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Welcome I’m Dr. Maria Auad


Polymer material science, polymer composites and nanocomposites, control of microstructures & nanostructure in materials, self-assemblies, interpenetrating polymer networks, shape memory polymers, polymers for structural & biomedical applications, materials from renewable resources.


1989-1995 B. Sc Chemical Engineering, University of Mar del Plata, Argentina

1995-2000 Ph.D. Material Sciences, Unviersity of Mar del Plata, Argentina

2000-2002 Postdoctoral scholar, Chemical Engineering Department, California Institute of Technology, CALTECH


2017- Present Full Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Auburn University

2015-Present Director, Center of Polymer and Advanced Composites, Auburn University

2013-2015 Interim Department Chair, Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering, Auburn Unversity

2015-2017 Associate Professor, Dep. of Chemical Engineering, Auburn University

2010-2015 Associate Professor, Polymer and Fiber, Dep. of Chemical Engineering Auburn University

2006-2010 Assistant Professor, Polymer and Fiber Engineering Department, Auburn University

2003-2006 Research Assistant, Dept. of Chemical Eng. and Materials Science, University of Southern California