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Zhou Qifeng, President of Peking University, received a 2010 honorary doctorate from UMass at the commencement ceremony. President Qifeng received a PhD in 1983 from the Polymer Science and Engineering Department.

President Obama recently named Alejandro Briseno to receive a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This is the highest honor bestowed by the federal government on science and engineering professionals... Read More...

University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Professor Ravi Saraf will be lecturing on Friday, May 2, 2008 in Conte A110-111 at 3:30 PM. His lecture is titled, "Tactile Device on Par with Human Touch." He will be hosted by Professor Thomas... Read More...

Seminars

3M Innovative Properties Company's Staff Scientist Brant Kolb will be lecturing on Thursday, May 1, 2008 in Conte A110-111 at 3:30 PM. His lecture is titled, "3M Nanocomposite Technology." He will be hosted by MassNanoTech Institute... Read More...

Seminars

Ji Xu will defend his dissertation entitled, "Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymer in Thin Films on Surfaces Patterned by Electro-oxidation Nanolithography", on Thursday, May 5, 2011 in Conte A111. The event is open to the public... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Xinyu Wei will defend his dissertation entitled, "Click Chemistry to Modify Block Copolymers and Their Morphologies" at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 in Conte A111. The event is open to the public and all are welcome to... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Joonsung Yoon will defend his dissertation entitled, "Polymer Composites and Porous Materials Prepared by Thermally Induced Phase Separation and Polymer-Metal Hybrid Methods" on Friday, October 9, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in Conte A110-111.... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Ian Henderson will defend his dissertation entitled, "Tuning the Properties of Metal-Ligand Complexes to Modify Properties of Supramolecular Materials," on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 in Conte A110 at 1:30 p.m. The event is open to... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Ryan Hayward received an American Chemical Society 2011 Unilever Award.

The annual Unilever Award recognizes fundamental work in colloid and surfactant science carried out in North America by researchers in the early stages of... Read More...

JP will defend his dissertation entitled, Computer Simulation of Viral-Assembly and Translocation on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in Conte A110. All are welcome to attend as the event is open to the public. There will... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

University of Ottawa’s Professor May Griffith will be lecturing on Friday, May 9, 2008 in Conte A110-111 at 3:30 PM. Her lecture is titled, "Biomimetic Hydrogels for Regenerative Medicine." She will be hosted by Professor Alfred... Read More...

Seminars

Shilpi Sanghi will defend her dissertation entitled, "Ion Mobility Studies of Functional Polymeric Materials for Fuel Cells and Lithium Ion Batteries", on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 in Conte A110/111. The event is open to the public.... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Professor Thomas J. McCarthy has been chosen to represent the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics as an exemplar of the faculty who provide guidance and mentorship to graduate students through chairs and membership on student... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

John Harner will defend his dissertation entitled "Interactions of Ionic Liquid Dissolved Polymers", on Thursday, January 21 at 12:30 p.m. in Conte A110-111. The event is open to the public. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Adam Hathorne will defend his dissertation entitled, "Fundamental Studies of Elastin-like Oligo- and Polypeptides," on Friday, March 23, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in Conte A110/111. Refreshments will be served prior to the defense and... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

This grant has been awarded to study bioadhesion in geckos and insects. The researchers received international scientific and media attention recently for their discovery reported in the journal Advanced Materials, of how gecko feet and... Read More...

Greg Grason, Polymer Science and Engineering, receives NSF Career Award to study statistical mechanics of filamentous assemblies.

Jun will defend her dissertation entitled, Resilient Polymer Networks via Thiol-norbornene Chemistry: Mechanical and Adhesive Properties, on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm in Conte A111. Jun is advised by Professors Al... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

Naomi Delong will defend her dissertation titled, “PLA-PEO-PLA Triblock Copolymer Hydrogels for Soft Tissue Engineering: Properties, Assembly, and Structure,” on Tuesday, May 27, 2008 at 9:00 AM in Conte A110-111. The event is open to... Read More...

Dissertation Defense

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