Fachbereich: Ingeniería Agronómica

Zentrum: ETS de Ingeniería Agronómica

Institut: Instituto de Biotecnología Vegetal

Bereich: Bodenkunde und Agrarchemie

Forschungsgruppe: Ecología y Biotecnología de Suelos

Forschungsgruppe: Edafología Ambiental, Química y Tecnología Agrícola

Email: hector.conesa@upct.es

Persönliche Website: https://personas.upct.es/perfil/hector.conesa

Doktor von der Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena mit der Dissertation Restauración estabilización de suelos contaminados por metales pesados como consecuencia de actividades mineras en la zona de Cartagena y La Unión 2005. unter der Leitung von Dr. Ángel Faz Cano, Dr. Bernd Nowack.

Hector M. Conesa graduated as an Agricultural Engineer at the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (2001). He did his Ph.D. between the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Zurich (ETH-Zurich). Afterwards, he worked as a Postdoctoral researcher for four years at the ETH-Zurich and for one year as an Environmental Engineer at Befesa Gestión de Residuos Industriales, Seville (Spain). He also worked for the CEBAS-CSIC in Murcia. He was awarded with the Ramón y Cajal fellowship (2011-2016). Currently, he works as an Associate Professor the Agronomic Department, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Spain. His research focuses on soil contamination and remediation including the development of green technologies and the study of soil-plant relationships in polluted semiarid areas. He has led several projects on phytomanagement of mine tailings in semiarid environments. As a professor, he teaches subjects related to soil management, chemistry and environmental pollution.