UMass PSE Graduate Program
We provide a broad education, spanning core principles in synthetic chemistry, physical chemistry, materials science, and engineering - defining the frontiers of polymers and soft materials through research, scholarship and community.
Dec13:00pmSeminars, Special Event
NEW FACULTY SPOTLIGHT
Professor Steve Granick - Robert Barrett Chair of Polymer Science and Engineering
The PSE Department is delighted to announce the hiring of Professor Steve Granick, who has been nominated for, and will soon be affirmed as, the new Robert Barrett Chair of Polymer Science and Engineering. Granick is a world-renowned polymer scientist who previously was Professor at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and Director of the Center for Soft and Living Matter at the Institute of Basic Science in South Korea. Granick gained his B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University and the University of Wisconsin, respectively, and he did two post-doctoral stints, one at the University of Minnesota with Matt Tirrell and one at the Collège de France with P.G. de Gennes.