Dean C. Webster

Professor and Chair
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1984
Research Interests: Polymer Synthesis, Thermosets, Polymerization Reactions, Crosslinking, Bio-based materials, Marine Coatings, Combinatorial and High Throughput Methods.

Research 1, 216B



Eugene B. Caldona

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of the Philippines Diliman, 2015
Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 2020

Research Interests: Corrosion-Preventing Materials, Electrochemistry and Surface Chemistry, Additively Manufactured Polymeric Materials, Polymer Nanocomposites, Fluoropolymers, Elastomer-Enhanced Thermosets, Thin Films, Biobased Materials, and Stimuli-Responsive and Super Liquid-Repellent Coatings

Research 1, 236E



Erik K. Hobbie

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1990
Research Interests: Nanotechology, Nanoparticles Polymers, Optics and Rheology

South Engineering 212B
Tel: 701-231-7049
Fax: 701-231-7088



Bakhtiyor Rasulev

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Uzbek Academy of Science, 2002
Research Interests: Cheminformatics, Computational Chemistry of Polymers and Coating Materials, Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship, Predictive Models Development, Molecular Modeling, Nanoparticles, Physico-Chemical Properties and Toxicity Assessment.

Research 1, 236B
Tel: 701-231-6467



Xiaoning Qi

Assistant Professor
PhD, North Dakota State University, 2009
Research interests: corrosion characterization and prevention, coating design and formulation, sustainable coating solutions, bridge coatings, high temperature coatings, durable functional surfaces, and repairable/healable coatings.

Research 1, Room 172C
Phone: (701) 231-5656
email: xiaoning.qi@ndsu.edu



Mohiuddin Quadir

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Freie University Berlin, Germany, 2010
Research Interests: Organic Polymer Chemistry, Functional self-assembly of polymers, Biomaterials, Application-guided modification of polymers for pharmaceutical and medical use, Bio-based materials.

Research 1 212A
Tel: 701-231-6283



Andriy Voronov

Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator
Ph.D., Lviv Polytechnic National University, 1994
Research Interests: Polymer Synthesis, Micellar Self-Assembly, Sustainable Biobased Polymeric Materials, Responsive Polymers for Biomedical Applications, Polymers for Biomimetic Conversion of Biomass, Polymer Latexes, Polymer Hydrogels, Polymer Thin Films.

Research 1, 222A

Emeritus, Research and Adjunct Faculty

Dante Battocchi

Adjunct Professor
University of Trento, 2001
Ph.D., North Dakota State University, 2012


Gordon P. Bierwagen

Professsor Emeritus


Bret Chisholm

Adjunct Professor

Bridgestone Firestone Corporation

Stuart Croll

Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., University of Leeds, 1974
Research Interests: Weathering Durability of Coatings, Service Lifetime Prediction, Colloidal Stability, Molecular Modeling, Pigment-Polymer Interactions, Film Formation Processes, Coating Physics, Art Conservation


Victoria J. Gelling

Adjunct Professor

Technical Director, Sherwin-Williams


Ghasideh Pourhashem

Adjunct Professor
Ph.D., Drexel University, 2014
Research Interests: Environmental impact assessment to inform decision making, Life cycle assessment (LCA) and techno-economic analysis (TEA) of bio-based products, Industrial Ecology, bio-based product policy.



Dennis E. Tallman

Research Professor
Emeritus Professor, Department of Chemistry
Research I, 224A

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