Prof Rafael Luque

Profesor Titular, 


PhDs supervised to completion
Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese

Research Focus

Rafael Luque (Dpt. Quimica Organica, Universidad de Cordoba) has a significant expertise on biomass and waste valorisation practises to materials, fuels and chemicals as well as nanoscale chemistry and green engineering. Prof. Luque has published over 600 research articles (>35,000 citations, h-index 88), filed 8 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 in chief of Molecular Catalysis (Elsevier) and also member of the Editorial Advisory Board of prestigious International Journals (>15) including Editor-in-chief of the Porous Materials section of Materials (MDPI). Prof. Luque was named 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics.

Research Groups

  • FQM-383 Nanoval


  • Waste-to-wealth
  • Biomass conversion to valuables


  • Profesor Titular

Global goals

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Target 1.A
Target 3.8
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Target 3.B
Target 3.C

Professional Organisations

  • Universidad de Cordoba


  • Spain

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