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Gudrun Schmidt

Gudrun   Schmidt


Gudrun has expertise in polymer science and biopolymer chemistry with a focus on developing structure-property relationships. This includes the design, synthesis and characterization of polymer materials from the nanometer to the micrometer length scales. Her current emphasis is on making new materials from renewable polymers. Gudrun will also be involved in revamping and modernizing the General Chemistry lab curricula.

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999 - 2001, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Ph.D., 1998, Freiburg University, Germany
  • Diploma, 1995, Freiburg University, Germany

Recognitions

  • Louisiana State University Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2006
  • Louisiana State University Phi Kappa Phi Non-Tenured Physical Sciences Research Award, 2005
  • NSF Career Award, 2004
  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999 - 2001

Publications

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