Rigoberto Advincula is Professor at Case Western Reserve University, USA. He is a Fellow, American Chemical Society (ACS), Polymer Science and Engineering, and Polymer Chemistry Division (POLY). He received the Herman Mark Scholar Award in 2013 and was Chair of POLY in 2015. He is Editor of Reactive and Functional Polymers and Polymer Reviews. He is visiting professor to a number of universities and is a frequently sought out speaker. Research expertise include polymers, nanomaterials, and biomedical devices. He is passionate in training Ph.Ds and helping other countries in STEM programs.