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Research by Hao Wan,* Geunwoong Jeon, Weiyue Xin, Gregory M. Grason* & Maria M. Santore* was recently published in Nature Communications. In this article researchers present a new mechanism to scalably control the morphology of 2D... Read More...

June 3, 2024
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Research by Brandon R. Clarke*, Connor L. Witt*, Mark Ilton, Alfred J. Crosby*, James J. Watkins* and Gregory N. Tew* was recently published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Bottlebrush networks (BBNs) are an exciting new... Read More...

May 7, 2024
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Zichen Jin, Hong-Gyu Seong, Satyam Srivastava, Alex McGlasson, Todd Emrick, Murugappan Muthukumar, Thomas P. Russell recently published in the Angewandte Chemie International Edition. This paper entitled, 3D Printing of Aqueous Two-... Read More...

May 7, 2024
Todd receiving award

Todd Emrick was selected for a Samuel F. Conte Faculty Fellowship Award for 2024-2025. Fellowships are managed by the office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement (VCRE) and provide a one-year release from teaching and... Read More...

May 6, 2024
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Research by Carlos Duque, Doug Hall*, Botond Tyukody and Greg Grason* was recently published in PNAS and demonstrates economical assembly of size-tailored, triply-periodic minimal surfaces via "inverted" Caspar-Klug design principles.... Read More...

May 1, 2024
Ashok Misra

The Polymer Process Society (PPS) Executive Committee has elected PSE Alumnus and Adjunct faculty member Ashok Misra '74 to the class of 2024 PPS Fellows. Ashok will be recognized at the 39th International Conference of the Polymer... Read More...

April 12, 2024
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Research by Kaikai Zheng*, Shankar Ghosh* and Steve Granick* was recently published in PNAS. Studying translucent materials, researchers discover an additional energy transfer path - internal radiation, which presents exceptions of... Read More...

March 18, 2024
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Dipankar Saha*, Hsin-Jung Yu*, Jiacheng Wang, Prateek*, Xiaobo Chen, Chaoyun Tang, Claire Senger*, James Nicolas Pagaduan*, Reika Katsumata*, Kenneth R. Carter*, Guangwen Zhou, Peng Bai, Nianqiang Wu, and James J. Watkins* just... Read More...

March 8, 2024
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Research by Alex McGlasson* and Thomas P. Russell* was recently published in Materials Today.  The paper is entitled, "From solid surfactants to micromotors: An overview of the synthesis and applications of heterogeneous particles." In... Read More...

March 4, 2024
Reika Katsumata ACS Au Polymers Rising Star 2023

Reika Katsumata is recognized as one of the 2023 ACS Polymers Au Rising Stars in Polymers!  ACS Polymers Au notes that, in her research, Professor Katsumata is as "aspiring to redefine size effects, the goal is to establish universal... Read More...

February 28, 2024
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Research by Brandon R. Clarke* and Gregory N. Tew* was recently published in the Journal of Polymer Science. The paper is entitled, "Programming Mechanical Properties through Encoded Network Topologies." This review highlights the Tew... Read More...

January 24, 2024
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Research by Krishnamurthy Munusamy*, Chien-Han Chen,* and Todd Emrick* was recently published in Macromolecules. This paper is entitled, "Alkyne-Substituted Deoxybenzoins as Precursors to Cycloaddition Chemistry and the Preparation of... Read More...

January 18, 2024
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The paper entitled, "On the Interfacial Assembly of Anisotropic Amphiphilic Janus particles was recently published by Alex McGlasson*, Eva Morgenthaler*, Laura C. Bradley* and Thomas P. Russell*  in Advanced Functional Materials. In... Read More...

December 18, 2023
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Research by James Nicolas Pagaduan,* Ayush Bhardwaj,* Tailynn Y. McCarty, Stephan Kraemer, Cathal J. Kearney, James J. Watkins,* Todd Emrick,* and Reika Katsumata* was recently published in Advanced Functional Materials. In this paper, ... Read More...

December 15, 2023
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Zachary Fink*, Xuefei Wu, Paul Y. Kim, Alex McGlasson*, Maged Abdelsamie, Todd Emrick*, Carolin M. Sutter-Fella, Paul D. Ashby, Brett A. Helms, Thomas P. Russell*. This work studies the in-situ in-plane packing of nanoparticle mixtures... Read More...

November 25, 2023
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A paper was recently published by D. Wang, L. He, Y. Wu, Y. Li, W. Hu*, T. Ma, S. Luo, J. Song, W. Sun and G. Zhang in Cement and Concrete Composites. This research describes a novel class of hybrid organogeopolymers with tunable... Read More...

November 18, 2023
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Research entitled "Network Constitutional Isomers" was recently published by Brandon R Clarke* and Gregory N. Tew* in Macromolecules. Using simple variation of catalyst concentration we alter the topology of networks, introducing... Read More...

November 12, 2023
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"Seriously non-thermal thermodynamics" was recently published by Tian Huang*, Qi Pan* and Steve Granick* in Nature Materials. It's a News and Views about non-equilibrium thermodynamics that describes activity-stabilized mixed states in... Read More...

November 1, 2023
Watkins with Grant Award

Within a year, students and researchers in a laboratory at the University of Massachusetts will begin using a nanoimprint lithography tool to craft metal lenses in what will be the first open access facility in the country for the... Read More...

October 26, 2023
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Research by Nick Hackney*, Chris Amey and Greg Grason* was recently published in Physical Review X. In this work, a new minimal model of geometrically frustrated assembly maps out equilibrium phase space and demonstrates existence of... Read More...

October 26, 2023

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