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

Like thread through the eye of a needle, DNA, protein, and other chain-like biomolecules... Read More...

August 17, 2015

Todd was awarded the 2015 Carl S. Marvel Creative Polymer Chemistry Award at the ACS Meeting in Denver, CO on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. This award is given to recognize and encourage accomplishments or innovation of unusual merit in the... Read More...

March 25, 2015

Al Crosby has been elected a 2014 NAI fellow for demonstrating “a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the... Read More...

December 24, 2014

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

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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

Al Crosby is part of a team that just received a highly competitive three-year, $1 million grant from the France-based Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) to explore "revealing universal surface patterning mechanisms in plants and... Read More...

March 22, 2017

Tetsu Ouchi from the Hayward group received 3rd prize in the DPOLY poster competition on March 15th during the 2017 APS March Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

March 20, 2017

Early phase discoveries by M. Muthukumar and former graduate student Ben Mohr, based on the fundamental science of proteins in the lens of the human eye, hold promise of revolutionizing the treatment of cataracts and presbyopia. UMass... Read More...

March 7, 2017

Classrooms: MacDuffie students "Aspire" for great science through program at UMass is the name of an article written by Morgan Hughes in the Gazette featuring the ASPIRE Outreach program.

Congratulations to Laura Lanier, Kelly... Read More...

February 15, 2017

By means of a new, four-year, $2.6 million grant from the Office of Naval Research,​ a team of researchers led by Al Crosby have formed “CAVITATE.” This group aims to study cavitation, the sudden expansion of bubbles in a material and... Read More...

January 20, 2017

Sarah Ward of the Emrick Group received the 2016 Santos Go Award. This award is given to the most outstanding second year PSE student as judged by scholarly accomplishments accrued during the previous academic year. 

December 23, 2016

A communication by Joel M. Sarapas and Gregory N. Tew published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

The thiol-ene reaction has been widely used in the field of polymer science for decades, primarily as a network... Read More...

November 30, 2016

M. Muthukumar has recently published an article in an online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Attempts to characterize charged macromolecules using light scattering have resulted in mysterious... Read More...

October 28, 2016

Research from Professors Al Crosby and Duncan Irschick was featured on a recent episode of Nature Knows Best, a nationally syndicated Fox network show. Mike Imburgia, Satyan Choudhary and Chris Barney of the Crosby group were also in... Read More...

October 26, 2016

A communication by Dong-Po Song, Aditi Naik, Shengkai Li, Alexander Ribbe and James J. Watkins* published in JACS.

The Watkins group has reported a simple strategy for the creation of large-area nanoporous hybrid films of silica... Read More...

October 14, 2016

An article by Svetlana Morozova, Gaojie Hu, Todd Emrick, and M. Muthukumar published in ACS Macro Letters.

Muthukumar’s group and their collaborators have studied the influence of segmental dipole orientation on the solution... Read More...

September 26, 2016

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