Miguel A. Camblor got his BSc and PhD (supervisor J. Pérez-Pariente) in Chemistry from the Autonomous University of Madrid in 1985 and 1992, resp. He was a postdoctoral Fulbright Fellow at CalTech (1992-1994), under Prof. Mark E. Davis. After working for around 6 years as a Tenured Scientist at ITQ-CSIC he moved to Industry as Head of the Research and Development Department of Industrias Químicas del Ebro (2000-2002). He then joined the Institute of Materials Science of Madrid (ICMM-CSIC) as a Research Scientist, being subsequently promoted to full professorship (Research Professor) in 2009. His main scientific interest is structure-direction in zeolite synthesis, and the physicochemical and structural characterization and applications of zeolites. He played tenor sax in Schizzofunk and Within Experimental Error, the Funky-Jazz-Blues-Soul Band of the ICMM. He is now the Funky band "Kapital Less".