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William MacKnight ~ 80th Birthday Concert & Banquet Event

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

A Concert & Banquet Event in Honor of Professor William MacKnight's 80th Birthday

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I am currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Chemistry at National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.

News

PSE partners with Advanced Functional Fibers of America (AFFOA)

The Polymer Science and Engineering Department is a research partner in Advanced Functional Fibers of America (AFFOA), a new $317 million public-private partnership announced April 1 by U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter in support of...

New Discovery at UMass Amherst May Lead to More Efficient Solar and Opto-Electronic Devices

An article by J. A. Labastide, H. B. Thompson, S. R. Marques, N. S. Colella, A. L. Briseno & M. D. Barnes is featured in a recent issue of Nature Communications.

The Barnes and Briseno groups analyzed single...

Todd Emrick ~ 2016 Outstanding Research Award

Todd Emrick has received the 2016 Outstanding Research Award from the College of Natural Sciences.

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Morphology Selection via Geometric Frustration in Chiral Filament Bundles

In the current issue of Nature Materials, Greg Grason, Douglas Hall and Isaac Bruss at UMass (PSE), with Justin Barone at Virginia Tech, identify the key factors that govern the final morphology of self-assembling chiral...