ABOUT ME


Name: Gary Chinga Carrasco
Nationality: Chilean
Languages: Spanish, Norwegian, English
email: gch@gcsca.net

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/garychingacarrasco/


ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gary_Chinga_Carrasco

Publons:

https://publons.com/researcher/1192546/gary-chinga-carrasco/

EDUCATION


2002 - Dr. ing. - Chemical engineering


1997 -  Cand. scient. -  Cell Biology


1995 -  Cand. mag. - Biology

         -  Education within Computer science


KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS


Extensive project manager experience including major multidisciplinary national and international projects.

Counts with strong background, competence and experience within various of scientific topics, including computer science, biology, chemical engineering, lignocellulosic biomass and products, 3D printing and biomedical devices. 

 

  • Biocomposites
  • Nanocellulose
  • Lignin
  • 3D printing
  • Biomedical devices
  • Project Management
  • Innovation

EXPERIENCE

2013 - Present

RISE PFI

Lead scientist

The utilization of wood pulp fibres, nanocellulose, bioplastics and their derivatives as components in biocomposite materials and 3D Printing is a new strategic research field at RISE PFI. I have the responsibility and coordination of the Biocomposite area. This includes the initiation of new projects, customer relationship management, follow up of ongoing projects, scientific coordination and networking.

2008 -

PFI

SENIOR RESEARCHER



2004 - 2007

PFI

RESEARCHER



2002 - 2004

NTNU/PFI

POST DOC



1995 - 1998

NTNU

PROJECT ENGAGEMENT

Plantebiosenteret, NTNU
- Working with 3D reconstruction of plant cells grown in microgravity in the Atlantis space shuttle. Experiments performed at Kennedy Space Center
Department of physics, NTNU


2018 - Norwegian wood processing Association

Award for nanocellulose research


2017 - NHH Norwegian School of Economics

Innovation management and commercialization of R&D

Course "Innovation management and commercialization of R&D". The course was a collaboration between the Research Council of Norway, AFF and the Norwegian School of Economics. The program was organized in 5 course modules with gatherings in Oslo and the USA. Module 3 was performed in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, California and counted with professional resources from Stanford, Berkeley and business in the region.


2017 - TEKNA Biotek

Part of the working group in Trondheim, Norway

Contributing to the organization of seminars about topics such as bioplastics, virus vaccine, biotechnology.


2017 - Bioengineering Journal

Part of the Editorial board

Editor work and assistance. Organized 2 special issues about biocomposites and 3D printing.