Polymer Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Novel Applications
Director of the Advanced Polymers Laboratory
Materials Science Program
University of New Hampshire
Yvon Durant, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor of Materials Science at
the University of New Hampshire and Director of the Advanced Polymers
Laboratory, Durham, NH, USA. Dr. Durant earned a degree in chemistry and
chemical engineering in from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chemie de
Montpellier, received his Ph.D. in polymer chemistry from the Université Claude
Bernard, Lyon I in France and an MBA from the University of New Hampshire. He
has worked as both scientist and project leader in the Polymer Laboratory within
BASF AG, Germany and has been an active industrial consultant. Dr Durant’s
areas of research interests include polymer dispersions, drug delivery,
nanostructured polymers, and polymerization kinetics.
Teaching the Polymer Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Novel Applications course in the Nano Industrial Impact Workshop on Sunday June 1, 2008.