Carlos Rodriguez-Abreu earned B.S. (cum laude) and M.S. degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Los Andes (Venezuela) with Professor Jean Louis Salager as tutor and received a Ph.D. degree in engineering as a Monbusho (Japan Ministry of Education) Scholarship Grantee in 2001 from Yokohama National University (Yokohama, Japan) under the supervision of Professor Hironobu Kunieda. He served as an Associate Professor at the University of Los Andes until 2003 and then held positions as JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow (Yokohama National University, Japan), Juan de la Cierva Fellow (University of Santiago, Spain), and Ramon y Cajal Research Associate (Spanish Research Council, CSIC, Granada, Spain). He joined INL in 2010. Dr. Rodriguez-Abreu has published more than 50 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and four book chapters. His research interests are focused on soft matter and molecular self-assembly for the bottom-up fabrication of nanomaterials, going from fundamental to practical aspects.
Biography Updated on 9 January 2013