Voronov is invited to presentation

Voronov accepted invitations to speak at NDSU-KU Joint Symposium on Biotechnology, Nanomaterials and Polymers held annually by two institutions NDSU and Kagoshima University (KU) (October,3-5, 2019, Fargo, ND), https://www.ndsu.edu/chemistry/ndsu-ku-symposium.html, 4th International Symposium on Materials from Renewables (ISMR), organized by University of Georgia and NDSU (October,9-10, Athens, GA), https://newmaterials.uga.edu/2019-international-symposium-on-materials-from-renewables-ismr/, European Coatings Technology Forum – Biobased Coatings … More Voronov is invited to presentation

New Recent Publication

Our work, Emulsion Copolymerization of Vinyl Monomers from Soybean and Olive Oil: Effect of Counterpart Aqueous Solubility (authors K.Kingsley, O. Shevchuk, V.Kirianchuk, A.Kohut, S.Voronov, A.Voronov) is published in European Polymer Journal. This journal is dedicated to publishing work on fundamental and applied polymer chemistry and macromolecular materials. The journal covers all aspects of polymer synthesis, … More New Recent Publication

Ukrainian Students take part in Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

During summer 2019, four Ukrainian students, Marta Vonsul, Iryna Bon, Tetiana Shevtsova and Yevgene Zhuravskyi work at Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials (CPM) as summer research interns in areas of synthesis of biobased high performance polymers, computational polymeric materials and biobased polymers life cycle analysis. Ukrainian students presented posters at NDSU Research Symposium for … More Ukrainian Students take part in Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

Oksana Zholobko defended her PhD Dissertation

Oksana Zholobko successfully defended her PhD dissertation entitled “Engineered Functional Colloids from Responsive Polymers and Peptides/Polypeptides” . Oksana obtained her Master of Science in Chemical Technology of Food Additives in 2011, visited NDSU as Short-Term Research Fellow in 2013 and joined our group in January 2015. Congratulations on her successful defense!

New project began

New funding of up to $52,522 is received from North Dakota Corn Council for the project “New Corn Oil-Based Monomer Synthesis for Latex Application in Coatings and Paints”. This work begins on July,1,2019 and is for one year. This is a new research project targeting new polymers and polymeric materials based on corn oil.

Voronov gives presentations

Voronov gives presentations entitled Macromolecular Inversion Triggers Interfacial Interactions and Release from Micelles into Model Lipid Membranes (invited) and Features and Properties of Latexes Copolymers from Plant Oil-Based Acrylic Monomers at Polymer in Life Sciences conference hosted by University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA on May, 14 – 15. For some more details, https://www.usciences.edu/news/2019/world-class-polymers-researchers-meet-at-usciences-for-new-conference.htmlMore Voronov gives presentations

Ukrainian Summer Undergraduate Student joins our group

Tetiana Shevtsova, B.Sc. from Lviv Polytechnic National University joins our group in June to work for 10 weeks as Ukrainian Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (USURE) fellow. Tetiana recently got a degree in Chemical Technology of Food and Cosmetic Additives from her home institution. Her research project at NDSU relates to studying chain copolymerization of plant … More Ukrainian Summer Undergraduate Student joins our group