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M.A.Sc. (Biological Engineering)
Benjamin Maldonado

Benjamin is interested in the plastics product development, and design of moulded parts using biomaterial to avoid single use plastic. Benjamin received his undergraduate degree from Universidad Autonoma de Mexico in Toluca, Estado de Mexico, in Plastics Engineering

Time Frame & Project:

September 2019 – present: FDM 3D Printing of design for bioplastic blends and composites

Education Background:

2013 - 2018: Bachelors in Plastics Engineering: Unidad Académica Profesional Tianguistenco University, Mexico.


Maldonado, B., Gupta, A., Wu, F., Misra, M., Mohanty, A. (2020)3D printing of biocomposites from soy hull and recycled ocean plastic. Polymer Processing Society. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. May 31 - June 4, 2020. (ORAL)