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Breakthrough polymer research featured in Chemical & Engineering News

Professor Marc Hillmyer's research group has created a reaction-induced, self-assembly method that can be used to engineer multifunctional, multicomponent block polymers (plastics). These polymers can be used as functional, nanoporous membranes for a variety of applications such as drug delivery, water filtration, and separation applications. This breakthrough polymer research is featured in the January 3 edition of Chemical & Engineering News. Read the complete article.

Hillmyer is a renowned researcher on the design, synthesis, and applications of functional polymeric materials, particularly polymers made from renewable resources, and the use of block polymers to prepare nanoporous materials for applications in water purification, advanced lithography, and solar energy conversion.