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Stuff of Life Blog Article: Research on the Prairie – Renewable and Resourceful 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural

By Jasmine Burch My name is Jasmine Burch, and I’m a rising junior Chemistry major at Virginia State University in Petersburg, VA. I’m experiencing my first research here in the Chemistry Department at North Dakota State University. I’m pleased to have worked with The Sibi Group Lab in the Synthetic Organic Chemistry field. Read more […]

Dr. Dean Webster – High Performance Bio-based Thermosets

Webster_DeanProfessor and Chair/Coatings and Polymeric Materials, North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, ND Within the Center for Sustainable Materials Science (CSMS) research, the Webster research team is carrying out research on high performance thermosets derived from bio-based resins having unique molecular architectures. The group synthesizes resins with reactive functional groups, and then crosslinks these […]

CSMS collaborating with ND EPSCoR NATURE Sunday Academy Program. NATURE program recently featured in the ND Department of Public Instruction’s STEAM newsletter

The Center for Sustainable Materials Science has collaborated with the North Dakota EPSCoR Sunday Academy program to present two lessons related to their research during the 2015-2016 Sunday Academy. The Sunday Academy program, part of North Dakota EPSCoR’s NATURE programming (Nurturing American Tribal Undergraduate Research and Education), is coordinated by Chad Ulven, Associate Professor in […]

News release: NDSU grad student invited speaker at Gordon Research Seminar

Ramya Raghunathan, one of North Dakota State University’s doctoral graduate students involved in the Center for Sustainable Materials Science research, was invited to speak at the prestigious Gordon Research Seminar on Photochemistry that was held July 18-19, 2015 at Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts. Her presentation, ‘A Sustainable Approach: Employing Light for the Degradation of Polymer/Oligomer […]