This is the academic webpage of M. Merced Montero-Campillo. The header picture of this site was taken on 1st May 2013 from the beautiful terrace of the Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid.

I work at the Departamento de Química (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) as Profesora Ayudante Doctora (Assistant Professor). You can find me on Research Gate. My ResearcherID (Web of Science) is AAU-5920-2021.  My ORCID number is 0000-0002-9499-0900. This is my e-mail adress: mm.montero (at)

A very long journey…  

2003 – Degree in Chemistry at Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia

2008 – PhD in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry at Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia with Prof. Jesús Rodríguez Otero and Prof. Enrique M. Cabaleiro Lago (María Barbeito Fellowship)

2009 – Postdoc – Thompson Rivers University, Canada with Nelaine Mora

2009-2010 – Postdoc – Universitá degli Studi Milano-Bicocca, Italy with Michele Catti

2010-2012 – Postdoctoral FCT Fellowship – Universidade do Porto, Portugal with Natalia D. S. Cordeiro

2012-2016 – Researcher – Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain with Manuel Yáñez

2017 – Researcher – Instituto de Química Médica, CSIC, Spain with Ibon Alkorta

2019 – 2020 – José Castillejo Fellowship- Sorbonne Universitè, Laboratoire de Chimie Théorique (UPMC), Paris, with Julia Contreras García

2022 – 2023ARPU Fellowship – Universidade de Vigo, with Marcos Mandado



 Cambados, 2005. These are my dear friends Julia Contreras-García, Elixabete Rezabal and Elizabeth C. Beret. We did together our PhD in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry.


Madrid, 2013 – From left to right: Al Mokhtar Lamsabhi, Alberto Luna, Pablo Sanz, Marcela Hurtado, Otilia Mó; Inés Corral, Manuel Yáñez, Fernando Aguilar-Galindo; Katie Chen, M. M. Montero-Campillo, Lara Martínez-Fernández, Oriana Brea.

AlkortaGroupMadrid, 2017 – From left to right: M. M. Montero-Campillo, José Elguero, Tsai I-Ting, Ibon Alkorta and Íñigo Iribarren at the IQM-CSIC (Madrid).

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