Joseph F. Stanzione, III

Joseph F. Stanzione, III

Joseph F. Stanzione, III

Associate Professor

Joseph F. Stanzione, III


  • Ph.D. - Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware
  • M.S. - Chemical Engineering, Drexel University
  • B.S. - Chemical Engineering, Drexel University

Research Interests:

  • Value-added chemical engineering of xylochemicals
  • Green chemistry and engineering
  • Monomer and polymer synthesis
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Transport phenomena


  • Freshman Engineering Clinic I & II
  • Sophomore Engineering Clinic I & II
  • Junior-Senior Engineering Clinic I & II
  • Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I & II
  • Polymer Processing/Engineering
  • Principles of Chemical Processes I & II
  • Principles of Chemical Processes (combined and accelerated online course)
  • Engineering Fluid Mechanics (accelerated hybrid course)

Selected Publications:

  1. Bassett, A.W.; Breyta, C.M.; Honnig, A.E.; Reilly, J.H.; Sweet, K.R.; La Scala, J.J.; Stanzione III, J.F. "Synthesis and Characterization of Molecularly Hybrid Bisphenols Derived from Lignin and CNSL: Application in Thermosetting Resins." European Polymer Journal. 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2018.12.015.
  2. Stanzione III, J.F.; Baroncini, E.A.; Bassett, A.W.; Curia, S. "Strategic Assemblies of Modified Xylochemicals for New Bio-based Polymers and Composites." ACS Symposium Series 1310 Green Polymer Chemistry: New Products, Processes, and Applications. 2018, Chapter 17, pp. 265-279.
  3. da Silva Souza, I.D.; Berkowitz, E.; Chea, J.D.; McBride, N.; Sweet, K.; Torri, D.; Burgo, R.V.; Savelski, M.J.; Stanzione III, J.F. "Efficient UV Filter Solubilizers Prevent Recrystallization Favoring Accurate and Safe Sun Protection." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2018 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b14204.
  4. Mauck, J.R.; Bassett, A.W.; Sadler, J.M.; La Scala, J.J.; Napadensky, E.; Reno, K.H.;Stanzione III, J.F. “Synthesis and Characterization of a Lignin-derived Aromatic Polycarbonate.”Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy 2018 DOI: 10.1166/jbmb.2018.1793. 
  5. Curia, S.; Biundo, A.; Fischer, I.; Braunschmid, V.; Gübitz, G.M.; Stanzione III, J.F. "Towards Sustainable High-Performance Thermoplastics: Synthesis, Characterization and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Bisguaiacol-based Polyesters." ChemSusChem. 2018 DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201801059. (Front Cover)
  6. Baroncini, E.A.; Stanzione III, J.F. "Incorporating Allylated Lignin-Derivatives in Thiol-ene Gel-Polymer Electrolytes." International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 2018 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.02.160.
  7. Yadav, S.K.; Schmalbach, K.M.; Kinaci, E.; Stanzione III, J.F.; Palmese, G.R. "Recent Advances in Plant-based Vinyl Ester Resins and Reactive Diluents." European Polymer Journal. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2017.11.002.
  8. Wang, S.; Bassett, A.W.; Wieber, G.V.; Stanzione III, J.F.; Epps III, T.H. "Effect of Methoxy Substituent Position on Thermal Properties and Solvent Resistance of Lignin-Inspired Poly(dimethoxyphenyl methacrylate)s." ACS Macro Letters 2017 DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.7b00381.
  9. Mauck, J.R.; Yadav, S.K.; Sadler, J.M.; La Scala, J.J.; Palmese, G.R.; Schmalbach, K.M.; Stanzione III, J.F. “Preparation and Characterization of Highly Bio-based Epoxy Amine Thermosets Derived from Lignocellulosics.” Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2017 DOI: 10.1002/macp.201700013.
  10. Hong, H.; Harvey, B.G.; Palmese, G.R.; Stanzione III, J.F.; Ng, H.W.; Sakkiah, S.; Tong, W.; Sadler, J.M. "Experimental Data Extraction and in Silico Prediction of the Estrogenic Activity of Renewable Replacements for Bisphenol A." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2016 13 (7) 705-720.
  11. Baroncini, E.A.; Yadav, S.K.; Palmese, G.R.; Stanzione III, J.F. "Recent Advances in Bio-based Epoxy Resins and Bio-based Epoxy Curing Agents." Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2016 133 (45) DOI: 10.1002/app.44103.
  12. Hernandez, E.D.; Bassett, A.W.; Sadler, J.M.; La Scala, J.J.; Stanzione III, J.F. "Synthesis and Characterization of Bio-based Epoxy Resins Derived from Vanillyl Alcohol." ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2016 4 (8) 4328-4339.
  13. Bassett, A.W.; Rogers, D.P.; Sadler, J.M.; La Scala, J.J.; Wool, R.P.; Stanzione III, J.F. "The Effect of Impurities in Reactive Diluents Prepared from Lignin Model Compounds on the Properties of Vinyl Ester Resins." Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2016 DOI: 10.1002/app.43817.
  14. Bassett, A.W.; La Scala, J.J.; Stanzione III, J.F. "Richard P. Wool's Contributions to Sustainable Polymers from 2000 to 2015." Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2016 DOI: 10.1002/app.43801.
  15. La Scala, J.J.; Stanzione III, J.F. "Richard P. Wool, PhD, Professor, FRSC In Memoriam." Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2015 DOI: 10.1002/app.42525.
  16. Holmberg, A.L.; Stanzione III, J.F.*; Wool, R.P.; Epps III, T.H. "A Facile Method for Generating Designer Block Copolymers from Functionalized Lignin Model Compounds." ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2014 2 (4) 569-573. *Co-first author.
  17. Stanzione III, J.F.; Giangiulio, P.A.; Sadler, J.M.; La Scala, J.J.; Wool, R.P. "Lignin-based Bio-oil Mimic as Bio-based Resin for Composite Applications." ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2013 1 (4) 419-426.
  18. Stanzione III, J.F.; Jensen, R.E.; Costanzo, P.J.; Palmese, G.R. "Synthesis and Characterization of Ionic Polymer Networks in a Room Temperature Ionic Liquid." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2012 4 (11) 6142-6150.
  19. Stanzione III, J.F.; Sadler, J.M.; La Scala, J.J.; Reno, K.H.; Wool, R.P. "Vanillin-based Thermoset for Use in Composite Applications." Green Chemistry 2012, 14 (8), 2346-2352.
  20. Stanzione III, J.F.; Sadler, J.M.; La Scala, J.J.; Wool, R.P. "Lignin Model Compounds as Bio-based Reactive Diluents for Liquid Molding Resins." ChemSusChem 2012, 5 (7), 1291-1297.
  21. Stanzione III, J.F.; Strawhecker, K.E.; Wool R.P. "Observing the Twinkling Fractal Theory of the glass transition." Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 2011, 357 (2), 311-319.


  1. "Renewable Bio-based, Non-Toxic Aromatic-Furanic Monomers for Use in Thermosetting and Thermoplastic Polymers." U.S. Provisional Application No. 62/744,198 (Filed on October 11, 2018). Inventors: Paquette, M.; La Scala, J.J.; Sadler, J.M.; Palmese, G.R.; Bassett, A.W.; Stanzione III, J.F.
  2. "Epoxy-(Meth)acrylate Monomers and Polymers and Methods of Making and using the Same." U.S. Provisional Application No. 62/718/007 (Filed on August 13, 2018). Inventors: Bassett, A.W.; Stanzione III, J.F.; La Scala, J.J.
  3. "Bio-based, Multi-aromatic Compounds, and Methods of Making and Using Same." U.S. Provisional Application No. 62/506,273 (Filed on May 15, 2017) & No. 62/527,319 (Filed on June 30, 2017); International Application No. PCT/US2018/032656 (Filed on May 15, 2018); WIPO International Publication No. WO 2018/213236 A1 (International Publication Date November 22, 2018). Inventors: Bassett, A.W.; Stanzione III, J.F.; La Scala, J.J.; Sadler, J.M. Stecca, O.M.
  4. "Bisphenol Alternatives Derived from Renewable Substituted Phenolics and Their Industrial Application." U.S. Patent Application No. 15313656 (Filed on May 27, 2015). Inventors: Reno, K.H.; Hernandez, E.D.; Stanzione III, J.F.; Sadler J.M.; La Scala, J.J.; Wool, R.P.
  5. "Bio-based Block Copolymers Derived from Lignin and Plant Oils." U.S. Patent 9512249 (December 6, 2016). Inventors: Holmberg, A.L.; Stanzione III, J.F.; Wool, R.P.; Epps III, T.H.

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