Joaquín Silvestre-Albero, born 1976, studied chemistry in Alicante, Spain, where he completed his PhD thesis in 2003 in the group of Prof. Rodríguez-Reinoso. Then, he spent one-year in the group of Prof. Corma at ITQ, Valencia (Spain), and two more years at the Fritz-Haber-Institute, Berlín (Germany), in the group of Prof. Freund. In 2006, he moved back to the University of Alicante where he is actually Associate Professor for Inorganic Chemistry. His interests range from materials science, adsorption processes, nanotechnology, heterogeneous catalysis and nanomedicine. His scientific work has been published in more than 90 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 4 book chapters and several patent applications have been filled in the last few years. Joaquín Silvestre-Albero has received several awards including the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung. He has been Visiting Professor at the Vienna University of Technology (Austria), Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) and Universidad Nacional de San Luis (Argentina).