Delaware State University's Department of Chemistry will host a guest lecture Feb. 18 by Dr. Thomas Schultz of Horizon Partners Ventures, LLC.
The lecture will begin at 11 a.m. in Room 323 of the Mishoe Science Center South, 1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover. Schultz will speak on the development of of hydrogels as a biodegradable alternative to polyacrylate-based super absorbent polymers that are a contaminant in the ground and at landfills.
Schultz is currently a partner with Horizon Partners Ventures LLC, a Delaware-based technology firm founded in 2012 as a commercialization business that identifies unmet needs in the chemicals, agriculture, materials and pharmaceutical markets and matches innovations with the right benefits to those needs.
For more information: desu.edu.