Skip to Content

Posts under tag: Sustainable Materials

April 4, 2019

Fantastic Plastic: Algotek Aims for Environmental Solution

UO Chemistry and Biochemistry’s Julie Haack, a faculty member specializing in green chemistry, helped them refine their plastic recipe!

May 9, 2018

Sustainability Event in Bend Features Julie Haack and Jim Hutchison

Photo: Jim Hutchison & JulieHaack

UO Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty Julie Haack and Jim Hutchison will participate in a panel discussion titled “Disruptive Strategies for Product Innovation” on May 10, 2018 at the Oxford Hotel in Bend, Oregon.

The participating educators, scientists, and engineers who will seek to inspire the audience to consider new strategies for product design at the nexus of disruptive innovation, materials selection, and systems thinking that maximize product performance and minimize impacts.


August 6, 2015

David Tyler Featured in Atlantic Article

UO Chemist David Tyler helps a mom consider the sustainability of her daughter’s dolls for an article in Atlantic.  


July 22, 2015

Professor David Tyler Quoted in Article on California’s Paper-vs.-Plastic Debate

Professor David Tyler

UO Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty David Tyler discusses the sustainability and lifecycle impacts of paper and cotton bags versus plastic in an article on the vote to extend California’s state-wide plastic bag ban.


June 6, 2014

UO’s Clusters of Excellence Faculty Hiring project puts Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty in the News!

Proposals for a faculty clusters in “Chemistry and Physics to Amplify Excellence in Energy and Sustainable Materials” by Profs. Jim Hutchison and Andy Marcus, and for “Life at Nanoscale” by Profs. Brad Nolen and Ken Prehoda, are among the 10 proposals chosen as highest priority for hiring UO faculty.  

Read more in AroundTheO and the Register Guard 

April 18, 2014

Nice article about UO-produced video on sustainability with UO Chemist Jim Hutchsion!

“University of Oregon chemist Jim Hutchison tackles both the definition and its application in the production of metals in a newly produced educational video for the Materials Research Society.”

More at AroundTheO

Skip to toolbar