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Zachary Fink has been selected to study his project, “Imaging Nanoparticle Jamming at Liquid-Liquid Interfaces by Real-Time, In-Situ TEM, at LBNL.

The Science Graduate Student Research Program supports supplemental awards to... Read More...

August 21, 2019

Deborah Snyder has been selected by the UMass Executive Committee of the Biotechnology Training Program for a two year NIH award. Deborah was one of two graduate students chosen to be UMass trainees this year. This fellowship provides... Read More...

August 21, 2019

Reika Katsumata has bee awarded an American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator (DNI) Grant.

The project title is "Polymeric Bi-Layer Design to Leverage Wetting Transparency for Water/Oil... Read More...

August 16, 2019

A study published today in Science explains how Professor Russell and collaborators have made new magnetic devices out of liquids.

“We’ve made a new material that has all the characteristics of an ordinary magnet, but we can... Read More...

July 19, 2019

Aiste Balciunaite, working in the Santore lab, is a double major in Chemical Engineering and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with a minor in Mathematics. Balciunaite showed leadership in her courses, her research labs and on the... Read More...

April 29, 2019

Sarah L. Perry, assistant professor of Chemical Engineering and PSE adjunct faculty, has received a 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award for 2019. The three year award is given to young faculty members across the country who are conducting... Read More...

April 29, 2019

The Polymer Science & Engineering Faculty has selected James Pagaduan as a recipient of the 2018 - 2019 PPG Foundation Fellowship. This award provides funding towards salary and tuition costs to a PSE graduate student in the early... Read More...

April 29, 2019

The Polymer Science & Engineering Faculty has selected Hantao Zhou as a recipient of the 2018 - 2019 PPG Foundation Fellowship. This award provides funding towards salary and tuition costs to a PSE graduate student in the early... Read More...

April 29, 2019

Tom shares the highlights of his career, current research focus, and his thoughts on the future of materials science in a recent Advanced Science News Hall of Fame Highlight article. Also included in this issue article is a review of... Read More...

April 8, 2019

Sarah Perry, UMass Chemical Engineering Department faculty, has recently become a PSE adjunct faculty member. Before joining the ChemE Dept in 2014, Sarah worked as a postdoc with PSE alum Professor Matthew Tirrell in the Bioengineering... Read More...

March 20, 2019

Congrats Laura! Laura Bradley was awarded a five-year $500,000 NSF Early Career Development grant for her research on producing soft materials with ordered and oriented architectures for advanced applications in membranes and surface... Read More...

February 22, 2019

Zachary Fink of the Russell Group was presented with the 2018 Santos Go Award at the yearly banquet on December 8th. This award is given to the most outstanding second year PSE student as judged by scholarly accomplishments accrued... Read More...

December 17, 2018

Al Crosby has been awarded the Adhesion Society's ‘Excellence in Adhesion Science’ Award for 2019. This award is sponsored by 3M. Al is noted for contributing significantly to the science and technology of soft materials, especially in... Read More...

November 14, 2018

An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has produced a new class of electronic materials that may lead to a “green,” more sustainable future in biomedical and environmental sensing, say... Read More...

October 29, 2018

Collapsible dog bowls, bendable medical tubes and drinking straws all seem to work on a common principle, snapping into a variety of mechanically stable and useful states. Despite the many applications for such “designer matter”... Read More...

October 22, 2018

Formation of Frank–Kasper phases in soft matter systems confounds intuitive notions that equilibrium states achieve maximal symmetry, deriving from the conflict between symmetry of spherical domains and uniform space filling.  A new... Read More...

October 15, 2018

Maria Santore and Sarah Perry (of Chemical Engineering) have received a 3-year $357,000 NSF grant to create complex coacervates that incorporate nano- and microparticles.  Charged particles have not previously been integrated through... Read More...

October 12, 2018

Professor Maria Santore was recently awarded ~$ 1M by the National Science Foundation to lead a 3-year program focusing on communication between bacteria and electronic devices based on tactile two-way interactions.  Along with Sloan... Read More...

October 12, 2018

The U.S. Department of Education has recently awarded the Polymer Science and Engineering Department a three year Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant totaling $950,000.  The funds will be used by PSE to continue... Read More...

October 12, 2018

Ryan Hayward has been elected a 2018 APS Fellow (American Physical Society) by the Division of Polymer Physics for developing innovative approaches to control the structure and properties of polymeric materials through processes of... Read More...

September 26, 2018

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