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David Fernández

B.Sc., University of Santiago de Compostela, 2013

M.Sc., University of Santiago de Compostela, 2014

David grew up in Lugo, Galicia. He attended at the University of Santiago de Compostela, where he received his degree in chemistry. After he acquired a master’s in Advanced Chemistry, he joined the Mascareñas group, where he works in the development of new catalytic C-H activation transition-metal mediated processes. David is finishing his PhD and currently he is doing a brief stay into the MacMillan group at Princeton University. In his spare time, David enjoys running, playing different sports, and cooking.

Fun Facts
  • David was in serious trouble when he arrived in Princeton, until he found Indian food stores where he could buy all of his cooking needs.
  • David loves nature and is often walking around in the wilderness, observing plants and animals.
  • The first time David explored the Princeton campus, he found a squirrel. Ten minutes later, he continued his journey.