Ana Karen MENDOZA MARTINEZ

Ana Karen MENDOZA MARTINEZPhD Student

Ana_Karen

Mexico

Area of Study

PhD Student

Project: 

Key Areas of Expertise

Biomedical engineering

Hydrogels

Materials Characterization

Self-assembled nanostructures

Ana Karen graduated with a BSc degree in Biomedical Engineering from Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico, in 2014. She obtained her MSc degree in Biomaterials from Queen Mary University in 2017. Her masters research project was “Design and characterization of laponite – peptide amphiphile nanocomposite hydrogels for biomedical applications”.

She is currently a PhD candidate under the supervision of Prof. Alvaro Mata group at Queen Mary University.

Publications

Antonio Sanchez-Fernández, Laura Peña-Parás, Rodrigo Cue-Sampedro, Román Vidaltamayo, Paulina Riojas, Ana Karen Mendoza, 2014, “Synthesization, Characterization, and in vitro Evaluation of Cytotoxicity of Biomaterials based on Halloysite Nanotubes”, Materials, 7 (12), 7770-7780, 2014

Sanchez-Fernández, A.; Peña-Parás, L.;  Cue-Sampedro, R.; Tamayo, R.;  Riojas, P.;  Mendoza, A. “Synthesization, Characterization, and in vitro Evaluation of Cytotoxicity of Biomaterials based on Halloysite Nanotubes”. In Proceedings of the 1st Int. Elec. Conf. on Mat., 26-10 June 2014; Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, Vol. 1, 2014, c004; doi: 10.3390/ecm-1-c004

Education

BSc in Biomedical Engineering

Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico

MSc in Biomaterials

Queen Mary University of London

Honours and Achievements

State Youth Award 2015 “Coahuila New Generations”, 2015

MAGNA CUM LAUDE, 2014

CUM LAUDE, 2014

Excellence Scholarship, 2009-2014

Telmex Scholarship, 2009-2014

contact details

School of Engineering & Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

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