Richard Hoogenboom wins the 2016 Polymer International IUPAC Award

Prof. Richard Hoogenboom (Editor of the European Polymer Journal) is the winner of the 2016 Polymer International IUPAC Award for innovation in polymer technology and applied polymer science by young polymer researcher.

The Award will be presented during the 46th IUPAC World Polymer Congress (MACRO 2016) in Istanbul on 18 July when Prof. Hoogenboom will give an Award Lecture entitled ‘Poly(2-oxazoline)s as basis for responsive polymers’. The winner receives a $5000 prize plus travel and accommodation expenses to attend MACRO 2016. The Award is sponsored by the journal Polymer International published by SCI in conjunction with Wiley.

Richard Hoogenboom is professor at Ghent University in Belgium. He has published more than 275 refereed scientific articles that received 10,000+ citations and has an h-index of 51. His research focuses on the development of adaptive and responsive materials inspired by natural self-assembly processes. For more information please visit .

Elsevier and the Editors of the European Polymer Journal warmly congratulate Richard.