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Prof. Dr. Alexander Böker *
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
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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. 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
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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Prof. Dr. Tanja Junkers *
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
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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
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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
Interests: abiotic polymerization; DNA structure; DNA topology; RNA structure; evolution of macromolecules; biological evolution
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
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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
Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 80, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
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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
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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
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Interests: materials science; polymer decomposition; polymer flammability; flame retardancy; polymer nanocomposites
Prof. Dr. Kell Mortensen
University of Copenhagen, The Niels Bohr Institute, Universitetsparken 5, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
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Interests: materials sciences; biomolecules and polymers; molecular self-assembly; soft matter science; biomembrane; synthetic biology; X-ray and neutron scattering
Prof. Dr. Klaus Müllen
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, D-55128 Mainz, Germany
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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
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Special Issue: New Polymer Synthesis Reactions
Prof. Dr. Polycarpos Pissis
National Technical University of Athens, Department of Physics, Zografou Campus, 157 80 Athens, Greece
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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. Ulrich S. Schubert Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Laboratory of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry (IOMC) Jena Center for Soft Matter (JCSM), Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Humboldtstr. 10, D-07743 Jena, Germany
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Interests: tailor-made macromolecules; living polymerizations; supramolecular polymers; inkjet printing; mass spectrometry
Prof. Dr. Eric Shaqfeh
Departments of Chemical and Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5025, USA
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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. John T. Sheridan
UCD School of Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Interests: photo-polymeristion; photo-polymers; dye sensitised polymers; PQ/PMMA; optical applications of polymers including: holography, waveguides, gratings
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Special Issue: Photo-Responsive Polymers
Prof. Dr. Nico A. J. M. Sommerdijk
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
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Interests: biomimetic materials; biomineralization; polymer self-assembly; cryoTEM; cryo-electron tomography
Prof. Dr. Andreas Taubert
Institute of Chemistry, University of Potsdam, Building 26, Rm. 2.64, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, D-14476 Golm, Germany
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Interests: inorganic materials synthesis in ionic liquids; functional ionic liquids-hybrid materials; ionogels; biomimetic materials; hybrid materials; calcium phosphate; silica
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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
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids 2018 and Selected Papers from ILMAT IV

Editorial Board

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; polymer-templated nanoparticle synthesis and organization
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Special Issue: Waterborne 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. Walter Remo Caseri
Department of Materials, ETH Zürich, HCI F 515, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 5, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: inorganic polymers; organometallic polymers; nanocomposites
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Special Issue: Nanocomposites of Polymers and Inorganic Particles
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
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
Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Science & Technology of China, Jinzhai Rd 96, Hefei, China
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Interests: metal-based polymerization catalysts; olefin polymerization; polar monomers; ring-opening polymerization; carbon-based nano-materials; industrial engineering polymers
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Special Issue: Metal-Mediated Polymer Synthesis
Special Issue: Olefin Polymerization and Polyolefin
Dr. Seth B. Darling
Argonne National Laboratory, Center for Nanoscale Materials, 9700 S. Cass Ave., Argonne, IL 60439, USA
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Interests: block copolymers; organic photovoltaics; hybrid photovoltaics; hybrid organic/inorganic nanomaterials; self-assembly
Prof. Dr. Matthew G. Davidson
Director of the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, Head of Inorganic Chemistry Group Department of Chemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
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Interests: sustainable chemistry; ring-opening polymerization; stereoselective polymerization; renewable polymers; organometallic chemistry
Prof. Dr. Paul Dubin
Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, 710 N. Pleasant Street, Amherst MA 01003 USA
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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
University of Texas at Austin, Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, 10100 Burnet Road, Building 133, Room 1.308B, Austin, TX 78758, USA
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Interests: gas separation materials; gas/vapor barrier materials; membranes for water purification; membrane module modeling
Prof. Dr. Ruth Freitag
Chair for Process Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, University of Bayreuth, 95440 Bayreuth, Germany
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Interests: stimuli-responsive; materials; bioconjugates; synthetic biodelivery systems; bioseparation engineering; scaffolds for tissue engineering; encapsulation; monolithic stationary phases for chromatography and electrochromatography
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Topical Collection: Polyelectrolytes
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
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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
Dr. Russell E. Gorga
Textile Engineering, Fiber and Polymer Science, NC State University, Campus Box 8301 Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
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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
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Special Issue: Polymers for Fuel Cells & Solar Energy
Prof. Dr. Gürkan Hizal
Istanbul Technical University, Department of Chemistry, Maslak, 34469, Istanbul, Turkey
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Interests: controlled radical polymerizations; photoinduced radical or cationic polymerization; synthesis and modification of polymers
Prof. Dr. Richard Hoogenboom
Supramolecular Chemistry group, Department of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S4, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
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Interests: polymer chemistry; controlled polymerization; living cationic ring-opening polymerization; responsive polymers; hydrophilic polymers; poly(2-oxazoline)s; supramolecular materials; self-assembly
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Special Issue: Stimuli-Responsive Polymers and Colloids
Prof. Chih-Feng Huang
Department of Chemical Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
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Interests: living polymerizations; nanocomposites; biomaterial modifications; stimuli-responsive polymers
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Special Issue: Functionally Responsive Polymeric Materials
Special Issue: Smart Polymers
Prof. Dr. Scott M. Husson
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0909, USA
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Interests: adsorptive membranes; bioseparations; confocal microscopy; electrospinning; membrane chromatography; polymer thin films; surface modification; thin-film composite membranes; water purification
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Special Issue: Polymer Thin Films and Membranes 2015
Special Issue: Polymers for Bioseparations
Prof. Dr. Søren Hvilsted
Technical University of Denmark, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Danish Polymer Centre, Søltofts Plads, Building 227, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
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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
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Special Issue: Semiconducting Polymers for Organic Electronic Devices
Dr. Patrick Ilg
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 220, RG6 6AX, UK
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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
University of Tokyo, Department of Materials Engineering, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
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Interests: block copolymers; drug delivery systems; polymeric micelles; gene delivery; biomaterials; self-assembly; smart materials; nanomedicine; gene therapy
Prof. Mohamed Khayet
Department of Applied Physics I, Faculty of Physics, Complutense University of Madrid, Avda. Complutense s/n, 28040, Madrid, Spain
Madrid Institute of Advanced Studies of Water (IMDEA Water Institute), Avda. Punto com nº 2, Alcalá de Henares, 28805, Madrid (Spain)
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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.)
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Special Issue: Polymeric Fibers
Special Issue: Membrane Distillation for the Treatment of Brackish, Seawater and Brines Effluents
Special Issue: Electrospinning of Nanofibres
Special Issue: Advanced Nanofiltration Membranes
Special Issue: Hollow Fiber Membranes
Prof. Dr. Martin Kröger
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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Special Issue: Multiscale Simulations in Soft Matter
Special Issue: Semiflexible Polymers
Prof. Dr. Kang Li
Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology, Imperial College London London SW7 2AZ, UK
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Interests: preparation and characterisation of polymeric membranes; fluid separations using membranes; membrane reactor design
Dr. Ying Li
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
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Special Issue: Computational Modeling and Simulation in Polymer
Dr. Yuzhan Li
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University
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Interests: multifunctional polymers and composites; Stimuli-responsive liquid crystals; Liquid crystalline thermosets and elastomers; bio-based polymers; additive manufacturing
Prof. Dr. Robert J. Linhardt
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Biology and Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Biotech. Center 4005 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180-3590, USA
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Interests: chemoenzymatic synthesis of acidic oligosaccharides; samarium-catalyzed carbon glycoside synthesis; synthesis of UDP-sugars; synthesis of nanomaterial-carbohydrate conjugates
Prof. Dr. Shiyong Liu
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
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Interests: responsive polymers; supramolecular functional materials; polymer chemistry; biomaterials; chemosensors and biosensors; kinetics in complex fluids
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Special Issue: Responsive Polymers for Drug Delivery, Imaging and Theranostic Functions
Prof. Dr. Katja Loos
Macromolecular Chemistry and New Polymeric Materials, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands
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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
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Special Issue: Enzymes in Monomer and Polymer Synthesis
Special Issue: Enzymatic Polymer Synthesis
Prof. Dr. Andrew B. Lowe
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
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Interests: RAFT; ROMP; thiol-ene; click chemistry; water-soluble polymers; stimulus responsive polymers
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Special Issue: Click Chemistry in Polymer Science
Special Issue: Water-Soluble Polymers
Prof. Dr. João F. Mano
Department of Chemistry, CICECO - Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
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Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; controlled delivery of bioactive molecules; natural-based biodegradable polymers; biomimetic and nano/micro-technology approaches
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Special Issue: Biomimetic Polymers
Special Issue: Advance of Polymers Applied to Biomedical Applications: Cell Scaffolds
Dr. Enzo Martinelli
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Pallo II, 132 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
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Interests: structural mechanics, steel, concrete, composites, sustainable materials.
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Special Issue: Recycled Fibers in Fiber-Reinforced Cementitious Composites: Experimental Results and Numerical Modelling
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
CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering, Bag 10, Clayton South, Victoria 3169, Australia
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Interests: polymer design and synthesis; polymerization kinetics and mechanism; reversible deactivation radical polymerization (e.g., RAFT, NMP); reactive extrusion
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Special Issue: Living Polymerization Techniques
Dr. Yasuhiro Morisaki
Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto 615-8510, Japan
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Interests: conjugated polymer; optically active polymer; hetero-atom containing polymer; macrocycle; single molecular wire
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Special Issue: Single Molecular Wire
Prof. Dr. George R. Newkome
Departments of Polymer Science & Chemistry, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 44325-4717, USA
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Interests: synthetic and structural studies in diverse areas of chemistry, supramolecular, and nanotechnology; dendrimers; metallosuperstructures
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Special Issue: Dendrimers and Hyperbranched Polymers
Prof. Dr. Jung Kwon (John) Oh
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St. West, SP275.09 Montreal, QC, H4B 1R6, Canada
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Interests: design and processing of nanoscale macromolecular biomaterials for biomedical applications
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Special Issue: Advances in Nanoscale Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Ton Peijs
School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, E1 4NS, London, UK
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Interests: multifunctional composites; nanocomposites, structure-processing-property relationships; bioinspired composites; self-reinforced polymer composites; biobased composites; polymer fibres; conductive polymer composites
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Special Issue: Electrospinning Techniques and Novel Applications of Electrospun Nanofibers
Prof. Dr. Sébastien Perrier
Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
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Interests: RAFT polymerization; living radical polymerization; self-assembly; supramolecular chemistry; block copolymers; peptides; nanostructures
Prof. Marguerite Rinaudo
University of Grenoble Alpes, 38000 Grenoble, France (retired)
Interests: investigation on properties and applications of polysaccharides and water-soluble polymers; specific chemical modifications of polysaccharides and production of adaptative materials; electrostatic properties and polyelectrolytes properties; hydration of polysaccharides in relation with their chemical structure and their environment; polyelectrolyte complexes; rheology in solution and gel states; polysaccharides-surfactant interactions; decoration and stabilization of liposomes with polyelectrolytes; biomaterials from polysaccharides; applications of polysaccharides in cosmetics, foods, biomedical (drug release)
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Special Issue: Advances in Chitin/Chitosan Characterization and Applications
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
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Special Issue: Polymer Blends
Prof. Dr. Gregory T. Russell
Department of Chemistry, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Interests: kinetics, modeling and theory of radical polymerization; emulsion polymerization
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Special Issue: Emulsion Polymerization
Prof. Dr. Helmut Schlaad
University of Potsdam, Institute of Chemistry, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, 14476 Potsdam, Germany
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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
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Special Issue: Bioinspired Polymers
Special Issue: Bioconjugates/Biohybrid Polymers
Special Issue: Bio-inspired and Bio-based Polymers
Prof. Andrzej Stasiak
Center for Integrative Genomic, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
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Interests: DNA structure and topology; DNA recombination; DNA replication; DNA repair; knotted and catenated polymers
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Special Issue: Knotted and Catenated Polymers
Dr. Gila E. Stein
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 431 Dougherty Engineering Building 1512 Middle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-2200, USA
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Interests: polymer thin films; block copolymers; directed self assembly; lithography; organic photovoltaics
Dr. Naozumi Teramoto
Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Chiba Institute of Technology, 2-17-1 Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan
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Interests: biomaterial; bio-based polymer; bioplastics; biodegradable polymer; biopolymer; composite material comprising a polymer matrix
Dr. Theo A. Tervoort
Department of Materials, Polymer Technology, ETH Zurich, HCI H513, Wolfgang-Pauli-Str. 10 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
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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
Institute for Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Bundesstrasse 45, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany
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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
Makromolekulare Chemie, Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Tammannstraße 6, D-37077 Göttingen, Germany
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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
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Special Issue: Complex Macromolecular Architectures
Special Issue: Polymerizations from Surfaces
Prof. Dr. Ernst Wagner
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
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Interests: therapeutic protein delivery; therapeutic gene delivery; siRNA, oligonucleotide, RNA, pDNA delivery; polymer-based programmed drug delivery
Dr. Christine Wandrey
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Merck Serono Chair in Drug Delivery, station 15, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
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Interests: water-soluble polymers; polyelectrolytes; polyelectrolyte complexes; hydrogels; biomaterials; radical polymerization/copolymerization; characterization of charged macromolecule; analytical ultracentrifugation
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Special Issue: Polyelectrolytes
Topical Collection: Polyelectrolytes
Dr. Hsing-Lin Wang
Department of Material Science and Engineering, South University of Science and Technology of China, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518055, China
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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 in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Polymer Colloids
Special Issue: Conjugated Polymers 2016
Dr. Xianqiao Wang
College of Engineering, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
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Interests: computational nanomechanics, computational nanomaterials. bio/inorganic interfaces, modeling and simulations.
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Computational Modeling and Simulation in Polymer
Special Issue: Computational Modeling and Simulations of Carbon Nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Roland G. Winkler
Theoretical Soft Matter and Biophysics, Institute for Advanced Simulation, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, D-52425 Jülich, Germany
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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 in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the Symposium “Polymer Gels as Advanced Soft Materials” at PacifiChem2015
Prof. Dr. Ji Ho Youk
Department of Applied Organic Material Engineering, Inha University, Incheon 402-751, Korea
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Interests: controlled radical polymerizations; amphiphilic block copolymers; biodegradable block copolymers; polymeric nanoparticles; shape memory polymers
Prof. Dr. Yue Zhao
Department of Chemistry, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1K 2R1 Canada
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Interests: photosensitive polymers; azobenzene polymers; liquid crystalline polymers; liquid crystal gels; polymer synthesis; self-assembly; multi-functional materials

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