Senior Researchers

Center Director:      Prof. José M. Asua
General Manager:   Idoia Azaldegui

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Dr. Nicholas Ballard Senior Researcher +34 943 018475
nicholas.ballard@polymat.eu

Focused on new techniques for producing polymeric particles with controllable microstructure and morphology.

Prof. María Paulis Senior Researcher +34 943 018481
maria.paulis@ehu.es

Production of waterborne polymer/polymer and polymer/inorganic nanocomposite dispersion & molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs) for biotechnological applications.

Prof. Radmila Tomovska Senior Researcher +34 943 018482
radmila_tomovska@ehu.es

Photopolymerization

Dr. Ainhoa Lejardi Senior Researcher +34 946017371
ainhoa.lejardi@ehu.es

Poliésteres biodegradables (PVA, PLA, PCL, PGA, PEO, PVPh), miscibilidad polímeros, recristalización de proteínas, interacciones específicas, síntesis, copolímeros de injerto.

Dr. Emiliano Meaurio Senior Researcher 946 014077
emiliano.meaurio@ehu.es

Polymer/polymer complexes, polymer blends, specific interactions, structural analysis of crystalline polymers by FTIR, molecular modeling, synthesis, graft copolymers.

Dr. Aitor Larrañaga Senior Researcher +34 946013935
aitor.larranagae@ehu.eus

Porous scaffolds, polymer composites, bioglass, surface functionalization by plasma, protein grafting, electrospinning, tissue engineering.

Dr. Ester Zuza Senior Researcher +34 946 013925
ester.zuza@ehu.es

Polymer blends, specific interactions, polymer composites, carbon nano-reinforcements, viscoelasticity, molecular fragility.

Dr. Jaime Martín Senior Researcher +34 943015338
jaime.martin@polymat.eu

Fundamental aspects of functional polymers: structural and phase behavior of organic semiconductors, crystallization, liquid crystals, soft-photonics, low dimensionality (confinement) effects on polymer materials.

Dr. Fernando Ruipérez Senior Researcher +34 943 01 5985
fernando.ruiperez@polymat.eu

Simulation at the quantum scale of structural properties, reactivity and design of polymers and catalysts.

Dr. Haritz Sardon Senior Researcher +34 943 015303
haritz.sardon@ehu.es

Sustainable polymerization, organocatalysis, polymers for nanomedicine

Dr. Jone Muñoz Senior Researcher +34 946014078
jone.munoz@ehu.es

Complex polymer systems, structural analysis, atomic force microscopy, thermal characterization, rheology, 3D printing.

Prof. Agurtzane Mugica Assistant Professor +34 943 015 469
agurtzane.mugica@ehu.es

Theoretical and experimental study of polymer blends, their interactions and interphases; thermal properties, morphology, nucleation, crystallization and crystallization kinetics of semi-crystalline materials and of multiphasic materials (in particular polymer blends, block copolymers, biopolymers and nano-composites)

Prof. Manoli Zubitur Associate Professor +34 943 017180
manuela.zubitur@ehu.eus

Her fields of interest include also the preparation and characterization of polymer based nanocomposites for controlled drug release.

Prof. Amaia Butrón Senior Researcher +34 946 014994
amaia.butron@ehu.eus
Prof. Agustin Etxeberria Senior Researcher
agustin.etxeberria@ehu.es
Dr.Ana Beloqui Elizazu Senior Researcher +34 943018838
ana.beloquie@ehu.eus