Green Chemistry and Materials Originally delivered Apr 24, 2014 Developed by: VLS - Virtual Local Section Type: Archived WebinarLevel: Intermediate Duration: 1 hour PDHs: 1.00 Share This Post: Preview Webinar: Many advanced composite materials use hazardous chemicals in the adhesive resin and use inorganic fibers for strength. A typical composite like fiberglass might use a styrene-polyester co-polymer, a polyurethane, or an epoxy resin. While the cured resin is unreactive, the uncured form may be quite toxic, posing risk during manufacturing. Furthermore, the resources used to make traditional composites are non-renewable: petroleum, natural gas, and minerals. Presenter(s): Richard Wool Dr. Wool is a chemical engineering professor at University of Delaware and was recent academic winner of the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.Professor Richard Wool has created several high-performance materials using biobased feedstocks, including vegetable oils, chicken feathers, and flax. These materials can be manufactured using less water and energy, and producing less hazardous waste compared to petroleum-based processes. Professor Wool's products can be used as adhesives, composites, foams, and even as circuit boards...Read more Once the content has been viewed and you have attested to it, you will be able to download and print a certificate for PDH credits. If you have already viewed this content, please click here to login. Checkout Checkout Do you already own this? Log In for instructions on accessing this content. Pricing AIChE Member Credits 1 AIChE Members $69.00 AIChE Undergraduate Student Members Free AIChE Graduate Student Members Free Virtual Local Section Members Free Non-Members $99.00 Webinar content is available with the kind permission of the author(s) solely for the purpose of furthering AIChE’s mission to educate, inform and improve the practice of professional chemical engineering. All other uses are forbidden without the express consent of the author(s).