Ricardo Herbé Cruz-Estrada

Ricardo Herbé Cruz Estrada

Materials Science
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  • B.S. Industrial Chemical Engineering. Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán. 1992.
  • M.S. Welding and Adhesive Bonding of Engineering Materials. Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK. 1998.
  • Ph.D. Processing of Polymer Composites with Electro-Conductive Properties. Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK. 2002.

Current research

  • Materials recycling and processing


  • Interdisciplinary proposal for sustainable housing to reduce the social vulnerability of the peri-urban population of the city of Merida, Yucatan. (CONACYT)
  • Analysis of the biotic and abiotic degradation of recycled lignocellulosic/thermoplastic residues composites.
  • Science, art, and environmental conservation: Development of creative strategies to promote the recycling of materials through public communication of science.


  • Ricardo Herbé Cruz-Estrada, Javier Guillén-Mallette, Carlos Vidal Cupul-Manzano and Josué Iván Balam-Hernández. Potential use of waste from tree pruning and recovered plastic to obtain a building material: Case study of Merida, Mexico. Waste Management & Research, Vol. 38, No. 11: 1222–1230, (2020). https://doi.org/10.1177/0734242X20928404 .
  • J. Guillén-Mallette, P.I. González-Chi, R.H. Cruz-Estrada, R.N. Miranda-Flores and M.A. Rivero-Ayala. Recycling printed polypropylene labels and polyolefins caps as chemical foaming agent to produce foam products. Journal of Cellular Plastics, First Published Online: 1–24, (2020). https://doi.org/10.1177/0021955X20959302 .
  • M.C. Chan-Koyoc, Ricardo H. Cruz-Estrada, V.J. Cruz-Delgado, J.G. Carrillo. Effect of natural and accelerated aging on the mechanical performance of a composite based on recycled multilayer carton. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, Volume 27, Issue 11: 2509–2522, (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10924-019-01538-4 .
  • Rogelio Ramírez-Casillas, Karen F. Báez-Rodríguez, Ricardo H. Cruz-Estrada, Florentina Dávalos-Olivares, Fernando Navarro-Arzate, and Kestur Gundappa Satyanarayana. Isolation and Characterization of Cellulose Nanocrystals Created from Recycled Laser Printed Paper. BioResources, Volume 13, Issue 4: 7404-7429, (2018). https://doi.org/10.15376/biores.13.4.7404-7429 .
  • M. Jimenez-Francisco, J.A. Caamal-Canche, J.G. Carrillo, Ricardo H. Cruz-Estrada. Performance Assessment of a Composite Material Based on Kraft Paper and a Resin Formulated with Expanded Polystyrene Waste: A Case Study from Mexico. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, Volume 26, Number 4: 1573-1580, (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10924-017-1073-7 .


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Last Updated: 25 August 2021