Dr. Gary Chinga-Carrasco


Dr. Gary Chinga-Carrasco is the lead scientist of the Biocomposites area at PFI, Norway, with background from cell biology (cand. scient. degree) and chemical engineering (dr. ing. degree).

He is also Invited Professor in the Doctorate Program in Science of Natural Resources, Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO), Temuco, Chile.

Dr. Chinga-Carrasco has published more than 65 peer-reviewed articles, in addition to 6 book chapters and over 70 conference contributions and invited talks.

He has extensive project manager experience and is presently coordinating two major multidisciplinary projects; the FiberComp project, working closely with Norwegian industry and focusing on the processing technology for production of biocomposites, and the international NanoHeal project, working with production of ultrapure nanocellulose, characterization and application as a biomaterial for wound healing applications.