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Polymer Science

Circular economy projects related to polymer or plastic science.

Rapid Discovery of Enzymes for Plastic Digestion

Recycling of Mixed Plastics

Plastics made from recycled goods are often degraded compared to virgin polymers.  We develop measurement methods that focus on the processing steps that occur when making recycled goods, with a focus on contamination by mixed plastics waste streams.

Improving Recycled Polyolefin Speciation via ML transmutation of IR measurements

Created December 9, 2021, Updated December 30, 2022