Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer is the Director of the UK Engineering Physical Sciences and Research Council funded Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage (CICCS) and Head of Energy and Sustainability Research Division of the Faculty of Engineering at The University of Nottingham. Her research programmes cover all the range from blue sky research to proof of concept and patent development leading to commercialisation.
Prof Maroto-Valer has over 200 publications, holds numerous prestigious international prizes and leading positions in professional societies, editorial boards and acts regularly as reviewer for journals and funding agencies.
Prof Maroto-Valer is FRSC, Chair of the RSC Energy Sector, Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the RCUK Energy Programme and of the UKERC Research Committee. She has been awarded the prestigious 2009 Philip Leverhulme Prize for her work in energy research.