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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

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
"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

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