Alicia Durán is a research professor at CSIC, the Spanish Research Council. He has spent his entire professional career at the Institute of Ceramics and Glass (CSIC), leading the GlaSS research group in the Glass Department. She has also been Secretary of the Glass Section of the Spanish Ceramic and Glass Society for more than 25 years.
Professor Duran graduated in Physics from the National University of Córdoba, Argentina, in 1974 and obtained a Doctorate in Physics from the Autonomous University of Madrid in 1984. In 1988, she received the Gottardi Award from the ICG for young glass researchers.