Reza Foudazi

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Description: Optical value portrait built from 560 pieces of electron microscopic images of the porous materials. Charcoal on paper. [Drawn by Fahimeh Foudazi]

Academic Positions

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, New Mexico State University, 2019 – Now.
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, New Mexico State University, 2013 – Now.
Research Associate, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 2011 – 2013.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Material Science and Technology Group, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010 – 2011.

Degrees

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010.
M.Sc. Polymer Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2004.
B.Sc. Polymer Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2002.

Research Interest

Porous polymers for energy storage, drug delivery, stimuli responsive applications, tissue engineering and water purification
Rheology of complex fluids: suspensions, emulsions, polymer blends and polymer nanocomposites
Synthesis and characterization of soft matter
Colloid and interface science

Professional Organizations

American Chemical Society (ACS)
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
North American Membrane Society (NAMS)
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Society of Rheology (SoR)

Reviewer for Journals

ACS Macro Letters, Macromolecules, Biomacromolecules, Langmuir, Journal of Rheology, Rheologica Acta, Applied Rheology, Polymer Composites, Polymer International, Journal of Polymer Engineering, e-Polymers.

Publications