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Dr. Roi Mäkiniemi

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Research interests

  • Polymer synthesis and characterization
  • Nanoparticles and nanocomposites
  • Flame retardancy of polymeric materials

Curriculum vitae and education

May 2020 – present
Postdoctoral Fellow at the CAT Catalytic Center at ITMC, RWTH Aachen University

June 2015 – December 2018
Ph.D. Student at DWI – Leibniz-Institute for Interactive Materials
Research areas: Silicon/phosphorus-based flame retardants, hyperbranched polysiloxanes, polyphosphazenes, textile coatings

October 2009 – December 2014
Studies of Chemistry (Bachelor/Master) at RWTH Aachen University

Selected publications

1) Conducting, Self-Assembled, Nacre-Mimetic Polymer/Clay Nanocomposites
R.O. Mäkiniemi, P. Das, D. Hönders, K. Grygiel, D. Cordella, C. Detrembleur, J. Yuan, A. Walther, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 29, 15681-15685.