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Dr Itziar Iraola-Arregui
Postdoctoral Fellow

Short Bio

Education

International Ph.D. Applied Engineering (Materials Science); University of Navarra, 2015
M.Sc. (Chemistry) by research (Polymers); Manchester Metropolitan University, 2011
B.Sc. Chemistry (Specialty: Macromolecules); University of the Basque Country, 2007

Professional experience

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University
2016 to present

Visiting researcher
Institute of materials, Ruhr University Bochum
2014

Assistant researcher
CEIT
2011-2015 and 2008-2009

Junior researcher
Department of chemistry and materials, Manchester Metropolitan University
2009-2011

Research Interests

Material science: powder metallurgy, polymers and composites

Waste valorisation

Adsorption and demineralisation

Selected Publications

I. Iraola-Arregui, C. M. Liauw, H. Potgieter, Poly(propylene)/Fly Ash Composites: Effect of Coupling Agents on Mechanical Properties and Matrix Crystallinity, Macromolecular symposia, 2014, vol: 338, pp: 62-71
DOI: 10.1002/masy.201100119

C. M. Liauw, I. Iraola-Arregui, H. Potgieter, Effect of coupling agents on the degradation of Polypropylene/fly ash composites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2014, vol: 131, Issue: 6
DOI: 10.1002/app.39974

I. Iraola, L. Lozada, A. M. Mancisidor, I. Iturriza, Higadura-erresistentzia altuko altzairu lasterren ordenagailu bidezko diseinua, Elhuyar: zientzia eta teknika, 2014, vol: 311, pp: 39-41

I. Iraola-Arregui, C. M. Liauw, H. Potgieter, Evaluation of Coupling Agents in Polypropylene / Fly Ash Composites: Effect on Processing and Mechanical Properties, Macromolecular Materials & Engineering, 2011, vol: 296, Issue: 9, pp. 810-819
DOI: 10.1002/mame.201000413

I. Iturriza, S. Giménez, V. Trabadelo, I. Iraola, T. Gómez-Acebo, Novel Highly Sinterable High-Speed Steel Powders: Computer Aided Design, Sintering Behaviour and Microstructural Evolution, 2008 World Congress on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials. June 8-12th, Washington D.C.