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Mr. Tian Li

Assistant Editor
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Journal Editorial Boards


Prof. Dr. Alexander Böker * (Website)

Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Polymerforschung, Lehrstuhl für Polymermaterialien und Polymertechnologie, Universität Potsdam, Geiselbergstraße 69, 14476 Potsdam-Golm, Germany
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Interests: guided block copolymer assembly; orientation and phase behavior of block copolymers in electric fields; block copolymer/nanoparticle composites; self-assembly of nanoparticles at interfaces; Pickering-Emulsions; template directed nanoparticle assembly; pattern transfer
* Founding Editor-in-Chief of Polymers
Special Issues and Collections
Prof. Dr. Frank Wiesbrock (Website)

Associate Editor
PCCL - Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH, Roseggerstrasse 12, 8700 Leoben, Austria
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Interests: functional polymers; ring-opening polymerizations; crosslinked polymers; biopolyesters; polymeranalogous modifications
Special Issues and Collections
Dr. Shin-ichi Yusa * (Website)

Associate Editor
Department of Materials Science and Chemistry, University of Hyogo, 2167 Shosha, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
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Interests: controlled/living radical polymerization; RAFT; TERP; water-soluble polymer; self-organization; polymer micelle; bioconjugate polymer
* Topics: Biomacromolecules and complex polymer systems
Dr. Patrick van Rijn * (Website)

Topic Editor
Department of BioMedical Engineering FB-40, University of Groningen/University Medical Center Groningen, A. Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands. Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands
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Interests: biohybrid systems; polymeric microgels; surface chemistry; biomaterials; self-assembly
* Topics: Functional polymer systems - Biological activity
Dr. Wei Min Huang * (Website)

Topic Editor
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue, 639798 Singapore
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Interests: shape-memory polymers; shape memory hybrids; shape-memory composites; conductive polymers; polymer nanocomposites
* Topics: Functional polymer systems - Responsiveness
Special Issues and Collections
Prof. Dr. Thomas Junkers * (Website)

Topic Editor
Polymer Reaction Design Group, Instiute of Materials Research (IMO), University of Hasselt, Agoralaan, D 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium
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Interests: controlled radical polymerization; polymerization kinetics; polymer conjugation; radical spin traps; novel polymerization protocols; mass spectrometry of polymers; microreactor applications
* Topics: Controlled and living Polymerization
Special Issues and Collections

Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Jean-François Carpentier (Website)

Institute of Chemistry, Organometallics: Materials and Catalysis Group, UMR 6226, University of Rennes, 1 – 35042 Rennes Cedex, France
Interests: metal-based polymerization catalysis; coordination-insertion polymerization; metallocenes; post metallocene catalysts; stereoselective polymerization; polyolefins; ring-opening polymerization; chemical modification of polymers
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Meier (Website)

Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 80, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: interactions between synthetic polymers and model colloids; polymerization of hydrophobic monomers in lipid bilayers; hollow polymer particles with dimensions in the submicrometer range; polymerizable amphiphilic block copolymers; reconstitution of membrane proteins in superstructures formed by amphiphilic block copolymers
Prof. Dr. Nico A. J. M. Sommerdijk (Website1, Website2)

Laboratory of Materials and Interface Chemistry and Soft Matter CryoTEM Research Unit, Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, and Institute for Complex Molecular Systems Eindhoven University of Technology, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Interests: biomimetic materials; biomineralization; polymer self-assembly; cryoTEM; cryo-electron tomography
Prof. Dr. Christopher Barner-Kowollik (Website)

Institut für Technische Chemie und Polymerchemie, Lehrstuhl für Präparative Makromolekulare Chemie, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Engesser Str. 18 , Geb. 11.23, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: precision macromolecular design; novel conjugation chemistries; novel controlling protocols; kinetics and mechanism of polymerizations; high resolution mass spectrometry
Prof. Dr. Sebastien Lecommandoux (Website)

Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques (LCPO), Bordeaux-INP, Université de Bordeaux, CNRS, 16 avenue Pey Berland, 33607 Pessac cedex, France
Interests: block copolymer self-assembly; stimuli-responsive nanostructures; polymersomes; hybrid polymer/nanoparticles structures; therapeutic applications; drug delivery systems; theranostics
Prof. Dr. Andreas Taubert (Website)

Institute of Chemistry, University of Potsdam, Building 26, Rm. 2.64, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, D-14476 Golm, Germany
Interests: inorganic materials synthesis in ionic liquids; functional ionic liquids-hybrid materials; self-assembling polymers, peptides & nanoparticles; calcium phosphate materials; silica hybrid materials; iron oxide materials; metal-peptide frameworks; materials for metallic implants
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Energy Technology for the 21st Century - Materials and Devices
Special Issue: Functional Materials- From Functional Hybrid Materials to Functional Polymers
Special Issue: Energy Technology for the 21st Century - Materials and Devices
Special Issue: Advances in Materials Science
Special Issue: Metal Containing Ionic Liquids
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids 2014 & Selected Papers from ILMAT 2013
Special Issue: Polymer Controlled and Bio-inspired Mineralization of Inorganic Compounds
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids 2016 and Selected Papers from ILMAT III
Prof. Dr. Klaus Müllen (Website)

Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, D-55128 Mainz, Germany
Interests: new polymer-forming reactions including methods of organometallic chemistry; multi-dimensional polymers with complex shape-persistent architectures; functional polymeric networks, in particular for catalytic purposes; dyes and laser writing into polymers; chemistry and physics of single molecules; molecular materials with liquid crystalline properties for electronic and optoelectronic devices; materials for lithium or hydrogen storage; biosynthetic hybrids; nanocomposites
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: New Polymer Synthesis Reactions
Prof. Dr. Ulrich S. Schubert (Website)

Laboratory of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry (IOMC) Jena Center for Soft Matter (JCSM), Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Humboldtstr. 10, D-07743 Jena, Germany
Interests: tailor-made macromolecules; living polymerizations; supramolecular polymers; inkjet printing; mass spectrometry
Dr. Alexander B. Morgan (Website)

Applied Combustion and Energy Group, Energy Technology and Materials Division, University of Dayton Research Institute, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-0170, USA
Interests: materials science; polymer decomposition; polymer flammability; flame retardancy; polymer nanocomposites
Prof. Dr. John T. Sheridan (Website)

UCD School of Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Interests: photo-polymeristion; photo-polymers; dye sensitised polymers; PQ/PMMA; optical applications of polymers including: holography, waveguides, gratings
Prof. Dr. Ian Manners (Website)

School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK BS8 1TS, UK
Interests: catalysis; self-assembly; nanoscience; inorganic chemistry
Prof. Dr. Eric Shaqfeh (Website)

Departments of Chemical and Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5025, USA
Interests: transport mechanics of complex fluids; turbulent drag reduction; dynamics of suspensions of anistropic and deformable particles in suspension; DNA dynamics in mixed flows and in micro- and macro- devices; DNA dynamics in microfluidic devices; polymer dynamics in concentrated solutions; polymer conformational hysteresis in mixed flows
Prof. Dr. Kell Mortensen (Website)

University of Copenhagen, The Niels Bohr Institute, Universitetsparken 5, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: materials sciences; biomolecules and polymers; molecular self-assembly; soft matter science; biomembrane; synthetic biology; X-ray and neutron scattering
Prof. Dr. Goerg H. Michler (Website)

Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Institute for Physics, 06099 Halle/S., Germany
Interests: electron microscopy (including SEM, TEM); atomic force microscopy (AFM); morphology of polymers; micromechanical poperties; nanostructured polymers; toughness enhancement; nanocomposites; biomedical polymers
Prof. Dr. Polycarpos Pissis (Website)

National Technical University of Athens, Department of Physics, Zografou Campus, 157 80 Athens, Greece
Interests: dielectric spectroscopy techniques; dynamic and equilibrium water sorption measurements; conducting polymers and composites; polymer nanocomposites; glass transition and confinement; polymer dynamics; hydration properties of polymers and biopolymers; glass transition in biological systems
Prof. Dr. Ernesto Di Mauro

Dipartimento di Biologia e Biotecnologie "Charles Darwin", Università "La Sapienza", P.le Aldo Moro, 5 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: abiotic polymerization; DNA structure; DNA topology; RNA structure; evolution of macromolecules; biological evolution

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Paschalis Alexandridis (Website)

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, NY 14260-4200, USA
Interests: self-assembly of block copolymers; solvent quality effects on polymer structure; associating polymers and polymer-surfactant interactions in aqueous solutions; polymer-templated nanoparticle synthesis and organization
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Waterborne Polymers
Prof. Dr. Gary L. Bowlin (Website)

Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Memphis, 119D Engineering Technology, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
Interests: tissue engineering; electrospinning; scaffolds; vascular tissue engineering; bone tissue engineering; in situ regeneration, angiogenesis
Prof. Dr. Walter Remo Caseri (Website1, Website2)

Department of Materials, ETH Zürich, HCI F 515, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 5, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: inorganic polymers; organometallic polymers; nanocomposites
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Polymer-Inorganic Hybrids and Their Applications
Special Issue: Polymer-Inorganic Hybrids and Their Applications 2014
Special Issue: Nanocomposites of Polymers and Inorganic Particles 2016
In other journals:
Special Issue: Nanocomposites of Polymers and Inorganic Particles
Prof. Dr. Carlo Cavallotti

Politecnico di Milano, Departement of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical > Engineering, via Mancinelli 7, 20131 Milano, Italy
Interests: polymerization kinetics; ab initio and DFT estimation of rate constants; KMC simulation of reactive systems; molecular dynamics; bioseparation matarials; polymer-protein interactions
Prof. Dr. Changle Chen (Website)

Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Science & Technology of China, Jinzhai Rd 96, Hefei, China
Interests: metal based polymerization catalysts; olefin polymerization; polar monomers; conversion of CO2; ring-opening polymerization; carbon-based nano-materials; industrial engineering polymers
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Metal-Mediated Polymer Synthesis
Dr. Seth B. Darling (Website)

Argonne National Laboratory, Center for Nanoscale Materials, 9700 S. Cass Ave., Argonne, IL 60439, USA
Interests: block copolymers; organic photovoltaics; hybrid photovoltaics; hybrid organic/inorganic nanomaterials; self-assembly
Prof. Dr. Matthew G. Davidson (Website)

Director of the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, Head of Inorganic Chemistry Group Department of Chemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
Interests: sustainable chemistry; ring-opening polymerization; stereoselective polymerization; renewable polymers; organometallic chemistry
Prof. Dr. Paul Dubin (Website)

Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, 710 N. Pleasant Street, Amherst MA 01003 USA
Interests: polyelectrolyte-protein complexation, including interactions of glycosaminoglycans and proteins; polyelectrolyte-micelle interactions; complex coacervation; electrostatically-driven protein aggregation; protein separation by selective coacervation
Prof. Dr. Benny D. Freeman (Website)

University of Texas at Austin, Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, 10100 Burnet Road, Building 133, Room 1.308B, Austin, TX 78758, USA
Interests: gas separation materials; gas/vapor barrier materials; membranes for water purification; membrane module modeling
Prof. Dr. Ruth Freitag (Website)

Chair for Process Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, University of Bayreuth, 95440 Bayreuth, Germany
Interests: stimuli-responsive; materials; bioconjugates; synthetic biodelivery systems; bioseparation engineering; scaffolds for tissue engineering; encapsulation; monolithic stationary phases for chromatography and electrochromatography
Special Issues and Collections: Topical Collection: Polyelectrolytes
Prof. Dr. Kurt E. Geckeler (Website)

Department of Nanobio Materials and Electronics (DNE), World-Class University Program (WCU), and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology (GIST), 1 Oryong-dong, Buk-gu Gwangju 500-712, Korea
Interests: bionanomaterials; inorganic nanotubes and nanoparticles; nanomedicine; nanostructured polymers; nanosized molecular architectures; supramolecular polymers; biomedical and biocompatible polymers; drug delivery systems; functional polymers; polymer-metal complexes; conducting polymers; stimuli-sensitive materials; chemosensors; polymers for environmental remediation
Dr. Russell E. Gorga (Website)

Textile Engineering, Fiber and Polymer Science, NC State University, Campus Box 8301 Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Interests: composite nanofibers; structure property relationships of fibrous materials; mechanical and electrical properties of polymeric materials; tissue engineering scaffolds; antimicrobial scaffolds
Dr. Michael D. Guiver

State Key Laboratory of Engines, School of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China
Interests: membrane gas separation polymers; fuel cell membranes; polymers of intrinsic microporosity; click chemistry polymers
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Polymers for Fuel Cells & Solar Energy
Prof. Dr. Gürkan Hizal (Website)

Istanbul Technical University, Department of Chemistry, Maslak, 34469, Istanbul, Turkey
Interests: controlled radical polymerizations; photoinduced radical or cationic polymerization; synthesis and modification of polymers
Prof. Dr. Richard Hoogenboom (Website)

Supramolecular Chemistry group, Department of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S4, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: polymer chemistry; controlled polymerization; living cationic ring-opening polymerization; responsive polymers; hydrophilic polymers; poly(2-oxazoline)s; supramolecular materials; self-assembly
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Stimuli-Responsive Polymers and Colloids
Prof. Dr. Scott M. Husson (Website)

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0909, USA
Interests: adsorptive membranes; bioseparations; confocal microscopy; electrospinning; membrane chromatography; polymer thin films; surface modification; thin-film composite membranes; water purification
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Polymer Thin Films and Membranes 2015
Prof. Dr. Søren Hvilsted (Website)

Technical University of Denmark, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Danish Polymer Centre, Søltofts Plads, Building 227, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: ATRP; click on polymers; fuel cell polymers; azobenzene containing polymers for holographic storage; biomedical polymers
Prof. Dr. Do-Hoon Hwang

Department of Chemistry, Pusan National University, 30 Jangjeon-dong, Geumjeong-gu, Busan 609-735, Korea
Interests: polymer synthesis; organic electronic materials; polymer light-emitting diodes; organic thin film transistors; organic photovoltaic devices; dye-sensitized solar cells, organic memory devices; photo-curable polymers; organic insulators; photo-resists
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Semiconducting Polymers for Organic Electronic Devices
Dr. Patrick Ilg (Website)

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 220, RG6 6AX, UK
Interests: structure and rheology of soft matter (polymer solutions and melts, liquid crystals and liquid crystalline polymers, colloidal magnetic fluids, supercooled liquids and glasses); polymer dynamics in flow; multiscale modeling and simulation; coarse-graining methods; nonequilibrium statistical physics and thermodynamics
Prof. Dr. Hatsuo Ishida

Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7202, USA
Interests: benzoxazine; polybenzoxazine; composite interfaces; surface treatment of fillers and fibers; nanocomposite; vibrational spectroscopy (IR, Raman) of polymers
Prof. Dr. Kazunori Kataoka (Website)

University of Tokyo, Department of Materials Engineering, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
Interests: block copolymers; drug delivery systems; polymeric micelles; gene delivery; biomaterials; self-assembly; smart materials; nanomedicine; gene therapy
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Khayet (Website)

Department of Applied Physics I, Faculty of Physics, University Complutense of Madrid, Avda. Complutense s/n, 28040, Madrid, Spain
Interests: polymeric membrane modification; polymeric membrane processes and theoretical models; polymeric nano-fibers and hollow fibers; polymer nanocomposites; phase separation; fabrication, modification and characterization of polymeric membranes for liquid and gas separations; flat-sheet membranes; hollow-fiber membranes; nano-fiber membranes; composite membranes; membrane processes: ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, reverse osmosis, membrane distillation, pervaporation, gas separation, etc.; different membrane characterization techniques (SEM, AFM, etc.)
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Polymeric Fibers
In other journals:
Special Issue: Membrane Distillation for the Treatment of Brackish, Seawater and Brines Effluents
Prof. Dr. Martin Kröger (Website)

Polymer Physics, Department of Materials, ETH Zurich, Leopold-Ruzicka-Weg 4, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: computational polymer physics; complex liquids; anisotropic liquids; coarse-graining issues; new simulation methods; nonequilibrium phenomena; polymer brushes, melts, solutions, gels, and networks; dendritic structures; scaling concepts; topology; pattern recognition; molecular dynamics
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Multiscale Simulations in Soft Matter
Special Issue: Semiflexible Polymers
Prof. Dr. Kang Li (Website)

Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology, Imperial College London London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: preparation and characterisation of polymeric membranes; fluid separations using membranes; membrane reactor design
Prof. Dr. Robert J. Linhardt (Website)

Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Biology and Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Biotech. Center 4005 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180-3590, USA
Interests: chemoenzymatic synthesis of acidic oligosaccharides; samarium-catalyzed carbon glycoside synthesis; synthesis of UDP-sugars; synthesis of nanomaterial-carbohydrate conjugates
Prof. Dr. Shiyong Liu (Website)

Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, CAS Key Laboratory of Soft Matter Chemistry, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, University of Science and Technology of China, 96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, Anhui Province 230026, China
Interests: responsive polymers; supramolecular functional materials; polymer chemistry; biomaterials; chemosensors and biosensors; kinetics in complex fluids
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Responsive Polymers for Drug Delivery, Imaging and Theranostic Functions
Prof. Dr. Katja Loos (Website)

Macromolecular Chemistry and New Polymeric Materials, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: biocatalysis in polymer chemistry; enzymatic polymerizations; green polymer chemistry; biocatalytic monomer synthesis; biocatalytic polymer modification; enzyme immobilization; unraveling the mechanism of biocatalytic polymerizations; biobased monomers and polymers; sustainability; polysaccharides; starch; anionic polymerization; controlled radical polymerization; block copolymer synthesis; supramolecular assembly; block copolymer self-assembly
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Enzymes in Monomer and Polymer Synthesis
Special Issue: Enzymatic Polymer Synthesis
Prof. Dr. Andrew B. Lowe (Website)

Professor of Polymer Science & Nanochemistry, Nanochemistry Research Institute, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science & Engineering, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, Perth, Western Australia 6102, Australia
Interests: RAFT; ROMP; thiol-ene; click chemistry; water-soluble polymers; stimulus responsive polymers
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Click Chemistry in Polymer Science
Special Issue: Water-Soluble Polymers
Prof. Dr. João F. Mano (Website1, Website2)

Department of Chemistry, CICECO - Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; controlled delivery of bioactive molecules; natural-based biodegradable polymers; biomimetic and nano/micro-technology approaches
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Biomimetic Polymers
Special Issue: Advance of Polymers Applied to Biomedical Applications: Cell Scaffolds
Prof. Dr. Toshio Masuda

Department of Environmental and Biological Chemistry, Fukui University of Technology, Gakuen 3-6-1, Fukui 910-8505, Japan
Interests: polymer synthesis; transition metal-catalyzed polymerization; functional polymers; conjugated polymers; gas separation membranes
Dr. Graeme Moad (Website)

CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering, Bag 10, Clayton South, Victoria 3169, Australia
Interests: polymer design and synthesis; polymerization kinetics and mechanism; reversible deactivation radical polymerization (e.g., RAFT, NMP); reactive extrusion
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Living Polymerization Techniques
Dr. Yasuhiro Morisaki (Website)

Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto 615-8510, Japan
Interests: conjugated polymer; optically active polymer; hetero-atom containing polymer; macrocycle; single molecular wire
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Single Molecular Wire
Prof. Dr. George R. Newkome (Website)

Departments of Polymer Science & Chemistry, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 44325-4717, USA
Interests: synthetic and structural studies in diverse areas of chemistry, supramolecular, and nanotechnology; dendrimers; metallosuperstructures
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Dendrimers and Hyperbranched Polymers
Prof. Dr. Jung Kwon (John) Oh (Website)

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St. West, SP275.09 Montreal, QC, H4B 1R6, Canada
Interests: design and processing of nanoscale macromolecular biomaterials for biomedical applications
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Nanoscale Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Ton Peijs (Website)

School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, E1 4NS, London, UK
Interests: nanocomposites; polymer composites; structure/processing/properties relationships of polymer composites; polymer fibres; conductive polymer composites; self-reinforced polymers; cellulose; biobased materials
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Electrospinning Techniques and Novel Applications of Electrospun Nanofibers
Prof. Dr. Sébastien Perrier (Website)

Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
Interests: RAFT polymerization; living radical polymerization; self-assembly; supramolecular chemistry; block copolymers; peptides; nanostructures
Prof. Dr. Antonio Pizzi (Website)

LERMAB, Laboratoire d’Etude et de Recherche sur le MAteriauu Bois, Université de Lorraine, 27 rue Philippe Seguin, BP 1041, F-88051 Epinal, France
Interests: polycondensation; resins; adhesives; thermosetting polymers for adhesives; natural polymers for industrial use; fibrous and wood composites; polymeric wood constituents (cellulose, lignin, tannins)
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Renewable Polymeric Adhesives
Dr. Marguerite Rinaudo

ESRF - European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, BP 220, 38043 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
Interests: physical properties and chemical modification of polysaccharides; steric exclusion chromatography; rheology of water soluble polymers; polyelectrolytes
Prof. Dr. Lloyd M. Robeson

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
Interests: polymer blends; polymer composites; polymer membranes and membrane separations; gas permeability; polymer structure/property relationships; polymers for emerging technologies
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Polymer Blends
Dr. Gregory T. Russell (Website)

Department of Chemistry, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
Interests: kinetics, modeling and theory of radical polymerization; emulsion polymerization; cyclodextrins
Prof. Dr. Helmut Schlaad (Website)

University of Potsdam, Institute of Chemistry, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, 14476 Potsdam, Germany
Interests: living/controlled polymerization; bio-based monomers and polymers; polymer modification, "thio-click" chemistry; polymer colloids and films; composite materials; bioinspired structure formation; hierarchical structures; polymer complexes; stimuli-responsive
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Bioinspired Polymers
Special Issue: Bioconjugates/Biohybrid Polymers
Special Issue: Bio-inspired and Bio-based Polymers
Dr. Andrzej Stasiak (Website)

Center for Integrative Genomic, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: DNA structure and topology; DNA recombination; DNA replication; DNA repair; knotted and catenated polymers
Dr. Gila E. Stein (Website)

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston, S222 Engineering Building 1, 4800 Calhoun Rd. Houston, TX 77204-4004, USA
Interests: polymer thin films; block copolymers; directed self assembly; lithography; organic photovoltaics
Dr. Naozumi Teramoto (Website)

Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Chiba Institute of Technology, 2-17-1 Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan
Interests: biomaterial; bio-based polymer; bioplastics; biodegradable polymer; biopolymer; composite material comprising a polymer matrix
Dr. Theo A. Tervoort (Website)

Department of Materials, Polymer Technology, ETH Zurich, HCI H513, Wolfgang-Pauli-Str. 10 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: solid mechanics and micromechanics of polymers; structure/processing/properties relationships of polymers; polymer-assisted processing of metals and ceramics; optics of polymers
Prof. Dr. Patrick Theato (Website)

Institute for Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Bundesstrasse 45, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: precision macromolecular design; controlled polymerization techniques; post-polymerization functionalization; hybrid polymers; polymer thin films; surface coatings; templating; polymers for optoelectronics; stimuli-responsive polymers; microfluidics
Prof. Dr. Philipp Vana (Website)

Makromolekulare Chemie, Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Tammannstraße 6, D-37077 Göttingen, Germany
Interests: controlled radical RAFT polymerization; synthesis of complex macromolecular; architectures and functional polymers; biomimetic polymer design; polymerizations from surfaces; organic-inorganic hybrid materials; kinetics and mechanism of radical polymerizations; mechanical properties of polymers, modeling and simulation of polymerization processes; electrospray Ionization (ESI) mass spectrometry
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Complex Macromolecular Architectures
Prof. Dr. Ernst Wagner (Website)

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Munich Center for System-based Drug Research, Center for Nanoscience, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Butenandtstr. 5-13, Building D, Room 3.030 D-81377 Munich, Germany
Interests: therapeutic protein delivery; therapeutic gene delivery; siRNA, oligonucleotide, RNA, pDNA delivery; polymer-based programmed drug delivery
Dr. Christine Wandrey (Website)

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Merck Serono Chair in Drug Delivery, station 15, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: water-soluble polymers; polyelectrolytes; polyelectrolyte complexes; hydrogels; biomaterials; radical polymerization/copolymerization; characterization of charged macromolecule; analytical ultracentrifugation
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Polyelectrolytes
Topical Collection: Polyelectrolytes
Dr. Hsing-Lin Wang (Website)

Department of Material Science and Engineering, South University of Science and Technology of China, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518055, China
Interests: polymer synthesis (conjugated polymers and fullerenes); processing and applications of conjugated polymers; polymer nanofibers and colloids; polymer/metal composites; polymeric sensors and actuators; polyeletrolyte (supramolecular) self-assembly
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Polymer Colloids
Special Issue: Conjugated Polymers 2016
Dr. Xianqiao Wang (Website)

College of Engineering, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: computational nanomechanics, computational nanomaterials. bio/inorganic interfaces, modeling and simulations.
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Computational Modeling and Simulation in Polymer
In other journals:
Special Issue: Computational Modeling and Simulations of Carbon Nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Roland G. Winkler (Website)

Theoretical Soft Matter and Biophysics, Institute for Advanced Simulation, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, D-52425 Jülich, Germany
Interests: structure, dynamics, rheology of complex fluids (DNA, ultrasoft colloids, flexible and semiflexible polymers, actin filaments); dynamics of soft matter in microfluidic devices; polyelectrolytes; polyelectrolyte-colloid complexation; non-equilibrium phenomena; hydrodynamics; molecular dynamics simulations; mesoscale hydrodynamic simulations; coarse-grained simulations
Prof. Dr. Francoise M. Winnik

1 Faculte de Pharmacie et Departement de Chimie, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128 Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal QC H3C 3J7, Canada
2 National Institute for Materials Science, WPI International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044, Japan
Interests: amphiphilic polymers; nanogels; self-assembly; interfaces; polysaccharides
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Selected Papers from the Symposium “Polymer Gels as Advanced Soft Materials” at PacifiChem2015
Prof. Dr. Ji Ho Youk (Website)

Department of Applied Organic Material Engineering, Inha University, Incheon 402-751, Korea
Interests: controlled radical polymerizations; amphiphilic block copolymers; biodegradable block copolymers; polymeric nanoparticles; shape memory polymers
Prof. Dr. Yue Zhao (Website)

Department of Chemistry, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1K 2R1 Canada
Interests: photosensitive polymers; azobenzene polymers; liquid crystalline polymers; liquid crystal gels; polymer synthesis; self-assembly; multi-functional materials

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