Dr Valeska Gonzalez

Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Executive, Engineering

Valeska is an executive in the engineering team. Valeska works on the assessment, protection, and commercialisation of Intellectual Property. She manages the invention portfolio arising from Materials, Chemical Engineering and Earth Sciences and Engineering.

Valeska has a degree in Chemical Engineering, a MSc in Petroleum Refining System Engineering and a PhD in Chemistry sponsored by BP from the University of Surrey.

Prior to Imperial, Valeska was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Surrey and Associate Technology Transfer Executive at Imperial Innovations within the Engineering Intellectual Property Team. She also spent some years in industry as a plant engineer.

Valeska's portfolio

Room-Temperature MASERs for Ultra-low noise devices

Room-Temperature MASERs for Ultra-low noise devices

MASERs allow signals at microwave frequencies (0.1-100 GHz) to be amplified with unparalleled low electronic noise, allowing applications both as a receiver for deep-space communication, radar and medical imaging, and as a frequency standard for atomic clocks. Find out more

A novel targeted drug delivery system

A novel targeted drug delivery system

Red blood cell-derived vesicles (RBCVs) for use in targeted delivery of thrombolytic drugs to blood clots. Find out more

Novel control for froth flotation cells

Novel control for froth flotation cells

Introduction Mineral froth flotation is the largest tonnage industrial separation process in the world used for extracting valuable ... Find out more

3D Printing with polygrain lattices

3D Printing with polygrain lattices

Methods of designing and manufacturing lightweight, tough and damage-tolerant lattice structures of metallic alloys. Find out more

Bio-Surfactant: a novel biobased surfactant

Bio-Surfactant: a novel biobased surfactant

A surfactant produced from biobased chemicals that can replace petroleum-derived detergents, exhibiting higher performances in cleaning and resistance to hard water. Find out more

Novel thermoresponsive polymers

Novel thermoresponsive polymers

These polymers play a critical role in influencing the rheological and thermogelling properties of polymer solutions and the formation of gels at lower concentrations. Find out more

Thermal stabilisation of therapeutic proteins

Thermal stabilisation of therapeutic proteins

Novel methodology for stabilising therapeutic proteins that circumvents the need for cold-chain storage. Find out more

Novel living ring-opening polymerisation method to synthesise a novel class of multifunctional, sequence-controlled, degradable and biocompatible polymers

Novel living ring-opening polymerisation method to synthesise a novel class of multifunctional, sequence-controlled, degradable and biocompatible polymers

A simple, scalable and cost-effective polymerisation method for synthesis of a class of novel, multifunctional, sequence-controlled, degradable and biocompatible polymers. Find out more

Ionic liquids with excipients as stabilisers for payloads in solution

Ionic liquids with excipients as stabilisers for payloads in solution

Ionic liquids with excipients as stabilising agents for different payloads and delivery vehicles Find out more

Artificial Golgi Reactor for Tailoring Glycans

Artificial Golgi Reactor for Tailoring Glycans

A novel platform comprising immobilized enzymes to produce homogenously glycosylated proteins for therapeutic or diagnostic applications. Find out more

Graphene Fluidic exfoliation

Graphene Fluidic exfoliation

A novel approach to liquid exfoliation to achieve more efficient and cost-effective production of 2D materials at any scale. Find out more

In-situ measurement for 2d-material exfoliation

In-situ measurement for 2d-material exfoliation

An online monitoring system that can monitor layered 2D material production in a liquid dispersion, in real time. Find out more

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