Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, ​The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico

Research interests

Modeling and simulation of polymerization processes. Design of polymeric materials with controlled microstructures (molecular weight distributions, branching, and crosslinking).

Research projects

Controlled/”Living” Radical Polymerization (nitroxide-mediated radical polymerization (NMRP), reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT), ​atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) and iniferter).Polymerization and processing in supercritical carbon dioxide. Dispersed phase polymerization (suspension, dispersion and emulsion). Microwave activated polymerizations. Polymer network formation. Reactive processing. Optimization of Polymerization Processes.

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

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