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Carlos Salas
Research Assistant Professor

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North Carolina State University
Forest Biomaterials
431 Dan Allen Drive, Box 8005, Raleigh, NC 27695-8005
Office: 1102
Tel: (252) (919)-515-7710
Fax: (919) 515-6302
E-mail: carsalas@gmail.com , clsalasa@ncsu.edu


Research Area
My current research areas include bio-based surfactants, foams and interfacial phenomena in protein systems.

Education

  • PhD Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University, 2013
  • MSc. Chemical Engineering, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela, 2006
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela, 2001

Experience
  • Research Assistant, Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University. 2009-present.
  • Teaching Assistant, Pulp and Paper Unit Processes I (WPS 355), NC State University. Department of Forest Biomaterials (Fall 2009).
  • Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Dept., Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida (Venezuela) (2006-2009)
  • Instructor, Chemical Engineering Dept., Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida (Venezuela) (2001-2006)

Publications
  • Salas, C., Briceño, M.I., Cárdenas, A. "Mechanical breaking of aqueous foams using static separators," Revista Técnica Ingenieria de la Universidad del Zulia, 2007, 30, 419.
  • Delgado, J., Salas, C., Iglesias, E., Acosta, M., “Foamability of Venezuelan Crude Oil,” Ciencia e Ingeniería, 2008, 29,19.

Conference Presentations
  • Salas C. Rojas, O.J., Lucia, L., Adsorption Of Soy Glycinin Onto Silica And Ultrathin Cellulosic Films Studied By Quartz Crystal Microgravimetry. 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim CA. March 2011.
  • Applications of Soy Proteins in the Wet End. TAPPI Intl Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials. Washington DC, June 2011.

Awards
  • First place Eastman Chemical Co. Research Competition, Raleigh NC, October 2010.
  • PPI Award from the Scientific and Technological National Council (CONICIT-Venezuela) for the Promotion of Young Researchers (Venezuela, 2008-2011).

Membership
  • Member of the American Chemical Society
  • Member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • Den Leader Assistant, Boy Scouts of America, Pack 398 (Raleigh, NC).
  • Member of Society of Professional Engineers of Venezuela (Colegio de Ingenieros de Venezuela).

Hobbies
  • Reading, movies, computer games

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