Arturo MENDOZA-MEINHARDTPhD Student
Area of Study
Project: A Microfluidic Device for the Study of Interfacial Self Assembly Materials
Key Areas of Expertise
- Materials Science
- Peptide Amphiphiles
Arturo is in the final year of his undergraduate studies for a BEng in Materials Science and Engineering in Queen Mary University of London. He joined the MATA group in 2013 at the start of his undergraduate career. His research involves the design and development of a microfluidic device to be used as an experimental apparatus that facilitates the formation, imaging and testing of interfacial self-assembly materials.
“Tartaric Acid Cross-Linking of Starch: Effect of Reaction Conditions on the Maximum Tensile Strength of Cast Plastic Films” A. Mendoza, Journal of Student Science and Technology, 8 (2015) 41-47.
BEng Materials Science and Engineering (Ongoing)
Queen Mary University of London
Honours and Achievements
- Winner of best poster award at the QMUL Industrial Liaison Forum, November 2017.
- Finalist for the IMechE Healthcare Technologies Student and Early Career Awards, June 2017.
- Winner of IOM3 RH Craven Award, Best UK Polymers Student, November 2016. www.iom3.org/student-prize-winners-archive
- Winner of DHT Alan and Kathie Stross Summer Fellowship, May 2016. www.drhadwentrust.org/summer-fellowships-2016/summer-fellowships-2016