Raquel Verdejo is a Tenured Scientist with the Polymer Nanomaterials and Biomaterials Department of the Institute of Polymer Science and Technology, CSIC, Madrid, Spain. She obtained her M.S. degree in physics from the University of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain and her Ph.D. degree in metallurgy and materials from the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK in 2003. She then joined the group led by Professor Milo Shaffer as a Research Associate at Imperial College London, London, UK, working in nanocomposite polymer foams. She returned to Spain in 2006 where she enjoyed a “Juan de la Cierva” and a “Ramon y Cajal” national research fellowships from the Spanish Science Ministry. Her current research interests include carbon nanotube and graphene synthesis, and the design, development, and characterisation of polymer nanocomposites, for both structural and functional applications.
Biography Updated on 11 May 2011