Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

Editor(s): David Plackett

Print ISBN: 9780470683415

Online ISBN: 9781119994312

DOI: 10.1002/9781119994312

Author Biography


About the Author

David Plackett holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of British Columbia in Canada and has held research and research management positions in various companies, research institutes and universities in the UK, Canada, New Zealand and Denmark. He has a career background in bio-based materials research and since 2002 he has been Senior Scientist and Biopolymers group leader at Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, part of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) located near Roskilde. Dr Plackett has more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and his research interests currently include the production and characterization of bioderived polymers and their property enhancement through the use of nanotechnology.

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