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Thermally reversible thermoset materials based on the chemical modification of alternating aliphatic polyketones

PhD ceremony:Mr R.A. Araya Hermosilla
When:October 17, 2016
Start:16:15
Supervisor:prof. dr. F. (Francesco) Picchioni
Where:Academy building RUG
Faculty:Science and Engineering

New plastic is self-healing, recyclable and non-toxic

Researchers from Groningen have developed an alternative to epoxy resin that can repair itself when damaged. The material is also fully recyclable a limited number of times, and does not contain Bisphenol A, a substance that can disrupt the endocrine system. Rodrigo Andrés Araya Hermosilla will defend his PhD thesis on the development of this alternative.

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