Topical Advisory Panel for section 'Biomacromolecules, Biobased and Biodegradable Polymers'

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Leibniz-Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (TUK), Erwin-Schrödinger-Strasse, Building 58, 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
Interests: wood chemistry and functional modifications; wood polymer composite processing and characterization; natural fibre property enhancement
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Department of Polymers and Composite Materials, Semenov Federal Research Center for Physical Chemistry Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow 119991, Russia
Interests: biodegradable polymers; cellulose; chitin; chitosan; starch; poly(lactic acid); LDPE; biodegradability; mechanical properties; mixing
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Republic of Korea
Interests: bio-based films; coated paper; materials characterization; nanocomposites processing; bioactive films; coatings for food packaging applications
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Biocatalysis and Bioproducts Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, Lorena School of Engineering, University of São Paulo, Lorena, SP, Brazil
Interests: nanocellulose; nanolignin; cellulose; cellulases

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Institut de Chimie de Clermont Ferrand (ICCF), Université Clermont Auvergne, CNRS, SIGMA Clermont, F-63000 Clermont–Ferrand, France
Interests: polymer degradation and stability; bio-based polymers; bio-based additives; biodegradable polymers; recycling by design; valorization of biomass; additive manufacturing; microplastics; melt rheology
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Department of Technologies and Equipment for Materials Processing, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Technical University Gheorghe Asachi of Iasi, 700050 Iasi, Romania
Interests: materials science; durability of materials in civil engineering; sustainable cementitious materials; metallic alloys; biomaterials; biodegradable alloys; biomaterials characterization; coatings and thin films
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Centro de investigación en Estudios Avanzados del Maule (CIEAM), Vicerrectoría de Investigación Y Posgrado, Universidad Católica del Maule, Av. San Miguel 3605, Talca, Maule, Chile
Interests: biopolymers; exopolysaccharides; green synthesis of nanoparticles; extremophilic microbiology; microbial conservation; microbial bioinformatics
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern Freiestrasse, 33012 Bern, Switzerland
Interests: protein-polymer conjugates; polymers as scaffolds for biomacromolecules; functional nanogels; catalytic polymers
Department of Carbohydrates Technology, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Balicka 122 Str., 30-149 Krakow, Poland
Interests: starch; starch modifications; starch pasting; particle size distribution; PSD; solvent retention capacity
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: polymeric-based bone regenerative therapies; implant-associated infections; nanotechnology; 3D-printed scaffolds; in vitro biomaterials evaluation; drug-release kinetic models; advanced drug delivery systems
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1. Department of Material Chemistry, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki Hashikamicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto 606-8585, Japan
2. Department of Dental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan
Interests: biopolymers; polymer-based composites; bioceramics; electrospinning; centrifugal spinning; orthopedic implants; materials characterization; antibacterial behavior; bone regeneration.
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Institute of Agrophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Doświadczalna 4, 20-290 Lublin, Poland
Interests: bioremediation; polymer biodegradation; chitin; chitosan; element bioaccumulation; waste management; waste and biomass valorization
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Polymer Biotechnology Group, Biological Research Center-Margarita Salas (CIB-CSIC), 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: nanocellulose; cellulose nanocrystals; cellulose nanofibers; bacterial cellulose; materials reinforcement; transmission electron microscopy; image analysis; flocculation; aggregation state; nanotechnology; hydrogels; cellulose chemistry; paper products; nanoparticles characterization
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1) Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Studies, Metropolitan Technological University (UTEM), Santiago PO 7800003, Chile
2) Institutional Program for the Promotion of Research, Development, and Innovation (PIDi), Metropolitan Technological University (UTEM), Santiago PO 8940577, Chile
Interests: innovations in additive manufacturing; biodegradable and biocompatible polymers; fabrication of polymer scaffolds for tissue engineering; smart hydrogels; thin layer deposition; surface functionalization and characterization; micropatterning on polymeric surfaces
Departamento de Química de Radiaciones y Radioquímica, Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Circuito Exterior, Ciudad Universitaria, México 04510, DF, Mexico
Interests: radiation grafting; smart polymers; drug delivery; biomaterials
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Biopolymers, CTAOA, Research Center for Food and Development, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Interests: gels; rheology; controlled release; polysaccharides; bioactive compounds
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Institute of Biology, State University of Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo 13083-862, Brazil
Interests: extracellular matrix; gene expression regulation
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Center for Advanced Biomaterials for Healthcare, Italian Institute of Technology, Naples, Italy
Interests: azopolymer; photoresponsive surfaces; biological; cell adhesion

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Centro de Investigacion Cientifica de Yucatan, Unidad de Materiales, Calle 43 No. 130 x 32 y 34, Chuburna de Hidalgo, Merida 97205, Mexico
Interests: biopolymers; biomaterials; tissue engineering; polymeric scaffolds
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Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Grenoble INP, TIMC, 38000 Grenoble, France
Interests: biomechanics; soft tissues; bioresorbable polymers; elastomers; architectured materials

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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu 30013, Taiwan
Interests: polymers; vascular tissue engineering; biomaterial-mediated tissue regeneration; stem cell and regenerative medicine; implantable biosensors
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Department of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Interests: cellulose-based adsorbents; ion exchange membrane; PFAS; heavy metal ions; nutrient recovery
Department of of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Science, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
Interests: polymers; optimization; artificial intelligence; numerical analysis
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Department of Marine Biotechnology, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Interests: chitosan; chitosanase; chitooligosaccharides preparation; protein engineering; bioremediation
Department Chemical and Materials Engineering, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Yunlin 64002, Taiwan
Interests: biorefinery; bioprocessing; biomaterials; biochemical engineering; applied microbiology
Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75799, USA
Interests: fibrous membranes; tissue scaffolds; biopolymers; drug delivery; skin tissue engineering; wound healing; mechanical properties; biodegradation
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Department of Biosystems Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul 08826, Republic of Korea
Interests: biomaterials; gene carriers; tissue engineering; biomechanics; cancer therapy; adult stem cells
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Department of Natural and Synthetic Polymers, Technical University Gheorghe Asachi Iasi, Iași, Romania
Interests: biopolymers; cellulose; hemicelluloses; lignin; chitosan; nanocelluloses; nanopaper; nanomaterials; paper technology and wet-end chemistry; deinking technology; physics of fibrous structures; paper rheology; polymer-based conservation materials; polymer-based papermaking additives; paper-based microfluidics; active and smart paper-based packaging
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School of Food and Biological Engineering, Jiangsu University, ZhenJiang, China
Interests: structure elucidation and functions of polysaccharides; enzymes involved in polysaccharide biosynthesis; other interesting polymers

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Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, 20-033 Lublin, Poland
Interests: biopolymers; polysaccharides; flocculation; colloids; adsorption; wastewater treatment; bioremediation; actinobacteria
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