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Alumni Profile

I joined Cornell University in the summer of 1986, four years after graduating from UMASS in PSE and having spent those years working in


UMass Amherst Will Lead Major Federal Initiative in New England to Boost Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) today named the University of Massachusetts Amherst as the lead institution in New England for its national Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Manufacturing Innovation Institute, a $75 million federal...

Geometrically Controlled Snapping Transitions in Shells with Curved Creases

An article by Nakul Bende, Ryan Hayward, and co-workers establishes a simple design principle for how local weakening of an elastic shell can give rise to either smooth folding or snap-through transitions between bistable states,...

The Society of Polymer Science,Japan Acknowledges PSE's 50 Years of Research

On August 18, 2015 at the PSE Alumni Dinner following the ACS Meeting in Boston, MA, the department was presented with a certificate of appreciation from the Society of Polymer Science, Japan recognizing 50 years contribution to the...

M. Muthukumar ~ Physics Today cover article

Murugappan Muthukumar, Polymer Science and Engineering, is co-author of the cover story in the August 2015 issue of Physics Today on single-molecule sensing with nanopores.

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Student Profile

Anesia chose the Polymer Science and Engineering Department at UMass Amherst because "it is one of the best departments in the country.