Avelino Corma

Avelino Corma is a Spanish research professor and chemist, founder and former director of the Chemical Technology Institute (ITQ) founded by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Currently he continues to carry out his scientific research in the ITQ.
Avelino Corma, científico perteneciente al paseo de científicos del Museu de les Ciències Corma has received many awards, including the Prince of Asturias Award for Scientific and Technical Research, the Grand Medal of the French Academy of Science, the Royal Society of Chemistry Centenary Prize, Mexico's National Science and Technology Award, and the Gold Medal of the Royal Spanish Society of Chemistry.

He is also member of Spain's Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Environmental Sciences. He holds honorary degrees from several universities, including the University of Valencia.