Timothy E. Long | Professor | MII Director
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.