Leire Meabe


Leire Meabe
PhD Student

Centro Joxe Mari Korta
Avenida de Tolosa, 72
20018 Donostia-San Sebastián

email: leire.meabe@polymat.eu
Tel:+ 34 943 01 88 46


Leire Meabe Iturbe earned her B. Sc. in Chemisty by the University of the Basque Country in June 2014. She carried out her bachelor project in Aarhus, Denmark, under supervision of Prof. Alex N. Zelikin. She did two internships during her bachelor, one in POLYMAT and another one in IRURENA GROUP (Azpeitia, Basque Country).

During 2014-2015 she did the Master in Applied Chemistry and Polymeric Materials in the University of the Basque Country obtaining the specialization in polymers. During the master project she synthesized and characterized viologen based polymers under supervision of Dr. Maitane Salsamendi and Prof. David Mecerreyes.

In September of 2015 she attended the Emulsion Polymerization Course organized by POLYMAT.


Since September 2015 she is a PhD Student at POLYMAT under the leadership of Prof. David Mecerreyes. Her research is focused on the development of different types of polyelectrolytes within the Innovative Polymers for Energy Storage.

Innovative Polymers Group