CSP research by the Bates group featured on Materials360 Online in an article titled, "Glassy poly(lactide) toughened with diblock copolymer micelles."
Novomer, a company founded by CSP researcher Geoff Coates, is working with the automobile company, Ford, to convert collected CO2 pollution into recyclable foams and plastics. Read the article, "Preserving mother earth: Ford first automaker... read more →
Investigators Marc Hillmyer and Theresa Reineke and graduate student James Gallagher were awarded the 2016 TechConnect National Innovation Award for their research on Isosorbide-based Polymers. Read the full article from the... read more →
Jake Brutman (Minnesota – Hillmyer) and Mammad Nasiri (Minnesota – Reineke) were awarded two of the ten 2016–2017 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships from the Department of Chemistry.
Research by the Hillmyer, Macosko, and Bates groups on recyclable, sugar-derived foams was published in ACS MacroLetters. Read the ACS Press Release and the original publication, "Chemically Recyclable Biobased Polyurethanes."
CSP Researchers, led by Kechun Zhang, have engineered a new synthetic biopathway that can more efficiently and cost-effectively turn agricultural waste, like corn stover and orange peels, into a variety of... read more →