Zoriana is awarded American Oil Chemists Society Student Excellence Award

Former member of our group Zoriana Demchuk is awarded 2021 Industrial Oil Products Division of American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) Student Excellence Award for demonstrating her academic achievements and extracurricular accomplishments in the professional field.  The award consists of a certificate, a US $500 honorarium and an award lecture as part of the 2021 AOCS … More Zoriana is awarded American Oil Chemists Society Student Excellence Award

New Recent Publications

Our work, Sustainable manufacturing of polymeric materials: A techno-economic analysis of soybean oil-based acrylic monomers production (authors N. Wu, Z. Demchuk, A. Voronov, G. Pourhashem) is published in Journal of Cleaner Production.Journal addresses theoretical and practical cleaner production, environmental, and sustainability issues in corporations, governments, education institutions, regions, and societies. Scope includes cleaner production and … More New Recent Publications

New Funding Received

New funding of up to $58,463 is received from NSF IUCRC Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites for the project “Plan Oil-Based Latex Adhesives” (Year 2) (in collaboration with Dr. G.Pourhashem, Coatings and Polymeric Materials). This is renewal of the ongoing project. Year 2 work begins on January,1,2021 and is for one year. This is a … More New Funding Received

Voronov serves as Program reviewer at Cal Poly

Andriy serves as a program reviewer for California Polytechnic University Polymers and Coatings Master of Science Program. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the review process occurred virtually over (November 16th – 19th, 2020. The review committee also consisted of Dr. Dahlia Amato from Saint-Gobain and Dr. Ajay Kathuria, Industrial Technology and Packaging Department at California … More Voronov serves as Program reviewer at Cal Poly

Zoriana Demchuk defended her PhD Dissertation

Zoriana Demchuk successfully defended her PhD dissertation entitled “The Effect of Fatty Acid Unsaturation on Properties and Performance of Monomers and Latex Polymers from Plant Oils” Zoriana obtained her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Technology and Engineering in 2012, Master of Science in Chemical Technology of Food Additives in 2013, both from Lviv Polytechnic National … More Zoriana Demchuk defended her PhD Dissertation

Voronov chairs Congress, work is presented at international conference on food technology

Voronov chaired 6th NewTech World Congress organized online on August, 19-21. This congress aims to provide opportunities to the scientists, researchers, industrial engineers, and university students to present their research achievements and to develop new collaborations and partnerships with experts in the field of new technologies. Congress is composed of 4 conferences. Each conference consists … More Voronov chairs Congress, work is presented at international conference on food technology

Voronov serves as Section Editor for Online Encyclopedia of Polymers

Andriy serves as Editor for the Sustainability and Recycling sectionin newly developing Taylor and Francis Group “Online Encyclopedia of Polymers, Polymeric Materials, and Polymer Technology” (EPPMT). The Sustainability and Recycling section targets contributions addressing following areas: Synthesis of Biobased Monomers/Polymers/Polymeric Materials; Assessing Polymeric Materials Sustainability and Computational and Machine Learning in Development of Biobased Polymers … More Voronov serves as Section Editor for Online Encyclopedia of Polymers

New Recent Publications

Our work, Non-Conventional Features of Plant Oil-Based Acrylic Monomers in Emulsion Polymerization (authors A. Kohut, S. Voronov, Z. Demchuk, V. Kirianchuk, K. Kingsley, O. Shevchuk, S. Caillol, A. Voronov) is published in Molecules. Molecules published by MDPI is the leading international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of chemistry. Main research areas include also organic chemistry, green chemistry, natural … More New Recent Publications

Oleh Returns as Visiting Scholar

Dr. Oleh Shevchuk from Lviv Polytechnic National University joins our group in February to work for about 5 months as Visiting Short-Term Scholar. Oleh works as Associate Professor at Department of Organic Chemistry of National University Lviv Polytechnic, Lviv, Ukraine. This is Oleh’s 4th visit to NDSU, he has been working at CPM (Voronov’s group) … More Oleh Returns as Visiting Scholar