Kathryn Beers

Kathryn Beers

Kathryn L. Beers is currently the Group Leader in the Materials Science and Engineering Division of Polymers and Complex Fluids at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and has been at NIST since 2000 when she first joined as a National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow in the Polymers Division. She is a member of the American Chemical Society and is excited to be organizing the content as Chair for the 253rd ACS National Meeting in San Francisco on April 2-6, 2016 which will highlight Advanced Materials, Technologies, Systems and Processes. She is a member of Materials Research Society and a member of Sigma Xi. Her research interests include microreactors and microfluidics, advances in polymer synthesis and reaction monitoring, macromolecular separations, integrated and high throughput measurements of polymeric materials, degradable and renewable polymeric materials and sustainable materials.