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MinneSPARKS St. Croix Valley: Marc Hillmyer

Thursday, March 14, 2019 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Join the St. Croix Valley Alumni Network for a thought-provoking speaking event featuring Marc Hillmyer on "Plastics from Plants: Sexy and Sustainable."  

Marc Hillmyer received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Florida in 1989 and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology in 1994. After completing a postdoctoral research position in the University of Minnesota’s Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science he joined the Chemistry faculty at Minnesota in 1997. He is currently the McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Chemistry and leads a research group focused on the synthesis and self-assembly of multifunctional polymers. In addition to his teaching and research responsibilities, Marc served as an associate editor for the ACS journal Macromolecules from 2008-2017 and is currently the editor-in-chief of Macromolecules. He is also the director of the Center for Sustainable Polymers headquartered at the University of Minnesota, a National Science Foundation Center for Chemical Innovation.

Cost: $5 donation to the St. Croix Valley Scholarship Fund.

For questions and to RSVP please contact the St. Croix Valley Alumni Network Secretary, Donabelle Hansen, at

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