Timothy E. Long | Professor | MII Director

Dr. Timothy E. Long, Professor of Chemistry, and Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute member.

Dr. Long is Professor of Chemistry at Virginia Tech and Director of the University’s Macromolecules InnovationInstitute (MII), located within the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS). He spent nearly a decade as a research scientist at Eastman Kodak Company and Eastman Chemical Company before returning to Virginia Tech where had had earned his Ph.D. He has over 50 patents in the field of macromolecular science and engineering, and has recently exceeded 240 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Long maintains a vigorous partnership with diverse industries with a focus on novel macromolecular structure to tailor properties and processing.Research interests span from block copolymer elastomers, bio-based polymers, and tailored materials for additive manufacturing. He has maintained a 20-member interdisciplinary research group and has been awarded ~ $45M in research funding over the past 18 years at Virginia Tech.

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Kristie Dorfler Caddick | Program Support Administrator

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Dr. Caddick received her B. S. in Environmental Geology and minor in Chemistry from William and Mary, followed by a Ph.D. in Geosciences from Virginia Tech. She worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Mineral Sciences at Oberlin College in Ohio and as an Environmental and Geotechnical Engineering Consultant in Roanoke, VA. She is currently an Adjunct Professor of Geology at Radford University. Kristie came to the Long group in 2016 and is responsible for managing overarching administrative duties for the group.

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