+ Master’s Degree in Ecology (UAM/UCM)


Student: Adrian Barrero

Master Thesis: Anthropogenic noise effects on little bustard (Tetrax tetrax) male’s courtship display / Efecto del ruido antropogenico sobre la exhibicion sonora de los machos de sison comun (Tetrax tetrax).

Co-Director: Manuel B. Morales, Juan Traba, Carlos Iglesias Merchan

Year: 2015

+ BSc in Environmental Engineering (UPM)


Student: Alvaro Calleja

Bachelor Thesis: Environmental noise characterization in ‘El Retiro’ Park (Madrid), zoning and impact to the population / Caracterización del ruido ambiental en el parque de El Retiro (Madrid), zonificación e impacto a la población.

Co-Director: Carlos Iglesias Merchan, Luis Diaz-Balteiro

Year: 2016

Student: Pablo Palacios

Internship placement at an engineering company (RESGREEN, Renewable Energy Services)

Internship adviser: Carlos Iglesias Merchan, Angel Muñoz

Year: 2016

Student: Raquel Garrayo

Internship placement at an engineering company (IGM, Environmental engineering & Management)

Internship adviser: Carlos Iglesias Merchan, Jesus Sanchez

Year: 2016

Student: Monica Lanzas

Internship placement at an engineering company (ZUMAIN engineering)

Internship adviser: Carlos Iglesias Merchan, Jesus Sanchez

Year: 2015

Student: Flor M. Gonzalez

Bachelor Thesis: Soundscapes and environmental services in urban parks. A comparative analysis between El Retiro park (Madrid, Spain) and the Frogner Park (Oslo, Norway) / Estudio de los paisajes sonoros y servicios ambientales de parque urbanos. Analisis comparativo del parque de El Retiro (Madrid, España) y el parque Frogner (Oslo, Noruega).

Co-Director: Carlos Iglesias Merchan, Luis Diaz-Balteiro

Year: 2014

+ BSc in Forestry Engineering (UPM)


Student: Hernan Sanchez

Bachelor Thesis: Landscape restoration at OU-901 and CP-1002 road intersection in the province of Lugo / Restauracion paisajistica de la interseccion de las carreteras OU-901 y CP-1002 en la provincia de Lugo.

Co-Director: Carlos Iglesias Merchan, M. Cruz Mateo Sanchez

Year: Ongoing

Student: Rafael Laborda

Bachelor Thesis: Road traffic noise pollution assessment on rural landscapes / Evaluacion del ruido de las carreteras sobre paisajes rurales.

Co-Director: Carlos Iglesias Merchan, Ramon Elena Rosello

Year: 2017

Student: Alvaro Pascual

Bachelor Thesis: Assessment of amphibians habitat fragmentation by road M-301 in the Region of Madrid / Estudio de la fragmentacion del habitat de anfibios por la carretera M-301 de Madrid.

Co-Director: M. Cruz Mateo Sanchez, Carlos Iglesias Merchan

Year: 2013 (pdf link)

Student: Enrique Fernandez

Bachelor Thesis: Habitat availability assessment for the Iberian wolf (Canis lupus L.) population recovery in the Region of Madrid / Evaluacion de la disponibilidad de habitat para la recuperacion de las poblaciones de lobo iberico (Canis lupus L.) en la Comunidad de Madrid.

Co-Director: M. Cruz Mateo Sanchez, Carlos Iglesias Merchan

Year: 2012

Student: Ignacio Hernandez

Bachelor Thesis: Assessment of forest habitats fragmentation by transport infrastructures and land use change in the Region of Madrid / Estudio de la fragmentacion de los habitats forestales ligado a las infraestructuras de transportes y al cambio de usos del suelo en la Comunidad de Madrid.

Co-Director: Carlos Iglesias Merchan, M. Cruz Mateo Sanchez

Year: 2011 (pdf link)