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Sivasankarapillai Gopakumar

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Gopakumar Sivasankarapillai
PhD.

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Professur für Forstliche Biomaterialien
Werthmannstraße 6
79085 Freiburg

Telefon +49 761 203 3808
E-Mail: gopakumar.sivasankarapillai(at)fmf.uni-freiburg.de

 

Ausbildung

  • PhD (Polymer Chemistry)
  • MPhil (Organic Chemistry)
  • MSc (Chemistry)
  • BSc (Chemistry)

Forschungsinteressen

  • Polymer Synthesis
  • Bio-Materials Processing and Modification
  • Renewable Resource Based Polymers
  • Polymer Coatings

 

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Research focuses on the development of advanced technologies for the production of bioenergy and bioproducts from renewable sources that can be commercialized by industry partners.

 

 Auszeichnungen und weitere Aktivitäten

 

Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte

CARBOPREC: Renewable source nanostructured precursors for carbon fibers

  • gefördert durch das Siebte Rahmenprogramm der Europäischen Union (FP7-NMP, Projektnummer 604215)
  • Projektlaufzeit: Januar 2014 - Dezember 2017

 

Veröffentlichungen

 

Ausgewählte Veröffentlichungen

  • Hui Li, Gopakumar Sivasakarapallai, Armando G. McDonald., Highly biobased thermally-stimulated shape memory copolymericelastomers derived from lignin and glycerol-adipic acid basedhyperbranched prepolymer, Ind. Crop. Prod. 67, 143–154,2015
  • Hui Li, Gopakumar Sivasakarapallai, Armando G. McDonald., Lignin valorization by forming thermally-stimulated shape memory copolymeric elastomers - partially crystalline hyperbranched polymer as crosslinks, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 131, 41103, 2014
  • Hui Li, Gopakumar Sivasakarapallai, Armando G. McDonald., Lignin valorization by forming toughened thermally-stimulated shape memory copolymeric elastomers: Evaluation of different industrial lignins, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 131, 41389, 2014
  • Sivasankarapillai, G., McDonald, A.G., Hui L., New Lignin Valorization by forming toughened Lignin-Co-Polymers: Development of Hyperbranched Prepolymers for Cross-Linking, Biomass and Bioenergy , 47, 99, 2012
  • O. Coutelier, M. El Ezzi, M.  Destarac, F.  Bonnette, T. Kato, A. Baceiredo, G. Sivasankarapillai, Y. Gnanou, D. Taton, N-Heterocyclic carbene-catalysed synthesis of polyurethanes, ,Polym. Chem., 2012. (One of the top 10 most-read Polymer Chemistry articles in January 2012)
  • Sivasankarapillai, G., McDonald, A.G. Synthesis and properties of lignin-highly branched poly(ester-amine) polymeric systems, Biomass and Bio Energy, 35, 919, 2011

 

Sonstiges

  • Linear-Hyperbranched Polymers as Performance Additives for Solid Electrolytic Capacitors (Lead inventor), US 20140160632 A1, June, 2014
  • Synthesis of Urethane and Polyurethanes Catalyzed by Carbenes, Publication Number: US20110046301 A1,  Feb, 2011    (Major Contributor)

 

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