Wagener Research Group

University of Florida

Research Areas  
  • Acyclic Diene Metathesis Polymerizations
  • Monomer structure/reactivity relationships
  • Catalyst structure/reactivity relationships
  • Modeling polymer crystallization behavior
  • Synthesis of new biopolymers, copolymers, and elastomeric thermosets.

Contact us!

The Wagener Research Group
Department of Chemistry
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7200

(352) 392-4666 (Prof. Ken Wagener)
(352) 392-2000 (Any group member)
(352) 392-9741 (Fax)



Christmas 2012

Wagener Christmas 2013

Top Row: Hong Li, Donovan Thompson, Dr. Ken Wagener, Nicolas Sauty, Maria Helena, Chelsea Sparks, Caitlyn Gallagher, Angie Schulz, Michael Schulz, Taylor Gaines, Lucas Silva, Brandon Lam, Chip Few


Bottom Row : Zachary Clauss, Dr. Fabio Zuluaga, Margaret Wagener, Rachel Ford, Dr. Pascale Atallah.
Not Pictured:Dr. Kathryn Williams



Christmas 2011

Wagener Group 2013

Ready for the best dessert on the planet!



Watch ADMET in action using Schrock's catalyst (18 MB)and Grubbs' Catalyst (6 MB).

The movies are in AVI format; they can be viewed using Windows Media Player or Quicktime.



Other links of interest:

The George and Josephine Butler Polymer Chemistry Laboratory Web Site
UF Chemistry Department Web Site | University of Florida Web Site

Video Tutorials for Improved Presentations

Web site mantained by Lucas Caire da Silva and Ken Wagener.