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Editorial Board
  • Prof. Antonio Pizzi

    University of Lorraine, FRANCE

    Interests: renewable resources, wood adhesives, thermosetting resins, biosourced polymers, synthetic polymers, polymer chemistry, composites, polycondensation, tannins, lignin, biofoams, molecular mechanics, wood preservatives

  • Prof. Ramaswamy Nagarajan

    University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA

    Interests: biocatalysis, greener advanced materials (electronic, photo-responsive polymers, molecularly integrated hybrid nanomaterials, materials for energy conversion/storage), elastomers

Associate Editors
  • Prof. Wanting (Grace) Chen

    University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA

    Interests: degradation behavior of packaging films, biodegradable material, plastic waste recycling, green solvent design, microplastic, sustainability analysis

  • Prof. Guanben Du

    Southwest Forestry University, CHINA

    Interests: wood adhesives, wood based panels, bio-based composites

  • Prof. Zhen Fang

    Nanjing Agricultural University, CHINA

    Interests: thermal/biochemical conversion of biomass, nanocatalysts synthesis and their applications, pretreatment of biomass for biorefineries and supercritical fluid processes

  • Prof. Baolin Guo

    Xi’an Jiaotong University, CHINA

    Interests: conductive biomaterials for tissue engineering application, multifunctional wound dressing, rapid polymeric hemostat, smart hydrogels, injectable hydrogels and controlled delivery systems

  • Prof. Haitao Li

    Nanjing Forestry University, CHINA

    Interests: biomaterials, sustainable structures, composite structures

  • Prof. George Z. Papageorgiou

    University of Ioannina, GREECE

    Interests: biobased polymers, polymer engineering, green engineering

  • Prof. Krzysztof Pielichowski

    Cracow University of Technology, POLAND

    Interests: polymer (nano)technology and chemistry, hybrid organic-inorganic materials, asssessment of polymeric (nano)composite materials impact on the environment at all stages: preparation, characterization and recycling

  • Prof. Vijay Kumar Thakur

    Cranfield University, UK

    Interests: biorenewable materials, sustainable chemicals, additive manufacturing of polymers and composites, hydrogels, membranes, photocatalysts for future applications combining nanotechnology, nanofiber production and multifunctional applications

  • Prof. Yiqiang Wu

    Central South University of Forestry and Technology, CHINA

    Interests: efficient utilization of wood, bamboo and straw resources, wood-based panel green and low-carbon manufacturing

  • Prof. Xuming Xie

    Tsinghua University, CHINA

    Interests: polymer blends, plastics recycling and value-added reuse, polymer hydrogels, nanomaterials and nanocomposites

  • Prof. Haipeng Yu

    Northeast Forestry University, CHINA

    Interests: nanocellulose and its nanocomposites, wood-based materials and composites, lignocellulose refinery toward versatile xylochemicals and nanomaterials

  • Prof. Chaoqun Zhang

    South China Agricultural University, CHINA

    Interests: highly effficient transformation of renewable resource, contollable construction of functional polymeric materials, relationsip between the structures and the performance of bio-based polymers

  • Prof. Jin Zhu

    Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, CAS, CHINA

    Interests: bio-based polymers, biodegradable polymers, biocomposites

Editorial Board Members
  • Dr. Gisele Amaral-Labat

    National Institute for Space Research, BRAZIL

    Interests: sustainable carbon fillers for radar absorbing material (RAM), proppants, microstructral, thermochemistry and mechanical evaluation of auto reducing pellets of electric arc furnace (eaf) dust containing zinc for waelz process

  • Prof. Petar Yordanov Antov

    University of Forestry, BULGARIA

    Interests: eco-friendly wood composites, bio-based wood adhesives, advanced formaldehyde-based wood adhesives, biopolymer composites, lignocellulosic composites, recycled fibres, formaldehyde emission, formaldehyde scavengers

  • Prof. Mirta Aranguren

    University of Mar del Plata, ARGENTINA

    Interests: biobased polymers (especially biopolyurethanes from vegetable oils), bionanoparticles (especially nanocellulose), composites, nanocomposites, applied rheology

  • Prof. Mariana Doina Banea

    University of Aveiro, PORTUGAL

    Interests: adhesive bonding of polymers and composites, composites and hybrid materials, nanocomposites

  • Prof. Filomena Barreiro

    Instituto Politecnico de Braganca, PORTUGAL

    Interests: synthesis and characterization of polymeric materials, hybrid and composite materials, polyurethane chemistry, biobased ingredients and functional materials, micro/nanoencapsulation and emulsions technology

  • Prof. Pavlo Bekhta

    Ukrainian National Forestry University, Lviv, UKRAINE

    Interests: wood and wood-based composites; lignocellulosic composites; wood-polymer composites; wood bonding; wood modification; wood adhesives

  • Prof. Mohamed Naceur Belgacem

    Grenoble Polytechnic, FRANCE

    Interests: chemistry of vegetal biomass; surface phenomena and adhesion and surface treatments; natural and synthetic polymers

  • Prof. Sami Boufi

    University of Sfax, TUNISIA

    Interests: production and applications of nanoscale particles from biobased resources including celluloses, starch, chitins, lignin et exopolysaccharides

  • Prof. Antonio Carvalho

    University of São Paulo, BRAZIL

    Interests: polymers from renewable resources, nanocomposites, composites based on biodegradable polymers and biopolymers, emulsions and nanostructured films based on biopolymers, reactive extrusion of biobased and biodegradable polymers, sustainable packaging

  • Prof. Annamaria Celli

    University of Bologna, ITALY

    Interests: bio-based polymers; end of life of plastics; agro-waste and agro-industrial waste valorization in polymer, polymer composites, active polymeric packaging

  • Prof. Haining Chen

    Beihang University, CHINA

    Interests: perovskite solar cells, water splitting, luminescent materials

  • Prof. Qiang Chen

    Wenzhou Institute, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA

    Interests: strong, tough and adhesive hydrogels, natural protein hydrogels, smart and conductive hydrogels

  • Prof. Wenshuai Chen

    Northeast Forestry University, CHINA

    Interests: wood Physics, cellulose-based nanomaterials, bio-based nanocomposites

  • Prof. Li-Qiang Chu

    Tianjin University of Science & Technology, CHINA

    Interests: biopolymer-related hydrogel materials, biosensing and catalytic applications, chitose-based hydrogel

  • Prof. Craig Clemons

    Forest Service, Madison, USA

    Interests: cellulose nanocomposites, microstructural influences on composite performance, durability of wood-plastic composites

  • Prof. Bartolomeo Coppola

    Politecnico di Torino, ITALY

    Interests: alkali-activated materials, geopolymers, cementitious materials, sustainability, waste recycling, recycled aggregates, polymer nanocomposites, 3D printing, ceramics and composites, digital light processing

  • Prof. Dr. Ottavia Corbi

    Department Structural Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples Federico II, ITALY

    Interests: biorenewable materials, bio-composites, polymer based materials, sustainability, design and development of sustainable lightweight materials and structures

  • Prof. Shaoqing Cui

    University of Tennessee, USA

    Interests: value-added bio-based materials and products, development of innovative chemical or bio-based technologies, ultra-sensitive nanocomposite materials

  • Prof. Uģis Cābulis

    Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry, LATVIA

    Interests: polyurethane chemistry and technology

  • Prof. Hom Dhakal

    University of Portsmouth, UK

    Interests: design and development of sustainable lightweight composite materials, and their testing and characterisation

  • Dr. Juan Domínguez-Robles

    Queen's University Belfast, UK

    Interests: characterization and application of lignocellulosics, characterization and application of biomaterials, 3D (bio)printing for the development of biocomposites, design and physicochemical characterisation of advanced polymeric drug delivery systems

  • Prof. Pedro Fardim

    KU Leuven University, BELGIUM

    Interests: topochemical engineering, polysaccharides, fibres & nanohybrids, lignins

  • Prof. Qiang Gao

    Beijing Forestry University, CHINA

    Interests: bio-adhesives, bio-composites, nanomaterials

  • Prof. María Del Carmen Garrigós

    Universidad de Alicante, SPAIN

    Interests: synthesis and characterization of polymers and biopolymers, environmentally-friendly additives in polymers, active packaging

  • Prof. Antonio Greco

    University of Salento, ITALY

    Interests: innovative polymer based materials

  • Prof. Tomy J. Gutiérrez

    National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), ARGENTINA

    Interests: food packaging, reactive extrusion, starch

  • Prof. Jingquan Han

    Nanjing Forestry University, CHINA

    Interests: wood-based functional composites, nanocellulose-based advanced materials, biomass-based polymer nanocomposite materials with sustainability, renewability and biocompatibility, and their advanced applications in multifunctional soft electronics and energy devices

  • Dr. Puyou Jia

    Chinese Academy of Forestry, CHINA

    Interests: chemical utilization of biomass resources, biomass-based plasticizer, internal plasticized polymer

  • Prof. Andreas Kandelbauer

    Reutlingen University, GERMANY

    Interests: composites, surface technology, bio-based materials technology

  • Prof. David Kaplan

    Tufts University, USA

    Interests: biopolymer engineering, biomaterials, material science, tissue engineering, bioengineering, cellular agriculture

  • Prof. H.P.S. Abdul Khalil

    Universiti Sains Malaysia, MALAYSIA

    Interests: properties of natural fiber composites

  • Prof. Marie Pierre Laborie

    University of Freiburg, GERMANY

    Interests: wood-based biopolymers, biomaterials, adhesion

  • Dr. Fouad Laoutid

    Materia Nova research center, BELGIUM

    Interests: polymers, nanocomposites, flame retardancy

  • Prof. Hong Lei

    Zhejiang Agriculture and Forestry University, CHINA

    Interests: bio-based wood adhesives, wood-based composites, formaldehyed-based wood adhesives

  • Prof. Lijian Leng

    Central South University, CHINA

    Interests: biochar and bio-oil production from biomass by pyrolysis and hydrothermal processes, and machine learning and molecular dynamics, biochar engineering and applications

  • Prof. Mingfei Li

    Beijing Forestry University, CHINA

    Interests: chemical structure of lignocellulose, lignin nanomaterials, biomass carbonized materials

  • Prof. Shengjie Ling

    ShanghaiTech University, CHINA

    Interests: structure-property-function, bioinspired & biomimetic materials, bio-nanomaterials

  • Prof. Xianhu Liu

    Zhengzhou University, CHINA

    Interests: polymer processing, PLA, energy saving

  • Prof. Xiaoyun Liu

    East China University of Science and Technology, CHINA

    Interests: bio-based monomers and polymers, bio-based thermal-setting monomers, the use of renewable polymer materials

  • Prof. Jun Liu

    Yangzhou University, CHINA

    Interests: bioactive polysaccharides, polysaccharide-polyphenol conjugates, active and intelligent packaging

  • Prof. Songqi Ma

    Jiangnan University, CHINA

    Interests: dynamic covalent cross-linked polymers, recyclable thermosets,thermosets from renewable resources, intrinsic green flame retardant thermosets

  • Prof. Anil Netravali

    Cornell University, USA

    Interests: fiber reinforced composites, green Materials, processes

  • Prof. Mohammad Reza Nofar

    Istanbul Technical University, TURKEY

    Interests: polymer processing and rheology, biopolymers and polylactide, polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends, microcellular polymer foams, microfibrillated composites, advanced manufacturing

  • Prof. Antonios Papadopoulos

    International Hellenic University, GREECE

    Interests: chemical and thermal modification of wood, nanotechnology and wood science, biocomposites

  • Prof. Anelie Petrissans

    University of Lorraine, FRANCE

    Interests: Sustainable wood material, Torrefaction, Biomass mild pyrolysis, Thermodegradation kinetics, Modeling, Coupled heat and mass transfer, Bioenergy

  • Prof. Frédéric Pichelin

    Bern University of Applied Sciences, SWITZERLAND

    Interests: biobased products, circular economy, wood-based products, sustainable bonding technologies, wood modification

  • Prof. Srikanth Pilla

    Clemson University, USA

    Interests: biopolymers: synthesis, processing and characterization; biocomposites, green composites, carbon fiber reinforced composites, recyclable-by-design polymers and composites

  • Prof. Ram Prasad

    Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Bihar, INDIA

    Interests: plant-microbe-nano interactions, microbial nanobiotechnology, green nanotechnology and its applications, agricultural sustainability

  • Prof. Aleksander Prociak

    Cracow University of Technology, POLAND

    Interests: polymeric materials, polymer technology, material characterization

  • Prof. Milena Properzi

    University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, SWITZERLAND

    Interests: Wood adhesives, renewable materials, renewable resources, sustainable industrial processes, bio-based polymers, composites, polycondensation resins, low VOC emitting materials

  • Prof. Lihua Qian

    Huazhong University of Science and Technology, CHINA

    Interests: nanoporous metallic electrocatalysis, functional properties of strongly correlated oxides, acoustic properties of porous materials

  • Prof. Yan Qing

    Central South University of Forestry and Technology, CHINA

    Interests: biorenewable materials, wood functional modification, nanocellulose and its composites, bio-based advanced materials

  • Prof. Junli Ren

    South China University of Science and Engineering, CHINA

    Interests: conversion of lignocellulosic biomass into platforms chemicals and intelligent hydrogels, lignocellulose-based activated carbon paper for VOCs degradation, fibers protection for ancient books conservation

  • Dr. Maria Cristina Righetti

    National Research Council (CNR), ITALY

    Interests: materials science, chemical thermodynamics, materials chemistry

  • Prof. Orlando Rojas

    Aalto University, FINLAND

    Interests: nanopolysaccharides (based on cellulose, chitin, starches and others), lignins, colloidal lignins, nanolignins and their uses, multiphase systems (emulsions, foams, dispersed systems), gels, aerogels, films, filaments and hybrid materials

  • Mohd Sapuan Salit

    Universiti Putra Malaysia, MALAYSIA

    Interests: natural fibre composites; nanocellulose composites; design for sustainability; biocomposite packaging

  • Prof. Priyanka Sharma

    Western Michigan University, USA

    Interests: cellulose, water purification, energy storage

  • Prof. Buchun Si

    China Agricultural University, CHINA

    Interests: anaerobic fermentation for hydrogen and methane production, design and development of technologies and equipments for wastewater treatment, hydrothermal liquefaction and gasification for biofuels production

  • Prof. Gianluca Tondi

    University of Padua, ITALY

    Interests: tannin chemistry, green composites, wood modification, bio-based insulation foams

  • Prof. Chad Ulven

    North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA

    Interests: investigating polymer matrix composites, utilizing different PMC processing technologies, durability testing/characterization of PMCs

  • Prof. Tengfei Wang

    Southwest Jiaotong University, CHINA

    Interests: hydrothermal converion, biochar and hydrochar, biofuel

  • Prof. Shuang Wang

    Jiangsu University, CHINA

    Interests: biomass carbon adsorbent, biomass char catalys, algal biomass

  • Dr. Xianhong Wang

    Chinese Academy of Science, Changchun, CHINA

    Interests: biodegradable plastics from carbon dioxide copolymer, polyurethanes from carbon dioxide based polyols, heavy metal free anti-corrosion materials from polyanilines

  • Prof. Xiaojia Wang

    Southeast University, CHINA

    Interests: chemical looping combustion for CO2 capture, development of oxygen carrier materials, biomass gasification technology

  • Prof. Xin Wang

    University of Science and Technology of China, CHINA

    Interests: synthesis of bio-based halogen-free flame retardants, preparation of novel nanomaterials, high performance flame retardant polymeric composites

  • Prof. Yi Wang

    Huazhong University of Science and Technology, CHINA

    Interests: biomass thermochemical conversion, bio-oil upgrading, electrochemical upgrading, carbon materials

  • Prof. Zhaohui Wang

    Uppsala University, SWEDEN

    Interests: flexible polymer paper-based energy storage devices

  • Prof. Hongjing Wu

    Northwestern Polytechnical University, CHINA

    Interests: theoretical design, preparation, analysis and application of electromagnetic wave shielding/absorbing (invisible) materials (including ordered mesoporous carbon, nano oxides, ferrites, et al.), design, preparation, characterization of new micro/nano catalysts and their applications in environmental catalysis (CO oxidation, low temperature oxidation of methane and VOCs), dry reforming of methane, decomposition and hydrogen production of small organic acids

  • Prof. Linbo Wu

    Zhejiang University, CHINA

    Interests: biobased biodegradable polymers, biobased high performance polymers based on special monomers, functional and high performance polyesters and nanocomposites, polycondensation reaction engineering and technology

  • Prof. Haibo Xie

    Guizhou University, CHINA

    Interests: green solvents and green chemical technologies, biomass biofuels, value-added chemicals and sustainable materials

  • Prof. Shangxian Xie

    Huazhong University of Science and Technology, CHINA

    Interests: synthetic biology, microbiology, biomass

  • Dr. Weijun Yang

    Jiangnan University, CHINA

    Interests: bioactive lignocellulosic materials, synthesis and modification of biobased polymers, functional polymer composites

  • Prof. Ahmed M. Youssef

    National Research Centre, EGYPT

    Interests: preparation and characterization of polymer composite, nanocomposites, and bionanocomposites, preparation and characterization of conducting polymer with nanomaterials, nanofiber and use it for DSSCs, preparation of novel paper composites

  • Prof. Yanhua Zhang

    Northeast Forestry University, CHINA

    Interests: waste/biomass pyrolysis and reforming technologies, biomass carbon electrode and battery,applied catalysis, comprehensive utilization of starch, biodegradable plastic composites(PLA-based composite)

  • Prof. Weigang Zhao

    Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, CHINA

    Interests: porous materials, biomass, catalysis, energy storage, supercapacitor, gas adsorption, and thermal insulation

  • Prof. Dawei Zhao

    Shenyang University of Chemical Technology, CHINA

    Interests: cellulose functional smart-gel, dynamic self-regulating material, electronic skin, bioplastics

  • Prof. Xiaojian Zhou

    Southwest Forestry University, CHINA

    Interests: biobased wood adhesives, biobased resin foaming materials, sustainable and renewable composites

  • Prof. Xing Zhou

    Xi'an University of Technology, CHINA

    Interests: recycling of waste polymers (PE, PP, PET, PU, etc.) from printing and packaging areas, resources chemistry and sustainable materials (cellulose- and lignin-based composites) from biomass

  • Prof. Nik Noriman Zulkepli

    Universiti Malaysia Perlis, MALAYSIA

    Interests: polymers from renewable resources, polymer synthesis, mechanisms, kinetics, photochemistry applied to polymer synthesis, surfaces and Interfaces

  • Prof. Milan Šernek

    University of Ljubljana, SLOVENIA

    Interests: wood adhesives, biobased adhesives, adhesive cure kinetics, adhesive bond performance, wood-based composites

Emeritus Board Members
  • Prof. Alessandro Gandini

    University of São Paulo, São Paulo, BRAZIL

    Interests: polymers from renewable resources, polymer synthesis, photochemistry

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