Dr. Balbuena is a Professor at Texas A&M University (TAMU) and is the holder of the Gas Processors Suppliers Association (GPSA) professorship. She has over 20 years of research and teaching experience. Her research activities are mainly focused on first-principles computational design of materials and processes. She is currently active in the field of materials design with applications to electrocatalysis and interfacial problems of catalyzed growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes, hydrogen storage, gas separations using porous materials, and shale-gas fluid behavior modeling. She has published 177 peer-reviewed articles and has been a co-editor of five books in her fields of specialization. She was a consultant for catalyst design from 2008 to 2010. She has been the recipient of POWRE and CAREER awards from the US National Science Foundation, and has been selected twice as a TEES Fellow for consistent outstanding performance and commitment to excellence in engineering research initiatives.
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