Ana Rosa Gamarra

Bachelor Degree in Environmental Sciences at Rey Juan Carlos University, and MSc in Environmental Engineering in the Polytechnic University of Madrid, where she was involved in research activities into the Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department.

She has experience in companies as Environmental and R&D Technician. In addition, she was working in the European Social Fund Department in the Fundación Biodiversidad. In CIEMAT ESA unit, she contributes to different projects related to the life cycle analysis of different energy product and process chains.

In her free time she used to collaborate in social and environmental projects, like her stay as volunteer in the International Civil Service Workcamp in Greece (, and her participation as Project Supporting Technician in a multidisciplinary team in the frame of REED+ Perú (UN REED Programme). She is member of Asociación de Ambientólogos de Madrid and different Environmental and Social NGOs.








Gamarra AR, Banacloche S, Lechón Y, del Río P. Assessing the sustainability impacts of concentrated solar power deployment in Europe in the context of global value chains. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 171, January 2023, 113004.

Lechón Y, Lago C, Herrera I, Gamarra AR, Pérula A. Carbon benefits of different energy storage alternative end uses. Application to the Spanish caseRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 171, January 2023, 112985.

Lage J, d'Espiney A, Canha N, Manteigas V, Alexandre JL, Gonçalves K, Chacartegui R, Lizana J, Lechón Y, Gamarra AR, Fernández A, Blondeau P, Gomes M, Almeida SM. Mobility Patterns of Scholar Communities in Southwestern European CountriesSustainability 2022, 14 (24),16704.

Sánchez MN, Giancola E, Soutullo S, Gamarra AR, Olmedo R, Ferrer JA, Jiménez MJ. Suitability Evaluation of Different Measured Variables to Assess the Occupancy Patterns of a Building: Analysis of a Classroom of a School in Madrid during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Energies 2022, 15 (9), 3112.

Gamarra ARLechón Y, Escribano G, Lilliestam J, Lázaro L, Caldés NAssessing dependence and governance as value chain risks: Natural Gas versus Concentrated Solar power plants in Mexico. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, Volume 93, Mar 2022, 106708.

Santiago JL, Rivas E, Gamarra AR, Vivanco MG, Buccolieri R, Martilli A, Lechón Y, Martín F. Estimates of population exposure to atmospheric pollution and health-related externalities in a real city: The impact of spatial resolution on the accuracy of resultsScience of the Total Environment, Volume 819, 1 May 2022, 152062.

Gamarra AR, Lechón Y, Vivanco MG, Theobald MR, Lago C, Sánchez E, Santiago JL, Garrido JL, Martín F, Gil V, Rodríguez-Sánchez A. Avoided Mortality Associated with Improved Air Quality from an Increase in Renewable Energy in the Spanish Transport Sector: Use of Biofuels and the Adoption of the Electric Car. Atmosphere, 2021, 12(12), 1603. 

Gamarra AR, Lago C, Herrera I, Lechón Y, Almeida SM, Lage J, Silva F. Low-Carbon Economy in Schools: Environmental Footprint and Associated Externalities of Five Schools in Southwestern EuropeEnergies, 2021, 14(19), 6238.

Lizana J, Manteigas V, Chacartegui R, Lage J, Becerra JA, Blondeau P, Rato R, Silva F, Gamarra AR, Herrera I, Gomes M, Fernández A, Berthier C, Gonçalves K, Alexandre JL, Almeida-Silva M, Almeida SM. A methodology to empower citizens towards a low-carbon economy. The potential of schools and sustainability indicators. Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 284, 15 April 2021, 112043.

Gamarra AR, Lechón Y, Vivanco MG, Garrido JL, Martín F, Sánchez E, Theobald MR, Gil V, Santiago JL. Benefit Analysis of the 1st Spanish Air Pollution Control Program on Health Impacts and Associated Externalities. Atmosphere 2021, 12 (1), 32.

Banacloche S, Gamarra AR, Lechón Y, Bustreo C. Socioeconomic and environmental impacts of bringing the sun to earth: A sustainability analysis of a fusion power plant deployment. Energy, Volume 209, 15 October 2020, 118460.

Gamarra AR, Herrera I, Lechón Y. Assessing sustainability performance in the educational sector. A high school case studyScience of Total Environment, Volume 692, November 2019, Pages 465-478.

Gamarra AR, Istrate IR, Herrera I, Lago C, Lizana J, Lechón Y. Energy and water consumption and carbon footprint of school buildings in hot climate conditions. Results from life cycle assessmentJournal of Cleaner Production (2018), Volume 195, pp. 1326-1337, ISSN 0959-6526.


Gamarra AR, Lechón Y, de Andrés JM. Evaluación de la sostenibilidad de proyectos de tecnologías energéticas. Book chapter in Serie Ponencias CIEMAT 'ADOPTA. Nueva ciencia para una nueva energía'. Ed. CIEMAT, 2020, NIPO: 832-20-014-1.


Banacloche S, Gamarra AR, Garraín D, Lechón D. Hibridación Input-Output para la mejora del análisis de la Huella Hídrica de los cultivos de biocombustibles en España: Resultados preliminares. Oral presentation at VIII Jornadas de Análisis Input-Output, 12-13 Sep 2019, Santiago de Compostela (Spain).

Gamarra AR, Caldés N, Escribano G, Lilliestam J, Lázaro-Touza L, Lechón Y. Extending MRIO analysis of energy technologies with dependence and governance aspects. Oral presentation at 27th IIOA Conference, 30 Jun - 5 Jul 2019, Glasgow (Scotland, UK).

Negrete A, Herrera I, Gamarra AR, Lechón Y. Life Cycle Assessment of the electricity production from a concentrated solar Power and biomass hybrid plant in Tunisia, Conference at SETAC Europe 24th LCA Case Study Symposium, 24-26 Sep 2018, Vienna (Austria).

Uruburu L, Herrera I, Gamarra A, Lechón Y. Life cycle analyses of biofuels mix for transport in Spain, an updating. Poster at SETAC Europe 24th LCA Case Study Symposium, 24-26 Sep 2018, Vienna (Austria).

Vargas A, Herrera I, Gamarra A, Lechón Y. Life cycle assessment and external costs of electricity production in Spain. Poster at SETAC Europe 24th LCA Case Study Symposium, 24-26 Sep 2018, Vienna (Austria).

Gamarra AR, Herrera I, Lechón Y. Environmental impact and external costs associated to a student: a case study in a Madrid's high school, Conference at 3rd Southeast European Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, 30 Jun - 4 Jul 2018, Novi Sad (Serbia).

Torres JA, Herrera I, Garraín D, Gamarra AR. Integration of a Colombian bio-refinery from industrial palm oil waste into the circular economy. Poster at 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 13-17 May 2018, Rome (Italy).

Herrera I, De la Rúa C, Caldés N, Rodríguez-Serrano I, Gamarra AR, Lechón Y. Sustainability assessment of biofuels production in Uruguay, poster at SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting, 7-11 May 2017, Brussels (Belgium).


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