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Yves Gnanou

Distinguished Professor, Chemical Science
Dean, Physical Science and Engineering 

Physical Science and Engineering Division


Education Profile

  • ​​​​​​​​​Ph.D., Polymer Chemistry, University of Louis Pasteur, 1985​

Research Interests

Professor Gnanou’s research interests focus on the study of the mechanism of chain polymerizations and the design of miscellaneous polymeric architectures by novel synthetic methods. His other research interests include organocatalysis of polymerization; macromolecular engineering; functional polymers for biomedical applications; living chain polymerizations; branched polymers; and polymeric nanoparticles.