Lourdes F. Vega
- Citation name: Vega, L. F.
- Affiliation: MATGAS Research Center and Carburos Metálicos, Air Products Group
- Country: Spain
Dr. Lourdes F. Vega is the Director of MATGAS, a strategic alliance between the company Air Products, the National Research Council of Spain (CSIC) and the Autonomous University of Barcelona, a research center focused on sustainable processes and products. She is also the Business Technology Manager of Agrifood & Water for Merchant Technology at Air Products. She joint Air Products in 2007, after holding positions at Cornell University, as a Postdoctoral Associate (1992-1995), at the University Rovira I Virgili in Spain, as a Professor in Chemical Engineering (1995-2003) and at CSIC as a Senior Research Associate (2003-2007). Author of the book “CO2 as a resource, from capture to industrial applications”, more than 150 papers in refereed journals and 3 patents. She has participated in several competitive and industrial projects, supervised several PhD thesis and postdoctoral researchers. Elected Physicist of Excellence in 2010 by the Spanish Collegiate of Physicists.