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Editorial board

Senior Editor

  • G.J. Vancso (Macromolecular Nanotechnology)
    University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands


  • F. Du Prez (Polymer Chemistry and Functionalization)
    Universiteit Gent, Ghent, Belgium
  • R. Hoogenboom (Polymer Chemistry and Self-Assembly)
    Universiteit Gent, Gent, Belgium
  • B. Klumperman (Polymer Chemistry and Biomacromolecules)
    Stellenbosch University, Matieland, South Africa
  • M. Monteiro (Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials)
    University of Queensland, Australia
  • A.J. Müller (Polymer Physics and Technology)
    University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain

Editorial Advisory Board

  • B. Ameduri
    Lab of Macromolecular Chemistr, Montpellier Cedex 5, France
  • S. Armes
    University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
  • W. Binder
    Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
  • C. Boyer
    UNSW Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • T. Chang
    Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, The Republic of Korea
  • P. Dubois
    Université de Mons, Mons, Belgium
  • G. Galli
    Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
  • U.W. Gedde
    KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  • N. Hadjichristidis
    King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • J. He
    Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • A. Heise
    Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Glasnevin, Ireland
  • A. Hirao
    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
  • H.-A. Klok
    École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
  • J-F. Lutz
    Institut Charles Sadron, Strasbourg, France
  • E. Malmström
    KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  • K. Ohno
    Kyoto University, Uji-Shi, Japan
  • C.-Y. Pan
    University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, Anhui Province, China
  • S. Perrier
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • B. Pukánszky
    Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
  • J. Puskas
    University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA
  • E. Rizzardo
    CSIRO (The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization), Clayton South, Victoria, Australia
  • V. Seppala
    Helsinki University of Technology (TKK), Tkk, Finland
  • N.K. Singha
    Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
  • P. Stepanek
    Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic
  • N. Tomczak
    Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), Singapore
  • M. Wilhelm
    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany
  • X. Zhang
    Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • D. Y. Zhao
    Fudan University, Shanghai, China