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
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
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
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
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
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
Gordon P. Bierwagen
Bridgestone Firestone Corporation
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.