Báez Group

Area

Polymer Chemistry

Research

1) Structure and properties in oligomers: Homopolymers and block copolymers.


2) Ring-Opening Polymerization (ROP) of lactones: Synthesis, catalysts and characterization of homopolymers and block copolymers.


3) Telechelic polymers and polyurethanes.


4) Natural products and their derivatives as monomers.  


Place

Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry, 

CIQI Building, Department of Chemistry at the University of Guanajuato (UG), Guanajuato, Gto. México.

About us

About Eduardo (José E. Báez)

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People

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About Eduardo (José E. Báez)

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José Eduardo Báez is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Guanajuato (UG), Guanajuato, Gto. México, where he has been a faculty member since 2015. Before moving to UG, Eduardo was in the Department of Chemistry at University of California, Irvine (UCI) where he worked as postdoc from 2012 to 2014 in the laboratory of Professor Kenneth J. Shea. The research of Dr. Báez is mainly in Polymer Chemistry, Materials Chemistry and Catalysis. He likes chemistry, play basketball, enjoy nature and make his own meal, especially, Mexican food. 

Education

  • B.S. Chemistry, University of Guanajuato (UG), Guanajuato, Gto. México (2001)
  • Doctor in Chemistry, with Prof. Antonio Martínez-Richa, University of Guanajuato (UG), Guanajuato, Gto. México (2006)
  • CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemistry, with Tenured Scientist Dr. Ángel Marcos-Fernández,  Institute of Polymer Science and Technology (ICTP), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Madrid, Spain (2009-2011)
  • UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemistry, with Prof. Kenneth J. Shea, University of California, Irvine (UCI), California, USA (2012-2014) 

Previous work in academia

  • Assitant Professor, University of Papaloapan (UNPA), Tuxtepec, Oax. México (2006-2009)
  • Technician Assistant of Laboratory, University of Guanajuato (UG), Guanajuato, Gto. México (2003-2006)
  • High School Chemistry Teacher, Instituto Ignacio Montes de Oca (IIMO), Guanajuato, Gto. México (2003-2006)

Fellowships and awards

  • PhD. Scholarship from National Council on Science and Thecnology (CONACYT, México) (2001-2005)
  • Mexican Chemical Society Award to the Best PhD Thesis (2007)
  • Mexican Polymer Society Award to the Best PhD Thesis (2007)
  • National Council on Science and Thecnology (CONACYT, México) Postdoctoral Fellowship (2009-2011)
  • The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC-MEXUS)-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowship (2012-2014)

People

Guadalupe Ortíz Aldaco

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  • B.S. in Chemistry and M.S. in Chemistry . 


  • Currently, Guadalupe is a graduate student (Ph.D. Process).


  • Topic: Catalysts, Computational Chemistry, Mechanism of reactions and Synthesis of polyesters. 

Miriam Paola Nava

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  •   B.S. in Chemistry.  


  •  Currently, Paola is a graduate student (M.S. Process).


  •  Topic: Structure-Property in triblock copolymers

Paola Denisse Falcón Torres

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  • B.S. in Chemistry.   


  • Currently, Denisse is preparing her exam to be a graduate student.


  • Topic: Effect of end groups on the properties of PCL and polyurethanes derived from PVL.

María Fernanda Esquivel Mendoza

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  • Undergraduate student (B.S. in Pharmaceutical Chemist Biologist)


  • Currently, Fer (Fernanda) is preparing  her B.S. Thesis and exam to be a graduate student.


  • Topic: Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(L-lactide) and their polyurethanes.

 

Ángel Najera

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  • Undergraduate student (B.S. in Chemistry) 


  •  Currently, Ángel is working in his project of Thesis ( B.S. Thesis).


  • Topic: Triblock copolymers 

Vannesa Vargas Alfaro

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  •  Undergraduate student (B.S. in Chemistry)


  • Currently, Vanessa is working in a small project to learn more about chemistry. 


  • Topic: Amber from México

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Karla Fuentes

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  • Undergraduate student (B.S. in Chemistry)


  • Currently, Karla is working in a small project to learn more about chemistry. 


  • Topic: Polystyrene

Eloy Rodriguez de Leon

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  • M.S. in Chemistry.


  • Eloy is a visiting graduate student (Ph.D. Process) from University of Queretaro.


  • Topic: Polyurethanes

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