University of Massachusetts Amherst

Polymer Science and Engineering

Erin Ann Mandeson
Tew Research Group Office Manager

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Mailing Address:
Department of Polymer Science and Engineering
120 Governors Drive
Room A610, Conte Research Center
Amherst, MA 01003

Phone: 413-577-1938 Direct Line

            413-577-1617 Tew Group


Fax:     413-545-2873





As Office Manager of the Tew Research Group I coordinate and assist Prof. Tew and hisr research group members -- including graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, mentored and other undergradutes, visiting students and researchers -- with the following:

  • Project/Grant Budgets and Proposal Submissions
  • Project/Grant Fund Management and Reporting
  • Assistance with Journal Submissions, Corrections, and Copyright Forms
  • Ordering and Tracking of Lab and Office Supplies
  • Maintaining Procard Files
  • Creation of Purchase Orders
  • Meeting and Event Scheduling
  • Travel Arrangements and Reimbursements
  • File Management
  • Correspondence
  • and, most importantly, remembering everyone's birthday with a card and a small token because EVERYONE likes to be acknowledged!