Vicente Montes Jiménez, University of Extremadura
One night, I dreamed of being a researcher, and today I’m…
Since I was a little kid, I have felt curious about how the world around me worked out. When I was 4, I tried filling the WC with water, why did the level always stayed the same??. Nowadays, I work on minimizing human being’s impact by revaluing their waste. I look at the world searching for a second life for things people throw away. The worst part is when a child tells me that when you recycle you don’t pollute, a big mistake that we are teaching to the generation that should stop climate change.
In a researcher’s career, there is always a moment when you have to choose between continuing working on what you enjoy and believe it is right, or searching for stability in a particular place. Today in Extremadura I daydream about a world where humanity doesn’t produce trash, and tomorrow…
Vicente Montes Jiménez
University of Extremadura.
Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Química Física, Edificio Institutos Universitarios, Badajoz. CP 06006.