Leading by example

Testimony of people who have been part of the SENER Foundation.

Scholarship Holders Awardees Volunteers ALL

Premiado

Aerial coverage path planning applied to mapping

“This recognition is a great opportunity for recent doctorates and a great support for research at the highest level”

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João Valente

Awarded

A numerical study of turbulent heat transfer in pipes

“I feel very honored and I hope that, though my study was in basic Science, it will be applicable in the field of Engineering, thanks to SENER”... [+]
Antonio Antoranz

Awarded

A numerical study of turbulent heat transfer in pipes

“Nowadays there aren’t many awards like this one besides the importance of building bridges between universities and companies It would be really worthwhile to have lots of initiatives like this”

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Telmo Echániz

Awarded

Reliability based design pptimization of long-span bridges under flutter constraint

“The award has meant a lot, not only as a recognition for my research team in A Coruña (Spain) but also personally as a foreign working woman and mother”

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Ibuki Kusano

Awarded

Development of an innovative technology for climate change mitigation: non-dispersive absorption with ionic liquids

“I feel deeply honoured and grateful to the SENER Foundation, for the prize received and also for stimulating and encouraging the vocation for research among youngsters”

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Jonathan Albo

Awarded

Analysis of magnetic nozzles for space plasma thrusters

“I’m very grateful for this recognition, all the more considering that it is given by a company like SENER This award represents a unique incentive for a doctor in engineering at the beginning of his professional career and facilitates a closer collaboration between companies and universities”... [+]
Mario Merino

Volunteer

Huambo and Bié (Angola) – Design of an irrigation system using water pumped by wind turbines

Angola The intensity of being human The title of the book by Borja Monreal, one of the founders of the project we were involved in, is perhaps the best reflection of what this experience entailed Writing this now, a month after coming back, I think of the Ebola crisis that Spain that went through and can’t help but wonder if we,... [+] Rafael Rebolo

Volunteer

Huambo and Bié (Angola) – Design of an irrigation system using water pumped by wind turbines

“The experience of working as a volunteer was very rewarding, as it helps you appreciate more what really matters My impression of Angola is that of a country with many contrasts: on the one hand, you can see the destruction caused by the civil war, while on the other, it is a country that is full of opportunities, where there is so much... [+]
Claudia Mejía

Volunteer

Nicaragua – Design of an automated computer program to implement an irrigation system

“The experience of having participated in this cooperation project really was rewarding, in that it let us do work that is very different from what we are usually busy with day-to-day, in a different setting, and with people whose culture, habits and ideas are totally different from our own Although we really did have to work hard over the two weeks, there was also time to laugh... [+]
Álvaro Amezaga

Volunteer

Nicaragua – Design of an automated computer program to implement an irrigation system

“During our stay in Nicaragua we were able to apply our technical knowledge to other areas and perform work that is very different from what we usually do It was a very good experience and, as a result, we learned and worked side-by-side with people who live in conditions that are nothing like what we have in Spain The most gratifying aspect was being with the Nicaraguans... [+]
José Miguel Fernández

Scholarships

Mechanics and Process Section of SENER in Mexico as a process engineer

“The grant from the SENER Foundation came as a major opportunity for my personal and professional development, allowing me to devote myself to something that I love doing and to be part of an excellent team I am currently involved in projects on combined cycles, cogeneration, gas pipelines and compressor stations, all thanks to the training in renewable energies and energy efficiency I received thanks... [+] Claudia Mejía

Scholarships

Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Management at SENER in Madrid, as Corporate Responsible of the Integrated Quality System

“I am very grateful to the SENER Foundation and to SENER for the trust they placed in me and for my subsequent advancement in SENER What was initially to be a chance to study Quality Management became a great opportunity not only to work in a highly professional environment, but also to learn Spanish and to get to know... [+] Iwona Borys

Scholarships

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) section engineer at SENER in Bilbao

“I definitely have learned lot more in this past five months and also I‘d learned stuff that could not be taught in the university For example, we had certain visits to manufacturers and suppliers where we found more about the manufacturing lines, the restrictions they have, costs associated And I also just the professional experience I gained in SENER wich for me as a young working engineer is... [+] Robert Naylor Laurie

Scholarships

Flight test engineer at Airbus Defence & Space

“I will be eternally grateful to SENER and its foundation for their confidence in me, for how well they treated me and for their flexibility and understanding It was a radical change in my life, allowing me to study in one of the most prestigious universities in the aeronautics sector, ultimately opening up possibilities that would otherwise have been inconceivable”

Volunteer

Todoyuca (Colombia) – Optimization of production processes at processing plants for panela sugar and yuca starch

“Cooperative volunteering is a unique experience Throughout my stay, the local Codespa partners were extremely accommodating towards me Similarly, being part of a working team of professionals with so many difficulties, such as those I came across in Valle del Cauca, results in mutual enrichment The new vision you bring to the situation works in synergy with their local knowledge; we managed... [+] Isabel Borges