Hector Sanchez-Moran portrait
Graduate Student • Kaar Group • Schwartz Group


M.S.E. in Chemical Engineering, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2019

B.S.E. in Chemical Engineering, University of Salamanca, 2016


  • GAANN Fellow (2020-2022)
  • NIH/CU Molecular Biophysics Training Program Fellow (2020-2022)

Selected Publications:

  • Sánchez-Morán, H.; Gonçalves, L.; Schwartz, D. K. & Kaar, J. L. Framework for Optimizing Polymeric Supports for Immobilized Biocatalysts by Computational Analysis of Enzyme Surface Hydrophobicity. ACS Catalysis 2023, 13(7) 4304-4315 [Link]
  • Sánchez-Morán, H.; Weltz, J.S.; Schwartz, D. K. & Kaar, J. L. Understanding Design Rules for Optimizing the Interface between Immobilized Enzymes and Random Copolymer Brushes. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 13,23. [Link]

Research interests

  • Polymers
  • Protein engineering