Opeyemi Ajogbeje (Chemical Engineering) – Industrial Production of Water-Soluble Random and Block Polymers
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Polymeric materials are used for personal care products, drugs, tissues, organs, sensors, batteries, coatings among numerous applications. Currently, these products are made in organic solvents (e.g., methanol, butanol), which are toxic and incompatible for human use. Therefore, there is a need to make these products in water, which is biocompatible and environmentally friendly. The mass production of these materials will make these products accessible for public use. Water-soluble materials make the world greener and can replace products from these solvents.
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