Behind the scenes @ Nanostructured Materials and Devices Group

Wednesday 13th April 2011 @ 18:15

Dr Charlotte Williams, Senior Lecturer, Nanostructured Materials and Devices Group, Imperial College.

Sustainable Chemistry as illustrated by the production of Polymers from Renewable Resources.


The event will involve demonstrations from the following researchers/research groups:

  • Dr Charlotte Williams: Polymer synthesis from renewable resources, both plant derived and the use of CO2 as  a feedstock
  • Professor Tom Welton and Dr Jason Hallett: Ionic liquids as alternative solvents
  • Professor Alexander Bismarck (Chemical Engineering): Bio-renewable composite materials
  • Dr Richard Murphy and Jeremy Woods (biology and centre for environmental policy): Life cycle analyses of renewable polymers.


Venue: Chemistry Department (room tba)