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Alejandro esta trabajando en el laboratorio.

Anna, Milagros, Seba

Photo: June 29, 2016. Anna has returned to Kosice to continue her co-tutored studies there, following a very productive three-month stay in Zaragoza.

DR. SEBASTIÁN A. SUÁREZ of the University of Buenos Aires and the CONICET is here as part of his post-doctoral work. Seba is analyzing displacement parameters and programming in Fortran.

Elena Forcén Vázquez


Elena received her Ph.D. in Zaragoza on 13 May, 2016. Elena's doctoral thesis received the "Premio Extraordinatio de Doctorado" from the University of Zaragoza.


WELCOME BACK! Anna Vráblová has arrived to begin a research-intensive stay in Zaragoza as part of her co-tutored Ph.D. Larry is her Co-Director in Zaragoza, and Professor Juraj Černák is Co-Director at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice. Anna was here in 2014 as a Master's student.



16 March, 2016

CONGRATULATIONS!  The University of Zaragoza has awarded Elena its "Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado" (University Doctorate Award with Special Distinction) for her doctoral thesis Metal Citrate Cubanes: Synthesis, Characterization and Properties. Read all about Elena's work in the university press release (Spanish).

There is more about Elena's work at Aragón Investiga

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Anna Vráblová


15 January, 2016

Published in European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry: New preparation, first structure analysis and magnetism of the long-known nickel benzoate trihydrate: A linear Ni∙∙∙Ni∙∙∙Ni polymer and its parallels to the active site of urease, by Anna Vráblová, Larry R. Falvello, Javier Campo, Jozef Miklovič, Roman Boča, Juraj Černák and Milagros Tomás.

DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201501255


22 September, 2015

We welcome Professor Juraj Cernák of Pavol Jozef Safárik University in Kosice, who is here for an Erasmus visit. Under the auspices of our Erasmus program, two students from the University of Zaragoza are presently studying at UPJS.


5 June, 2015

The web site for SCTE2016 is now open. The 20th International Conference on Solid Compounds of Transition Elements will be held in Zaragoza in April, 2016. All the information is on the web site. 


18 May, 2015

A cover graphic based on an article in Chemistry -- A European Journal, about a compound described in  Elena's thesis, was used for the quiz question in the May 18, 2015, issue of Chemistry Views magazine. The quiz contest was held to mark the 20th anniversary of Chemistry -- A European Journal.


The article from Chemistry -- A European Journal is here.   It will be available under Open Access until the end of 2015.




We are researchers in structural inorganic chemistry.


We work in an academic environment, at the University of Zaragoza and within the Department of Inorganic Chemistry, the Aragón Materials Science Institute (ICMA) and the Institute of Chemical Synthesis and Homogeneous Catalysis (ISQCH).


In the research grouping of the Autonomous Region of Aragón, we are members of the confederated group M4, Multifunctional Molecular Magnetic Materials .


    Larry Falvello  (PI)

    Milagros Tomás


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Somos investigadores en la química inorgánica estructural.


Trabajamos en el entorno académico, en la Universidad de Zaragoza, en el Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Aragón (ICMA) y en el Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogenea (ISQCH).


Somos miembros del Grupo Consolidado M4, Materiales Magnéticos Moleculares Multifuncionales .


Estamos interesados en MOLECULAS, CRISTALES, ARTE y mas...


Puedes ver el artículo de Milagros sobre el Arte Mudéjar y la Estructura Cristalina.