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Katja Loos

Our main research interests are currently focused on the design, synthesis and characterization of novel tailor made macromolecules as well as on the development of sustainable, eco-efficient and competitive production methods of polymeric materials. By utilizing modern polymer synthesis techniques including biocatalysis and other controlled polymerization methods our research aims to expand fundamental scientific knowledge towards advanced technologies. Our research efforts can roughly be divided into projects centered on the design of new enzymatic polymerization/monomer synthesis techniques and projects aiming at the synthesis and the study of/utilization of the self-assembly of block copolymers.

An Environmentally-Friendly Approach To Synthesize Vinyl-Based Oligocelluloses

Cellulose is the most common biopolymer, and we use it each day for many products such as paper, composite, and even building materials. Scientifically, it is considered to be a linear polymer, consisting of hundreds to thousands of glucosyl units […]