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The Center for Sustainable Polymers (CSP) integrates sustainability issues that focus on the science and technology of polymeric materials into research, education, and public outreach initiatives.
Congratulations to CSP Seed Investigator Julia Kalow for receiving funding through the AFOSR Young Investigator Program. Read about the program... read more →November 2, 2017
The UMN Characterization Facility, a College of Science & Engineering core facility, recently acquired a state-of-the-art small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS)... read more →August 30, 2017
CSP Investigator Thomas Hoye was awarded a 2017 American Chemical Society (ACS) Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award for his excellence... read more →August 9, 2017
Why do sustainable polymers matter?
Sustainable polymers aim to address the environmental challenges that are inherently associated with traditional (petroleum-based) plastics, while maintaining the outstanding properties these materials bring to our everyday lives.Sustainable Polymers 101