Professor Tim Long

Macromolecules Innovation Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Professor Tim Long Describes 3D Printing as the Driving Force for New Polymer Creation

Professor Tim Long, Macromolecules Innovation Institute, Virginia Tech University, explores polymer science and engineering. He explains how 3D printing is enabling scientists to envision next-generation polymers with novel properties and vast applications, ranging from aerospace engineering to drug delivery vehicles.

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Professor Tim Long

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Professor Tim Long is Director of the Macromolecules Innovation Institute at Virginia Tech. More

Professor Tim Long

Macromolecules Innovation Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Professor Tim Long is Director of the Macromolecules Innovation Institute at Virginia Tech. He spent a decade as a research scientist at Eastman Kodak Company before coming to Virginia Tech as a Professor of Chemistry. His group’s continuing research goal is to integrate research in novel macromolecular structure and polymerization processes with development of high performance macromolecules for advanced technologies, including drug and gene delivery, adhesives and elastomers, block copolymers and living polymerization, and biomaterials. He and his group have over 45 patents and 250+ peer-reviewed publications.