Read how a moment of inspiration led CSP investigator Kechun Zhang to a biodegradable polymer breakthrough, here.

CSP Director Professor Marc Hillmyer recently did a webinar on sustainable ploymers for the American Chemical Society. ACS members can view the webinar here.

Information about CSP seed grant proposals is now available. Proposals from Minnesota, Cornell, or Berkeley faculty are due May 15, 2015. More information here.

The CSP is highlighted in a new Live Science article about plastics made from plants, read it here!

CSP Director Marc Hillmyer received a prestigous McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair by University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler.


CSP Director Marc Hillmyer has been elected to serve as Vice Chair of the ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry for 2015!

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Congratulations to CSP investigator & UMN Assistant Professor Kechun Zhang for winning the 2015-2017 McKnight Land Grant Professorship!

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A new catalytic decarbonylation of carboxylic acids to commodity monomers like styrene and acrylates has been developed by CSP researchers, read about it here!

The CSP is featured in the new Science Nation video!  Check out a highlight of what we do here.

Congratulations to CSP investigator Geoff Coates for making C&EN's list of Top Chemistry Research of 2014! Click here for the full list.