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Giuseppe R. Palmese

Professor and Department Head

Office CAT 283
Phone 215-895-5814
Fax 215-895-5837
Email grp27@drexel.edu
Websites Palmese Research Group
Materials Center of Excellence


PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, 1992
BS, Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, 1986

Research Interests

  • Thermosetting Materials
  • Dendritic Polymers
  • Polymer Processing Structure-Property Relationships
  • Interface Science
  • Composites
  • Reaction Engineering

Recent Publications

Boyd, S.E.; La Scala, J.J.; Palmese, G.R. Molecular relaxation behavior of fatty acid-based vinyl ester resins. J Appl Polym Sci 2008, 108(6), 3495-3506.

Can, E.; La Scala, J.J.; Palmese, G.R.; et al. The synthesis of 9-10 dibromo stearic acid glycidyl methacrylate and its use in vinyl ester resins. J Appl Polym Sci 2007, 106(6), 3833-3842.

La Scala, J.J.; Jeyarajasingam, A.; Palmese, G.R.; et al. Fatty acid-based vinyl ester composites with low hazardous air pollutant contents. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy 2007, 1(3), 409-416.

LaScala, J.; Logan, M. S.; Sands, J. M.; Palmese, G. R.. Composites based on bimodal vinyl ester resins with low hazardous air pollutant contents. Compos Sci Technol [Online] 2008.

Rahmathullah, A.M.; Robinette, E.J.; Chen, H.; Elabd, Y.A.; Palmese, G.R.; et al. Plasma assisted synthesis of hollow nanofibers using electrospun sacrificial templates. Nucl Instrum Meth B 2007, 265(1), 23-30.

Sullivan, M.E.; Klosterman, D.; Palmese, G.R. Electron beam modification and functionalization of MWNT for covalent dispersion into polymeric systems. Nucl Instrum Meth B 2007, 265(1), 352-355.

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