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 Education:

+ PhD in Engineering Science, 2002-2006, GPA: 3.95/4.00. Graduated with Honors.
   Simón Bolívar University, Caracas, Venezuela.

+ Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering, 1997-2002, GPA: 3.24/400.
   Simón Bolívar University, Caracas, Venezuela.


Career History:

+ Assoc. Research Engineer. Performance Plastics Materials Science. The Dow Chemical Company (Freeport, Texas, US).
   (Jan 2012 – Present).

+ Post-Doctoral Fellow. Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston (Houston, Texas, US).
   Supervisor: Prof. Ramanan Krishnamoorti. (Sep 2010 – 2011).

+ Ternured Professor. Dept. of Materials Science, Simón Bolívar University (Caracas, Venezuela).
   Supervisor: Prof. Norberto Labrador. (Sep 2007 – Sep 2010).

+ Partial-Time Professor. Dept. of Materials Science, Simón Bolívar University (Caracas, Venezuela).
   Supervisor: Prof. Mario Grimau. (Sep 2006 – Apr 2007).

+ Research Assistant. Dept. of Materials Science and R&D Division, Simón Bolívar University (Caracas, Venezuela).
   Supervisor: Prof. Alejandro Müller. (Sep 2002 – Sep 2006).


Honors and Awards

+ Chief Editor's Assistant of LatinAmerican Journal of Metallurgy and Materials (www.rlmm.org).

 

+ Classified as “LEVEL II Researcher” (from 2006 until 2010) by the Applied Sciences and Engineering Commission of the National Promotion of Research Plan in Venezuela. This  was national system for the promotion of research in Venezuela, where all researchers are classified according to their credentials and scientific production.

 

+ Graduated with honors during the Ph.D. studies at USB, 2006.

+ Award “Outstanding Ph.D studies”, conferred by the Association of Faculty Members, Universidad Simón Bolívar, for outstanding achievements in the Ph.D studies, 2006.

+ Award to the best oral presentation given by a young researcher at the XIII Coloquio Venezolano de Polímeros (CVP09), given by the Venezuelan Polymer Assosiation (ASOVENP), May 2009.