Octavio Manero received his B.S. degree in chemical engineering and M.S. degree in chemical engineering with a thesis entitled “Viscoelastic flow in oscillating pipes” from the Faculty of Chemistry, National University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico, in 1974 and 1976, respectively, and Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics and rheology with a thesis entitled “Problems in non-Newtonian fluid mechanics” from the University of Wales, UK, in 1980. He was a Research Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology (1981–1983), a Visiting Professor, University of Grenoble, France (1994), and a Visiting Professor, Schlumberger Cambridge Research, UK (2000–2001). Currently, he is a Professor at the Department of Rheology and Mechanics of Materials, Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales, UNAM. His research areas include rheology, non-Newtonian fluid mechanics, physics and chemistry of polymers, polymer processing, and transport phenomena. Moreover, he has directed 23 B.S., 22 Ph.D., and 23 M.S. theses. He has over 150 peer-reviewed scientific articles in journals, invited 20 book chapters, and over 200 articles in conference proceedings. He has over 10 patents related to nanotechnology being used by industry.
Biography Updated on 6 December 2011