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Jim Watkins assisted Chancellor Subbaswamy in welcoming the Mass Governor-elect Charlie Baker. This was reported on in the Boston Globe.

UMass News & Media Relations

Boston Globe

December 5, 2014

An article written by Z. Page, Y. Liu, V. Duzhko, T. Russell and T. Emrick has been published in Science magazine.

The development of more efficient and longer lasting organic solar cells has been hampered by a trade-off between... Read More...

October 10, 2014

Jim was featured on Fox 25 Boston on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 regarding his research on biosensors.

This news story was based on the Boston Globe article,  "UMass patch would spot stressed-out soldiers” by Naila Moreira.

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August 8, 2014

Todd has been selected as a member of the 2014 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS). He was honored at a special ceremony during the ACS National Meeting in San Francisco on Monday, August 11, 2014. A full list of... Read More...

August 4, 2014

An article by Y. Cao, Y. Liang, L. Zhang, S. Osuna, A.-L. M. Hoyt,  A. L. Briseno*, and K. N. Houk* is featured in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

The Houk (UCLA) and Briseno groups investigated the Diels–Alder reactions of pentacene (PT) and... Read More...

July 28, 2014

Russell recently published a perspective in Science on properties in nanoscopic polymer materials.

Publication Date: September 20, 2013

In his 1959 paper, Richard Feynman stated that the homogeneous properties of... Read More...

September 30, 2013

Anesia Auguste recently won an award for her oral presentation at 2014 SACNAS (Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/ Hispanics & Native Americas in Science) National Conference in Los Angeles, CA.

December 5, 2014

Alan Lesser was awarded an Industry-Academic Research Grant from the UMass Graduate School in collaboration with local Mass company Titeflex.    

CNS News

December 5, 2014

Shruti Rattan received the award “Best Poster – 2nd Prize” at the 2014 New.Mech workshop held on the UMass campus on October 18, 2014. 

November 12, 2014

An article by M. Muthukumar published in the Journal of Chemical Physics.

Professor Muthukumar has derived a generalized Einstein law connecting the charge, diffusion coefficient, and electrophoretic mobility of a charged... Read More...

October 15, 2014

An article by Byoung-jin Jeon and Professor Muthukumar  published in ACS Macro Letters.

Byoung-jin Jeon and Professor Muthukumar have introduced a single molecular analysis technique for evaluating molecular weight distributions... Read More...

October 15, 2014

An article published by Sunil P. Singh and M. Muthukumar in the Journal of Chemical Physics.

Dr. Sunil Singh and Professor Muthukumar have investigated the coupled movement of a polyelectrolyte chain and its counterions, which... Read More...

October 15, 2014

Y. Zhang, Y Diao, H Lee, T. Mirabito, R. Johnson, E. Puodziukynaite, J. John, K. Carter, T. Emrick, S. Mannsfeld, A Briseno.

The Briseno Group and collaborators have reported on the most efficient architecture for achieving high... Read More...

October 10, 2014

An article by R. Kumar, B. G. Sumpter, and M. Muthukumar is featured in Molecules.

“Polar likes polar” is an empirical fact. Dr. Rajeev Kumar and Dr. Bobby Sumpter of Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Professor Muthukumar have... Read More...

October 10, 2014

Todd was awarded the 2015 Carl S. Marvel Creative Polymer Chemistry Award. This award is given to recognize and encourage accomplishments or innovation of unusual merit in the field of basic or applied polymer science by younger... Read More...

August 27, 2014

An article by L. Zhang, A. Fonari, Y. Liu, A. –L. M. Hoyt,H. Lee, D. Granger, S. Parkin, T. P. Russell, J. A. Anthony, J.-L. Brédas, V. Coropceanu, A. L. Briseno* is featured on the Front Cover of J. Am. Chem. Soc.

Dr. Lei Zhang... Read More...

July 28, 2014

Shaw Ling Hsu was honored with a Distinguished International Scholar Award from the Society of Polymer Science, Japan. He received this award on May 28th from President Mitsuru Akashi for his contributions in the field of polymer... Read More...

June 30, 2014

Ilker received  an award from the Global Academic Competition co-sponsored by The Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute partnered with the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)  for his submission entitled, "... Read More...

June 13, 2014

Coralie Backlund has been awarded an NSF East Asia Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) Fellowship for a 3 month research experience in Japan for her submission entitled Understanding How to Breach the Cell Membrane to Enhance Therapeutic... Read More...

June 9, 2014

Joel Sarapas has been awarded an NSF East Asia Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) Fellowship for a 3 month research experience in Japan for his submission entitled Understanding Phase Separation in Multiblock Copolymers.

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June 9, 2014

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