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Lines of research - PhD in Natural and Applied Sciences

The research carried out at doctoral program in Natural and Applied Sciences is articulated through three research groups, each with two lines of research:

Biology and Environment

- Animal and Plant Biology
- Environment


Chemistry

- Science from Materials
- Applied Chemistry


Complex Systems

- Physics
- Applied Mathematics

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In addition, doctoral program has prestigious collaborating researchers who occasionally co-direct some of the doctoral theses.

 

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Results and Indicators - PhD in Natural and Applied Sciences

Investigación: resultados e indicadores - Desplegables

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→ Minimizing the spread of fraud through graph-based illicit transaction detection", Adrián Díaz Lanchas. Directors: Sergio Ardanza-Trevijano Moras and Oscar González Fernández. Line of research: applied mathematics.

→ "Role of mycorrhizal symbiosis in the physiological, metabolic and molecular adaptation of network grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) varieties to climate change", Daria Kozikova. Directors: Mª Nieves Goicoechea Preboste and Inmaculada Pascual Elizalde. Line of research: animal and plant biology.

→ "Physiopathological characterization of atrial fibrillation using biomarkers and numerical simulations", Leire Moriones Imirizaldu. Directors: Jean Bragard and Susana Ravassa Albéniz. Line of research: applied mathematics.

→ "Flow of particle dispersions in constrictions", Umair Rehman Raffi. Director Diego Maza Ozcoidi. Line of research: physics.

→ "development of new lime-based mortars with phase change materials for the improvement of the energy efficiency of architectural heritage", Andrea Rubio Aguinaga. Directors: José Ignacio Álvarez Galindo and Íñigo Navarro Blasco. Line of research: materials science.

→ "Aggregation of Structures in fuzzy logic", Francisco Javier Talavera Andújar. Director Jorge Elorza Barbajero. Line of research: applied mathematics.

→ "data for biodiversity governance: searching for efficiency in the management of data of biodiversity for conservation", Maite Telletxea Martínez. Directors: Rafael Miranda Ferreiro and Arturo H. Ariño Plana. Line of research: environment.

→ "Functionalization of hydrophobic coatings with photocatalyst nanoparticles. Application to stone substrates and raw earth construction materials", Víctor Manuel Tena Santafé. Directors: José Ignacio Álvarez Galindo and Íñigo Navarro Blasco. Line of research: materials science.

→ Active learning methods for optimal subsampling assuming random covariates", Álvaro Cía Mina. Directors: Jesús Fernando López Fidalgo and Chiara Tommasi. Line of research: applied mathematics.

→ Study on the irradiation of circulating blood in radiotherapy treatments", Marina García Cardosa. Director Javier Burguete Mas. Line of research: physics.

→ Optimal market making under information asymmetry", Christian Ojeda Trejo. Directors: Jean Bragard and Javier Sabio González. Line of research: applied mathematics.

→ Application of advanced physicochemical characterisation methods to the study of Plenomedieval ceramic materials from Navarre", Iván Ruiz Ardanaz. Directors: Adrián Durán Benito and Esther Lasheras Adot. Line of research: materials science.

→ Exercise in Machine Learning for complex market risk models", Thandiwe-Irina Mahari. Directors: Raúl Cruz Hidalgo and José Luis Rodríguez Lozano. Line of research: applied mathematics.

→ Application of machine learning techniques in quantitative finance", Luis Manuel García Muñoz. Directors: Jorge Elorza Barbajero and Carl Johan Erling Gunnesson. Line of research: applied mathematics.

→ Causes and implications of anomalous reproductive behaviour in captivity for the successful reintroduction of the European mink (Mustela lutreola, Linnaeus, 1761)", Andrea Marín Sierra. Directors: David Galicia Paredes and María Díez León. Line of research: animal and plant biology.

→ From growth of a single drop to complex breath figures with active matter", Jordan de Jesús Ortiz Villanueva. Directors: Wenceslao González Viñas and Reinaldo García García. Line of research: physics.

→ Profitability and adverse flow forecasting in financial markets and multi-contributor platforms", Paloma Marín Martínez. Directors: Sergio Ardanza-Trevijano Moras and Javier Sabio González. Line of research: applied mathematics.

→ Conversational recommender systems and their application in the financial field", Ainhoa Guerrero San Martín. Directors: Maite Aznárez Sanado and Carlos Figuera Pozuelo. Line of research: applied mathematics.

→ Implications of grape transpiration in the ripening process under conditions of climate change", Andrea Cabodevilla Afra. Directors: Inmaculada Pascual Elizalde and Fermín Morales Iribas. Line of research: animal and plant biology.

→ Variation in the prevalence and lineages of haemosporidia in the great tit (Parus major) as a function of different environmental factors", David Beaumont Hernández. Director: María Ángeles Hernández Minguillón. Line of research: animal and plant biology.

→ Impact of air pollution and its interaction with climate change on public health in urban areas", Heidel Moronta Sabad. Directors: David Elustondo Valencia and Arturo H. Ariño Plana. Line of research: environment

→ The jamming of a granular system as a phase transition", Rodrigo Caitano Barbosa da Silva. Director Ángel Garcimartín Montero. Line of research: physics

→ Impact of N deposition in vulnerable Mediterranean forests: temporal trends and interactions at ecosystem and landscape level", Iván Santamaría Sastre. Directors: David Elustondo Valencia and Anna Àvila Castells. Line of research: environment

→ Effects of humic acids on the relationship of Bacillus megaterium and Rhizophagus irregularis with tomato plants", Germán Bosch Estévez. Directors: José María García-Mina Freire and Javier Erro Garcés. Line of research: animal and plant biology

→ Particle flows in silos, significance of particle shape and friction", Tivadar Pongó. Director Raúl Cruz Hidalgo. Line of research: physics

→ Experimental numerical study of pedestrian dynamics in highly confined conditions", Iñaki Echeverria Huarte. Directors: Iker Zuriguel Ballaz and Raúl Cruz Hidalgo. Line of research: physics.

→ The Computational Significance of Brain Oscillations", Diglio Antonio Simoni. Directors: Wenceslao González Viñas and Stefano Boccaletti. Line of research: applied mathematics.

→ "developmentof new nanoparticulate materials and their application in packaging", Leire Goñi Ciaurriz. Director: Itziar Vélaz Rivas. Line of research: Chemistryapplied.

→ Feasibility of bioindication based on aerobiological samples", Mónica María González Alonso. Director Arturo H Ariño Plana. Line of research: environment.

→ Effects of global change on the structure and functioning of vegetation in a bioclimatic frontier. A taxonomic and functional approach", María de las Mercedes Valerio Galán. Directors: Ricardo Ibáñez Gastón and Antonio Gazol Burgos. Line of research: animal and plant biology.

→ Numerical simulation of granular media in narrow openings", Dariel Hernández Delfín. Director By: Raúl Cruz Hidalgo. Line of research: physics

→ Odonates of the Ebro Basin as bioindicators of climate change in the Iberian Peninsula: study of the historical collection of the Zoology Museum of the University of Navarra on the macroinvertebrate of the networkwater quality", Tommaso Cancellario. Directors: Rafael Miranda Ferreiro and Enrique Baquero Martín. Line of research: environment

→ Applications of cyclodextrin polymeric matrices synthesised by sustainable processes", Max Renaud Petitjean. Director: José Ramón Isasi. Line of research: Chemistryapplied. 

→ "developmenttechnological and clinical validation of an adaptive radiotherapy strategy in lung cancer", Carlos Huesa Berral. Directors: Javier Burguete Mas and Juan Diego Azcona Armendáriz. Line of research: physics 

→ Flow of particle dispersions in narrowings", José Ilberto Fonceca Junior. Directors: Diego Maza Ozcoidi and Raúl Cruz Hidalgo. Line of research: physics

→ Instabilities in jets of rheologically complex fluids", Brais Oubiña Vila. Directors: Diego Maza Ozcoidi and José Martín Pastor Gutiérrez. Line of research: physics

→ Computer simulations of Breath Figures under complex experimental conditions", Mathankumar Raja. Director Wenceslao González Viñas. Line of research: applied mathematics.

→ "Levels of exhibitionto pollutants and particulate matter in indoor spaces", Miguel Ángel Alcántara Durán. Directors: Carolina Santamaría Élola and Cesar Martín Gómez. Line of research: environment

→ Instabilities and transition to turbulence in a closed flow", Jesús Oscar Rodríguez García. Director Javier Burguete Mas. Line of research: physics

→ On the multiphase finite volume method based on granular kinetic theory and its industrial application", David Méndez Esteban. Directors: Diego Maza Ozcoidi and Raúl Cruz Hidalgo. Line of research: physics

→ Study of operators in the field of fuzzy logic. Applications to fuzzy group theory", Carlos Bejines López. Directors: María Jesús Chasco Ugarte and Jorge Elorza Barbajero. Line of research: applied mathematics.

→ Condensation Patterns and Climate Change", Ruddy Eglee Urbina Sulbarán. Director Wenceslao González-Viñas. Line of research: physics

→ "developmentof new lime restoration mortars with additives", Jesús Fidel González Sánchez. Directors: Iñigo Navarro Blasco and José Ignacio Álvarez Galindo. Line of research: materials science

→ Characterisation and applications of TPGS/Tetronics/Cyclodextrin systems for drug delivery", Joan Puig Rigall. Directors: Gustavo González Gaitano and María José Blanco Prieto. Line of research: Chemistryapplied

→ Moulting strategies and plumage colouring in Iberian populations of the common crossbill (Loxia Curvirostra)", Blanca Fernández Eslava. Directors: Rafael Miranda Ferreiro and David Galicia Paredes. Line of research: environment - animal and plant biology.

→ Analysis of ichthyological diversity in relation to biogeographical regions and its relationship with endangered species and protected areas", Imanol Miqueleiz Legaz. Directors: Rafael Miranda Ferreiro and Arturo Hugo Ariño Plana. Line of research: environment

→ "Mites associated with Diptera and Coleoptera as toolapplicable to samples of forensic interest", Sandra Pérez Martínez. Directors: Maria Lourdes Moraza Zorrilla and Marta Inés Saloña Bordas. Line of research: animal and plant biology.

→ "Study of riboflavin and its derivatives in cucumber plant against iron deficiency, and their role in the mechanism of action of a heteromolecular iron complex as a sustainable ferric fertilizer". D Germán Bosch, December 18, 2023.

→ "Phase transition between stuck and unstuck states in a granular flow with external perturbation". Mr. Rodrigo Caitano Barbosa da Silva, November 30, 2023.

→ "Solid-air and liquid-air interactions in the industrial dispensing of polymer melts". D Brais Oubiña Vila, 20 October 2023.

→ "Airborne pollen and spores in Navarra and artificial intelligence for atmospheric particle monitoring". Ms. Mónica María González Alonso, 17 July 2023.

→ "Experimental and numerical study of pedestrian dynamics in low and high density conditions" D. Iñaki Echeverría October 25, 2022.

→ "Development of nanocomposites containing titanium dioxide nanoparticles and cyclodextrins for food packaging applications" Ms. Leire Goñi October 27, 2022.

→ "Particle flows in silos, significance of particle shape, stiffness and friction" D. Tivadar Pongó (6 October 2022).

→ "Granular dynamics from continuum mechanics. Numerical analysis, experimental and industrial applications", D. David Méndez Esteban (June 24, 2022).

→ "Spatial and temporal patterns of plant community assembly in two biogeographic regions: a taxonomic and functional approach", Ms. Mercedes Valerio Galán (June 23, 2022).

→ "Moulting and coloration in the common crossbill (Loxia curvirostra): a study in the northern Iberian Peninsula", Ms. Blanca Fernández Eslava (June 17, 2022).

→ "Development of sustainable polysaccharide matrices with hydrophobic modifications", D. Max Renaud Petitjean (18 March 2022).

→ The use of Odonata as model organisms for freshwater ecological research", D. Tommaso Cancellario (15 December 2021).

→ Systematic DEM and coarse-graining analysis of dense granular flows", D. Dariel Hernández Delfín (5 November 2021).

→ Quantification of dosimetric uncertainties in lung stereotactic body radiation therapy", Carlos Huesa Berral (13 September 2021).

→ On the instabilities triggered in rotating flows in closed cylinders", D. Jesús Oscar Rodríguez García (5 July 2021).

→ "Supramolecular structures of D-α-tocopheryl polyethylene glycol succinate, poloxamines, and cyclodextrins: design, characterization and potential applications as drug delivery systems", D. Joan Puig Rigall (22 December 2020)

→ "development of new lime restoration mortars with additives", Mr. Jesús Fidel González Sánchez (16 December 2020).

"Fish conservation in the 21st century: Lessons learned and perspectives for a sustainable future", Imanol Miqueleiz Legaz (11 December 2020).

"Diversity of mites (Acari) and their networkinteraction with their insect hosts (Diptera and Coleoptera) in the Mediterranean region of Navarra: their role and forensic interest", Sandra Pérez Martínez (3 November 2020).

→ "Fuzzy logic operators in algebraic Structures", Carlos Bejines López; Directors: María Jesús Chasco Ugarte, Jorge Elorza Barbajero (11 September 2020).

"Polymeric and Soft Nanocomposites Based on Cyclodextrin-Modified Barium Titanate Nanoparticles", Rafael Serra Gómez; Directors: Gustavo González Gaitano, Francisco Javier González Benito (22 December 2016).

desplegable-investigacion-aval-programa

Research programme endorsement (according to report in force for the degree)

- Biology and Environment Team: "Quantification of pollutant parameters of exhalation from buildings in urban environments". Active until 1 June 2024. PI: Arturo Ariño and César Martín. Funding entity: Ministry of Science and Innovation. Ref. PID2019-104083RB-I00

- Complex Systems Team: "Instabilities in non-equilibrium fluids" Active until 30 September 2021. PI: Javier Burguete Mas and Wenceslao González Viñas. Funding entity: Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. Ref. FIS2017-83401-P

- Chemistry Team: "High efficiency multifunctional nano coatings for decontamination of volatiles and protection of porous substrates". Active until 30 November 2022. PI: Jose Ignacio Álvarez Galindo and Íñigo Navarro. Funding entity:Government of Navarra. Ref. PC143 MULTIFICON

All of them have an international mention, have obtained the maximum qualification (A 'cum laude'), and include at least one article in the first decile of their area.

- Experimental numerical analysis of controlled granular flows" Sara M. Rubio Largo (2016)

- Extensions of Topological Abelian Groups" Hugo J Bello Gutiérrez (2016)

- Facing challenges in the monitoring of atmospheric nitrogen pollution: relevance of organic nitrogen deposition and cutting edge applications of mosses as diagnostic bioindicators" Sheila Izquieta-Riojano (2016).

- "Photosynthetic acclimatisation, production and quality of grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) plants of Tempranillo Tinto and Blanco variety grown under different climate change scenarios" Tefide Kizildeniz (2017).

- "Environmental effects of reactive nitrogen emissions from livestock farming" María López Aizpun (2017)

- "Influence of mycorrhizal inoculation on phenolic composition and antioxidant capacity of Vitis vinifera L. cv. Tempranillo under different climate change scenarios" Nazareth Torres Molina (2018)

- "Anaerobic digestion of agricultural wastes: Studies of temperature, co-digestion and potential inhibitors" Beatriz de Diego Díaz (2018)

- Flow and clogging in a granular silo discharged with a conveyor belt" Diego Gella Bittrian (2020)

- "Polymeric and Soft Nanocomposites Based on Cyclodextrin-Modified Barium Titanate Nanoparticles" Rafael Serra Gómez (2016)

- "Incorporation and performance of photocatalytic additives in binding materials for environmental depolluting" María Pérez Nicolás (2017)

All of them are in the first decile of their area. The doi is given for simplicity:

- 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.198002
- 10.1063/1.5027674
- 10.1016/j.fss.2018.09.003
- 10.1016/j.fss.2018.11.001
- 10.1016/j.chaos.2018.12.028
- 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.12.074
- 10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.218004
- 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00409
- 10.1016/j.cemconres.2015.11.013
- 10.1016/j.carbpol.2019.05.027
- 10.1016/j.molliq.2019.02.135
- 10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.08.196
- 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2015.09.023
- 10.1038/s41589-018-0033-4
- 10.1093/molbev/msz255
- 10.3389/fpls.2020.603687
- 10.1016/j.cub.2020.01.023
- 10.1016/j.foreco.2018.10.053
- 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.315
- 10.3389/fpls.2020.00837
- 10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.11.014
- 10.1016/j.cej.2017.10.075
- 10.1016/j.soilbio.2017.10.020
- 10.1016/j.envpol.2015.12.002
- 10.1111/jvs.12409

desplegable-investigacion-aval

Research endorsement of the programme (according to report of self-evaluation of the accreditation process).

- Biology and Environment Team: "Quantification of pollutant parameters of exhalation from buildings in urban environments". Active until 1 June 2024. PI: Arturo Ariño and César Martín. Funding entity: AEI. Ref. PID2019-104083RB-I00

- Complex Systems Team: "Emergent collective behaviour in many-particle systems" Active until 31 August 2024. PI: Iker Zuriguel Ballaz and Raúl Cruz Hidalgo. Funding entity: AEI. Ref. PID2020-114839GB-I00

- Chemistry team: "Incorporation of drugs in polymeric fibres for dermal release: application to the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis and skin infections" Active until 31 December 2023. PI: Gustavo González Gaitano and Paul Nguewa. Funding entity: AEI. Ref. PID2020-112713RB-C21

All of them have an international mention, have obtained the maximum qualification (A 'cum laude'), and include at least one article in the first decile of their area.

- Experimental numerical analysis of controlled granular flows" Sara M. Rubio Largo (2016)

- "Polymeric and Soft Nanocomposites Based on Cyclodextrin-Modified Barium Titanate Nanoparticles" Rafael Serra Gómez (2016)

- "Facing challenges in the monitoring of atmospheric nitrogen pollution: relevance of organic nitrogen deposition and cutting edge applications of mosses as diagnostic bioindicators" Sheila Izquieta-Riojano (2016)

- Photosynthetic acclimation, production and quality of grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) plants of Tempranillo Tinto and Blanco variety, grown under different climate change scenarios" Tefide Kizildeniz (2017)

- "Environmental effects of reactive nitrogen emissions from livestock farming" María López Aizpun (2017)

- "Influence of mycorrhizal inoculation on phenolic composition and antioxidant capacity of Vitis vinifera L. cv. Tempranillo under different climate change scenarios" Nazareth Torres Molina (2018).

- "Anaerobic digestion of agricultural wastes: Studies of temperature, co-digestion and potential inhibitors" Beatriz de Diego Díaz (2018)

- "Flow and clogging in a granular silo discharged with a conveyor belt" Diego Gella Bittrian (2020)

- "Supramolecular structures of D-alpha-tocopheryl polyethylene glycol succinate, poloxamines, and cyclodextrins: design, characterization and potential applications as novel drug delivery systems" Joan Puig Rigall (2020)

- Fuzzy logic operators on Structures algebraic " Carlos Bejines López (2020)

All of them are in the first decile of their area. The doi is given for simplicity:

- 10.1111/jvs.12409
- 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.06.027
- 10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.11.014
- 10.1038/s41589-018-0033-4
- 10.3389/fpls.2018.00897
- 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.09.015
- 10.1016/j.foreco.2019.117456
- 10.1093/molbev/msz255
- 10.1016/j.foreco.2018.10.053
- 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.315
- 10.3389/fpls.2020.603687
- 10.1016/j.cub.2020.01.023
- 10.3389/fpls.2020.00837
- 10.1016/j.cemconres.2015.11.013
- 10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.08.196
- 10.1016/j.carbpol.2019.05.027
- 10.1016/j.molliq.2019.02.135
- 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00409
- 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.198002
- 10.1063/1.5027674
- 10.1016/j.fss.2018.11.001
- 10.1016/j.chaos.2018.12.028
- 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.12.074
- 10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.218004
- 10.1063/5.0006018

Gonález-Viñas, Wenceslao (contacto doctorado)

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Wenceslao González-Viñas

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