First Chinese academic partner

7 January 2013

As per 1 January 2013 the Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry (CIAC), Chinese Academy of Sciences became an academic partner in the technology area Coatings Technology of DPI. In the coming five years 5-10 PhDs and Post Doctoral students will work in the project "Preparation and Characterisation of Model Waterborne Clearcoats" under the supervision of Professor Yongfeng Men.

Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry (CIAC), founded in December 1948, is a multidisciplinary chemical institute involved in research on polymer science, inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, and physical chemistry. The research focuses on valuable utilisation of carbon dioxide, corn, and rare earth resources, and advanced materials, including advanced structural, composite, and functional materials. The research facilities consist of State Key Laboratory of Polymer Physics and Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Electro-analytical Chemistry, CAS Key Laboratory of Rare-Earth Chemistry and Physics, Polymer Engineering Laboratory, Green Chemistry and Process Laboratory, and National Analytical Research Center of Electrochemistry and Spectroscopy.

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