• Dr. David Sánchez-García

Dr. David Sánchez-García

Materials Engineering Group (GEMAT)

IQS School of Engineering
Universitat Ramon Llull
Vía Augusta 390, E-08017 Barcelona, Spain
+34 93 2672 122
+34 932 056 266


IQS Chemical Engineer (IQS, 1999)
PhD in Chemistry (URL, 2003)
Postdoctoral researcher at The University of Texas at Austin (US, Prof. J.L. Sessler, 2004-2006)
Postdoctoral researcher at the Institut Européen de Chimie et Biologie (IECB) (France, Dr. I. Huc, 2006-2008)
Associate Professor (IQS, 2015-)
Professor, 2020-


  • Organic Chemistry (GB)
  • Organic Chemistry (GF)
  • Advanced Organic Synthesis (MQF)
  • Integrated Laboratory II (MQF)


Research Lines

Pyrrolic macrocycles as functional dyes
Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for sensing applications and drug delivery


Representative Publications

Google Scholar:https://scholar.google.es/citations?user=yWGAHVsAAAAJ&hl=cat

Martínez-Edo, G.; Llinàs, M.C.; Borrós, S.; Sánchez-García, D. Isothiocyanate Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles as Building Blocks for the design of nano-vehicles with optimized Drug Release profile, Nanomaterials, 2019, 9, 1219-1234. (I.F.=4.03).

Llinàs, M.C.; Martínez-Edo, G.; Cascante, A.; Porcar, I.; Borrós, S.; Sánchez-García, D. Preparation of a mesoporous silica-based nano-vehicle for dual DOX/CPT pH-triggered delivery, Drug Delivery, 2018, 25, 1137-1146. (I.F. = 3.83).

Anguera, G.; Sánchez-García, D.Porphycenes and Related Isomers: Synthetic Aspects, Chem Rev., 2017, 117, 2481-2516. (I.F. = 52.61).

Anguera, G.; Kauffmann, B.; Borrell, J.I.; Borrós S.; Sánchez-García, D.Stable 5,5´-substituted 2,2´-bipyrroles: building blocks for macrocyclic and materials chemistry, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 6904-6912. (I.F. = 4.85).

Anguera, G.; Kauffmann, B.; Borrell, J.I.; Borrós S.; Sánchez-García, D.Quaterpyrroles as Building Blocks for the Synthesis of Expanded Porphyrins, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 2194-2197. (I.F. = 6.32).

Sánchez-García, D.; Kauffmann, B.; Kawanami, T.; Ihara, H.; Takafuji, M.; Delville, M-H.; Huc, I. Nanosized Hybrid Oligoamide Foldamers: Aromatic Templates for the Folding of Multiple Aliphatic Units,J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 8642-8648. (I.F. = 9.90).


Research groups

Materials Engineering Group (GEMAT)