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Karla Marina Jaimes Merazzo

Senior Research Scientist

Karla´s career has focused on magnetic materials, magnetic devices, nanotechnology, and spintronics, especially magnetoresistance sensors. In addition, she has worked on polymer- and magnetic-based composites by additive manufacturing for magnetic devices, looking for more sustainable solutions. Also, she was a consultant building business cases for SME and writing proposal in H2020 framework.
Currently, she is working on sustainable transition and circular economy for industry and R&D.


- Physics bachelor from the Universidad de Costa Rica.

- Master degree in Condensed Matter Physics and Nanotechnology

- PhD in Condensed Matter Physics and Nanotechnology from La Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the Instituto de Ciencias de Materiales, CSIC.

- Postdocs:
SPINTEC-CEA in Grenoble, France
INESC-MN in Lisbon, Portugal
University of Minho in Braga, Portugal
BCMaterials in Bilbao, Spain

Competence and research areas

• Materials Sciences and Technology.
• Nanotechnology.
• Fabrication processes: nanofabrication with advanced techniques in a clean room environment, electrochemical processes, physical processes, additive manufacturing (2D and 3D printing).
• Technology transfer and entrepreneurship.
• Magnetic polymeric composites – smart materials.
• Magnetoresistive sensors and magnetic devices.
• Industrial collaboration.




Contact info

Visiting address:
Halvor Heyerdahls vei 33
Mo i Rana