Soft and biofunctional materials group
107-D - Edif. II 10618


- Academic Profile: B.Sc. in Chemistry (Polymer chemistry) (2004, University of Basque Country and CSIC); Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry (2011,University of Basque Country and CSIC) - Main scientific interests: Polymers, cellulose based liquid crystals polymers, microgels. Rheology of polymeric materials. Characterization of polymeric materials.

Main publications

-Structure of a spin-crossover Fe (II)-1, 2, 4-triazole polymer complex gel in toluene. Small angle neutron scattering and viscoelastic studies. C.Echeverria, M Rubio, GR Mitchell, D López.  European Polymer Journal, 238-235, 2014

-Novel strategy for the determination of UCST-like microgels network structure: effect on swelling behavior and rheology. C.Echeverría, N.A. Peppas and C. Mijangos.  Soft Matter, 8, 337-346, 2012

-UCST-like hybrid PAAm-AA/Fe3O4 microgels. Effect of Fe3O4 nanoparticles on morphology, thermosensitivity and elasticity. C.Echeverría, C. Mijangos.  Langmuir, 27, 8027-8035, 2011

- Effect of Gold Nanoparticles on the Thermosensitivity, Morphology, and Optical Properties of Poly (acrylamide–acrylic acid) Microgels. C.Echeverría, and C. Mijangos.  Macromol. Rapid. Comm., 31, 54-58, 2010 (Featured as frontispiece)

-UCST Responsive Microgels of Poly (acrylamide− acrylic acid) Copolymers: Structure and Viscoelastic Properties. C.Echeverría, D.López and C. Mijangos.  Macromolecules,42, 9118-9123, 2009