Pedro  Arias-Monje

Pedro Arias-Monje

Assistant Professor in Practice
College of Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
EB 3.100C

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Dr. Arias-Monje joined UTPB in Fall 2021. As a Fulbright Fellow, he obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He completed his Maters and Undergraduate studies in Chemical Engineering at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (National University of Colombia) in Bogota, Colombia. His research includes high-performance polymer fiber and carbon fiber nanocomposites and the use of photo and photoelectrocatalysis in the treatment of water and water splitting.  

Selected publications: 

Processing, structure and properties of polyacrylonitrile fibers with 15 weight percent single wall carbon nanotubes 

PJ Arias-Monje, M Lu, J Ramachandran, MH Kirmani, S Kumar 

Polymer 211, 123065 (2020) 

Nitrogen doped graphene generated by microwave plasma and reduction expansion synthesis 

PJ Arias-Monje, SK Menon, H Zea, S Osswald, CC Luhrs 

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters 8 (2), 120-128 (2016)