WE INVESTIGATE SOLUTIONS TO CHEMICAL AND
FORENSIC PROBLEMS USING SCIENTIFIC TOOLS.
Created in 2018 from the INQUIFOR group (recognized in 2010), the group belongs to the Department of Analytical
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of the University of Alcalá (UAH).
CINQUIFOR has carried out several
research projects successfully. Three
of them were financed by the
The group publishes in journals with a
high impact index, located on the first
quartiles. It counts with more than 100
Based on its win-win philosophy,
CINQUIFOR has established partnerships
with numerous prestigious recognized
How do we work?
What defines us?
Our research is based on purposes
(what is the problem and the objectives to
The UAH, our home.
CINQUIFOR is established at the University
of Alcalá (Madrid, Spain), the nerve center
of our activities.
We develop our research in several
laboratories of three different buildings at
the University of Alcalá.
We are all important, we all contribute with
something to build a competitive and
We investigate both chemical and forensic
problems and provide scientific solutions
We train researchers.
Several thesis with the highest
qualification and numerous brilliant Final
Degree and Master thesis guarantee us.
Quality of a reference.
CINQUIFOR is a reference quality group
in the world of Forensic Sciences
We offer a good work environment,
where we all seek to improve ourselves
We are a vanguard group that
cooperates with institutions inside and
outside the academic sphere.
We are always looking for opportunities
and constantly recycling ourselves to do
Cooperation between institutions.
CINQUIFOR organizes and participates, along the academic course, in various training (summer courses, conferences...) and
outreach activities: European Researchers' Night, Science Week, Chemistry in Action, Pint of Science... Follow us on Social
Networks, and do not miss anything!
The group is constituted by an interdisciplinary group of research professionals with extensive experience in Chemical,
Forensics, Pharmaceutical, Food Technology, and Multivariate and Data Mining Sciences. Although the base on which it is held
is fixed, CINQUIFOR is a dynamic group that gets reinforced with undergraduate, master and doctoral students, and visitors
from other institutions and countries.
Dr. Carmen García-Ruiz
Coordinator and Principal Investigator
Professor of Analytical
Chemistry of the University
Dr. Gemma Montalvo-García
Associate Professor of
Physical Chemistry of the
University of Alcalá.
Dr. Fernando Ortega-Ojeda
Ph.D. in Engineering at the LTH
Lund University (Sweden).
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improve this website, etc. Alternatively, you can rather write directly to us (firstname.lastname@example.org). In any case, we will try to get
back to you as soon as possible.
Last updated: May 2023
We are a research group of the University of Alcalá (UAH).
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Faculty of Pharmacy, UAH - Madrid-Barcelona road, Km. 33.600 - 28871 Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain