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Polymer engineering and technology is part of the growing field of materials engineering that focuses on Plastics and other polymers. Polymer Engineering is generally an engineering field that designs, analyses, and/or modifies polymer materials. 
The foremost challenges in the upcoming decades will be the increase in population, the concentration of people in expansive urban centers, and globalization, and the expected change of climate. Hence, the main concerns for humans in the future will be energy & resources, food, health, mobility & infrastructure and communication.
  • Polymers in Implants and Medical Devices
  • Dental composites
  • Polymers in diagnostics
  • Implanted polymers for drug delivery
Polymer Physics is the field of physics that reviews polymers, their variances, mechanical properties, as well as the kinetics of reactions involving degradation and polymerization of polymers and monomers respectively. It centers around the perspective of condensed matter physics. Polymer Characterization includes determining molecular weight distribution, the molecular structure, the morphology of the polymer, Thermal Properties, mechanical properties, and any additives. Molecular Characterization also includes the development and refinement of analytical methods with statistical models which help to understand phase separation and Phase Trasition of polymers.
Polymer Chemistry is combining several specialized fields of expertise. It deals not only with the chemical synthesis, Polymer Structures and chemical properties of polymers which were esteemed by Hermann Staudinger as macromolecules but also covers other aspects of Novel synthetic and polymerization methods, Reactions and chemistry of polymers, properties and characterization of polymers, Synthesis and application of polymer bio conjugation and also Polymer Nano composites and architectures. According to IUPACrecommendations, macromolecules are considered relevant to the individual molecular chains and are the domain of chemistry. Industrial polymer chemistry has particular attention on the end-use application of products, with a smaller emphasis on applied research and preparation.
 The field of Nanotechnology is one of the most popular areas for current research and development in basically all technical disciplines. This obviously includes polymer Nanotechnology which include microelectronics (which could now be referred to as nanomaterial  ). Other areas include polymer-based biomaterials, nanomedicine drug delivery, Nano emulsion particles, fuel cell electrode polymer bound catalysts, layer-by-layer self-assembled polymer films, electrospun  nanofibrications, imprint lithography, polymer blends and Nano composites. Even in the field of nanocomposites, many diverse topics exist including composite reinforcement, barrier properties, flame resistance, electro-optical properties, cosmetic applications, bactericidal properties. Nanotechnology is not new to polymer science as prior studies before the age of nanotechnology involved Nano scale dimensions but were not specifically referred to as nanotechnology until recently. Phase separated polymer blends often achieve Nano scale phase dimensions; block copolymer domain morphology is usually at the Nano scale level; asymmetric membranes often have Nano scale void structure, mini emulsion particles In the large field of nanotechnology, polymer matrix based Nano composites have become a prominent area of current research and development. Exfoliated clay-based Nano composites have dominated the polymer literature but there are a large number of other significant areas of current and emerging interests like biomedical applications, electrical/electronic/optoelectronic applications and fuel cell interests. The important question of the “Nano-effect” of nanoparticle or fiber inclusion relative to their larger scale counterparts is addressed relative to industrial crystallization and glass transition behavior.
Biopolymers are polymers that can be found in or manufactured by living organisms. These also involve polymers that are obtained from renewable resources that can be used to manufacture bioplastics by polymerization. There are primarily two types of biopolymer, one that's obtained from living organisms and another that's created from renewable resources however need polymerization. Those created by living beings include proteins and carbohydrates.
Functional polymers are macromolecules to which functional groups are attached which can be utilized as reagents, catalysts, protecting groups, etc. The use  of functional polymer rest on the physical properties of support and the chemical constitution of the attached functional group. The polymer support may be organic or inorganic. Polymer backbone plays a crucial role in performance of functional polymers. A polymer to be used as a support should have significant mechanical stability under the reaction conditions. Such properties of the support play important role in functionalization reactions of polymers .
Smart functional polymers have gained a huge amount of interest in recent times due to their innumerable applications in areas including sensors, actuators, switchable wettability, bio-medical and environmental applications. varied intensive analysis studies are administered to develop good useful polymers victimisation stimuli responsive chemical compound moieties.
Polymer physics is an interdisciplinary of physics which deals with polymers, their fluctuations, mechanical properties, polymer structures and also with the kinetics.it includes theory and experimental behavior of polymeric solution The analytical approach for polymer physics is based on a similarity between a polymer and either a Brownian motion or another type of a random walk, the self-avoiding walk. The simplest desirable polymer model is presented by the ideal chain, corresponding to a simple random walk. These fact-finding methods also helped the mathematical modeling of polymers and even for a better understanding of the properties of polymers.
Polymer Catalysis has become an independent and thriving branch of chemistry. Extensive development of this field is attributed to success achieved in synthesis and investigation of so-called functional polymers as well as to success attained in homogeneous, metal complex catalysis. This has led to the novel idea of heterogenization of homogeneous metal complex catalysts. While the chemical, economic and social advantages of bio catalysis over traditional chemical approaches were recognized a long time ago, their application in industrial production processes have been recently break-through in modern biotechnology (such as robust protein expression systems, directed evolution etc).
Polymer engineering is an engineering field that designs, analyses, or modifies polymer materials. A polymer is a large molecule or a macro molecule which essentially is a combination of many sub units. The term polymer in Greek means ‘many parts’.

Polymers are all created by the process of polymerization wherein their constituent elements referred to as monomers, square measure reacted together to form polymer chains i.e 3-dimensional networks forming the polymer bonds. Materials of Engineering refers to choosing the proper materials for the application in which the built part is being used. This selection process includes choosing the material, taking note to its specific sort or grade based on the required properties.
A biomaterial is any substance that has been engineered to interact with biological systems for a medical purpose - either a therapeutic (treat, augment, repair or replace a tissue function of the body) or a diagnostic one. They may be of natural origin or synthesized in a laboratory. Advanced polymeric Biomaterials proceed to serve as a cornerstone of new scientific applied sciences and therapies. The good sized majority of these materials, each natural and synthetic, interact with biological depend besides direct digital communication. However, biological systems have evolved to synthesize and employ naturally-derived materials for the technology and modulation of electrical potentials, voltage gradients, and ion flows. Bioelectric phenomena can be interpreted as strong signalling cues for intra- and inter-cellular communication. These cues can serve as a gateway to link artificial units with biological systems. Specific focal point will be granted to the use of natural and synthetic biological substances as necessary aspects in applied sciences such as thin film electronics, in vitro cell culture models, and implantable medical devices. Future views and emerging challenges will also be highlighted.
Some polymers are pervious, whilst ceramics, metals, and glasses are generally impassable. Diffusion of small molecules through the polymers plays a major role in different scientific and engineering fields such as medicine, textile industry, membrane separations, packaging in food industry etc. Mass transfer through the polymeric membranes including dense and porous membranes relies upon the components includes solubility and diffusivity of the penetrant into the polymer, morphology, fillers, and plasticization. For instance, polymers with high crystallinity usually are less penetrable because of the porosity of crystallites. In the case of nanocomposites, the penetrants cannot diffuse through the structure directly as they are confined. This session centers around the theory and methodology of diffusion process, factors affecting them, thermodynamics of polymer blend, mass transfer across the interface etc.
Biological macromolecules which are necessary for life include carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and proteins. These are the important cellular components and perform a wide array of functions necessary for the survival and growth of living organisms. These play a critical role in cell structure and function. Most biological macromolecules are polymers, which are any molecules constructed by linking together many smaller molecules, called monomers. Typically, all the monomers in a polymer tend to be the same, or at least very similar to each other, linked over and over again to build up the larger macromolecule. 
Polymer Catalysis has become an independent and thriving branch of chemistry. Extensive development of this field is attributed to success achieved in synthesis and investigation of so-called functional polymers as well as to success attained in homogeneous, metal complex catalysis. This has led to the novel idea of heterogenization of homogeneous metal complex catalysts. While the chemical, economic and social advantages of bio catalysis over traditional chemical approaches were recognized a long time ago, their application in industrial production processes have been recently break-through in modern biotechnology (such as robust protein expression systems, directed evolution etc).
Polymer Compounds essentially consist of small and identical molecules referred to as monomers. In a polymers compound, these monomers are linked together. Compared to other molecules, polymer ranks highest in molecular weight. Polymers used by manufactures like polyvisions to create other useful objects including plastics, rubber, glass, etc
A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific principles and technical skills to the operation of chemical processing equipment in industries such as chemical manufacturing, petroleum refining, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and waste water treatment. Includes instruction in mathematics, chemistry, and physics; computer applications; chemical and refinery plant operations, processes, and equipment; safety, health, and environment; instrumentation; troubleshooting; and applications to specific industries.
Pharmaceutical chemistry is the study of drugs, and it involves drug development. This includes drug discovery, delivery, absorption, metabolism, and more. There are elements of biomedical analysis, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics. Pharmaceutical chemistry work is usually done in a lab setting.
The traditional polymer materials are available today, especially the plastics, which is the result for decades of evolution. Their production is extremely efficient in terms of utilization of raw materials and energy, as well as of waste release. These products show an excellent property like impermeability to water and microorganisms, high mechanical strength, low density especially for transporting goods, and it is low-cost due to manufacturing scale and process optimization. However, some of their most useful features, the chemical, physical and biological inertness, and durability resulted in their accumulation in the environment if not recycled. Unfortunately, the accumulation of plastics, along with other materials, is becoming a serious problem for all countries in the world.
Physical chemistry, Branch of chemistry concerned with interactions and transformations of materials. Unlike other branches, it deals with the principles of physics underlying all chemical interactions (e.g., gas laws), seeking to measure, correlate, and explain the quantitative aspects of reactions. Quantum mechanics has clarified much for physical chemistry by modeling the smallest particles ordinarily dealt with in the field, atoms and molecules, enabling theoretical chemists to use computers and sophisticated mathematical techniques to understand the chemical behaviour of matter. Chemical thermodynamics deals with the relationship between heat and other forms of chemical energy, kinetics with chemical reaction rates. Subdisciplines of physical chemistry include electrochemistry, photochemistry (see photochemical reaction), surface chemistry, and Catalysis
Nanoscience and technology is the branch of science that studies systems and manipulates matter on atomic, molecular and supramolecular scales (the nanometre scale). On such a length scale, quantum mechanical and surface boundary effects become relevant, conferring properties on materials that are not observable on larger, macroscopic length scales
The marketing mix is an important part of the marketing of polymers and consists of the marketing 'tools' you are going to use. But marketing strategy is more than the marketing of mixed polymers and plastics. The marketing strategy sets your marketing goals, defines your target markets and describes how you will go about positioning the business to achieve advantage over your competitors. The marketing mix, which follows from your marketing strategy, is how you achieve that 'unique selling proposition' and deliver benefits to your customers. When you have developed your marketing strategy, it is usually written down in a marketing plan. The plan usually goes further than the strategy, including detail such as budgets. You need to have a marketing strategy before you can write a marketing plan. Your marketing strategy may serve you well for a number of years but the details, such as budgets for marketing activities, of the marketing plan may need to be updated every year.
Arrangement and substance plan of systems and gels: controlled polymerization strategies, natural and natural inorganic systems and gels, miniaturized scale and Nano composites, biopolymer gels, combination of mixture frameworks with biopolymer themes, physical gels, response.
Gelation, arrange development, and properties: structure changes during gelation and system development; static and dynamic properties, swelling balance and elements, gel condition of issue: from fluids to solids on schedule/temperature scales; recreation.
Polymer systems and gels at work/administration: gels in life sciences, controlled medication discharge and focusing on, responsive gels in biomedical and indicative applications, gel builds, contact focal points and eye gadgets, systems and gels from inexhaustible assets.
  • Inhomogeneous Network Formation
  • Networks with Gaussian Behavior
  • Macro- and Microsyneresis
  • Characterization of Gel Structure by Means of SAXS and SANS
Polymeric materials are used from prehistoric times. Polymers are abundant in nature, found in all living systems, and materials such as wood, paper, leather, natural fibers have found extensive use. while natural polymers retain their intrinsic importance, today synthetic materials are mostly used. the first semisynthetic polymers, formed by chemical modification of natural materials, were made in the second half of the nineteenth century. absolutely synthetic polymers were developed in the twentieth century, most in the period 1950–1970s driven by industry growth. These are the so-called plastics of recent society. The feedstock for polymerization processes is petrochemical, and environmental issues have led to more recent developments of polymers from renewable resources.