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PSE shares a short video - pictures of our doctoral graduates, friends and families.

2020 PSE Graduation Celebration Video

May 8, 2020

PSE students and faculty doing one of the things they love best - Outreach!

Holyoke Public Schools Media Center created this terrific video of the outreach event from January 29, 2020!

.Holyoke STEM Academy / Conte Polymer... Read More...

February 5, 2020

The Polymer Science & Engineering 2021 Graduation Celebration to be held Thursday, May 13th at 6:00 PM by Zoom, immediately followed by a social gathering in Gather.town. We invite PSE advisors, students, staff members, technicians... Read More...

May 10, 2021

Lisa Groth, PSE Main Office and Graduate Program Manager, received an Outstanding Graduate Staff Award from the Graduate School. Lisa was nominated by PSE grad students in appreciation for her hard work and dedication. We are pleased... Read More...

May 10, 2021

Hyunki Kim*, Subramanian Sundaram, Ji-Hwan Kang, Nabila Tanjeem, Todd Emrick*, and Ryan Hayward* recently published a paper, titled Coupled Oscillation and Spinning of Photothermal Particles in Marangoni Optical Traps, in PNAS. This... Read More...

May 3, 2021

Near Complete Depolymerization Of Polyesters With Nano-Dispersed Enzymes was recently published in Nature. By nanoscopically dispersing enzymes with deep active sites, Xu, Russell and coworkers have degraded semi-crystalline polyesters... Read More...

April 22, 2021

Weiyue Xin, Hao Wu, Greg Grason and Maria Santore recently published Switchable Positioning of Plate-like Inclusions in Lipid Membranes: Elastically Mediated Interactions of Planar Colloids in 2D Fluids in Science Advances. This paper... Read More...

April 7, 2021

Looking to learn more about PSE faculty and graduate research?   Take these video tours to meet PSE community and visit our labs.  Check back - more videos coming soon!”

https://www.pse.umass.edu/group-lab-videos

March 19, 2021

The PMSE Fellow class of 2021 is entirely PSE alums! Congrats to Prof. Bryan D. Vogt, Dr. Cristina U. Thomas & Prof. Greg Beaucage! PMSE Fellowship was established to honor a small percentage of PMSE members who have made... Read More...

March 17, 2021

Yongjin Kim*, Jay van den Berg & Alfred Crosby* recently published in Nature Materials. Researchers in the Crosby Group have discovered how to make materials that snap and reset themselves, only relying upon energy flow from their... Read More...

February 3, 2021

James Nicolas Pagaduan,* Nicholas Hight-Huf, Avdhoot Datar, Yehiel Nagar, Michael Barnes, Doron Naveh, Ashwin Ramasubramaniam, Reika Katsumata,* and Todd Emrick* recently published in ACS Nano a paper entitled, Electronic Tuning of... Read More...

February 3, 2021

Hua-Feng Fei, Yongde Long, Hsin-Jung Yu, Benjamin Yavitt, Wei Fan, Alexander Ribbe, and James Watkins recently published a paper in ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. The research paper entitled, "Bimodal Mesoporous Carbon Spheres with Small... Read More...

January 31, 2021

Congratulations Takumi! PSE faculty selected Takumi Uchiyama for the Santos Go Award for 2020. The Santos Go Memorial Merit Scholarship is awarded each year to the most outstanding second year PSE student as judged by scholarly... Read More...

January 25, 2021

A review entitled, "Polymers with advanced architectures as emulsifiers for multi-functional emulsions" by Mingqiu Hu* and Thomas P. Russell* was published in Materials Chemistry Frontiers. The architecture of polymer chains can play a... Read More...

January 25, 2021

Janelle Salameh, Le Zhou*, Sarah Ward*, Cristiam Santa Chalarca*, Todd Emrick*  and Marxa Figueiredo published a paper in WIREs: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology.  The combination of synthetic gene carrying constructs with advanced... Read More...

January 3, 2021

Professor Reika Katsumata recently was chosen to receive a prestigious 2021 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The five-year, $595,000 grant will support her investigations into... Read More...

December 9, 2020

Tengfei Li, Yao Wu*, Jiadong Zhou, Mengyang Li, Jingnan Wu, Qin Hu*, Boyu Jia, Xiran Pan, Maojie Zhang, Zheng Tang, Zengqi Xie, Thomas P. Russell*, and Xiaowei Zhan recently published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. A... Read More...

November 17, 2020

Professor Greg Grason, a theoretical polymer scientist in polymer science and engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) by its Council of Representatives this month as recommended by the society’s... Read More...

September 28, 2020

Pu Fan*, Dayong Zhang, Yao Wu*, Junsheng Yu, and Thomas P. Russell* recently published an article entitled, "Polymer-modified ZnO Nanoparticles as Electron Transport Layer for Polymer-based Solar Cells" in Advanced Functional... Read More...

September 26, 2020
Programmed Wrapping and Assembly of Droplets with Mesoscale Polymers was published by Dylan M. Barber*, Zhefei Yang*, Lucas Prévost, Olivia du Roure, Anke Lindner, Todd Emrick,* and Alfred J. Crosby* was published in Advanced Functional... Read More...
September 21, 2020

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