Barbara Souza is a DPhil candidate in Engineering Science. Her doctorate research examines the development of porous nanocomposites and tuneable polymer membranes, integrating Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) as multifunctional fillers to enable bioengineering of innovative applications (drug delivery and wound dressing applications). Her doctoral research is funded by the FAPEMIG scholarship from Brazil. She also works as a Junior Dean at St John's College and volunteers as a Department Emergency First Aider.
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, June 2020
Chemical Communications, April 2019
A greener route to drug encapsulated MOFs, STFC ISIS Neutron and Muon Source, June 2020
Low frequency vibrations expose the interactions of anti-cancer drugs confined in the pores of a metal organic framework, STFC ISIS Neutron and Muon Source, May 2019
- Norton Senior Scholarship recipient, St John’s College, University of Oxford
- Winner: 2019 Image Competition People’s Choice, Department of Materials Science, University of Oxford