Related Phosphorus Chemistry in Academia

Related Research in Academia

Lecture by Dr. Sabyasachi Gaan

Lecture Title: Can phosphorus compounds do more than fire protection of polymers?

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 5.10 pm – 5.40 pm (MEZ)

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Dr. Sabyasachi Gaan

Group Leader (Additives & Chemistry), Advanced Fibres  –

Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Dr. Gaan received his PhD in chemistry from UC Davis in 2007. He has been working at Empa since 2007 and is currently head of the Additives and Chemistry group in the Laboratory of Advanced Fibers. His group specializes in the development of additives for bulk polymers, coatings on metals and polymers, and recycling of polymers. His group has developed several phosphorus flame retardants that are in various stages of commercialization.

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