Alicia Fraile Chamizo
Research Support Staff
Department Address: 

Microwave and Sustainable Organic Chemistry Division,
Universidad de Castilla la Mancha. IRICA

Av. Camilo José Cela, 10 – 13071 Ciudad Real, Spain.
Telephone: 0034 926295300    Ext 96764


Alicia Fraile Chamizo was born in Madrid in 1973. She possesses the Certificate of Higher Education (HNC) in Chemistry “Analysis and Control”. For more than 15 years she has acquired experience as Laboratory Technician in different research Laboratories and in Industry.


She worked in the Institute of Optoelectronic Systems and Microtechnology (ISOM) at the Polytechnic University of Madrid for 12 years under the supervision of Professors Elias Muñoz and Enrique Calleja. She was involved in the fabrication of semiconductor-based devices (lithography, vacuum deposition, chemical and thermal treatments, soldering, packaging), as well as being responsible for the management of materials and clean room maintenance.


She also has international experience. She was hired by the group of Professor Martin Stutzmann at the Walter Schottky Institute in Munich for the fabrication of diamond-based devices.


In addition, she worked in the company Indra Systems in Madrid for 2 years. She was in charge of PCB laser cutting and quality control.



Nowadays she is working at the MSOC-Nanochemistry group at the University of Castilla- La Mancha under the supervision of Professor Ester Vázquez. Here she is involved in graphene fabrication protocols for the European Graphene Flagships project.

Ball mill
NanoChemistry Group
Exfoliated Graphene
Graphite exfoliation using melamine
PhD student Cristina and Bachelor Alicia making science!
UCLM Albacete
PhD student Ana taking some fluorescence measurements
Maribel is doing intriguing experiments!
Obtaining nice hydrogels
Phone: +34 926295300 (3513)

Av. Camilo José Cela 10

Ciudad Real, Spain. 13071

Contact: ester.vazquez(at)