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Editors (11)

Prof. Dr. Alexander Böker *
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Lehrstuhl für Polymermaterialien und Polymertechnologien Universität Potsdam, Germany
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
Prof. Dr. Vlasis Mavrantzas *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras & FORTH-ICE/HT, GR 26504, Patras, Greece & Particle Technology Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH-Z, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: polymer physics; polymer rheology, molecular simulations; statistical mechanics; nonequilibrium thermodynamics; constitutive modelling; dissipative quantum field theory
* Section: Polymer Physics
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Prof. Dr. Martin Kröger *
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Polymer Physics, Department of Materials, ETH Zurich, Leopold-Ruzicka-Weg 4, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: polymer physics; computational physics; applied mathematics; stochastic differential equations; coarse-graining; biophysics
* Section: Polymer Theory and Simulation
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Prof. Dr. Frank Wiesbrock *
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PCCL - Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH, Roseggerstrasse 12, 8700 Leoben, Austria
Interests: functional polymers; ring-opening polymerizations; crosslinked polymers; biopolyesters; polymeranalogous modifications
* Section: Green and Sustainable Chemistry in Polymer Science
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Pizzi *
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LERMAB, Laboratoire d’Etude et de Recherche sur le MAteriau Bois, Université de Lorraine, 27 rue Philippe Seguin, CS60036, 88021 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)
* Section: Green and Sustainable Chemistry in Polymer Science
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Prof. Dr. Shin-ichi Yusa *
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Department of Materials Science and Chemistry, University of Hyogo, 2167 Shosha, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
Interests: controlled/living radical polymerization; RAFT; TERP; water-soluble polymer; self-organization; polymer micelle; bioconjugate polymer
* Section: Polymer Chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Hyeonseok Yoon *
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1. School of Polymer Science and Engineering, Chonnam National University, 77 Yongbong-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 61186, Korea
2. Department of Polymer Engineering, Graduate School, Chonnam National University, 77 Yongbong-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 61186, Korea
Interests: conducting polymers; nanoparticles; composites; sensors; electrochemistry
* Section: Polymer Applications
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Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Bikiaris *
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Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry and Technology, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
Interests: synthesis and characterization of polyesters; development of biobased polymers; biodegradable polymers; polymer composites and nanocomposites; synthesis and characterization of copolymers; polymer blends; recycling of polymers with various techniques; modification of natural polymers; polymer for wastewater treatment pollutant removal; polymers for tissue engineering and drug delivery applications; drug–polymer solid dispersions; drug targeting; drug nanoencapsulation and microencapsulation
* Section: Biomacromolecules, Biobased and Biodegradable Polymers
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Prof. Dr. Miguel Ángel López Manchado *
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Departamento de Nanomateriales Poliméricos y Biomateriales, Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Polímeros, ICTP-CSIC, Juan de la Cierva, 3, 28006-Madrid, Spain
Interests: Processing and characterization of composite materials and nanocomposites; Evaluation of structure-properties relationships in composite materials; Study of elastomer compounds
* Section: Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites
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Prof. Dr. Giulio Malucelli *
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Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, I-10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: biomacromolecules; flame retardance; structure-property relationships; thermal degradation; polymer (nano)composites; biopolymers
* Section: Polymer Analysis
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Paolo La Mantia *
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università di Palermo and INSTM, Firenze, Italy
Interests: polymer processing; mechanical behavior of polymer-based systems; rheological behavior of polymer-based systems; green composites; biocomposites; nanocomposites; biodegradable polymers; polymer blends; degradation and recycling of polymer-based systems
* Section: Polymer Processing and Performance & Section: Polymer Recycling
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Advisory Board (25)

Prof. Dr. Christopher Barner-Kowollik
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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. Jean-François Carpentier
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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
Dr. Seth B. Darling
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Argonne National Laboratory, Institute for Molecular Engineering, 9700 S. Cass Ave., Argonne, IL 60439, USA
Interests: block copolymers; self-assembly; membranes; sequential infiltration synthesis; sorbents
Prof. Dr. Kurt E. Geckeler
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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
Prof. A. Richard Horrocks
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Institute for Materials Research and Innovation, University of Bolton, Bolton BL3 5AB, UK
Interests: Burning behaviour of fibres and textiles; Flame retardant and heat resistant fibres and textiles; Flame retardant advanced materials; Degradation and durability of natural and synthetic fibre-containing textiles; Degradation and durability of polymers related to textiles
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Prof. Dr. Sebastien Lecommandoux
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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. Ian Manners
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University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Interests: polymer and materials science; catalysis; self-assembly; nanoscience; inorganic chemistry
Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
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Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Interests: Chemistry; Polymers; Polymer Chemistry; Polymer Science; Materials
Prof. Dr. David Mecerreyes
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POLYMAT, Joxe Mari Korta Center, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Avda. Tolosa 72, 20018 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
Interests: Innovative polymer chemistry; polymeric ionic liquids; redox polymers; polymers for energy (batteries)
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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Meier
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Universität Basel, Departement Chemie, BPR 1096, Postfach 3350, Mattenstrasse 24a, 4002 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

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Prof. Dr. Volker Abetz
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1. University of Hamburg; Institute of Physical Chemistry; Martin-Luther-King-Platz 6, 20146 Hamburg, Germany
2. Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung GmbH; Institute of Polymer Research; Max-Planck-Straße 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
Interests: self-assembly; block copolymers; polymer blends; nanocomposites; supramolecular polymers; membranes; controlled polymerizations
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Prof. Dr. Dimitris S. Achilias
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Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
Interests: polymerization kinetics; thermal degradation kinetics; modeling of radical and step polymerization reactions; polymer nanocomposites; calorimetry; polymer recycling
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Prof. Dr. Grażyna Adamus
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Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, M. Curie-Skłodowskiej 34, 41-819 Zabrze, Poland
Interests: polymers from renewable resources; synthesis of functional polymers; structure–property relationships; novel polymeric materials of controlled biodegradability; application of mass spectrometry techniques to the structural study of synthetic polymers at the molecular level
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Prof. Dr. Marya Ahmed
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University of Prince Edward Island, Department of Chemistry, Charlottetown, Canada
Interests: Peptide-polymer hybrids; hydrogels; self-assembly; drug delivery; actibacterial properties
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Prof. Dr. Mohamad Al-Sheikhly
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Laboratory for Radiation and Polymer Science, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, A. J. Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-2115, USA
Interests: polymers; biomaterials; radiation engineering; nuclear engineering; environmental effects
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Prof. Dr. Rufina. G. Alamo
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Department of Chemical Engineering, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Tallahassee, FL, USA
Interests: polymer crystallization; polymorphism; crystallization and melting of polyethylenes and polypropylenes; morphological and structural studies in polyolefins; blends of polyolefins
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Prof. Dr. Paschalis Alexandridis
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Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, NY 14260-4200, USA
Interests: self-assembly; directed assembly; surfactants; block copolymers; polysaccharides; nanoparticles; water; ionic liquids; formulations; polymer dissolution
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Dr. Jenny Alongi
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Università degli Studi Di Milano, Dipartimento di Chimica, Via C. Golgi 19, 20133 Milano, Italy
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
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Prof. Dr. Volker Altstädt
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Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
Interests: Environmentally friendly polymers; Lightweight materials; Functional polymers; Advanced processing & Testing
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Dr. Amir Ameli
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University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, United States
Interests: multifunctional polymer nanocomposites; additive manufacturing; bioproducts; smart materials and structures; advanced polymer-based foams; mechanics of materials
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