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MoDeSt Awards


MoDeSt Grant Winners

Maren Erdmann, Bundesanstalt fuer Materialforschung und -pruefung (BAM), Germany
“PE-HD as a polymeric fuel storage tank material: Photooxidation, fuel sorption and long-term storage”


Li-Jyuan Luo, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
“Development of injectable polymeric drug carriers for glaucoma therapy”


Katalin Litauszki, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
“Characterisation of poly(lactic acid) foam using thermally expandable microspheres as foaming agent”


Zhaohang Yang, Osaka University, Japan
“Cationic functionalization of cellulose monolith using a urea-choline based deep eutectic solvent”


Morgane Broudin, ENSTA Bretagne, France
“Investigation of thermal ageing effects of natural rubber: From the identification of the degradation mechanisms to the mechanical consequences”


Aniruddha Nag, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Japan
“Molecular modification and application of bio-based polybenzimidazole as stable polymer electrolyte”


Mark Keareny, University College London, UK
“Effect of temperature on the emission of VOCs from naturally and artificially aged cellulose acetate samples”


Kyungmo Sung, The University of Tokyo, Japan
“Creation of multifunctional nacre-like polymer/clay nanocomposites by reaction induced self-assembly”


Chaehoon Kim, The University of Tokyo, Japan
“Moisture-triggered self-healing polymers with dual-stimuli responsive recyclability”


Christopher Jefferies, Aston University, UK
“Stabilisation of PEXa pipes for potable water applications”


MoDeSt Poster Awardees

Wenjia ZHAI, The University of Tokyo, Japan           
“Synthesis and physical properties of curdlan linear and branched mixed ester derivatives”


Yumiko ITO, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
“Chemical modification of epoxy polymers by boronic acids”


Morgane BROUDIN, Ensta Bretagne, France

“Investigation of thermal ageing effects of natural rubber: from the identification of the degradation mechanisms to the mechanical consequences”


ACS Biomacromolecules Poster Awardees

Magdalena ZDANOWICZ, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland
“Simultaneous processing of thermoplastic starch/wood biocomposite and in-situ fiber modification with deep eutectic solvent”


Saki MORIMOTO, Shinshu University, Japan
“Preparation and thermal behaviors of one-by-one-chain-tethered sliding graft copolymers with different lengths of PEG side chains”


Hiroaki HASHIMOTO, Nagoya University, Japan
“Radical copolymerization of naturally occurring valencene and various vinyl monomers”


Shunsuke MIZUNO, Osaka University, Japan
“Preparation of polymer monolith using reactive cyclodextrin and flow based application”


Chih-Feng HUANG, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
“Study of paraquat adsorption by TOCN bio-adsorbent”