Prior to joining the Chemistry faculty at Arkansas State University—CD, Paola bounced around the United States, working at several Food and Beverages Companies in Oregon, and Chicago. In addition, she has been part of the research team at the Food Science and Technology department in the Oregon State University between 2018 and 2019 and Paola has been teaching around Mexico, at various schools, in Queretaro. 


She has a thesis of Master Degree titled Characterization of flavor in young, aged and extra-aged mezcal produced by Angustifolia haw”, which gave her the title of Master Degree in Advance Technology in 2019. In addition, she has several certifications in Food science, Flavor science, and Analytical Instrumentation.  


She has a special interest for travel around the world and knows different cultures.


  • Internship in Food Science and Technology Department- Master Degree Program/ Oregon State University-USA 

  • M.Sc. Application of Advance Technology-Analytical Instrumentation/ Flavor Science Specialist area, Instituto Politecnico Nacional-Mexico 

  • Bachelor Degree., Chemistry Engineer in Food Science, Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro-Mexico

Teaching specialties

Analytical Instrumentation 

General Chemistry  

General Chemistry Laboratory 

Food Science  

Flavor Science 

Quantitative Analysis

Research interests


  • Miembro de la SOCIEDAD QUIMICA DE MEXICO, A.C. La química nos une 

  • Miembro de AMQA. Asociación Mexicana de Química Analítica. A.C.  

  • Miembro de The Food Tech.

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