Description: PSU_RB

Welcome to the Polymer Research Laboratory at Penn State New Kensington

A collective effort between students, faculty, and collaborators


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Current Research Interests and Collaborations:

-       Tailoring the hydrophobicity of polymers for predictive and responsive behavior

-       Environmental degradation trends of plastics

-       Hybrid inorganic/polymer materials (in collaboration with Prof. Rob Hickey at Penn State)

-       Synthesis of renewable monomers, functional polymers, and sustainable materials using 12 principles of green chemistry




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For more information contact Prof. Rob Mathers (