Novel materials for high performance coatings and adhesives: Functional and reactive waterborne polymer colloids for very high performance waterbased coatings, reactive powder coatings for high performance zero VOC coating systems and high performance adhesive films for low energy substrates.
Structured polymer colloids and emulsion polymers: Asymmetric, hollow, gel-core, reactive, hybrid core shell, associative and functional polymer colloids and emulsion polymers for coating, adhesive, consumer product and biomedical applications.
New approaches to polymer crosslinking: Chemical crosslinking induced by mechanical stress for novel gels, pressure sensitive adhesives, fibers and films.
Control of functional oligomer / polymer colloid association: Association structures with controlled surface functionality to enhance colloidal and solid state properties.
Applications of Functional Colloids to targeted drug delivery
Properties of Novel Functional Monomers
Novel Degradable and Recyclable Polymers