Modeling and simulation of polymerization processes. Design of polymeric materials with controlled microstructures (molecular weight distributions, branching, and crosslinking).
Controlled/”Living” Radical Polymerization (nitroxide-mediated radical polymerization (NMRP), reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT), atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) and iniferter).Polymerization and processing in supercritical carbon dioxide. Dispersed phase polymerization (suspension, dispersion and emulsion). Microwave activated polymerizations. Polymer network formation. Reactive processing. Optimization of Polymerization Processes.