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María Hernández Rodríguez
Forest Engineer, PhD
She loves travelling, yoga and gardening

PhD in Forest Engineering from the University of Valladolid. Extraordinary End of Course Award 2007-2010 for the best academic record in Forest Engineering. From 2011 to 2015 she received a Research Training scholarship (University of Valladolid) to carry out her doctoral thesis, defended in September 2016 and rated Outstanding Cum Laude, as well as receiving the Extraordinary Doctorate Award from the University of Valladolid and the prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis related to Forestry of 2016, awarded by the Spanish Society of Forestry Sciences. During this period she studied wild fungi, working in the area of fungi production and diversity, as well as on molecular techniques to detect and identify fungi. She also complemented her training with research work at international centres such as the University of Eastern Finland (Finland) and Oregon State University (USA). She has published several scientific articles in some of the foremost journals in her field. She has been a member of the IDForest team since 2016.