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(2017) Ester Laguna Gutiérrez: Student Innovation Award given by Borealis Company

On 16 May 2017, Borealis presented the winners of the 2016-2017 Student Innovation Award at the Researcher Day in Porvoo, Finland. A jury of high-level Borealis research experts selected the winners in the three categories. The PhD Thesis Award was presented to Ester Laguna-Gutierrez from the University of Valladolid in Spain for her thesis titled, “Understanding the foamability of complex polymeric systems by using extensional rheology”. Continue Reading

(2017) Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Pérez: Fellow of the Society honored by Society of Plastics Engineers

Miguel Ángel Rodríguez-Pérez is a full Professor of the Department of Condensed Matter Physics of the University of Valladolid in Spain since 2010. He founded the Cellular Materials Laboratory (CellMat) of that University in 1999. This laboratory is mainly focused on the development of new cellular polymers and new production routes for these materials.
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(2016) Victoria Bernardo García: Reedy Scholarship and Poster Award second place winner, FOAMS 2016 Conference

Victoria Bernardo García, PhD student of CellMat Laboratory, wins the Reedy Scholarship Award of the Foams 2016 Conference in Seattle, Washington, USA. She also obtained the second-place Poster Award in a competition between the different students who presented a poster in the previously mentioned conference.

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