Polymers — Journal Editorial Board


Prof. Dr. Alexander Böker *
Lehrstuhl für Polymermaterialien und Polymertechnologien Universität Potsdam, Germany
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Interests: self-assembly of block copolymers and nanoparticles; multi-functional patchy particles; Pickering-Emulsions; protein-polymer conjugates; integration of biological functions into polymeric materials
* Founding Editor-in-Chief of Polymers
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Prof. Dr. Martin Kröger
Associate Editor
Polymer Physics, Department of Materials, ETH Zurich, Leopold-Ruzicka-Weg 4, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
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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
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Pizzi
Associate Editor
LERMAB, Laboratoire d’Etude et de Recherche sur le MAteriau Bois, Université de Lorraine, 27 rue Philippe Seguin, CS60036, 88021 Epinal, France
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Interests: polycondensation; resins; adhesives; thermosetting polymers for adhesives; natural polymers for industrial use; fibrous and wood composites; polymeric wood constituents (cellulose, lignin, tannins)
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Prof. Dr. Frank Wiesbrock
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
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Dr. Shin-ichi Yusa *
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
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Dr. Ying Li *
Topic Editor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs CT, USA
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Interests: multiscale modeling; computational material design; mechanics and physics of soft matter; design of mechanical metamaterials and targeted drug delivery
* Topics: Polymer physics, biophysics, and computational polymer physics
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Dr. Patrick van Rijn *
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; biointerfaces; cell biology; biomedical applications
* Topics: Functional polymer systems - biomedical polymer systems
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Dr. Weimin Huang *
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; advanced shape memory technology
* Topics: Functional polymer systems - Responsiveness
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Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Christopher Barner-Kowollik
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
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Interests: precision macromolecular design; novel conjugation chemistries; novel controlling protocols; kinetics and mechanism of polymerizations; high resolution mass spectrometry
Prof. Dr. Jean-François Carpentier
Institute of Chemistry, Organometallics: Materials and Catalysis Group, UMR 6226, University of Rennes, 1 – 35042 Rennes Cedex, France
Fax: +33 223 236 939
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Interests: metal-based polymerization catalysis; coordination-insertion polymerization; metallocenes; post metallocene catalysts; stereoselective polymerization; polyolefins; ring-opening polymerization; chemical modification of polymers
Prof. Dr. Ernesto Di Mauro
Dipartimento di Biologia e Biotecnologie "Charles Darwin", Università "La Sapienza", P.le Aldo Moro, 5 00185 Roma, Italy
Tel. +390649912880; Fax: +39 06 4991 2500
Interests: abiotic polymerization; DNA structure; DNA topology; RNA structure; evolution of macromolecules; biological evolution
Prof. Dr. Kurt E. Geckeler
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
Fax: +82-62-970-2338
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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
Prof. Dr. Tanja Junkers
School of Chemistry, Monash University, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia
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Interests: controlled radical polymerization; polymerization kinetics; polymer conjugation; radical spin traps; novel polymerization protocols; mass spectrometry of polymers; microreactor applications
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Special Issue in Polymers: Precision Polymer Synthesis
Prof. Dr. Sebastien Lecommandoux
Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques (LCPO), Bordeaux-INP, Université de Bordeaux, CNRS, 16 avenue Pey Berland, 33607 Pessac cedex, France
Fax: +33 5 4000 8486
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Interests: block copolymer self-assembly; stimuli-responsive nanostructures; polymersomes; hybrid polymer/nanoparticles structures; therapeutic applications; drug delivery systems; theranostics
Prof. Dr. Ian Manners
School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK BS8 1TS, UK
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Interests: catalysis; self-assembly; nanoscience; inorganic chemistry
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Meier
Universität Basel, Departement Chemie, BPR 1096, Postfach 3350, Mattenstrasse 24a, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
Fax: +41 (0)61 267 38 55
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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. Goerg H. Michler
Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Institute for Physics, 06099 Halle/S., Germany
Fax: +49 345 5527149
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Interests: electron microscopy (including SEM, TEM); atomic force microscopy (AFM); morphology of polymers; micromechanical poperties; nanostructured polymers; toughness enhancement; nanocomposites; biomedical polymers
Dr. Alexander B. Morgan
Applied Combustion and Energy Group, Energy Technology and Materials Division, University of Dayton Research Institute, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-0170, USA
Fax: +1 937 229 3433
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Interests: materials science; polymer decomposition; polymer flammability; flame retardancy; polymer nanocomposites

Editorial Board Members (112)

Prof. Dr. Paschalis Alexandridis
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, NY 14260-4200, USA
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Interests: self-assembly of block copolymers; solvent quality effects on polymer structure; associating polymers and polymer-surfactant interactions in aqueous solutions; polysaccharides; polymer dissolution; polymer-templated nanoparticle synthesis and organization
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Special Issue in Polymers: Waterborne Polymers
Dr. Jenny Alongi
Università degli Studi Di Milano, Dipartimento di Chimica, Via C. Golgi 19, 20133 Milano, Italy
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Interests: polymers with high thermal stability; flame retarded polymers; biocompatible and biometic polymers; multifunctional resins for the adsorption of heavy metals from wastewaters; multifunctional coatings; layer by Layer assembly
Prof. Dr. Volker Altstädt
Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
Fax: +49 921 557473
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Interests: Environmentally friendly polymers; Lightweight materials; Functional polymers; Advanced processing & Testing
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Special Issue in Materials: Fibre-Reinforced Composites
Special Issue in Materials: Polymer Blends and Compatibilization
Prof. Brian Amsden
Queen's University, Kingston, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kingston, Canada
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Interests: mechanically resilient hydrogels; self-immolative polymers; biofabrication; polymeric biohybrid materials; cell-biomaterial interactions; controlled release systems
Prof. Giuseppe Battaglia
Department of Chemistry, Department of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Physics of Living System, JEOL/ESPRC Centre for Liquid Phase Electron Microscopy, University College London, London, United Kingdom
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Interests: Nanomedicine; Drug delivery; Physical Biology; Active Matter; Self assembly; Vesicles; Biodegradable and biocompatible polymers; Transmission Electron Microscopy
Prof. Dimitrios Bikiaris
Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry and Technology, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
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Interests: synthesis and characterization of polyesters, biobased polymers, polymer composites and nanocomposites; synthesis and characterization of copolymers; modification of natural polymers; polyesters for tissue engineering and drug applications
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Special Issue in Polymers: Biodegradable and Biobased Polyesters
Prof. Serge Bourbigot
Unité Matériaux et Transformations (UMET), University of Lille, CNRS, ENSCL, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France
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Interests: reaction and resistance to fire of polymeric materials, polymer processing, solid state NMR of polymer, pyrolysis, heat transfer, modeling and numerical simulation of decomposing polymers
Prof. Dr. Gary L. Bowlin
Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Memphis, 119D Engineering Technology, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
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Interests: tissue engineering; electrospinning; scaffolds; vascular tissue engineering; bone tissue engineering; in situ regeneration, angiogenesis
Prof. Dr. Wim Briels
1. Computational Chemical Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
2. MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
3. Forschungszentrum Jülich, ICS-3, D-52425 Jülich, Germany
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Interests: computer simulations of condensed matter
Prof. Dr. Walter Remo Caseri
Department of Materials, ETH Zürich, HCI F 515, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 5, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Fax: +41 44 632 10 96
Interests: inorganic polymers; organometallic polymers; nanocomposites
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Special Issue in Materials: Nanocomposites of Polymers and Inorganic Particles
Special Issue in Polymers: Polymer-Inorganic Hybrids and Their Applications
Special Issue in Polymers: Polymer-Inorganic Hybrids and Their Applications 2014
Special Issue in Polymers: Nanocomposites of Polymers and Inorganic Particles 2016
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