Accession Number : ADA308915

Title :   4TH International Workshop on Biodegradable Plastics and Polymers.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS UNIV AMHERST DEPT OF POLYMER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Lenz, Robert W.

PDF Url : ADA308915

Report Date : MAR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : A grant of $2,500 from the Army Research Office was used to provide financial support for the travel and registration expenses of 8 researchers from American universities (including 4 faculty members and 4 graduate students) to participate in the 4th International Workshop on Biodegradable Plastics and Polymers. The workshop was held in Durham, New Hampshire on October 11 - 14, 1995. The total attendance was 178 conferees including representatives from 14 countries. The program included 31 lectures and 69 poster presentations. All of the recipients of financial support from the grant participated actively in the program either as speakers, in poster presentations or in the operation of the workshop.

Descriptors :   *POLYMERS, *PLASTICS, *BIODETERIORATION, ARMY RESEARCH, WORKSHOPS.

Subject Categories : Polymer Chemistry
      Plastics
      Biomedical Instrumentation and Bioengineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE