Universidad de Zaragoza CSIC
Raquel Pérez Herrera
Category Científico Titular
Department: ISQCH - Departamento 2: Catálisis y Procesos Catalíticos
Phone / Ext.: +34 976 76 11 90
Email: raquelph@unizar.es
Group responsible: ISQCH - Organocatálisis Asimétrica (Grupo Emergente E104)
Participant group: ISQCH - Organocatálisis Asimétrica (Grupo Emergente E104)
Line: ISQCH LÍNEA 2 - CATÁLISIS Y PROCESOS CATALÍTICOS

Raquel P. Herrera was born in Alicante, Spain, in 1977. She received her B.S. (1999) and M.S. degrees (2000) at the University of Alicante, and completed her Ph.D. (1999-2003) under the supervision of Prof. Guijarro and Prof. Yus at the same university. She then took up a European postdoctoral contract with Prof. Ricci (Bologna, Italy) until March 2006, at which time she joined Prof. Lassaletta’s group at the IIQ-CSIC (Seville, Spain). She was appointed to her present position at the ISQCH-University of Zaragoza in January 2008, first as ARAID Researcher and since 2012 as Tenured Scientist. Her research interests are focused on asymmetric organocatalysis and its applications. In 2012 she was awarded with the Lilly Prize to the best young scientist less than 40 ages, in Spain.

She is the PI of the Group "Organocatálisis Asimétrica" HOCA. https://asymmetricorganocatalysis.com/