Grants and Awards

Grants (TOTAL ~ €1747000) 💰

  • 2022 [PI] Beca Leonardo, BBVA “Campo geomagnético, tectónica y orígenes de la vida: ¿qué ocurrió hace entre 575 y 530 millones de años?” [37 k€]
  • 2022 [PI] Proyectos Generación Conocimiento, AgeInves PID2021-128801NA-I00 “Tectonic erosion through KInematics from TEstimonials of SUbduction in Northeast Eurasia (KITSUNE). [90.75 k€]
  • 2021 [PI] Ramón y Cajal Fellowship RYC2019-028244-I [300 k€]
  • 2021 Kakenhi Grant-in-Aid, JSPS JP21379588: 含水マントルウェッジ流体の化学組成と化学的性質:高圧実験併用型の地質試料解析 [Co-PI with Tatsuki Tsujimori, 14.4 G¥, ~110 k€]
  • 2020 [PI] Joint Research Grant, CNEAS, Tohoku University 東北日本とロシア極東の地質の連続性:東北地方の中古生界地質からの視点 [500 K¥, ~4 k€]
  • 2019 [PI] Joint Research Grant, CNEAS, Tohoku University Tsunami Earthquakes facing their cause: tectonic erosion and subduction dynamics [400 K¥, ~3.5 k€]
  • 2017 [PI] Ensemble Grant Tohoku University 400 M.yr. of tectonic erosion in Japan. [6 k€]
  • 2017 Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (R17390: A provenance study to characterise the contribution of axial drainage systems to the deposition of Mesozoic sandstone reservoirs in the North Celtic Sea and St. Georges Channel Basins, offshore south east Ireland.) [Co-Pi with Patrick Meere, 155k€]
  • 2016 National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo. Franciscan “knocker” revisited: Reevaluation of regional distribution of high-grade tectonic blocks in California. [PI Tatsuki Tsujimori 8k€]
  • 2016 JSPS “Tokubetsu Kenkyuin Shorei-hi” (Grant-in-aid) Tectonic reconstruction of the Interface between Panthalassa and Paleotethys oceans [PI, 21k€]
  • 2016 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Overseas Researchers (Standard) [PI, 100k€]
  • 2014 Spanish national science research project “ODRE III” (Oroclines Delamination Relationships and Effects) [PI Gabriel Gutiérrez-Alonso, 100k€]
  • 2013 Irish Petroleum Infrastructure Programme (R15389: Tracing Sediment Pathways From Onshore Southern Ireland To The Southern Porcupine Basin) Co-PI with Patrick Meere [460k€]
  • 2013 ISES postdoctoral fellowship, Fort Hoofddijk, University of Utrecht, Co-PI with Cor Langereis [200k€]
  • 2011 Universidad de Salamanca visiting stay fellowship in St. Francis Xavier University (Antigonish, Canada). 7 weeks. [0,8k€]
  • 2010 Spanish Ministry of Education visiting stay fellowship in Frankfurt (Germany). 13 weeks. [4,85k€]
  • 2009 Spanish national science research project “ODRE II” (Oroclines Delamination Relationships and Effects)- PI Gabriel Gutiérrez-Alonso [103k€]
  • 2008 Junta de Castilla León and European social fund PhD fellowship. 4 year. [62,4k€]
  • 2007 Spanish Ministry of Education and Science Departamental collaboration fellowship [2,5k€]

Awards 🏆

  • 2019 EGU Tectonics and Structural Geology Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist 🏅
  • 2019 El Mundo Innovadores Award, Best Research project from Segovia
  • 2018 Outstanding reviewer, Journal of Structural Geology
  • 2018 Best Photo at JpGU 2018 (Makuhari, Japan)
  • 2016 3rd poster prize at NAC2016 (Nederlands Aardwetenschappelijk Congres)
  • 2014 1st prize photo competition at NAC12 (Nederlands Aardwetenschappelijk Congres)
  • 2013 PhD in Geology Award from Salamanca University (Awarded to the best Geology PhD thesis of the year)
  • 2009 MSc in Geology Award from Salamanca University (Awarded to the best Geology Master Thesis of the year)
  • 2008 Geology Degree Award from Spanish Ministry of Education Social Politics and Sports. (Awarded to the top five of students graduating in Geology nationally)


Daniel Pastor-Galán
Daniel Pastor-Galán
Assistant Professor (助教) of Tectonics

My research interests include plate tectonics, paleogeogrphy and geodynamics