Imperial College London

Dr Koon-Yang Lee

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Aeronautics

Reader in Polymeric Materials
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 5150koonyang.lee

 
 
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Location

 

325City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

My research focuses on the development and manufacturing of novel polymeric materials with a focus on tailoring the interface between two (or more) phases to bridge the gap between chemistry, materials science and engineering, with particular emphasis on:

(i) Cellulose and nanocellulose engineering
(ii) Design and fabrication of renewable polymer composites and cellulose nanocomposites
(iii) Surface and interface engineering to improve performance of high performance polymer (nano)composites
(iv) Life-cycle assessment of composite materials
(v) Particle-stabilised emulsions and foams
(vi) Novel manufacturing techniques for polymer foams
(vii) Reuse, recycle and up-cycle waste materials

You can find out more about my research by visiting my group's website.

Publications

Journals

Santmarti A, Tammelin T, Lee K-Y, 2020, Prevention of inter fi bril horni fi cation by replacing water in nanocellulose gel with low molecular weight liquid poly(ethylene glycol), Carbohydrate Polymers, Vol:250, ISSN:0144-8617

Vilchez V, Dieckmann E, Tammelin T, et al., 2020, Upcycling Poultry Feathers with (Nano)cellulose: Sustainable Composites Derived from Nonwoven Whole Feather Preforms, Acs Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Vol:8, ISSN:2168-0485, Pages:14263-14267

Santmarti A, Liu HW, Herrera N, et al., 2020, Anomalous tensile response of bacterial cellulose nanopaper at intermediate strain rates, Scientific Reports, Vol:10, ISSN:2045-2322

Song W, Magid A, Li D, et al., 2020, Application of recycled carbon-fibre-reinforced polymers as reinforcement for epoxy foams., J Environ Manage, Vol:269

Gregory GL, Sulley GS, Carrodeguas LP, et al., 2020, Triblock polyester thermoplastic elastomers with semi-aromatic polymer end blocks by ring-opening copolymerization, Chemical Science, Vol:11, ISSN:2041-6520, Pages:6567-6581

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