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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

Molly Shave of the Santore Group received the 2015 (CBI) Chemistry-Biology Interface Program Traineeship Award. Her research is focused on Microparticles as Models for Biological Cells. 

January 20, 2016

Mike Imburgia of the Crosby Group is awarded the 2016 Peebles Student Award at the 39th Annual Adhesion Society Meeting in San Antonio, TX. The selection of awardees is based on abstracts submitted as contributions to the Annual Meeting... Read More...

January 20, 2016

Qi Lu of the Hayward Group received the 2015 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. 

January 20, 2016

A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Klier joins the university from The Dow Chemical Co., where he currently serves as global research and development director for the Performance Materials and Chemicals Segment. At UMass... Read More...

December 21, 2015

Dr. Kleiner was highlighted in a recent issue of the alumni and friends UMass Magazine. In addition to his reoccurring gifts to the PSE department over the years, Lothar recently donated a portion of his estate to create a Kleiner... Read More...

November 4, 2015

Professor Kenneth Carter was named a SUNY Oneonta Alumni of Distinction and awarded at a reception and ceremony in Oneonta, NY, September 4, 2015.  The SUNY Oneonta Alumni Association established the Alumni of Distinction program to... Read More...

October 7, 2015

A communication by Dong-Po Song, Cheng Li, Nicholas S. Colella, Wanting Xie, Shengkai Li, Xuemin Lu, Samuel Gido, Jae-Hwang Lee and James J. Watkins published in JACS.

The Watkins group has reported that exceptionally large... Read More...

October 7, 2015

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,... Read More...

September 26, 2015

Connor Evans of Lesser Group received the 2015 Society of Plastics Engineers Injection Molding Division Scholarship.  Connor has demonstrated the use of superheated water as an environmentally friendly processing aid for commercial... Read More...

September 23, 2015

Ben won the POLY/PMSE Outstanding Poster Award in Boston at the ACS Conference in August.


September 19, 2015

Kenneth Carter and Gregory Tew have been awarded $2.975 million over five years through the National Science Foundation’s National Research Traineeship (NRT) program to train a group of graduate students from different disciplines in... Read More...

September 14, 2015

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