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The Teator Research Lab

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Welcome to the Teator Research Lab at the University of Kansas!

Our research is focused on diversifying the types of structures accessible to us through controlled polymerization and in turn developing new, functional materials. We’re working on developing new polymerizations, new monomers, and new post-functionalization methods. Research in the Teator Lab will include components physical organic chemistry, small-molecule synthesis, polymer synthesis, and polymer physics. Check back soon for more updates as we get started!

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Meet Our Team

Our team of students and postdocs conduct research at the interface of organic and polymer chemistry. Click to learn more about our lab members!
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View Our Work

Get to know all of our findings and view our library of current publications. Plus, check out the media coverage that our work has appeared in.
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Contact Us

Interested in becoming a part of our research or wanting to learn more about what we do in the lab? Feel free to reach out using the contact info on this page.
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Want to know more about how polymers are characterized, the unique instruments, and the facilities available in our lab? Check out the instrumentation of our lab using this link

Interested in joining our team?

The Teator Lab is looking for students!
The new semester is here and we’ve got a beautiful, brand-new lab space waiting for us! Graduate and undergraduate students: please contact Aaron if you’re interested in joining some exciting organic/polymer chemistry research projects!

Teator Lab News

Aaron Receives Non-Tenured Faculty Award (NTFA) from 3M!

Aaron Teator, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has been selected to receive a prestigious Non-Tenured Faculty Award (NT

The Teator Lab Is Looking For Students!

The new semester is right around the corner and we’ve got some beautiful, brand-new lab space waiting for us!

Coming Soon: The Teator Lab At The University Of Kansas

Absolutely thrilled to announce that I have accepted a position as an assistant professor at the University of Kansas starting this fall! So grateful to all of my mentors, formal and informal, and the many others who have helped me along the way!

Our 100th Anniversary Of Macromolecular Science Viewpoint Is Live!

Check out our viewpoint in ACS Macro Letters to read more about the current state of stereocontrolled vinyl polymerization along with our various musings about the

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