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Dr Itziar Iraola-Arregui
Postdoctoral Fellow

Short Bio


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

Assistant researcher
2011-2015 and 2008-2009

Junior researcher
Department of chemistry and materials, Manchester Metropolitan University

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.