Sorin BuneaPhD Student
M. Sc. Chemistry Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum (Germany)
Research Group/s: Prof. Atsushi Urakawa
Phone: +34 977 920 200 (ext. 253)
Sorin was born in Orhei, Republic of Moldova. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Chemistry from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania, in 2014. After that, he pursued his Master studies at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, where he investigated the catalytic conversion of glycerol to propylene glycol using copper-based heterogeneous catalysts. He obtained his Master Degree from Ruhr University in 2016; during his studies in Germany, he benefited from the support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in form of a study scholarship for foreign students. He joined Dr. Urakawa’s research group at ICIQ in October 2017, where he focuses on the study of PEM electrolysis-assisted hydrogen production and hydrogenation reactions.