Physical Science Technician
Phone: (309) 681-6175
USDA ARS NCAUR
1815 N University St.
Peoria IL 61604
Daniel A. Knetzer works with Dr. Zengshe Liu (Kevin) on polymer chemistry and oleochemistry as they relate to chemical modification of lipids for industrial applications, in the Bio-Oils Research Unit at the USDA National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research Unit, at Peoria, IL. He is from the Southern reaches of Illinois and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry from Bradley University. While attending Bradley he served the community with his EMT B license then gained his medication endorsement when he moved to his adopted rural community. In 1997 he began part-time employment at NCAUR and later gained a full time career upon the completion of his degree.
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- Catalyzed ring-opening polymerization of epoxidized soybean oil by hydrated and anhydrous fluoroantimonic acids-(Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Knetzer, D.A. 2013. Catalyzed ring-opening polymerization of epoxidized soybean oil by hydrated and anhydrous fluoroantimonic acids. Green Materials. 1:87-95.