic molecules.
Institute of Organic Synthesis (ISO)
Universidad de Alicante Facultad de Ciencias. Fase I. Carretera de San Vicente del Raspeig S/N 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig Alicante (Spain)