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Professor Philippe Dubois

Prof. K. Matyjaszewski

Philippe Dubois, Ph.D. in sciences, is director of the National Composite Center of Luxembourg NCC-L and head of SUSMAT research unit at LIST (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology). He is professor at the Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) of University of Luxembourg (Uni.Lu).

In extended leave from 2016, he is full professor at University of Mons (UMONS, Belgium) and director of the Center of Innovation and Research in Materials & Polymers. Prof. Dubois is Scientific Director at Materia Nova ASBL Research Center in Mons and Past-President of the Belgian Royal Chemical Society. His expertise covers organic chemistry, macromolecular chemistry, catalysis in polymer materials, melt (reactive) processing/engineering of nanocomposite and nanohybrid materials, incl. biodegradable and biosourced polymers. He is currently adjunct professor at the Chemical Engineering Faculty, Michigan State University, MSU, Lansing (US), and guest professor at the National Key-lab of Chemical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.

He has published +630 peer-reviewed scientific articles, 8 books and scientific special journal issues, and 30 book chapters, (h index: 73: overall citations > 24500) and is inventor of 66 patents. He is member of the editorial board of 18 international scientific journals in the field of polymer chemistry and materials science. Among them, he is associate editor of Materials Science and Engineering: R: Reports edited by Elsevier ((5-year Impact Factor of 20.224). Since 2014, he is founding member and associate editor of Nanocomposites, a new journal by Maney Publishing. He is laureate of the FNRS Quinquennal Award in applied exact sciences (2011-2015), the highest scientific award delivered every five years by the Belgium FNRS and personally awarded by King Philippe of Belgium.

Ph. Dubois is elected titular member of the Royal Academy of Sciences, Belgium.