Tiny changes in polymer chemistry can yield big results in material performance. We are fine-tuning the building blocks of polymer chains to create entirely new monomers and molecular structures to solve a variety of challenges in fields from medicine to electronics to advanced energy.
Institutes, centers and labs related to Polymer Synthesis and Molecular Design
Faculty who conduct research in Polymer Synthesis and Molecular Design
Combines experiments, theory and simulation to study fundamental problems in the polymer physics of grafted and non-linear polymers
Develops advanced benzoxazine resins, thermosetting resins based on natural renewable materials and green flame retarding systems
Investigates catalysis with soft materials: catalytic surfactants and polymers; complex macromolecular architectures for bio-inspired catalysis; and ligand-mediated nanocatalysis
Develops advanced polymers for packaging, biomaterial applications and more.