Green Chemistry is one of the leading topics in the market today – sustainability gains more and more in importance for the strategic development of companies. The term „Green Chemistry“ was coined in 1991 and aims for the protection of human health and the environment. Twelve principles o ... more
Dr. Jennifer L. Young
ACS Green Chemistry Institute
is Manager at ACS GCI. Her work has focused on building green chemistry information databases, managing awards and grants programs, promoting through communication and outreach, and producing educational materials. Prior to joining ACS GCI in 2004, she held an industrial polymer research position at DuPont in the Ink Jet business. Her research involved synthesising and studying new waterborne polymeric dispersant and binder technologies for inkjet inks. Jennifer earned a Ph.D. in polymer/organic chemistry in 2000 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by investigating polymerisations in supercritical carbon dioxide under the direction of Joseph DeSimone.