By Wendy Plump
Department of Chemistry

September 13, 2021

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded new funding to a team of Princeton chemists and engineers led by Paul Chirik as part of its investment in national technology solutions to reduce plastic waste.

The Chirik team received funding for their project “Chemically Recyclable Polyolefins,” which seeks to expand foundational research on a polyolefin Chirik discovered earlier this year called oligocyclobutane …

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