Chemical Engineer, R-NanoLab, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)
Kate Trompeta is a Chemical Engineer, graduated from the National Technical University of Athens. She has accomplished her Master studies on Material Science and Technology, funded by the ΙΚΥ Fellowship of Excellence for Postgraduate Studies in Greece – Siemens Program and she was awarded for her excellence by the Limmat Stiftung Institute.
Her research interest focuses on organic coatings, especially in industrial and marine paints, reinforced with nanoparticles (carbon nanotubes, metal oxide nanocontainers, etc). Lately, she is dealing with the synthesis and functionalization of carbon nanotubes, as well as with the Life Cycle Assessment of nanomaterials production processes. Parts of her research work have been presented in national and international conference and several related publications in peer reviewed journals have been published.
The last five years she is working in the Research Unit of Advanced, Composite, Nano Materials & Nanotechnology (R-NanoLab), situated in the School of Chemical Engineering, NTUA. Her work experience is devoted in European and National Research Projects, dealing with nanomaterials, antifouling coatings and advanced, composite materials.