Dr. Valle received her PhD degree with honours in Chemical Engineering in 2008 at the University of the Basque Country (Spain). She is currently research fellow at the Catalytic Processes and Waste Valorization group (CPWV) of the Chemical Engineering Department at the same institution. Her research lines focus on heterogeneous catalysis, reaction mechanism/kinetics, valorization of biomass derived oxygenates and pyrolysis oil into H2, fuels and value-added chemicals. She has directed two Doctoral Theses, published 57 research articles in international peer reviewed journals (39 Q1, 20 first author, h-index 28) with more than 2470 total citations. She is co-author of 105 contributions (45 oral and 60 poster) in national and international conferences.