University of California-Riverside
Ph.D. in Plant Biology, Harvard University, 2011
B.S. in Biology, University of Los Andes, 2002
B.S. Physics, University of Los Andes, 2001
Developing and applying nanomaterial based tools to study and engineer plant physiological mechanisms. Discovering how physical, chemical, and mechanical properties of nanomaterials affect their interactions with plant cellular structures. Turn plants into technology by enabling them with novel or augmented functions using nanotechnology approaches.