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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Lei Jong

Research Physical Scientist

Phone: (309) 681-6240
Fax: (309) 681-6691
Room 1323
1815 N University St.
Peoria IL 61604


Reseach Interests

Our research is to develop the use of agricultural feedstocks and by-products in polymer blends/composites for both bulk material and film applications. Specific areas of study include:


• Particle dispersions of agricultural materials  

• Dynamic/Static mechanical properties of polymer composites

• Rheological properties of particle and polymer dispersions

• Polymer networks, rubber elasticity, and bio-based elastomer composites

• Polymer miscibility and Interface interactions


The research contributes to the scientific knowledge of bio-based materials and their utilization in various industrial applications.


Last Modified: 3/2/2014
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