Luque Merelo, Esperanza
CEIGRAM Administrator

Mobile phone: (+34) 609240923
Fax: (+34) 914524818


 

Present profesional position
CEIGRAM Administrator

Position/Status in the CEIGRAM
CEIGRAM Manager

Education
Agricultural Engineer (1989) by Technical University of Madrid

Main activities
Agricultural Engineer by the Technical University of Madrid (1989). She joined the UPM in February 2007 to support the implementation of CEIGRAM which was formally established in October 2007. She also supervises Projects and training activities carried out to date. She has managed more than 220 projects, 38 of which were from the EC FP6 and FP7, as well as other European and international programs. Overall, she has been responsible for the direct management and attention to researchers between 2007 and 2015 (60% of total funding comes from international sources).  She has received specific training in project management and international R & D, through specialized courses at UPM and other public institutions. She has supported the preparation of proposals for the Framework Programme of the EU, of which over 15 have proved successful. She has been responsible and led international training programs for technicians of the Dominican Republic Senate on marketing of agricultural products, courses on water footprint to technicians in Latin America, organizing international seminars in the framework of European projects.  In 2012 she was also appointed Administrator of CEIGRAM, raising her profile and responsibility at the Centre, in accordance with the provisions of the Internal Regulations of UPM.