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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

Researchers in polymer science and engineering are used to working at the molecular level, but Professor Tom Russell and his former UMass student and current postdoc Paul Kim are helping to take polymer research to the next level: outer... Read More...

July 9, 2021

Professor Richard Stein, founder of polymer research at UMass, passed away peacefully at his home on June 21.  Stein's early foresight and energy were key to the establishment and the rise to prominence of the Polymer Science and... Read More...

June 30, 2021

Research by Daniel S. Camarda*, Matthew J. Lampe*, Alan J. Lesser*, Philippe Desbois, Klaus Stoll, Claus Gabriel, Rupert Konradi was recently published in the Journal of Applied Polymer Science. Researchers have fabricated graft... Read More...

June 14, 2021

Equilibrium Mechanisms of Self-limiting Assembly was recently published in Review of Modern Physics by Michael F. Hagan and Gregory M. Grason*. This is a review of the physical principles of self-limiting assembly in soft matter, which... Read More...

June 14, 2021

Alexa Kuenstler is in a class of thirteen research fellows to receive over $3.7M funding for 2021. The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation announced the Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows in Chemical Sciences, individuals who... Read More...

May 28, 2021

Xiangxi Meng, Yifeng Du*, Yalin Liu, E. Bryan Coughlin*, Sarah L. Perry, and Jessica D. Schiffman recently published an article entitled, "Electrospinning Fibers from Oligomeric Complex Coacervates: No Chain Entanglements Needed" in... Read More...

May 28, 2021

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

2021 PSE Graduation Celebration Video

May 14, 2021

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

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