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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

An article by Brittany M. deRonde, Alexander Birke, and Gregory N. Tew* is featured in the February 9th issue of Chemistry - A European Journal.

Brittany M. deRonde et al. developed a series of ROMP-based cell penetrating... Read More...

February 18, 2015

Maria Santore will give her lecture on April 29, 2015. The Grace Hopper Lecture Series is intended to serve the dual purpose of recognizing successful women in engineering and of inspiring students to achieve at the highest level. Grace... Read More...

January 28, 2015

An article by Lei Zhang, Feng Liu, Ying Diao, Hilary S. Marsh, Nicholas S Colella, Arthi Jayaraman, Thomas P. Russell, Stefan C. B. Mannsfeld*, and Alejandro L. Briseno* is featured in the current issue of JACS.

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

December 24, 2014

An article by Hyunbok Lee, Egle Puodziukynaite, Yue Zhang, John C. Stephenson, Lee J. Richter, Daniel A Fischer, Dean M. DeLongchamp, Todd Emrick*, and Alejandro L. Briseno* is featured in the current issue of JACS.

Dr. Hyunbok... Read More...

December 24, 2014

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.    

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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 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 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 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

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