Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Teona Mirea, UPM Research Activity Projection Award

The award recognizes the work of this assistant professor from the Higher Technical School of Telecommunications Engineers of the Technical University of Madrid.

Teona Mirea is a Telecommunications Engineer from the Higher Technical School of Telecommunications Engineers of the Technical University of Madrid (2013) and a Cum Laude PhD with an international mention in Electronic Systems from the UPM (2017). For her doctorate, she obtained the Extraordinary Prize of the UPM in 2018 and an award for the best poster awarded by the international congress European Frequency and Time Forum (2016). She has spent several months at the University of Uppsala (Sweden) and the University of Cambridge (UK).

Since 2020 she has been an assistant professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering at ETSIT, where she teaches in 3 different degrees. She combines her teaching work with her research within the Micro-systems and Electronic Materials Group within the Center for Advanced Materials and Devices for ICT (CEMDATIC). Her research focuses on the development and application of electroacoustic resonators as sensors for micro-particles, gases or biological species. Her publications include 19 articles in JCR magazines and 42 conference communications. She has participated in 7 research projects being the principal investigator of one of them. Since 2018 she actively collaborates with the company Sorex Sensors (UK) in the industrial transfer of micro-sensors for the detection of harmful particles and gases. She serves on a scientific committee at an international congress and on the advisory board of Sorex Sensors.

For Teona Mirea, this award “is a great motivation to continue dedicating myself to this with passion and recognition of both my work and that of my research group, which has supported me in everything since I began my scientific career. A special mention is required by Prof. Enrique Iborra Grau, who has been my mentor and greatest inspiration all these years and who unfortunately passed away in 2019"