Dr Byron Villacorta

Honorary Fellow

School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology


Dr. Villacorta is an Honorary Fellow in the School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering and in the Centre for Advanced Materials Processing and Manufacturing (AMPAM) at the University of Queensland (Australia). He is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Center for Graphene Research and Innovation at the University of Mississippi (USA).

He received his Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University (United States of America), and his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from José Simeón Cañas Central American University (El Salvador).

His research interests are on the fields of polymer formulation and processing, multifunctional composites, sustainable materials, and composites for extreme environments.

Research Interests

  • Multifunctional composites, Polymer formulation and processing, Sustainable materials, Composites for Extreme Environments


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Clemson University
  • Bachelor (Honours), Universidad Centroamericana José Simeon Cañas


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