Course Description

Biobased and Green Surfactants and Detergents

Online On Demand

Course Offering 1901906OL2844A
Course ID 2844

In-Person Course

Who Should Attend?
This online training is intended for professionals in the following industries: Cosmetics, Personal Care, Household Care, Pharmaceutical, Paints, Textiles and the Oil Industry

It will be especially valuable to: Entrepreneurs, Research and Development Scientists, Formulators, Marketing and Sales Executives, Legal/Regulators, Company Directors

In Departments such as: Sales and Marketing Department, Research and Development, Manufacturing, Environmental, QA/QC, Regulatory and Operations will find the training beneficial.

Course Description
This 90 minute accredited training course will describe biobased and green surfactants and why they comprise a growing market. The course will describe why the use of enzymes and microorganisms to prepare biobased surfactants is an emerging research and development area, and provide some specific synthesis strategies. New and emerging biobased surfactants in the marketplace will be presented.

Course Director
Douglas G. Hayes; Professor of Biosystems Engineering and Adjunct Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Tennessee

Douglas G. Hayes has over 30 years of experience with surfactants and detergents and their use in soft matter systems. Dr. Hayes also has research interests in value-added products from renewable resources, biopolymers in agricultural systems, and nanotechnology. Dr. Hayes has published over 75 publications in peer-reviewed journals, over 20 book chapters, and two co-edited books. A third co-edited book, Biobased Surfactants: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications (2nd Edition) is currently in preparation. He serves as an editor for two scientific journals. Dr. Hayes has won awards for both his teaching and research programs. Dr. Hayes received his BS and PhD at Iowa State University (1986) and the University of Michigan (1991), respectively. Dr. Hayes serves on the Governing Board for the American Oil Chemists’ Society and the Programme Advisory Committee for the Malaysian Palm Oil Board. He is a Guest Professor at two Chinese universities.