David A. Schiraldi
Case Western Reserve University
David Schiraldi has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Oregon, worked in the chemical/polymer industry for 20 years, then moved to the Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering at Case Western Reserve University 14 years ago, where he is the department Chairman. He has published approximately 200 peer-reviewed papers, holds 20 U.S. patents, has launched a startup company, is a Fellow of the American Chemical Society, and is on the advisory boards of a number of journals and academic departments.
Composites, including Aerogel composites, structure-property relationships, transport phenomena and packaging materials, condensation polymers, bio-based polymer synthesis, polymer flammability and sustainable FR agents, polymer blends and complex polymer systems.