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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

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
"Nematic colloids at liquid crystal–air interfaces via photopolymerization" has been published by Xiaoshuang Wei*, Nicholas Sbalbi* and Laura C. Bradley* in Soft Matter. This paper explains the simultaneous synthesis and assembly of... Read More...
September 21, 2020
Chinmay Saraf has been awarded a 2020-2021 SPE Foundation – Thermoplastic Elastomers Special Interest Group Scholarship. This award provides assistance for tuition and fees for the 2020-2021 school year.
September 21, 2020
Congrats to recent graduate Daria Atkinson - named a Provost Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania.  This competitive program “seek(s) to attract promising researchers and educators from different backgrounds, races, ethnic... Read More...
September 4, 2020

Joia M. Miller, Doug Hall*, Joanna Robaszewski, Prerna Sharma, Michael F. Hagan, Gregory M. Grason* and Zvonimir Dogic recently published their paper entitiled: All twist and no bend makes raft edges splay: Spontaneous curvature of... Read More...

August 3, 2020

Congrats Konane! Konane has been chosen to participate in the 2020 MIT Chemical Engineering Rising Stars Workshop, to take place Oct. 8-9, 2020.

Due to the current pandemic, ChemE will hold the symposium virtually during the... Read More...

July 17, 2020

Lisa Groth, PSE Main Office Manager and Graduate Program Manager, received an Outstanding Staff Achievement Award from the College of Natural Sciences. We are grateful for her hard work and dedication to the PSE community - and pleased... Read More...

July 17, 2020

Tom Russell was recently honored by the Neutron Scattering Society of America with its highest honor, the Clifford G. Shull Prize in Neutron Science, for “his pivotal role in the application of neutron reflectivity and small-angle... Read More...

June 19, 2020

Earlier this year, Chris was awarded the 2019-2020 Lipp Foundation Fellowship in Polymer Science & Engineering.

Before joining PSE, Chris completed his Bachelor’s in Chemistry at Juniata College and was employed for several... Read More...

June 17, 2020

To our PSE and UMass Community:

We all look with horror and heightened awareness to tragedies that have fallen on Black Americans in recent times due to inexcusable and widespread racism, injustice, and intolerance. We must more... Read More...

June 5, 2020

A group of PSE Alumni at Dow will be presenting a virtual information session on Thursday June 4th from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. The format will consist of 60-70 minutes of presentations from the Alumni on their careers at Dow and highlights... Read More...

May 30, 2020

Congrats to our recent graduate Konane Bay - named a Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Princeton. The aim of this fellowship is to enhance diversity in academia. Konane will join the Department of Chemical and Biological... Read More...

May 29, 2020

Tengfei Li, Langxuan Yang, Yao Wu*, Jiayu Wang, Boyu Jia, Qin Hu*,Thomas P. Russell* and Xiaowei Zhan recently published in ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. Three fused-ring electron acceptors (FXIC-1, FXIC-2, and FXIC3) were designed and... Read More...

May 13, 2020

Recent Doctoral graduates share a few words of advice to upcoming students and some of their favorite memories.

May 8, 2020

View a slide show presentation celebrating our doctoral graduates.

May 8, 2020

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