Keywords: Green Chemistry, Nanomaterials design, Biomaterials, heterogeneous Catalysis, photocatalysis, biocatalysis, Flow Chemistry, biomass valorisation, waste valorisation, biorefineries
Rafael Luque is Editor-in-chief of Molecular Catalysis from Elsevier. Until December 2017 he was Deputy Head of Department from Departamento de Quimica Organica at Universidad de Cordoba, where he graduated in 2005. Prof. Luque has published over 350 research articles, filed 3 patent applications and edited 10 books as well as numerous contributions to book chapters and invited, guest, keynote and plenary lectures in scientific events worldwide. Prof. Luque is Editor of Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical from Elsevier receiving the Marie Curie Prize from Instituto Andaluz de Quimica Fina in Spain (2011), the Green Talents award from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany (2011), the TR35 Spain from Technology Review and MIT as one of the top 10 young entrepreneurs in Spain (2012) and very recently the RSC Environment, Sustainability and Energy Early Career Award (2013) from the Royal Society of Chemistry UK and the 2015 Lu Jiaxi lectureship from the College of Chemistry and Engineering in Xiamen University (China).