Persons

Directores

Natalia Hassan

Doctor in Materials Science and Technology from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Academic of the Institutional Program for the Promotion of R+D+i, Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana. Lines of research: Microfluidics, multifunctional nanoparticles, mesoporous materials, drugs, proteins and hydrogels. Nano Node email: nhassan@utem.cl

José Antonio Gárate

PhD in Chemical Engineering from University College Dublin, Ireland. Adjunct Professor, CINV, Faculty of Sciences, Universidad de Valparaíso Research interests: Biomolecular simulation, free energy calculations, nanoconfinement and transport in nanopores. Molecular simulation node email: jose.garate@uv.cl

Coordinadora Ejecutiva

Francisca Mancilla

Political Scientist, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. email: fmancilla.salas@gmail.com

Carla Arroyo Riviera

Msc. in Chemistry Research Assistant – Technical Staff, Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana Lines of Research: Materials Science – Nanocomposites Nodo Nano email: c.arroyo@utem.cl

Coordinadora Ejecutiva

Francisca Mancilla

Political Scientist, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. email: fmancilla.salas@gmail.com

Carla Arroyo Riviera

Msc. in Chemistry Research Assistant – Technical Staff, Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana Lines of Research: Materials Science – Nanocomposites Nodo Nano email: c.arroyo@utem.cl

Investigadores Principales

Eduardo Berríos

PhD in Physicochemistry from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Assistant Professor, Faculty of Sciences, Universidad de Valparaíso Research interests: Quantum chemistry, molecular simulation, design of materials and nanostructures, quantum dynamics. Molecular simulation node email: eduardo.berrios@uv.cl

Valeria del Campo

Doctor in Physics from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Researcher, Department of Physics, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile. Research interests: Condensed Matter Physics, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Solar Photovoltaics, Science Education, Women in STEM Nano Node email: valeria.delcampo@usm.cl

Investigadores Jóvenes

Andreas Tapia

Doctor in Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de Chile. Postodoc Fondecyt Institutional Program for the Promotion of R&D&I, Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana. Lines of research: Alzheimer’s disease, Nanobiotechnology, protein misfolding. Nano Node email: andreas.tapia23@gmail.com

Investigadores Jóvenes

Andreas Tapia

Doctor in Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de Chile. Postodoc Fondecyt Institutional Program for the Promotion of R&D&I, Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana. Lines of research: Alzheimer’s disease, Nanobiotechnology, protein misfolding. Nano Node email: andreas.tapia23@gmail.com

Postdoctorados

Jonathan Correa

Doctor in Physical Sciences from Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María Research interests: Surface physics, nano materials, photovoltaics. Nano Node email: jonathan.correa@usm.cl

Postdoctorados

Jonathan Correa

Doctor in Physical Sciences from Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María Research interests: Surface physics, nano materials, photovoltaics. Nano Node email: jonathan.correa@usm.cl

Estudiantes de Postgrado

Sabina Arias

Program: Ph.D. in Materials Science and Process Engineering. Affiliation: Institutional Program for the Promotion of R&D&I, Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana. Line of research: Interaction of nanoparticles with proteins and cells through microfluidics. Nano Node email: sabina.ariasv@utem.cl

Mateo Barría Urenda

Program: Ph.D. in Science, mention in Biophysics and Computational Biology. Affiliation: Faculty of Sciences, University of Valparaíso Line of Research: Molecular Dynamics Simulations; Nanomaterials; Graphene; Carbon Nanotubes; Interaction Energies; Biocompatibility. Molecular Simulation Node email: mateobarria@gmail.com

Mateo Barría Urenda

Program: Ph.D. in Science, mention in Biophysics and Computational Biology. Affiliation: Faculty of Sciences, University of Valparaíso Line of Research: Molecular Dynamics Simulations; Nanomaterials; Graphene; Carbon Nanotubes; Interaction Energies; Biocompatibility. Molecular Simulation Node email: mateobarria@gmail.com

Franco Hernández

Program: Ph.D. in Chemistry Affiliation Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Universidad de Valparaíso Line of research: Ab initio quantum dynamics of confined systems. Molecular Simulation Node email: franco.hernandez@alumnos.uv.cl

Miguel Fernández Zúñiga

Program: Ph.D. in science, mention in biophysics and computational biology. Affiliation: Universidad de Valparaíso, Faculty of Sciences Line of research: Biophysics of ion channels (Hv1 proton channel). Biophysics Node email: christian.carrillo@cinv.cl

Juan José Alvear Arias

Program: Ph.D. in science, mention in biophysics and computational biology. Affiliation: Universidad de Valparaíso, Faculty of Sciences Line of research, biophysics of ion channels email: j.alveara@gmail.com

Danitza Caris

Program: Ph.D. in Materials Science and Process Engineering. Affiliation: Institutional Program for the Promotion of R&D&I, Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana. Line of research: Microfluidics for nanobiotechnology Nano Node email: danitza12adriana@gmail.com

Fabián Orellana Verdugo

Program: Ph.D. in Science, mention in Biophysics and Computational Biology. Affiliation: Faculty of Sciences, University of Valparaíso Line of Research: Molecular Dynamics Simulations; Nanofluids; Nanoscale Gases; Energy Calculations. Molecular Simulation Node email: fabian.orellana@postgrado.uv.cl

Christian Carrillo Soto

Program: Ph.D. in science, mention in biophysics and computational biology. Affiliation: Universidad de Valparaíso, Faculty of Sciences Line of research: ion channel biophysics Biophysics Node email: christian.carrillo@cinv.cl

Nicolás Espinoza Muñoz

Program: Ph.D. in Science, mention in Biophysics and Computational Biology. Affiliation: Faculty of Sciences, University of Valparaíso Line of Research: Molecular Dynamics Simulations; Membrane Proteins; Nanofluidics; Nanopores; Narrow Channel Flow. Molecular Simulation Node email: nicolas.espinozamu@cinv.cl

Antonio Peña

Program: Ph. M. Biophysics and Computational Biology Affiliation: Faculty of Sciences, University of Valparaíso Line of research: Identification of Hv1 isoforms. Biophysics Node email: Antonio.pena@cinv.cl

Sofía Flores

Program: Master in Physical Sciences Affiliation: Department of Physics, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María Line of research: wettability properties of surfaces and nanomaterials. Nano Node email: sofia.floresb@sansano.usm.cl

Estudiantes de Pregrado

María Saavedra

Career: Bachelor’s Degree in Physics Affiliation: Department of Physics, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María Line of research: Nanomaterials Nano Node email: maria.saavedrafr@usm.cl

Darío Basáez Torres

Program: Bachelor of Science, mention in Biology. Affiliation: Faculty of Sciences, University of Valparaíso Line of Research: Membrane Proteins; Dynamics Simulations; Protein Modeling; Proton Channels. Molecular Simulation Node email: dario.basaez@alumnos.uv.cl

Nicole Leiva

Career: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Affiliation: Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Universidad de Valparaíso Line of research: Ab initio quantum dynamics of confined systems. Molecular Simulation Node email: maximiliano.pallero@alumnos.uv.cl

Ignacio Muñoz

Career: Civil Mechanical Engineering Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTFSM Line of research: Dynamics Simulations; Nanomaterials; Free Energies; Apolar Solvation. Molecular Simulation Node email: ignacio.munoz.13@sansano.usm.cl

Maximiliano Pallero

Career: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Affiliation: Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Universidad de Valparaíso Line of research: Ab initio quantum dynamics of confined systems. Molecular Simulation Node email: maximiliano.pallero@alumnos.uv.cl

Cristóbal Ruiz

Career: Bachelor’s Degree in Physics Affiliation: Department of Physics, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María Line of research: Surface Physics email: cristobal.ruiz@usm.cl