Prof. Antonia Martín graduated in Chemistry by the University Autónoma of Madrid. She got her Ph.D. in Materials Science and was appointed Associate Professor in the Deparment of Engineering Civil Construction of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, and Full Professor in 2010, at the same institution.
Her main areas of interest incluye the study of mechanical behaviour and the fracture of advanced structural materials. Also, research activities is the use of novel experimental techniques to determine the properties of the phases and interfaces to a wide range of ingeniering materials at the microscopic level.
She has co-authored over 40 publications on various aspects of properties of materials, and more than 60 congress contributions.