M. A. Martin-Luengo, graduated in Chemistry in the Autonoma University of Madrid (UAM, Spain), presented her Master on oxidation catalysts and phD on supported metal catalysts in the institute of Catalysis (CSIC, Spain). She then worked with an Overseas Spanish Fellowship of the CSIC in England and Belgium, afterwards being appointed with Scientific Engineering Research Council on Fischer Tropsch processes. In 1992 she gained a permanent position of Research Scientist in the CSIC of Spain. Nowadays she carries out research on environmental issues, has ca. 100 papers and patents and is member of several scientific societies, amongst them Society of Catalysis (Spain), Platform of Sustainable Chemistry (SUSCHEM, Spain), Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) and American Chemical Society (EEUU).