BSc Chemistry (University of Zaragoza, 1980).
Ph.D. in Chemistry (University of Zaragoza, 1983), with the thesis “Heteropolynuclear complexes of rhodium and iridium containing other precious metals and nitrogen heterocyclic ligands”, under the supervision of Luis A. Oro.
Postdoctoral researcher with Peter M. Maitlis (Universty of Sheffield, U.K., 1983-1985), investigating the reactivity of arene-osmium complexes.
Postdoctoral researcher with Luis A. Oro (University of Zaragoza, 1985-1987), working with metallomesogens and ruthenium carbonyl complexes.
Professor (1987-2005) and Full Professor (2005-current) of Inorganic Chemistry (University of Oviedo).
Director of the University of Oviedo research group QUIMCLUSTOR (http://quimclustor.grupos.uniovi.es) (1990-current).
Chair of the Orgamometallic Chemistry Section (GEQO) of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry (2002-2010).
Member of the International Editorial Advisory Board of the journal Organometallics (2008-2010).
Director of 16 PhD theses (http://www.unioviedo.es/jaclab/tesis.html)
Author of more than 200 scientific publications.