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Sivakumar Nagarajan will defend his dissertation titled, “Nano and Micro-scale Silica Chemistry in Block Copolymer Templates Using Supercritical Carbon dioxide as a Reaction Medium” on Friday, May 9, 2008 at 10:00 AM in Conte A110-111... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

The Navy announced that Alex is to receive an ONR Young Investigator award for "compelling research with the potential to deliver game-changing naval science and technology".

Kurt Breitenkamp will defend his dissertation entitled, "Synthesis and Interfacial Behavior of Funtional Amphiphilic Graph Copolymers Prepared by Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization", on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Le Li will defend her dissertation entitled, Kinetically Trapping Co-Continuous Morphologies in Polymer Blends and Composites on Friday, October 28, 2011 at 10:00 am in Conte A110/111. The public is cordially invited to attend... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Damla Koylu will defend her dissertation entitled, “Polymer Brush-modified Photopolymer Network Surfaces and their Applications,” on Monday, March 1, 2010 in LGRT 703 at 10:15 a.m. The public is cordially invited to... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Peiwen Zheng will defend her dissertation on Wednesday, May 2nd at 9:00 a.m. in Conte A110/111. Her dissertation is entitled, "Preparation, Characterization, Surface Modification and Applications of Siloxane Polymers". The... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

After 43 years with the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Sophia Hsu is retiring.  A reception in her honor will be held on Thursday in the Conte Atrium beginning at 12:30 PM.  Mrs. Hsu is the former office manager for the... Read More...

Alejandro L. Briseno of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Wenping Hu of the Chinese Academy of Sciences; and coworkers formed single-crystal nanoribbons by selectively crystallizing copper hexadecafluorophthalocyanine (n-type... Read More...

Hitesh will defend his dissertation entitled, Synthetic Mimics of Antimicrobial Peptides from Aryl Scaffolds , on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm in Conte A111. Hitesh is advised by Professor Greg Tew. Refreshments... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Jessica McCoy will defend her dissertation titled, “Ionic and Nonionic Polymer Gels.” on Monday, May 12, 2008 at 2:00 PM in Conte A110-111. The event is open to the public. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served prior to... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Ryan's proposal entitled "Crystallization-driven assembly of conjugated-polymer-based nanostructures,” was selected by the Office of Basic Energy Sciences for a five year Early Career Award.

Rebecca Breitenkamp will defend her dissertation entitled, "Oligopeptide-Functionalized Graft Copolymers: Synthesis and Applications in Biomaterials and Gene Delivery", on Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in Conte A110-111. The... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Joe Peterson will defend his dissertation entitled, Design of Hybrid Conjugated Polymer Materials: 1) Novel Inorganic/Organic Hybrid Semiconductors and 2) Surface Modification Via Grafting Approaches on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Surachate Kalasin will defend his dissertation entitled "Understanding and Exploiting Nanoscale Surface Heterogeneity for Particle and Cell Manipulation" on Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in Conte A110-111. The event is open... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Stephen Mirigian will defend his dissertation entitled, "Dynamics and Kinetics of Model Biological Systems" on Thursday, April 19th at 2:00 p.m. in Conte A110/111. The event is open to the public and all are welcome to attend.... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

This Friday the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering honors its new Graduates.  Expecting 14 Ph.D. recipients and their familes, Polymer Science and Engineering will hold a reception from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm to honor the... Read More...

"Inter-filament twist, a common motif of biological filament assemblies, is predicted to favor the incorporation of lattice defects (disclination) into the cross-section of self-assembled bundles. Hence, our results prove that twisted... Read More...

Brenton will defend his dissertation entitled, Synthesis and Solution-driven Assembly
of Functional Polythiophene Derivatives
, on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 9:00 am in Conte A111. Brenton's advisor is Professor Todd... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

* Tuesday, May 13 - CUMIRP Cluster Meetings for Cluster Members Only & the CUMIRP Lecture Series which is Open to the Public.

* Wednesday, May 14 - Materials Research Science & Engineering Center (MRSEC) Workshop: "Ionic... Read More...

Special Event

At the ACS Spring Meeting in Anaheim, CA on March 29-30, 2011, several speakers took part in a special symposia in honor of Professors Richard Farris and Robert Lenz.

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