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Sustainable Polymers Group

The Sustainable Polymers Group provides measurement methods, data and technology enabling the use of polymeric materials which conserve natural resources through expanded use of biomass feedstocks, green chemistry and advanced technologies for water quality and infrastructure. Our broad range of expertise, including synthetic organic polymer chemistry, continuous flow processes, macromolecular characterization, thin film and bulk mechanics of soft materials and efficient methods for structure and morphology characterization of soft materials, enables us to to address other critical national needs, such as measurements of ballistic fibers and other polymeric materials used in personal body armor.

Sustainable Polymers Group
Kathryn L. Beers, Group Leader

301-975-2113 Telephone
301-975-4924 Facsimile

100 Bureau Drive, M/S 8542
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8542