Cellulose Based Composites: Cellulose Based Composites

Cellulose Based Composites: Cellulose Based Composites

Editor(s): Juan P. Hinestroza, Anil N. Netravali

Print ISBN: 9783527327195

Online ISBN: 9783527649440

DOI: 10.1002/9783527649440

Author Biography

About the Author

Juan P. Hinestroza is Associate Professor of Fiber Science and directs the Textiles Nanotechnology Laboratory in the Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design at the College of Human Ecology of Cornell University. Prior to pursuing doctoral studies, he worked as a process control engineer for The Dow Chemical Company. From 2007-2010, Professor Hinestroza was chair and organizer of sessions on natural and green composites for the Division of Cellulose and Renewable Materials of the American Chemical Society annual meetings. Professor Hinestroza has been the recipient of a many awards including the National Science Foundation CAREER award, the J.D. Watson Young Investigator award from the NY State Foundation for Science Technology and Innovation and the Educator of the Year Award from the Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers.

Anil N. Netravali is Professor of Fiber Science in the Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design at Cornell University. His main research is in the field of Fiber Reinforced Composites. In recent years he has made significant contributions in the area of sustainable 'Green' composites and materials. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Nano Society and The Fiber Society. He was the recipient of the Fiber Society Founder's Award in 2012. He serves as an adjunct faculty in the Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering at Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL and Universidade Federal do Amazonas (UFAM), Manaus, Brazil. He serves on the Editorial Advisory Boards of several research journals including Composites Science and Technology, Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, Journal of Renewable Materials, Reviews of Adhesion and Adhesives, Fibers, Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics and Textile Research Journal