Agustín Pedro Pieren

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Signature of papers: Pieren, A.P.


Departamento de Geodinámica, Estratigrafía y Paleontología
Facultad de Ciencias Geológicas
Universidad Complutense
José Antonio Nováis, 12, 3th floor, Office 6C
28040 Madrid, España

Abbreviated curriculum

Degree in geology in the UCM (1982), does the dissertation in ”Herrera del Duque” syncline Paleozoic rocks, and adjacent pre-Ordovician materials (1985). Does the Doctoral thesis in “la Serena” region: "Pre-Ordovician successions in the eastern region of the province of Badajoz and contiguous area of Ciudad Real" (2000) and received special awards in both works. In this area he is actively involved in the mapping of 7 geological sheets “MAGNA edition” (756, 779, 835, 836, 861, 862, 863) and advises or participates in other 6 (754, 755, 805, 806, 807, and 837).

He is fluent in French, dominates the English, speaks a basic level of German and is able to read or translate Italian and Portuguese.

Worked in in the multinational Newmont Mining Corporation in the Pyrite Belt (Huelva) and evaluation of mining prospects in Ossa-Morena and Galicia (1983-1985). From 1986 to 1990 (1990-1993) he had a PFPI fellowship at the Insitute of Economic Geology CSIC-UCM and then Coordinator of geology in Minero Siderúrgica de Ponferrada in the coal basin of Villablino and Mina La Camocha (Gijón), responsible for projects of mining geological research of the coal fields, and Adviser until 1997 in programs of subsidence and hydrogeological control of aquifers existing above the colliery.

Lecturer of the Department of stratigraphy of Madrid since 1994, he is Assistant Professor doctor since 2004. He has taught the subjects of historical and regional geology, stratigraphy, geologic mapping, modelling of energy resources and currently he is teaching “drilling” (since 2002) and "petroleum systems", among others. He was academic Secretary of the Department from 2003 to 2006 and during the year 2015. He is at present the director of the Department of Stratigraphy

From 2007 to 2015, he has been Assistant Dean for the masters and institutional relationships with the deans Eumenio Ancochea (2007-2011), Ramón Más (2011-2013) and Lorena Ortega (2013-2015) with the same charge, being responsible of the masters, the international scholarships, Erasmus Coordinator, responsible for professional practices in the Faculty and of the website during this period.

He has been vocal of the Geological Society of Spain (1988-89), and he is at present vocal in the non-profitable organization “world geologists” (Geólogos del Mundo), he is vocal and responsible for issues of universities and secondary school at the Spanish Geologists Professional Association (ICOG) and has been 2nd Vice President in the Royal Spanish Society of Natural History (RSEHN) from 2010 to 2014, scientific society where he is the president from March 2014.