Ligia Gargallo, born in 1934, studied Pharmaceutical Chemistry and obtained Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry in 1971. Full Professor at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile 1976. Expertise includes university teaching and research in Physical Chemistry and Polymer Science. She has published reviews and books ("Preferential Adsorption in Vinyl Polymers". Advances Colloid and Interface Science 1-2, 1-53 (1984); "Polymers in Mixed Solvents". Bol. Soc. Chil. Chim. 37, 47-77 (1992); "Macromolecules in Solutions". United Nations Development Program. PNUD-Unesco. CHI-84/006. Copyright Unesco (1987); "Basic Physical Chemistry. Chemical Thermodynamic". Ed. Universidad Católica de Chile (1997)). 190 scientific papers. Presidential Consultant in Scientific Matter (1995-1999). Member of Chilean Society of Chemistry, American Chemical Society, Chilean Academy of Science and Latinoamerican Academy of Science (ACAL).
Books Published by ChemTec Publishing:
Handbook of Solvents
Interests: Conformational and Thermodynamic Behaviour of Polymer Solutions; Polymers at the Interfaces and Viscoelastic Relaxation Phenomena in Polymers.
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
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