Kim Ragaert is a leading member of the Centre for Polymer and Material Technologies. With a background in polymer processing and structure-property relationships in polymers, she is an expert in mechanical reycling of polymers. Specific research topics include upcycling of mixed solid plastic waste, modeling of polymer degradation, Design for and from Recycling, micro-fibrillar composites, WEEE plastics and recycling of multilayer packaging materials. 

Prof. Ragaert chairs the Plastics to Resource pipeline within CAPTURE.