Associate Professor, Virginia Tech, Polymer Chemistry & Materials
Department of Materials Science and Engineering 203 Holden Hall, 445 Old Turner Street Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) Blacksburg Virginia 24061 USA
Johan Foster was a Group Leader in Polymer Chemistry and Materials at the Adolphe Merkle Institute at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). In 2014, he joined the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where he is an Associate Professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department.
Johan was educated at Simon Fraser University (Canada) and was a Post Doctoral Fellow with Prof E.W. (Bert) Meijer at Technical University Eindhoven (The Netherlands).
Johan’s main interests focus on design, synthesis, processing and investigation of functional polymers, supramolecular materials, and nanocomposites: materials exploiting both covalent and non-covalent interactions.