Victor Bravo | Research Office | National Research Council of Canada
Dr. Bravo has 23 years of experience in the polymer processing field and is the author of more than 25 scientific publications. After completing his Ph.D. at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) he worked at Indesca, the R&D centre for a cluster of polymer production companies dedicated to manufacturing and commercialization of PE (HDPE, LDPE and LLDPE), PP, PVC and PS/EPS at El Tablazo Petrochemical Complex, Venezuela. He is one of the founders of Indesca’s Injection Moulding Technology Centre. Dr. Bravo moved to Canada in 2002 to work as a PDF at McMaster University in projects for the development of microcellular foams and in-line rheometry. In 2005 he got involved in the development of natural fibre thermoplastic composites for construction applications as the Product Engineering Manager for McFarland Cascade (Tacoma, WA). Since 2010, Dr. Bravo holds the position of Research Officer at the National Research Council of Canada, working as the principal researcher at the Magna-NRC Composites Centre of Excellence located in Concord, Ontario.