Zukunftsweisende elektrochemische Energiespeicherung


Rodriguez Garcia, Gonzalo

  • 2003-2007. B.Sc. Chemical Engineering

       (Universidade de Vigo)

  • 2006-200: B.Sc. Environmental Protection

       (Institute of Technology Sligo)

  • 2007-2009. M.Sc. Environmental Engineering

        (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela)

  • 2009-2013. PhD Chemical and Environmental Engineering

        (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela)



Research Focus

  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Battery waste management
  • Waste of electric and electronic equipment
  • Nanotechnology
  • Comparative assessment of toxic emissions


Research Experience

  • 2009-2013: PhD thesis at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela "Life Cycle Assessment of Wastewater Treatment: Application and methodological improvements"
  • Since 2013: Postdoc at HIU (Resources, Recycling, Environment & Sustainability)


Teaching Experience

  • 2009: Teaching Assistant.  Heat transfer and fluid mechanics. Lab section. B.Sc. Chemical Engineering. University of Santiago de Compostela.
  • 2011: Teaching Assistant. Environmental Technology. Lab section. M.Sc. Environmental Engineering. Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.



  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
  • LCAnet.de


Fellowships/ Scholarships

  • 2010-11: ISEP Exchange. Research stay at the University of Wyoming.
  • 2007-2009: Galician Government Scholarship for Master studies.
  • 2006-2007: Erasmus Scholarship.

Selected HIU Publications

Gschwind, F. et al. Fluoride ion batteries: Theoretical performance, safety, toxicity, and a combinatorial screening of new electrodes. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry 182, 76–90 (2016).


Rodriguez-Garcia, G., Zimmermann, B. & Weil, M. Nanotoxicity and Life Cycle Assessment: First attempt towards the determination of characterization factors for carbon nanotubes. IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 64, 012029 (2014).