Develop fundamental and applied knowledge to tackle problems in the field of materials degradation, surface engineering and nanomaterials applied to interfaces, with special focus on active corrosion protective coatings and (nano)additives for materials, to enhance their durability and contribute to the circular economy.


Be an internationally recognized research group devoted to the development of advanced and eco-friendly materials with high performance to be applied in industry and everyday life.

Carry out cutting edge research at the interface between Materials Science and Electrochemistry with different goals, and establishing links to other areas of application such as materials for electrochemical energy storage and conversion.

Become a reference in the communication of scientific principles associated with materials degradation and durability.


  • Excellence
  • Social commitment
  • Resilience
  • Rigor and Scientific integrity
  • Openness
  • Collaboration