“Eco-friendly additive construction: Analysis of the printability of earthen-based matrices stabilized with potato starch gel and sisal fibers”
Guido Silva, Robert Ñañez, Diana Zavaleta, Valeria Burgos, Suyeon Kim, Gaby Ruiz, Miguel A. Pando, Rafael Aguilar, Javier Nakamatsu. Construction and Building Materials, 347, 128556

Palabras clave: Additive manufacturing, Construction industry, Biobased stabilizers, Printability capacity, Fresh-state properties
Año de publicación: 2022
“Alkali-Treated Agave Americana Fiber for Reinforcement of Fly Ash-Based Geopolymers”
Melanie Rojas, Guido Silva, Javier Nakamatsu, Rafael Aguilar, Suyeon Kim. Journal of Natural Fibers, 19, 12647–12663.

Palabras clave: Natural fiber, alkaline treatment, fly ashe-based geopolymer, fiber-reinforced geopolymer composite, Mechanical Properties
Año de publicación: 2022
“A Simple Approach to Produce Tailor-Made Chitosans with Specific Degrees of Acetylation and Molecular Weights”
Luis-Felipe Sánchez, Jimmy Cánepa, Suyeon Kim, Javier Nakamatsu. Polymers,13, 2415.

Palabras clave: Chitosan, tailor-made polymers, degree of acetylation, molecular weight reduction, biopolymers
Año de publicación: 2021
“Tridimensional Alginate Films with Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa) Extract or Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis) Gel for Potential Use as Wound Dressings”
Mariela Elgegren, Alonso Donayre, Suyeon Kim, Betty C. Galarreta, Javier Nakamatsu. Proceedings, 69, 24.

Palabras clave: Alginate, Uncaria tomentosa, Aloe barbadensis, antioxidant activity, biodegradable
Año de publicación: 2021
“Mechanical characterization of a masonry system made of alkaline activated pozzolana blocks”
Jorge Salirrosas, Guido Silva, Suyeon Kim, Javier Nakamatsu, Bruno Bertolotti, Rafael Aguilar. Materials Science Forum, 1007, 111-117

Palabras clave: Fiber Reinforcement, geopolymer, lightweight masonry, mechanical characterization
Año de publicación: 2020
“Optimization of a reinforced geopolymer composite using natural fibers and construction wastes”
Guido Silva, Suyeon Kim, Bruno Bertolotti, Javier Nakamatsu, Rafael Aguilar. Construction and Building Materials, 258, 119697

Palabras clave: Sisal fibers, Jute fibers, Fired clay brick powder, Geopolymer composite, Short fiber reinforcement, Mechanical characterization
Año de publicación: 2020
“Production of a lightweight masonry block using alkaline activated natural pozzolana and natural fibers”
David Castañeda, Guido Silva, Jorge Salirrosas, Suyeon Kim, Bruno Bertolotti, Javier Nakamatsu, Rafael Aguilar. Construction and Building Materials, 253, 119143

Palabras clave: Lightweight geopolymers, Natural pozzolana, Natural fiber reinforcement, Masonry unit, Compressive strength, Bulk density
Año de publicación: 2020
“Natural fibers as reinforcement additives for geopolymers – A review of potential eco-friendly applications to the construction industry”
Guido Silva, Suyeon Kim, Rafael Aguilar, Javier Nakamatsu. Sustainable Materials and Technologies, 23, e00123

Palabras clave: Fly ash, Plant fibers
Año de publicación: 2020
“Bioactive membranes of polymeric micro and nanocomposites prepared with the natural anionic marine polysaccharide (Alginate) functionalized with extracts of cat’s claw (Uncaria tomentosa) and aloe vera”
Suyeon Kim, Mariela Elgegren, Alonso Donayre, Betty Galaretta, Javier Nakamatsu. Materials Science Forum, 1007, 131-136

Palabras clave: Alginate, anti-inflammatory activity, antioxidant activity, biodegradable, uncaria tomentose
Año de publicación: 2020
“Evaluation of fire, high-temperature and water erosion resistance of fiber-reinforced lightweight pozzolana-based geopolymer mortars”
Guido Silva, Jorge Salirrosas, Gaby Ruiz, Suyeon Kim, Javier Nakamatsu, Rafael Aguilar. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 706, 012016

Palabras clave: Raw materials, alkaline solution and foaming agent, jute fiber
Año de publicación: 2019