Department of Fibre and polymer technology
Welcome to Fibre and Polymer Technology, a department within the School of Chemical Science and Engineering at The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). During 2002, the departments of Paper and Pulp Technology and Polymer Technology merged, forming the new department, Fibre and Polymer Technology. The department has approximately 100 employees, 60 of these are graduate students.
The department has a broad programme in undergraduate as well as graduate education. The common factor is the large molecule, both biopolymers, mostly cellulose, as well as synthetic polymers and the department teaches and do research in areas ranging from synthesis and characterization to processing of polymers and studies of paper and pulp. For further information, read about our divisions.