Topical Advisory Panel for section 'Circular and Green Polymer Science'

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Members

Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Interests: polymers; materials; nanocomposites; synthesis; green chemistry

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Department of Engineering “Enzo Ferrari”, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via P. Vivarelli 10/1, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: materials science; polymers; photocatalysis; semiconductors; microplastics; environmental remediation; sustainable engineered materials; materials from renewable sources; glass; ceramics; waste valorization
Department of Bioresources and Polymer Science, Politehnica University of Bucharest, 010072 Bucharest, Romania
Interests: materials chemistry; polymer synthesis/recycling/reconversion; green chemistry
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Laboratory for Environmental and Life Sciences, University in Nova Gorica, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Interests: biopolymers; biocomposites; polysaccharide-based films and coatings; cellulose; bacterial cellulose; active food packaging; inteligent food packaging

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Laboratory of Spectroscopy and Intermolecular Interactions, Faculty of Chemistry University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: marine chemistry; chemical oceanography; marine environment; marine microplastics; nanoplastics; ecotoxicology; Plastisphere; FTIR; Raman spectroscopy; numerical modelling of surfaces
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Science, Ajman University, Ajman P.O. Box 346, United Arab Emirates
Interests: green chemistry; biobased/biodegradable polymers; biomaterial-polymer formulations; polymeric iodophors; antimicrobial bio-based polymeric formulations; bio-nano composites
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CSIR Chemicals, Advanced Polymer Composites, Pretoria, South Africa
Interests: biopolymers; biodegradable plastics; biocomposites; biodegradation
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Departamento de Ingeniería de Procesos, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35017 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Interests: natural fibers; composites; biomaterials; processing; rotational molding; PLA; polyethylene; recycling; agrowastes
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College of Materials Science and Engineering, Sichuan University of Science and Engineering, Zigong 643000, China
Interests: carbon-based polymer composites; biodegradable materials; biomass materials; recycling of resources; functional polymer nanocomposites; membrane; plasma surface modification; natural additives; biological resource regeneration and application; 3D printing materials
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Forest Products Laboratory, Forest Products Development Center, College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36830, USA
Interests: lignocellulosic materials; polysaccharides and polysaccharide derivatives; cellulose particles; functional fibers
Institute for Interdisciplinary and Innovate Research, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, Xi'an, China
Interests: water treatment; photocatalysis; adsorption; environmental functional materials; new pollutant removal; biochar and semiconductors; environmental engineering; mathematical models
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Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry CAS, Heyrovského nám. 2, 162 06 Prague 6, Czech Republic
Interests: polymer particles preparation and characterization (nanoparticles, microparticles, nanogels, microgels); free-radical polymerizations; biomaterials; delivery systems; hypercrosslinked materials
Department of Biological Engineering, College of Engineering, Konkuk University, Hwayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul-05029, Korea
Interests: biowaste to bioenergy; microbial fuel cell; biomass to biochar; bioelectricity; biodiesel; microbial valorization of chitin and keratin polymers, bioremediation; bioplastics; biohydrogen
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Materials+Tecnologies’ Research Group, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Gipuzkoa, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Plaza Europa 1, 20018 Donostia, Spain
Interests: block copolymers; nanostructures; dielectric spectroscopy; biopolymers; recycling
Fiber Composite Laboratory, School of Energy Systems, Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 53850 Lappeenranta, Finland
Interests: recycle polymers; composites from reclaimed materials; waste plastics and industrial side streams; sustainable construction and infrastructure
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Department of Analytical Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, 011061 Bucharest, Romania
Interests: conventional and advanced wastewater treatment process; water treatment processes for drinking / industrial use (flocculation-coagulation processes, ion exchange, adsorption); environmental policies and strategies - circular economy
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Division of Environment and Natural Resources, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), Elizabeth Stephansens vei 23, 1433 Aas, Norway
Interests: antibiotic resistance genes; DNA-based markers; emerging pathogens; microbial quality assessment
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Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Protection “Cristofor Simionescu”, “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, 700050 Iasi, Romania
Interests: biomass fractionation; hemicellulose extraction and characterization; pulping; papermaking; environmentally friendly materials; liquid chromatography
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1. Technology Development Center, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rua Gomes Carneiro, 1, 96010-610 Pelotas, RS, Brazil
2. Center of Engineering, Modeling and Applied Social Science, Universidade Federal do ABC, Avenida dos Estados, 5001, 09210-580 Santo André, SP, Brazil
Interests: recycling; devulcanization of rubber; additives from renewable sources; waste materials; microplastics; bibliometric mapping and analysis
College of Chemistry, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, China
Interests: biodegradable polymers; functional polymers; polymers upcycling; energy storage materials

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Department Analytical Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
Interests: fertilizer; biodegradation; composite fertilizers
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Key Laboratory of Prevention and Control of Residual Pollution in Agricultural Film, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural, Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
Interests: agricultural polymers
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Department of Chemistry, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
Interests: preparation and characterization of new polymer composites; recycling of waste plastics with petroleum residue and catalysts; developing porous carbon materials from crude oil/asphalt for environ

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Tecnológico Nacional de México/Instituto Tecnológico de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico
Interests: polymers; biodegradable polymers; biopolymers; photodegradation; thermodegradation; microplastics; nanoplastics
Petru Poni Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Grigore Ghica Voda Alley 41A, 700487 Iasi, Romania
Interests: polymer surface functionalization by various methods; cellulosic materials; bioactive materials (active, bioactive, smart, and (bio)degradable); polymer blends and composites; physico-chemical characterization
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Department of Wood and Paper Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Interests: soft materials; green chemistry; materials chemistry; biopolymers

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School of Chemical & Environment Science, Shaanxi University of Technology, Hanzhong 723001, China
Interests: environmental functional materials; advanced oxidation; new pollutant migration and regulation
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