Volume 89 Issue 3 | pp. 46-47 | Awards
Issue Date: January 17, 2011

ACS Award In Applied Polymer Science

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To say that Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, J. C. Warner University Professor of Chemistry at Carnegie Mellon University, is influential may be an understatement. His 1995 paper in the Journal of the American Chemical Society outlining the process of atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) and his first review on ATRP have been cited more than 2,300 and 2,700 times, respectively, making him one of the world’s most referenced chemists.

ATRP is a type of controlled/living radical polymerization. . . .

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