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Arnaldo T. Lorenzo is a Materials Engineer (specialist in Polymer Science), with a Ph.D. in Engineering (from Simón Bolívar University, USB, Venezuela). Former Assistant Professor at the Materials Science Department at the USB campus (Caracas, Venezuela) and Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Houston (Texas, USA). He presently holds a position as Associate Research Scientist at The DOW Chemical Company - Performance Plastics (Freeport, Texas, USA).

He has co-authored 34 publications which have been published in international peer review journals (indexed in the SCI), achieving an h-Index of 17.

Arnaldo Lorenzo's field of interests include: i) morphology, nucleation and crystallization behavior of semi-crystalline materials and semi-crystalline components within multiphasic materials (polymer blends, block copolymers and nanocomposites); ii) polymer rheology in the bulk and solution state; and, iii) structure-properties-processing relationship of polyolefins.

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Super-Nucleation and Confined Crystallization      Avrami Theory      High Speed SSA      "Journals Covers"

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Patents

-“Fiber comprising polyethylene blend”; Lorenzo, A.; Bensason, S.; deGroot, J.; Pub. No. WO/2014/163918. PermaLink
-“Multilayer film, methods of manufacture thereof and articles comprising the same”; Hu, Y.; Lorenzo, A.; Patel, R.; Marchand, G.; Yun, X.; Pub. No. WO/2015/123829. PermaLink
-“Multilayer film, methods of manufacture thereof and articles comprising the same”; Hu, Y.; Lorenzo, A.; Patel, R.; Marchand, G.; Yun, X.; Pub. No. WO/2015/127071. PermaLink

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Last Publications

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