Professor Biqiong Chen
Queen's University Belfast, Speaker at Sustainable Materials and Nanodevices
Speaking about Sustainable Polymers and Nanocomposites for Engineering and Healthcare Applications
Biqiong Chen is a Professor of Polymer Engineering and current Director of Research in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, and the Royal Society of Chemistry. Her research interests are on polymers and polymer nanocomposites, in particular sustainable polymers and multifunctional polymer nanocomposites, for various applications such as electronics, medical devices, tissue engineering, drug delivery, coating, packaging and transport. At this forum she will talk about her recent work on the preparation of smart sustainable polymers and polymer nanocomposites for stretchable/flexible electronics, wearable devices, sensors, actuators and soft robotics.