Prof. Long joined the Department of Chemistry in 1999 after holding positions at Eastman Kodak and Eastman Chemical, and he currently serves as the director of the Macromolecules Innovation Institute at Virginia Tech. Recent recognitions include an AAAS fellowship, ACS fellowship, ACS PMSE Cooperative Research Award, ACS POLY Mark Scholar Award, and the 2015 Virginia Outstanding Scientist award. His interdisciplinary research program focuses on structure, property, processing, and performance relationships of tailored macromolecules. Current interests include materials for additive manufacturing, photo-reactive polymers, block and segmented copolymers, polymer packaging, ion-containing polymers, adhesive science, and high-performance engineering polymers.
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