Topical Advisory Panel for section 'Biomacromolecules, Biobased and Biodegradable Polymers'

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Istitute of Organic Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Fürstengraben 1, 07743 Jena, Germany
Interests: cellulose; polysaccharides; biomaterials; organic synthesis; sustainable chemistry; nanomaterials
Institute of Agrophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Doświadczalna 4, 20-290 Lublin, Poland
Interests: bioremediation; polymer biodegradation; chitin; chitosan; element bioaccumulation; waste management; waste and biomass valorization
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Innovation center of Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Interests: adhesives; interfaces; coatings; polymer composites; bio-based polymers; recycling; materials characterization; mechanical testing.
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular biology, Faculty of Biology, Universitatea din Bucuresti, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: nanoscaled drug delivery; nanoscaled drug delivery systems; tumor-on-chip systems; colorectal cancer research; regenerative medicine; tissue engineering
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1. Institut Chimie et Matériaux Paris Est, CNRS, Université Paris Est Creteil, 2 Rue Henri Dunant, 94320 Thiais, France
2. Laboratoire Léon Brillouin, CEA-CNRS (UMR-12), CEA Saclay, Université Paris-Saclay, 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, France
Interests: colloids; polymer; hydrogels; SANS/SAXS
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Departamento de Bioquímica, Centro de Biociências, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco 50670-901, Brazil
Interests: proteins; bioactive proteins; lectins; protease inhibitors; biochemistry; peptides; antimicrobial activity; antitumor activity; immunomodulatory activity; insecticidal activity
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Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research & School of Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 6000 Perth, Australia
Interests: polymers/plastics analysis; medical materials; biomaterials; composite materials; nanocomposites; polymer chemistry; bioprinting; 3D printing; electrospinning; additive manufacturing; tissue engineering
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, 20-033 Lublin, Poland
Interests: biopolymers; polysaccharides; flocculation; colloids; adsorption; wastewater treatment; bioremediation; actinobacteria
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Dr. José Miguel Ferri
Technological Institute of Materials (ITM), Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), Plaza Ferrándiz y Carbonell 1, 03801 Alcoy, Spain
Interests: polylactide; biopolymers; blends; compatibilizing agents; microscopic techniques
Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road E., Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
Interests: biopolymer; food hydrocolloid; dietary fiber; rheology; agricultural byproduct utilization; structure–function correlation; biological hydrolysis; anaerobic digestion; biochemical methane potential; membrane bioreactor; membrane aerated biofilm reactor
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon 305-701
Interests: Triboelectric energy harvesters; bio-based materials and composites; cellulose nanomaterials; chemical modification of bio-based materials; paper chemistry; paper coating
A.V. Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, Russian Academy of Sciences, 29 Leninsky prospect, 119991 Moscow, Russia
Interests: cellulose/natural polymers; polymer/hollow/carbon fibers; membranes; films; electrospinning; forming; chemical and physical surface modification; structure and properties of polymers/fibers/films; polymer blends; composites; rheology; thermal properties; mechanical properties
Prof. Dr. Zrinka Tarle
Department of Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Gunduliceva 5, Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: dental medicine; restorative dental medicine; composite materials; polymerization
Dr. Kamila Kapusniak
Department of Dietetics and Food Studies, Faculty of Science and Technology, Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa, Armii Krajowej 13/15 Ave, 42-200 Czestochowa, Poland
Interests: starch; food and non food starch modifications; functional food; biopolymers; polysaccharides; food hydrocolloids; food chemistry; thermoplastic starch
Dr. Angélina D'Orlando
BIBS Platform, Biopolymères, Interactions, Assemblages (BIA), French National Institute for Agricultural Research, F-44300 Nantes, France
Interests: biopolymers; biomaterials; AFM; raman microspectroscopy; ESEM/Wet-STEM; image analysis; multimodal correlative microscopies; plasmonic; near-field interactions; FEM modelling; carbon nanomaterials
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: polymeric-based bone regenerative therapies; implant-associated infections; nanotechnology; 3D-printed scaffolds; in vitro biomaterials evaluation; drug-release kinetic models; advanced drug delivery systems
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School of Science, College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM), RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
Interests: nanocellulose; starch; bio-inspired materials; polyurethanes
School of Allied Health and Midwifery, Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, UK
Interests: biopolymers; wound management; hydrogels; nanotechnology; natural healing agents
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University of Zaragoza C/ María de Luna 3, edificio Torres Quevedo, Grupo GUIA 50018 Zaragoza ZA España. Spain
Interests: analytical chemistry, chromatography, spectroscopy, food, packaging, polymers, antioxidants
National Engineering Research Center for Nanomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
Interests: biomedical polymer; bioactive material; hydrogel
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Advanced Polymer Materials Group, University Politehnica of Bucharest, 1–7 Ghe. Polizu Street, 011061 Bucharest, Romania
Interests: drug delivery; gene delivery; biomaterials; composite materials; tissue engineering
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Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest, 060042 Bucharest, Romania
Interests: nanomaterials; biomaterials for tissue regeneration; wound-dressings; antimicrobial activity; biomimetic materials; biogenic calcium sources; composite scaffolds
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Prof. Dr. Wen Lei
College of Science, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China
Interests: polymer matrix composite; additive manufacturing; characterization of polymer durability; evaluation degradation of polymer composites; utilization of agricultural and forestry disposals
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Prof. Dr. Cinzia Pezzella
Chemical Sciences Department, Federico II University (Napoli), 80055 Portici, NA, Italy
Interests: microbial bioprocesses for biopolymer production from agro-food wastes; polyhydroxyalkanoate synthesis, fomulation and application
Dr. Wenxin Jiang
School of Food and Biological Engineering, Hubei University of Technology, Nanli Road, Wuhan 430068, China
Interests: polysaccharide; colloid; food emulsion; interfacial stabilizer
Dr. Hui Chen
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Department of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Interests: cellulose-based adsorbents; ion exchange membrane; PFAS; heavy metal ions; nutrient recovery
College of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Northwest A&F University, Yangling 712100, China
Interests: biomass energy chemistry; lignin; high-value utilization of biomass-based resources
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