Dan Kai obtained his PhD degree at the National University of Singapore in 2013. Currently, he is a Scientist at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), A*STAR. His research focuses on the synthesis of lignin-based functional polymers, hydrogels and nanofibers for personal care and healthcare applications. He is also interested in the valorization of biomass and biomaterials for biomedical applications. Kai has over 50 publications in basic research and the applications of lignin-based materials. His work has been cited more than 3,500 times.

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