Polymer Composite and Materials Laboratory

December 2016

New Publication: "Analysis of the sulfuric acid hydrolysis of wood pulp for cellulose nanocrystal production: A central composite design study"   by Shuping Dong, Michael Bortner and Maren Roman was recently published in a special issue of  Industrial Crops and Products.

November 2016

Congratulations to Jim Owens, a member of the Chem-E-Car team for placing 7th in the 2016 National American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Student Conference. The event was held November 13 in San Francisco, CA.

October 2016

Graduate students Jake Fallon and Eric Gilmer presented posters at the Macromolecules Innovation Institute (MII) Technical Conference and Review.   Dr. Bortner gave a faculty presentation at the event, held on the Virginia Tech campus.

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Polymer Composite and Materials Laboratory​
Department of Chemical Engineering
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 
Phone: 540-231-4213
Fax: 540-231-5022
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