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Rabin Bissessur
Name:
Rabin Bissessur
Position:
Professor
Department:
Chemistry
Island Scholar:
Island Scholar Biography

Interim Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

BSc (Manitoba); MSc (Rochester); PhD (Michigan State)

Dr. Bissessur’s research includes the development of nanocomposites for use in lithium rechargeable batteries like those found in cell phones. He also studies the use of specific types of nanocomposites to help remove sulfur from petroleum products which would lead to lower processing costs and reduce sulfur oxide emissions into the environment.

Research Interests
  • Conductive polymers
  • Polymer liquid crystalline materials
  • Synthesis of inorganic/organic nanocomposite materials

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