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Contact Info:

Dept. of Sustainable Biomaterials

223 Kelly Hall / 230 Cheatham Hall (0323)

Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: (540) 231-0674; Fax: (540) 231-8176


Research Interests:

Synthesis of polysaccharide and carbohydrate derivatives. Understanding and manipulating structure-property-performance relationships of these derivatives in critical applications. Creation of novel drug delivery polymers and systems to address important patient needs. Chemistry of cellulose and other natural polysaccharides. Efficient utilization of biomass as a superior source of performance materials, fuel, and energy.

Kevin J. Edgar


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