Francisco Javier Patiño Rodrigo

PhD Student

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 96326


Francisco Javier Patiño Rodrigo was born in 1997 in Alcazar de San Juan (Spain). He obtained his Chemistry Degree in July 2019, at the University of Castilla -La Mancha (UCLM).


In the last year of his degree, he started to work in this research group, on the field of Nanochemistry, with the project “Hydrogels for white-light emission” under the supervision of Prof. Enrique Diez Barra and Prof. Sonia Merino Guijarro. Also, the same year, he successfully defended his final degree project titled “Hydrogels as biosensors” supervised by Prof. María Antonia Herrero Chamorro.


The following year, he obtained his Master´s degree in Chemistry Research, with a project titled “Self-Healing properties on hydrogels”, in MSOC Nanochemistry group, under the supervisión of Prof. Maria Antonia Herrero Chamorro.

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)