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Noureddine Abidi named as ACS CELL Division Fellow

Noureddine Abidi, Leidigh Professor at the Department of Plant & Soil Science (PSS) and the Managing Director of Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute, Texas Tech University, has been named ACS CELL Division Fellow in 2020. This Fellowship recognizes the dedication, leadership, and enthusiastic service of Noureddine that has kept the CELL Division moving forward. Congratulations …

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Dr Run-Cang Sun is the 2020 Anselme Payen Award Winner

The 2020 Anselme Payen Award winner is Dr Run-Cang Sun, a distinguished Professor and the director of the Center for Lignocellulose Chemistry and Biomaterials, Dalian Polytechnic University, Dalian, China. Dr Run-Cang Sun received his PhD in 1997 from University of Wales, Bangor, UK. He then worked at the University of Wales, UK until end of …

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Themed Issue Call for Papers

Justin Barone from Virginia Tech, USA, and Scott Renneckar (our Chair-Elect) from The University of British Columbia, Canada, are organising a themed issue in the periodical Green Materials on ‘Stimuli-responsive green materials’. Specific topics in this themed issue include: Nanocellulose containing stimuli-responsive materials Responsive hydrogels Ionic materials Functional composites Newer, greener processes to create stimuli-responsive …

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2019 KINGFA Young Investigator Award

The 2019 KINGFA Young Investigator Award winner is Dr Johan Foster, Associate Professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Virginia Tech. Johan’s work has encompassed a number of fundamental contributions to the field of fibers and cellulose nanomaterials, including chemical modification, surface chemistry, and fundamental interactions. Specific examples that have had a large …

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Dr Ann-Christine Albertsson is the 2019 Anselme Payen Award Winner

The 2019 Anselme Payen Award winner is Dr Ann-Christine Albertsson, Emeritus Professor at the Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden. Dr Albertsson will be presented with the award at the ACS Cellulose and Renewable Materials Division Awards Banquet following a symposium in her honour during the 2020 ACS Spring …

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