Hooman Torabi

Ph.D. student

Research Background:

Polyolefin and their nanocomposites (synthesis and characterization)

Polyamide composites (formulation for automotive parts)

Biodegradable thermoplastic films for food packaging applications

Ethynylene conjugated fluorescent macrocycles for organelle targeting purposes Fully conjugated polymers for small interfering RNA and protein delivery

Current Research:

Bioproduction of polyhydroxy alkanoates and process optimization there of

Sweetener mucin interactions studies using Quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation (QCM-D)

Enzymatic degradation of polymers


  1. 2019-Present

    Ph.D. in Food Science Chemistry

    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
  2. 2017- 2020

    M.Sc. in Chemistry

    Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
  3. 2012- 2015

    M.Sc. in Chemical-Polymer Engineering

    Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  4. 2008- 2012

    B.Sc. in Chemical engineering

    Quchan University of Technology, Quchan, Iran