Special Issue "Selected Papers from 7th International Conference on Polymer Science and Composite Materials"

A special issue of Journal of Composites Science (ISSN 2504-477X). This special issue belongs to the section "Polymer Composites".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 29 February 2024 | Viewed by 44

Special Issue Editors

Institute of Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering, University of Bordeaux, I2M, UMR 5295, F-33400 Talence, France
Interests: durability of composites; testing; mechanics of composites; non destructive evaluation
Romanian Academy, “P.Poni” Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Physical Chemistry of Polymers Department, 41A Gr. Ghica Voda Alley, RO 700487 Iasi, Romania
Interests: polymeric (bionano)composites; biomaterials; biodegradation; polymer compatibility and biocompatibility; kinetics and thermodynamics of polymeric systems; food packaging, (active, bioactive, smart, (bio)degradable); drugs delivery; recovery of polymer wastes by destructive and non-destructive procedures; environmental pollution and protection; smart polymers
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Based on the “7th International Conference on Polymer Science and Composite Materials” held in Roma, Italy from the 5th to the 6th of October 2023 and organized by the Coalesce research group, this special issue aims at collecting the latest results, progress and remaining challenges related to Polymers and their Composites. This special issue aims at highlighting the current and future trends in composite materials, including fundamental aspects and application-oriented issues. Experimental researches and original modeling analyses are expected to be submitted. We invite specialists from diverse areas (chemistry, physics, material sciences, mechanical engineering, etc.) to submit their valuable contributions to the following scientific topics  (not restrictive):

  • Polymer Physics and Polymer Chemistry,
  • Polymer Synthesis and Characterization,
  • Polymer Processing and Rheology,
  • Synthetic Polymers,
  • Nanomaterials
  • Composites and High-Performance Materials,
  • Polymer Nanostructures and Nanocomposites,
  • Correlations and Simulations in Polymer Science.
  • Polymer Composites with Antibacterial Properties
  • Multi-Functional Composites for Biomedical Applications
  • Bio-Inspired Polymers, Polymer Biotechnology, Smart and Functional Polymers,
  • Renewable and Sustainable Polymers,
  • Biodegradable Polymers, Polymers for Additive Manufacturing,
  • Polymers and Environmental Applications,
  • Polymer Waste Recycling and Management,
  • Natural and Industrial Waste Based Polymer Composites: Processing, Characterization and Applications
  • Polymers for Energy Harvesting and Storage

Dr. Jalal El Yagoubi
Prof. Dr. Cornelia Vasile
Guest Editors

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  • polymer synthesis
  • characterization
  • polymer processing
  • rheology
  • nanocomposites
  • smart and functional polymers
  • composite testing
  • durability of polymer composite structures
  • modeling
  • structural mechanics polymer composites
  • polymer composites in electronics, recycling novel composite structures
  • polymer composites in wastewater treatment
  • polymer composites in agriculture
  • polymer composites in civil construction
  • polymer composites in biomedical applications
  • polymer composites in catalysis
  • other applications of polymer composites

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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