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Dr. Sylvain Caillol
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier (ICGM), University of Montpellier, CNRS, ENSCM, 34095 Montpellier, France
Interests: green and sustainable chemistry; building-blocks from biomass; biobased monomers and polymers
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Prof. Dr. Ivan Gitsov
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Associate Section Editor-in-Chief
The Michael M. Szwarc Polymer Research Institute, Syracuse, NY, USA
Interests: synthesis and characterization of polymers with novel macromolecular architectures: Linear, dendritic, linear-dendritic, star-dendritic, cyclo-dendritic, dendronized, hyperbranched and linear-hyperbranched; biocompatible and biodegradable polymers, novel polymeric systems for drug delivery and diagnosis (theranostics materials); “living” polymerization methods; macromolecular self-assembly and interfacial transport; polymer-supported biocatalysis and “green” chemistry, semi-artificial enzymes
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Prof. Dr. Carlos Alemán
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Departament d’Enginyeria Química, EEBE, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, C/Eduard Maristany, 10-14, Ed. I2, 08019 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: conducting polymers; biodegradable polymers; electrochemical sensors; controlled drug delivery systems; electro-stimulation; solid-state supercapacitors; molecular dynamics simulations
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Prof. Dr. Finizia Auriemma
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Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche - Università di Napoli Federico II -Complesso Monte Sant' Angelo, via Cintia, 80126 Napoli, Italy
Interests: polymer chemistry and physics; structure-property relationships of polymers; structural analysis of polymers; diffraction analysis and develpment of methods; phase transitions; self-assembly of block copolymers; polymer gels
Prof. Dr. Apostolos Avgeropoulos
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Laboratory of Polymer Science & Engineering, Department of Materials Science Engineering, University of Ioannina, University Campus - Dourouti, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
Interests: living polymerization methods (anionic and living radical) of linear and non-linear polymers; molecular characterization in solution; self assembly of various types of polymers; structure/properties relationship; various modification reactions for polymers; superhydrophobic and super hydrophilic materials; conjugated polymers; nanopatterning of nanostructures
Prof. Dr. Mikhail Balakshin
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Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems, Aalto University, 02650 Espoo, Finland
Interests: biorefinery; biomass; lignin; lignin-carbohydrate complex (LCC); lignin engineering; pulping; bleaching
Prof. Dr. Matthew Bernards
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Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
Interests: biomaterials; biological interfaces; nonfouling polymers; tissue engineering
Prof. Dr. Pradip K. Bhowmik
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 454003, Las Vegas, NV 89154, USA
Interests: liquid crystalline polymers; light-emitting polymers; fire retardant polymers; viologen polymers; poly(pyridinium salts); nanostructured materials; organic synthesis; polymer synthesis; green chemistry; ionic liquids; ionic liquid crystals; luminescent organic salts; anticancer drugs
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Prof. Dr. Cyrille Boyer
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School of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: photoredox chemistry; photopolymerization; functional polymers; nanomedicine
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Prof. Dr. Marek Bryjak
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Department of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: functional polymers; polymer membranes; separation processes; polymer modification; surface characterization
Prof. Dr. Roberta Cassano
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Department of Pharmacy and Health and Nutrition Sciences; University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
Interests: drug delivery systems (DDS); biomaterials; multifunctional carriers; micro- and nano-particles; pro-drugs; polymeric matrices; natural fibers; antioxidants; membranes; liquid crystals
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Dr. Valerio Causin
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Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Università di Padova, via Marzolo 1, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: polymer characterization; X-ray diffraction; structure and morphology of polymers; structure-property relationships
Prof. Dr. Chuanfeng Chen
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Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
Interests: supramolecular chemistry based on synthetic macrocyclic hosts; molecular machines and stimulus responsive supramolecular materials; optoelectronic materials and devices; helicene chemistry
Prof. Dr. Maksymilian Chruszcz
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Interests: protein chemistry; structural biology; X-ray crystallography; allergy; agricultural pests; enzymes; proteomics
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Prof. Dr. Dongmei Cui
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State Key Laboratory of Polymer Physics and Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun 130022, China
Interests: organometallics; homogeneous catalysis; coordination polymerization
Dr. Amit Das
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Department of Elastomers, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, HoheStraße 6, 01069 Dresden, Germany
Interests: soft robotic material systems; self-healing elastomers; electro active smart rubbers; dielectric actuators; elastomeric sensors
Dr. Silvia Destri
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Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche "Giulio Natta" (SCITEC), Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche (CNR), Via A. Corti 12, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: conjugated polymers; block copolymers; polymer nanoparticles; OPV solar cells; polymer characterization
Prof. Dr. Andrzej Dworak
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Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, M. Curie-Sklodowskiej 34, 41-819 Zabrze, Poland
Interests: polymers for biomedical applications; self-organization of polymers in solution; “smart” polymers; living and controlled polymerizations
Dr. Chris E. Finlayson
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Department of Physics, Prifysgol Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Wales SY23 3BZ, UK
Interests: photonics; soft matter; polymers; macromolecular semiconductors
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Dr. Millicent A. Firestone
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Materials Physics & Applications Division, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
Interests: polymerized ionic liquids; 3D printed polymers; nanostructured polymers; biomimetic materials; x-ray scattering of polymers
Dr. Christophe Fliedel
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CNRS, Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination (LCC), 205 route de Narbonne, BP 44099, 31077 Toulouse, CEDEX 4, France
Interests: radical polymerization; organometallic chemistry; coordination chemistry; macromolecular engineering
Prof. Dr. José Antonio Gabaldón Hernández
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Department of Food Technology and Nutrition, Molecular Recognition and Encapsulation Group (REM), UCAM Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM), Murcia, Spain
Interests: cyclodextrins; nanomaterials; polymers; drug delivery; food; health; environment
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Prof. Dr. Jean-François Gérard
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Laboratoire Ingénierie des Matériaux Polymères, CNRS UMR 5223, INSA Lyon, 69100 Villeurbanne, France
Interests: chemical-physic of interfaces; polymer adhesion; nanostructured materials; polymer-based composite
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Prof. Dr. Shan-hui Hsu
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Institute of Polymer Science and Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10617, Taiwan
Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; nanobiomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Xiaoyu Hu
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College of Material Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronauticsdisabled, Nanjing, China
Interests: supramolecular chemistry; supramolecular self-assembly; molecular recognition; supramolecular functional materials
Prof. Dr. Horia Iovu
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Head of Advanced Polymer Materials Group, Vice-Rector/Director of Council for Doctoral Studies University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Str. Splaiul Independentei 313, Sector 6, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: synthesis of nanomaterials with new polybenzoxazines matrices; hybrid dental nanomaterials with enhanced properties; modelling and predicting of hybrid nanocomposites properties using computational models; synthesis of various polymer nanocomposites for biomedical engineering
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Prof. Dr. Dukjoon Kim
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School of Chemical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Gyeonggi 16419, Korea
Interests: polymer electrolyte; membrane; battery; fuel cell; electrolysis, ion transfer
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Prof. Dr. Jacques Lalevee
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Department of Photochemistry, CNRS, University of Haute Alsace, ENSCMu, 3 rue Alfred Werner, 68093 Mulhouse, CEDEX, France
Interests: photopolymers; photopolymerization; photoinitiators; light and polymers
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Prof. Dr. Bruce P. Lee
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Department of Biomedical Engineering Michigan Technological University 309 M&M Building, 1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: biomimetic materials; antimicrobial polymers; tissue adhesives; biointerface; smart materials
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Prof. Dr. Yiwen Li
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College of Polymer Science and Engineering, State Key Laboratory of Polymer Materials Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610065, China
Interests: bioinspired polymers; biomaterials; hybrids; assembly; soft matters
Prof. Dr. Adriana Erica Miele
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1. Institut de Chimie et Biochimie Moléculaires et Supramoléculaires (ICBMS), UMR 5246 CNRS/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (UCBL), 69622 Villeurbanne, CEDEX, France
2. Dept. Biochemical Sciences - Sapienza University of Rome, P.le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: molecular parasitology; host-parasite interactions; extracellular matrix; structural biochemistry; structural bioinformatics
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Prof. Dr. Koh-hei Nitta
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Institute of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University, Kakuma Campus, Kanazawa 920-1192, Japan
Interests: mechanical properties; morphology; polymer rheology
Prof. Dr. Estrella Núñez Delicado
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Department of Food Technology and Nutrition, Molecular Recognition and Encapsulation Group (REM), UCAM Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM), Murcia, Spain
Interests: cyclodextrins; complexation; polymers; emerging pollutants; water descontamination; phenolic compounds
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Dr. Anja R.A. Palmans
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Supramolecular Chemistry and Catalysis, Laboratory of Macromolecular and Organic Synthesis, Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Interests: supramolecular polymers; folding of synthetic polymers; macromolecular chemistry and polymer synthesis; enzyme-mimetic catalysis; green catalysis in water; supramolecular catalysis
Prof. Dr. Constantine D. Papaspyrides
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Laboratory of Polymer Technology, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Zographou Campus, 157 80 Athens, Greece
Interests: solid state polycondensation; recycling, packaging and food safety; polymers and nanotechnology/biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Andrij Pich
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1. Lichtenberg Professorship Functional and Interactive Polymers, DWI - Leibniz-Institute for Interactive Materials and RWTH Aachen University, Forckenbeckstraße 50, D-52056 Aachen, Germany
2. Chair for Functional Biobased Polymers, Aachen Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM), Maastricht University, Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Building 1, Urmonderbaan22, 6167 RD Geleen, The Netherlands
Interests: functional polymers; stimuli-responsive gels; composite materials
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Prof. Dr. Marcel Popa
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Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Environment Protection, “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University, Iasi, Romania
Interests: polysaccharide modification; bioactive polymers; biomaterials; hydrogels; interpenetrated networks; micro- and nanoparticles (spheres and capsules); hybrid and functionalized nanoparticles for drug targeting; drug delivery; polymer–drug conjugates
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Prof. Dr. Judit E. Puskas
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The Ohio State University, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster, OH 44691-4096, USA
Interests: integration of breast reconstruction and cancer research, green polymer chemistry, biomimetic processes and biomaterials, living/controlled polymerizations, polymerization mechanisms and kinetics, thermoplastic elastomers and polymer structure/property relationships, and probing the polymer-bio interface
Dr. Alejandro Rodríguez Pascual
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Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Science, Universidad de Córdoba, Building Marie-Curie, Campus of Rabanales, 14014 Córdoba, Spain
Interests: nanocellulose; papermaking; natural fiber reinforced composites; nanocomposites; biomaterials
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Dr. Pietro Russo
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Institute for Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials, National Research Council, Via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078 Pozzuoli, NA, Italy
Interests: polymer-based composites; nanocomposites; polymer processing; mechanical properties; rheological behavior
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Dr. Nurettin Sahiner
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1. Department of Ophthalmology, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, 12901 Bruce B. Down Blvd., MDC 21, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
2. Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Arts, Terziogluc Campu, 17100 Canakkale, Turkey
Interests: macromolecules; biopolymer; biomolecules; polymers; natural polymer; biocompatibility; hydrogel; cryogel; microgel; nanogel; drug delivery; catalyst; energy; hydrogen (H2); antioxidant
Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Sarasini
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Department of Chemical Engineering Materials Environment, Sapienza-Università di Roma and UdR INSTM, Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Roma, Italy
Interests: natural fibers; impact damage; polymer matrix composites; fiber–matrix adhesion; mechanical behavior; bio-based polymers
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Prof. Dr. Stephan Schmidt
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Institute for Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Universitätsstrasse 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
Interests: specifically interacting polymers; bioinspired polymers; functional gels; bioadhesion
Dr. Matthias Schnabelrauch
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INNOVENT e. V., Department of Biomaterials, Pruessingstrasse 27B, D-07745 Jena, Germany
Interests: biomaterials; biopolymers; polymer synthesis; biodegradable polymers; polysaccharides; glycosaminoglycans; hydrogels; hybrid materials; tissue engineering; electrospinning; antibacterial polymers; material–cell interactions; surface modification
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Prof. Dr. Sang-Eun Shim
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Department of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Inha University, Incheon, Korea
Interests: polymer-based hybrid materials; polymer alloy and blending; polymer nanocomposites for electronic devices; polydimethyl siloxane synthesis and applications; polymer colloids and dispersions; thermally insulative and conductive materials; water purification using functional polymers; polymer-based energy materials
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Prof. Dr. Kwanwoo Shin
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Department of Chemistry and Institute of Biological Interfaces, Sogang University, Seoul 04107, Korea
Interests: polymer thin films; Langmuir monolayers; X-ray and neutron scattering; polymer surfaces and interfaces; polymer brush; inkjet printing; printing-based nanostructures; phospholipids; vesicles and micelles; 3D printing; hydrogels; electrowetting; paper-based chip
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Prof. Dr. Bogdan Cristofor Simionescu
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1. “Petru Poni” Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Romanian Academy, 700487 Iasi, Romania
2. Polymers Research Center, Polymeric Release Systems Research Group, “Gh. Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, 700050 Iasi, Romania
Interests: biomaterials; polymer synthesis; functional polymers; complex macromolecular architectures
Prof. Dr. Chuan-He Tang
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School of Food Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510640, China
Interests: plant proteins; emulsions; nano-encapsulation; bioaccessibility; nanovehicle
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Prof. Dr. Andrzej Trochimczuk
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Faculty of Chemistry, Wrocław University of Science andTechnology, Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 27, 50 370 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: polymer chemistry; specialty polymers; ion-exchangers/coordinating resins; polymeric adsorbents; polymeric gels; IPNs; physicochemistry of polymers; separation science
Prof. Dr. Sonia Trombino
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Department of Pharmacy, Università della Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
Interests: potential application of nanomedicine-based formulations in cancer
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Prof. Dr. Constantinos Tsitsilianis
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, GR-26500 Patras, Greece
Interests: macromolecular chemistry; block copolymer self-assembly; "smart" micellar nanoparticles; stimuli responsive hydrogels; controlled drug delivery complex systems
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Prof. Dr. Xiaohui Wang
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School of Light Industry and Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Interests: the dissolution, modification and processing of biomass and biopolymers; functional materials derived from biomass; paper-based materials
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Prof. Dr. Xin Wang
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State Key Laboratory of Fire Science, University of Science and Technology of China, 96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei 230026, China
Interests: flame-retardant polymers; bio-based flame-retardant polymers; polymer-based nanocomposites; multi-functional polymer-based coatings; novel flame-retardant thermosetting polymers
Prof. Dr. Lee D. Wilson
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Department of Chemistry, University of Saskatchewan, 110 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C9, Canada
Interests: polymers; host–guest chemistry; hydration effects; adsorption phenomena; molecular recognition
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Prof. Dr. Hua Wu
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Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: colloidal engineering; polymer-based nanocomposite; polymer self-assembly
Prof. Dr. Ziliang Wu
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Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Interests: hydrogels; soft actuators; 3D printing
Prof. Dr. Ying-Wei Yang
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College of Chemistry, Jilin University, 2699 Qianjin Street, Changchun 130012, China
Interests: organic chemistry; supramolecular chemistry; synthetic receptors; porous materials; cancer theranostics
Prof. Dr. Philippe Zinck
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Unity of Catalysis and Solid State Chemistry, University of Lille, Lille, France
Interests: catalysis for functional and biobased polymers
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