Universidad de Chile, Chile
Pedro Aguirre A is a Dr. in Chemistry at the Universidad of Santiago de Chile, Chile and chemical engineer of Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile. He is professor of the Universidad de Chile from 1996 and actually full professor of the Chemistry department. His research works has been developed catalysts for various chemical applications, synthesis of drugs, synthesis of materials for the industry and currently develops catalysts for valorization of biomass lignocellulosic in synthesis of biodiesel a renewable chemical. In 2006 he carried out postdoctoral studies at the Univesidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain with a scholarship for Latin-American researchers in Spain.