COCHRAN RESEARCH GROUP

Where macromolecular scientists of tomorrow make today's polymers more sustainable, circular, and useful.
PublicationsThe Team

AREAS OF RESEARCH

Biobased Polymers

Thermoset Composite Materials for Various Applications

Heterogeneous Block Copolymers and Polymer Nanocomposites

NEWS

Published Work – Liyang Shen: ACS Applied Polymer Materials

Work by Liyang Shen on Easy-Processable and Aging-Free All-Polymer Polysiloxane Composites has been published in ACS Applied Polymer Materials. DOI

Published Work – Fang-Yi Lin: Macromolecules

Work by Fang-Yi Lin on Self-Assembly of Poly(styrene-block-acrylated epoxidized soybean oil) Star-Brush-Like Block Copolymers has been published in Macromolecules. DOI

Published Work – Prerana Carter and Jack M. Carraher: Green Chemistry

Work by Prerana Carter and Jack M. Carraher in collaboration with Jean-Philippe Tessonnier’s group and Brent H. Shanks's group at Iowa State University on has been published in Green Chemistry. DOI

Preliminary Examination – Ting-han Lee

Ting-han Lee successfully passes his preliminary examination. Congratulations.

Published Work – Michael Forrester: Green Chemistry

Work by Michael Forrester on RAFT thermoplastics from glycerol: a biopolymer for development of sustainable wood adhesives has been published in Green Chemistry. DOI

Preliminary Examination – Liyang Shen

Liyang Shen successfully passes his preliminary examination. Congratulations.

Published Work – Liyang Shen: ACS Macro Letter

Work by Liyang Shen on Polystyrene-block-Polydimethylsiloxane as a Potential Silica Substitute for Polysiloxane Reinforcement has been published in ACS Macro Letters. DOI

Award of Excellence – Liyang Shen

Liyang Shen receives the award of Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research (2020 Spring ACS National Meeting). Congratulations.

FUNDING SOURCES

NSC
NSF
USB
USDA
Iowa DOT
US DOT
US Dept of Energy
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