Surname: Merino Gómez
Position: Emeritus professor
Born in 1943, in Ourense, Galicia, Spain. He did Engineering degree studies at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de Bilbao, Spain, and the doctorate studies at the University of Santiago de Compostela, USC, Spain.
He got a lecturer position at the Vigo University, Spain, in 1989. Since 1995 to 2014 he hold a tenured Professor position (Materials Science) at the School of Industrial Engineering of the Vigo University Spain, where he taught materials engineering related subjects. In 2014 he was named Emeritus Professor of the Vigo University, Spain. He was head of the School of Industrial Engineering of the Vigo University and Vice Chancellor of the Vigo University. His research is mainly oriented to surface engineering of alloys and currently to metal matrix composites reinforced with ceramic and intermetallic particulates.
Fellow of the Galician Royal Academy of Sciences (RAGC)