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Our research group is focused on the synthesis and characterization of novel polymers. Two main research areas are explored:
The synthesis of new polymers from biorenewable feedstocks—with the specific intent of mimicking commodity thermoplastics.
The development of organometallic, single-site catalysts for the polymerization of olefins to polyolefins having novel structure and properties.

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   01.16.2017 Our Green Chemistry paper was selectied as a 2017 Green Chemistry Hot Article.
   03.16.2016 Graduate student Mayra Rostagno wins the 2016 ACS Spring Video Award from the POLY Division.
   02.23.2016 View the magazine article in florida.HIGH.TECH about Gatoresin and Prof. Miller's quest for degradable plastics.
   11.07.2015 View the presentation by Prof. Miller on Utilizing New Feedstocks at the 2015 U.S. Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium.
   08.26.2015 Graduate student Ha Nguyen wins the 2015 ACS Fall Video Award from the POLY Division.
   06.07.2015 Sponsored by the Balard Foundation, Prof. Miller visits Montpellier, France with a TOTAL Chair Visiting Professorship.
   08.19.2014 U.S. Bioplastics appears on local news, WOFL - Fox 35, Orlando.
   06.22.2014 Prof. Miller coordinates the Green Chemistry Session of the New Horizons in Science Symposium, Mexico City.
   06.18.2014 2nd Place, Green Chemistry & Engineering Business Plan Competition, U.S. Bioplastics(TM).
   06.05.2014 Best Paper Award 2014 on Carbonate Metathesis Polymerization for the journal Green Materials.
   08.23.2013 Listen to the ACS Polymer Podcast Series featuring a Podcast of Prof. Miller's Viewpoint article in ACS Macro Letters.
   02.16.2013 Listen to the Science Magazine Podcast created at the 2013 AAAS Meeting in Boston: Designing Bio-Friendly Plastics [MP3].
   05.22.2012 Watch Dr. Miller in the Welcome Video for the Young Scientist Ambassador Program produced at the South Africa GYA-GA.
   12.28.2011 Professor Miller has been selected as the Science/Innovation Floridian of the Year by Florida Trend Magazine.
   10.04.2011 View my web-report and subtitled slideshow of the 2011 Annual Meeting of the New Champions
   10.04.2011 View my web-report and subtitled slideshow of the 2010 Annual Meeting of the New Champions
   08.23.2011 Our work on sustainable plastics appeared as a Researcher Story on the ACS PRF 2010 Annual Report Website.
   08.08.2011 Our paper on Polyalkylenehydroxybenzoates has been featured in Materials Views.
   07.21.2011 Professor Miller presented at the inaugural Indonesian-American Kavli FOS Symposium. View his YSAP Mission Report here.
   05.17.2011 Ryan Martin appeared on the WCJB-TV20 Technology Spotlight to discuss Sustainable Plastics and the Cade Prize.
   05.12.2011 Professor Miller and graduate student Ryan Martin win the 2011 Cade Prize for Innovation with Florida Sustainables.
   03.15.2011 Professor Miller appeared on the WCJB-TV20 Technology Spotlight to discuss "Plastics from Wood".
   12.10.2010 Professor Miller and his collaboration with Natalia Allen are noticed by Fast Company.

Graduate Students
 Florian Diot-Néant
 Amr Feteha
 Olivier Nsengiyumva
 Mayra Rostagno
 Steven Shen
 Gabriel Short

Visiting Student
 Enita Rastoder

Undergraduates
 James Austin
 Haley Donow
 Jessica Thomas

Links
 Miller Course Syllabi
 Butler Polymer Lab
 CMSE - The Macrocenter
 Florida Sustainables
 The Cade Prize for Innovation

Contact
 Prof. Stephen A. Miller
University of Florida
Department of Chemistry
P.O. Box 117200
Gainesville, Florida 32611-7200
Office: (352) 392-7773
Leigh Hall, Room 318A
FAX: (352) 392-9741
Lab: (352) 392-7243
Email: miller@chem.ufl.edu
 Departmental Webpage

 Program Manager Frank Farley
Email: f.farley@chem.ufl.edu
Office: (352) 392-2012
 Group Calendar