Richard Wool

B.Sc. Chemistry (Honors Degree) Univ. College Cork Ireland 1970 M.S. Materials Science & Eng. University of Utah 1972 Ph.D. Materials Science & Eng. University of Utah 1974

Richard Wool

Richard Wool is a Professor of Chemical Engineering, former Director of the Center for Composite Materials and current Director of the ACRES (Affordable Composites from Renewable Resources) Program at the University of Delaware, where he teaches graduate courses in green engineering and bio-based materials. He has a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Utah. Besides “Bio-Based Polymers and Composites” he is the author of “Polymer Interfaces: Structure and Strength”. Professor Wool is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, Division of Polymer Physics and the Chairman of the Gordon Research Conference on Composites. His research interests are in materials from renewable resources, green chemistry and engineering, fracture and rheology. He received the Affordable Green Chemistry Award from the American Chemical Society in 2011.

Affiliations and Expertise

ACRES Program Director, Center for Composite Materials, University of Delaware