M. Jose Jurado
She was born in Barcelona in 1960. Geologist specialized in subsurface geology and resources, subsurface imaging, geological hazards and structural and faults analysis in the subsurface. Master and PhD in Geological Sciences at the University of Barcelona at present CSIC staff researcher at the Institute of Earth Sciences in Barcelona. EU Marie Curie postdoctoral individual fellow at the Geophysikalisches Institut of the University of Karlsruhe in Germany (1994-1997). Research stages at different research infrastructures in Europe, Canada, USA and Japan. At present head of the Enironmental Geology and Geohazards Department of the Institute of Earth Sciences-CSIC in Barcelona. Permanent researcher since year 2000. Founder and head of the Borehole Geophysical logging and scientic boreholes lab at the Institute of Earth Sciences.
Her research activity has been focused in R&D transfer and in the participation in international projects. Involved in different international programs including participation in different projects and expeditions of the International Ocean Discovery Program IODP, and also on the International Continental Drilling Program ICDP and leader because of her expertise in of the Geophysical logging science team in a number of expeditons in subduction active zones in the Mediterranean, Atlantic (NW-Barbados) and Japan (Nankai, IODP Nantroseize project). Also, team leader in the ICDP Campi Flegrei Drilling project. Served in the last 5 year as member of the ICDP Science Advisory Group.
Leader of 27 research and innovation projects applied to hydrocarbon exploration, infrastructures and tunnel construction, mineral exploration and mines restoration, underground storage and geological hazards. At present, coordinating a EU-funded. project, INNOLOG (Innovative geophysical logging tools for mineral exploration), in the area of Exploration and raw materials resources assessment. Active in postgraduate training and PhD theses advisor, outreach and dissemination. Member of the Spanish Geological Society and former Steering Committee Member, Spanish Petroleum Geologists and Geophysicists Association member and former Vice-president and Steering Committee Member, Member of the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts, member of the European Geosciences Union. Languages knowledge (8 languages) and communication skills.