Polymers — Journal Editorial Board

Editors (8)

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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Prof. 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, Singapore City, Singapore
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Interests: shape memory materials and technologies; actuator design, MEMS and thin films; self-healing, degradable materials and applications; assembly, disassembly and packaging; laser microfabrication and local annealing
* Topics: Functional polymer systems - Responsiveness
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Advisory Board (21)

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
Dr. Seth B. Darling
Argonne National Laboratory, Institute for Molecular Engineering, 9700 S. Cass Ave., Argonne, IL 60439, USA
Fax: +1 630 252 4646
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Interests: block copolymers; self-assembly; membranes; sequential infiltration synthesis; sorbents
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

Editorial Board Members (171)

Prof. Dr. Volker Abetz
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
Tel. +49 40 42838 3460; Fax: +49 40 42838 9542
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Interests: self-assembly, block copolymers, polymer blends, nanocomposites, supramolecular polymers, membranes, controlled polymerizations
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Special Issue in Polymers: Self-assembly of Block Copolymers
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; directed assembly; surfactants; block copolymers; polysaccharides; nanoparticles; water; ionic liquids; dissolution; formulations
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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
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Special Issue in Polymers: Bioinspired and Biomimetic Polymers
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
Dr. Waldo M. Argüelles-Monal
Biopolymers Group, Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo, Hermosillo, Sonora 83304, Mexico
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Interests: polysaccharides and their derivatization, polyelectrolyte complexes, smart polymers, functional polymeric materials and nanomaterials for biomedical and biotechnological applications
Prof. Rafael Auras
School of Packaging, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
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Interests: mass transfer in polymers; biodegradable and compostable polymers; life cycle assessment; packaging waste; sustainable packaging systems
Prof. Dr. Claudio Baggiani
Universita degli Studi di Torino, Department of Chemistry, Torino, Italy
Tel. 39-11-6707846
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Interests: molecular imprinting; ion imprinting; molecular recognition; immunoassay
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Special Issue in Polymers: Molecularly Imprinted Polymers
Special Issue in Biosensors: Enzyme-linked Immunoassay
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; polymer for waste water treatment polutant removal; polymers for tissue engineering and drug delivery applications
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Special Issue in Polymers: Biodegradable and Biobased Polyesters
Special Issue in Molecules: Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites with Enhanched Properties
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