Editorial Board

Editors-in-Chief (2)

Yuezhong  Meng
Prof. Yuezhong Meng

1. Pearl-River Chair Professor, State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China; 

2. Principal Investigator, Chemistry Section, Henan Academy of Sciences, Zhengzhou 450000, China

Interests: Chemical Utilization of Carbon Dioxide; Advanced Energy Materials; Biodegradable Polymer; All-solid Secondary Batteries; Ion/Proton Exchange Membranes/Electrolytes
Jean  Duhamel
Prof. Jean Duhamel
Institute for Polymer Research, Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, N2L 3G1, ON, Canada
Interests: Characterization of Macromolecules by Fluorescence; Colloidal Particles; Chain Folding Using Fluorescence; Smart Materials; Biomaterials and Polymers; Biochemistry and Biophysic; Bionanotechnolgy and Biosensors; Soft Matter; Devices and Analytical Methods; Smart and Functional Materials

Associate Editors (5)

Kenji  Miyatake
Prof. Kenji Miyatake
1. Clean Energy Research Center, University of Yamanashi, 4-4-37 Takeda, Yamanashi, Kofu, 400-8510, Japan; 2. Department of Applied Chemistry, Waseda University, Tokyo, 169-8555, Japan
Interests: Polymer Synthesis; Ion Conductive Polymers; Fuel Cells
Luyi  Sun
Prof. Luyi Sun
Polymer Program, Institute of Materials Science and Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
Interests: Multi-functional Nanostructured Materials; Wearable Electronics and Soft Robotics; Polymeric Materials and New Polymer Processing Development; Green Science and Engineering; Layered Compounds
Yuning  Li
Prof. Yuning Li
Department of Chemical Engineering and Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN), University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave West, Waterloo, N2L 3G1, ON, Canada
Interests: Polymer Synthesis; Semiconducting and Conducting Polymers; Nanomaterials; Organic Solar Cells; Printed Electronics
Shuanjin  Wang
Prof. Shuanjin Wang
Guangdong Engineering and Technology Research Center for Biodegradable Materials, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
Interests: Biodegradable Polymer; Solid State Electrolyte; Proton Exchange Membranes
Min  Xiao
Prof. Min Xiao
The Key Laboratory of Low-carbon Chemistry & Energy Conservation of Guangdong Province/ School of Materials Science and Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
Interests: Biodegradable Polymers; CO2 Based Polymers; Polymers for Secondary Batteries

Editorial Board Members (53)

Luc  Avérous
Prof. Luc Avérous
BioTeam/ICPEES-ECPM, UMR CNRS 7515, Université de Strasbourg, 25 rue Becquerel, CEDEX 2, 67087 Strasbourg, France
Interests: Biobased Polymers; Biodegradable Polymers; Sustainable Polymers; Biopolymers; Green Chemistry
Salete  Balula
Prof. Salete Balula
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, 4169-007 Porto, Portugal
Interests: Polyoxometalates; Heterogeneous Catalysis; Eco-sustainable Catalytic Systems
Uģis  Cābulis
Dr. Uģis Cābulis
Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry, 27 Dzerbenes St., LV-1006 Riga, Latvia
Interests: Polyurethane Chemistry and Technology; Polymers from Renewable Materials; Micro, Nano Fillers in Polymers; Thermal Insulation; Cryogenic Insulation; Energy Efficiency
Xavier  Colom
Prof. Xavier Colom
Department of Chemical Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Cataluna—BarcelonaTECH, Colom 1, Barcelona, Terrassa, 08222, Spain
Interests: Elastomeric Materials; Waste GTR; FTIR; Thermal Properties
Samuel  Chigome
Dr. Samuel Chigome
Nanomaterials Division, Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation, Gaborone, Botswana
Interests: Electrospun Nanofiber Based Product Development
Maria Laura Di Lorenzo
Prof. Maria Laura Di Lorenzo
CNR-IPCB, National Research Council—Institute of Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials, 80078 Pozzuoli, Italy
Interests: Biodegradable and Biobased Polymers; Poly(lactic acid); Semicrystalline Polymers; Polymer Crystallization and Melting; Polymer Blends; Crystallization Kinetics; Glass Transition; Thermal Analysis
Nadka Tzankova Dintcheva
Dr. Nadka Tzankova Dintcheva
Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze Ed. 6, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: Materials Engineering; Polymerization; Nanocomposites; Material Characterization; Materials; Nanomaterials; Polymeric Materials; Polymer Science; Polymer Synthesis; Nanobiotechnology
Alberto  Figoli
Dr. Alberto Figoli
Institute on Membrane Technology, National Research Council, ITM-CNR, 87036 Rende, Italy
Interests: Polymeric Membranes; Sustainable Membrane Preparation; Bio-polymeric Membranes; Flat Membranes; Hollow-fibers; Nano Fibers; Membrane Preparation
Jesús-María  García-Martínez
Dr. Jesús-María García-Martínez
Polymer Engineering Group (GIP), Institute of Polymer Science and Technology (ICTP), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
Interests: Polymers and Environment; Heterogeneous Materials based on Polymers; Polyolefins; Interfacial Agents; Interphase; Interface; Functionalization; Plastic Wastes; Blends; Composites
Gunnar  Henriksson
Prof. Gunnar Henriksson
Wallenberg Wood Science Center, School of Chemical Science and Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: Natural Product Chemistry; Lignin; Wood Biodegradations and Their Application; Biorefinery
Eva Malmström Jonsson
Prof. Eva Malmström Jonsson
Division of Coating Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: Interfacial Engineering; Biobased Monomers; Controlled Polymerizations; Heterogeneous Polymerization; Nanocomposites; Nanostructural Control; Adhesives
Mustapha  Kaci
Prof. Mustapha Kaci
Process Engineering Department, University of Bejaia, Bejaia 06000, Algeria
Interests: Biobased Polymer Materials; Polymer Recycling; Polymer Degradation; Wood Plastic Composites
Beom Soo Kim
Prof. Beom Soo Kim
Department of Chemical Engineering, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, 28644, South Korea
Interests: Biodegradable Polymers; Nanoparticles; Polyhydroxyalkanoates; Bioplastics
Lubos  Kristak
Prof. Lubos Kristak
Faculty of Wood Sciences and Technology, Technical University in Zvolen, 96001 Zvolen, Slovakia
Interests: Wood Composites; Wood Physics; Wood Adhesives; Eco-Friendly Wood Composites
Hanieh  Kargarzadeh
Dr. Hanieh Kargarzadeh
Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sienkiewicza 112, 90-363 Lodz, Poland
Interests: Cellulose Nanomaterials; Polymer Blends and Composites; Nano-Biocomposites; Chemical Modification of Polysaccharides; Nano-Composites and Polymer Characterization
Marek  Kozlowski
Prof. Marek Kozlowski
Department of Environmental Engineering, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw 50-370, Poland
Interests: Polymers; Polymer Composites; Polymer Blends; Bio-based Polymers; Functional Materials; Recycling; Biodegradation
Grigorios  Kyriakopoulos
Dr. Grigorios Kyriakopoulos
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: Engineering, Environment, Energy, Renewable Energy Sources, Low Carbon Economy, Waste Management from Organic Pollutants, Properties of Polymer Materials, Business Administration, Education, Culture, Human Resource Management, Psychology, Urban and Regional Development, Forest Resources Management, Extroversion and Internationalization of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Development Economics, Environmental Systems, Circular Economy, Behavioral Ecology
José-Marie  Lopez-Cuesta
Prof. José-Marie Lopez-Cuesta
Centre des Matériaux des Mines d'Alès, Ecole des Mines d'Alès, 6 Avenue de Clavières, 30319 Alès, CEDEX, France
Interests: Nanocomposites; Biobased Composites; Flame Retardancy; Zdditive Manufacturing; Recycling and Life Cycle Analysis of Polymer and Composites
Lucian  Lucia
Prof. Lucian Lucia
Department of Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Interests: Green Chemistry; Fiber and Polymer Science; Environmental Sciences; Materials Science; Renewable Polymers; Chemical Modification of Cellulosics for Biomedical Applications
Marta E. G. Mosquera
Prof. Marta E. G. Mosquera
Department of Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Research “Andrés M. del Río” (IQAR), Universidad de Alcalá, Campus Universitario, 28871 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Catalysis; Polymerization; Bioplastics; Biopolymers; Organometallic Chemistry; Crystallography
Manjusri  Misra
Prof. Manjusri Misra
1. School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Guelph, N1G 2W1 ON, Canada; 2. Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre, Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, Guelph, N1G 2W1 ON, Canada
Interests: Sustainable Polymers; Bio-Based Polymers; Green Nanotechnology; Polymer Nanotechnology; Polymer Processing; Additive Manufacturing
Pralay  Maiti
Prof. Pralay Maiti
School of Material Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India
Interests: Polymer Nanocomposites; Biomaterials; Drug Delivery; Biodegradable Polymers; Energy Materials
José A. Méndez
Prof. José A. Méndez
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Girona, Girona 17003, Spain
Interests: Biomaterials; Biodegradable Polymers; Natural Reinforced Composites; Cellulosic Reinforcements; Biocomposites; Degradation & Stability of Natural Polymeric Resources
Alice  Mija
Prof. Alice Mija
University Côte d’Azur, Institute of Chemistry of Nice, Nice 06108, France
Interests: Sustainable Design of Monomers; Polymers and Composites to Generate Materials with Multifunctionality with Special Emphasis on Stimuli-responsive Liquid Crystalline Thermosets; Shape-memory Biobased Polymers; Recyclable, Repairable, and Reprocessable Biopolymer-based Material Systems and Structured Biomaterials
Tizazu  Mekonnen
Prof. Tizazu Mekonnen
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Interests: Polymers; Chemical Engineering; Polymer Processing; Sustainable Polymers; Polymer Modification
Laurent  Matuana
Prof. Laurent Matuana
School of Packaging, Michigan State University, Michigan, USA
Interests: Bio-based Materials; Microcellular Foams; Natural fiber-plastic Composites; Nanocellulose; Flexible Packaging
Sikiru  O. Ismail
Dr. Sikiru O. Ismail
Department of Engineering, School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL10 9AB, UK
Interests: Bio-composites; Sustainable Manufacturing; Biobased Polymer Materials; Structure-Property Relationship; Synthesis, Processing and Engineering
Peter  Olsén
Dr. Peter Olsén
Wallenberg Wood Science Center, Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: Polymer Synthetic Methodology Development; Developing New Polymerization Concepts; Polymerization Catalysis; New Monomer Synthetic Pathways, and Green Chemical Modification Biopolymers
Fabio Roberto Passador
Prof. Fabio Roberto Passador
Polymer and Biopolymer Technology Laboratory (TecPBio), Department of Science and Technology, Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), São José dos Campos, Brazil
Interests: Rubber; Elastomers; Rheometry; Polymer Blends; Polymer Engineering; Polymer Processing
George Z. Papageorgiou
Prof. George Z. Papageorgiou
1. Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece; 2. Institute of Materials Science and Computing, University Research Center of Ioannina (URCI), Ioannina 45110, Greece
Interests: Sustainable Polymers; Biobased Materials and Chemicals; Thermal Processes; Thermal Analysis; Polymer Engineering; Biodegradation; Green Engineering; Bioresources and Biorefinery; Polymer Wastes; Recycling
Srikanth  Pilla
Prof. Srikanth Pilla
1. Department of Automotive Engineering, Clemson University, Greenville, SC, 29607, USA; 2. Clemson Composites Center, Clemson University, Greenville, SC, 29607, USA
Interests: Fundamentals and Applications of Sustainable and Lightweight Functional Materials and Manufacturing
Pietro  Russo
Dr. Pietro Russo
Institute for Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials (IPCB), National Research Council, Via Campi Flegrei, 34, 80078 Pozzuoli, Italy
Interests: Thermoplastic Composite Laminates; Thermoplastic Polyurethanes; Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites; Polymer Nanocomposites with Improved Functional Properties (Dielectric, Thermal and Fire Behavior)
Jean-Marie  Raquez
Prof. Jean-Marie Raquez
Laboratory of Polymeric and Composite Materials, University of Mons (UMONS), Mons, 7000, Belgium
Interests: Natural, Reborn and Eco-friendly Polymers; Sustainable Polymer Materials & Related (Nano)composites; Macromolecular Engineering; Reactive Extrusion and Eco-friendly Processes; Adaptive Polymeric Materials & Additive Manufacturing
Seeram  Ramakrishna
Prof. Dr. Seeram Ramakrishna
Center for Nanotechnology & Sustainability, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Design and Engineering, National University of Singapore, 9 Engineering Drive 1, 117576, Singapore
Interests: Circular Economy; Sustainability; Energy; Biomaterials; Nanofibers
Krishanu  Roy
Dr. Krishanu Roy
The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Interests: Cold-formed Steel; Roof and Wall Claddings; Wind Loading; Geotechnical Engineering
Mohd  Sapuan
Prof. Mohd Sapuan
Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
Interests: Natural Fibre Composites; Biocomposites; Design for Sustainability; Materials Selection; Conceptual Design; Biobased Packaging
Valentina  Siracusa
Prof. Valentina Siracusa
Department of Chemical Science, University of Catania, Viale A. Doria 6, 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: Food Packaging; Biodegradable Polymers; Life Cycle Assessment Study; Biobased Polymers; Gas Barrier Permeability 
Nabanita  Saha
Prof. Nabanita Saha
Centre of Polymer Systems, Univerzita Tomáse Bati ve Zlině, Zlin, Czech Republic
Interests: Polymeric Biomaterial; Biopolymers and Biodegradable Polymers; Biodegradation; Polymeric Hydrogels
Shan  Tang
Dr. Shan Tang
Frontiers Science Center for Transformative Molecules, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Interests: Olefin Copolymerization; Coordination Polymerization; Radical Polymerization; Polymer Degradation
Gianluca  Tondi
Prof. Gianluca Tondi
TESAF - Land Environmental Agriculture & Forestry Department, University of Padua, Viale dell’Università 16, 3520 Legnaro, Italy
Interests: Bio-resources; Bio-materials; Green Chemistry; Natural Polymers; Wood Composites
Quim  Tarrés
Prof. Dr. Quim Tarrés
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Girona, 17071 Girona, Spain
Interests: Cellulose Nanofibers; Composites; Natural Fibers; Biocomposites
Vijay Kumar  Thakur
Prof. Vijay Kumar Thakur
Scotland's Rural College (SRUC), Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Interests: Polymers; Sustainable Chemistry; Biomaterials; Hydrogels; Membranes; Smart Materials; Nanocomposites; Photocatalysis; Manufacturing; Remediation; Sensors
Aman  Ullah
Prof. Aman Ullah
Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, T6G 2P5, AB, Canada
Interests: Synthesis of Biopolymers; Nano-engineered Biopolymers; Nano-biocomposites; Renewable Monomers; Biomaterials; Bioplastics
Chad  Ulven
Prof. Chad Ulven
Department of Mechanical Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
Interests: Polymer and Polymer Matrix Composite (PMC) Materials; PMC Processing Technologies; Response of PMCs to Dynamic Loading
Camelia  Ungureanu
Dr. Camelia Ungureanu
Department of General Chemistry, University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, 1 Polizu Street, 011061 Bucharest, Romania
Interests: Biotechnology; Biomaterials; Microbiology; Antimicrobial Activity
Luigi  Vandi
Dr. Luigi Vandi
School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Queensland, Brisbane Qld 4072, Australia
Interests: Biocomposites; Biopolymers; Polymers; Sustainable Materials; Polymer Processing
Cornelia  Vasile
Prof. Cornelia Vasile
Physical Chemisytry of Polymers Department, “Petru Poni” Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry (PPIMC), Iasi 700487, Romania
Interests: Polymer Characterization; Smart Polymers; Food Packaging; Nanocomposites; Coatings; Polymer Waste Recycling and Recovery by Thermal Methods; Bioactive Polymer Materials; Controlled Drugs Delivery; Nanomaterials in Medical Applications
Fabiola  Vilaseca
Prof. Fabiola Vilaseca
Advanced Biomaterials and Nanotechnology, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Girona, Maria Aurèlia Capmany 61, 17003 Girona, Spain
Interests: Nanocellulose; Composites; Biosensors; Microelectronics
Henri  Vahabi
Dr. Henri Vahabi
Université de Lorraine, CentraleSupélec, LMOPS, F-57000 Metz, France
Interests: Flame Retardancy; Flame Retardants; Biopolymers; Nanocomposites
Feng  Wu
Dr. Feng Wu
Department of Chemical Engineering, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming, Yunnan, China
Interests: Sustainable Polymers; Bio-composites; Biodegradable Polymers; Biomass Conversion; Polymer Process and Engineering; Packaging
KeKe  Yang
Prof. KeKe Yang
The Collaborative Innovation Center for Eco-Friendly and Fire-Safety Polymeric Materials (MoE), National Engineering Laboratory of Eco-Friendly Polymeric Materials (Sichuan), State Key Laboratory of Polymer Materials Engineering, College of Chemistry, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, China
Interests: Biobased and Biodegradable Polymer Materials; Shape Memory Polymers; Self-healing Polymers
Manuela  Zubitur
Dr. Manuela Zubitur
Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Engineering Faculty, University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain
Interests: Biopolymers and Nanocomposites; Thermal Properties of Semicrystalline Polymers
Jinwen  Zhang
Prof. Jinwen Zhang
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Composite Materials and Engineering Center, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
Interests: Synthesis, Processing and Application Development of Biobased Polymer Materials; Structure and Properties of Polymer Blends and Composites; Polymer Foaming and Fiber Spinning Technologies