Research Profile

Arkaitz Correa was born in Bilbao (1979). He studied Chemistry at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) (1997-2002). Since 2001 he was involved in research tasks performing a three-month internship in the pharmaceutical company FAES FARMA S. A. and then joining the research group of Prof. Esther Domínguez at UPV/EHU. In 2003 he got his M.Sc (Organic Chemistry) and was granted with a PhD fellowship by the Basque Government. Along 2005, he was a 3-month PhD visiting student at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands) under the supervision of Prof. Ben L Feringa. On November 2006 he finished his PhD studies at the UPV/EHU under the guidance of Prof. Esther Domínguez. On January 2007 he joined the research group of Prof. Carsten Bolm at the RWTH Aachen University (Germany) as a postdoctoral researcher funded by the Basque Government. On November 2008 he moved to the ICIQ (Tarragona) to work under the supervision of Prof. Ruben Martin as postdoctoral researcher. On May 2010 he joined the group of Prof. J. M. Lassaletta to work in a collaborative project with Bayer CropScience at the CSIC (Seville). From april 2011 to march 2014, he worked as a JdC associate researcher at the ICIQ in the group of Prof. Ruben Martin. During these years he has worked in several topics such as hypervalent iodine chemistry, metal-catalyzed cross-couplings, C-H activation processes, carbon dioxide fixation and asymmetric catalysis. In April 2014, Arkaitz started his independent career at UPV/EHU as a Ramón y Cajal fellow. In 2019, he has received the GEQO Young Scientist Award.

Scientific Production:

  • H-index: 29
  • Average citations per item: 108
  • Total number of citations: 4230
  • Average citations per year: 282

(Source WOS, 03-04-2019)