Augusto Arce Martínez

Dr. in Chemical Sciences by the Autonomous University of Madrid. Doctoral Thesis on “Methanization of lignocellulosic waste.” Master in Environmental Pollution from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM).
Currently, he is Professor at the Higher Technical School of Food Agronomic Engineering and Biosystems of the UPM, teaching Environmental Chemical Pollution, Bases of Environmental Engineering and Wastewater Management in Agriculture.
He has participated in studies related to the application of inorganic fertilizers and organic waste, denitrification, emissions of reactive and greenhouse gases, nitrogen balances, leaching and contamination of aquifers, with participation in R&D projects financed by public calls and private companies .
He was Director of the Course “Water: Quality control for industrial and urban agricultural uses. Contamination and regeneration of water”, financed by the Community of Madrid and the European Social Fund (2004-2011).
He is currently member of the COST Action “Drylands facing change: interdisciplinary research on climate change, food insecurity, political instability”. Manager and secretary of the UPM's Master's Degree: Integrated Water Cycle: Resource Planning, Quality and Treatments and Director of the Fertiberia Chair for Agro-environmental Studies.