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Surfaces with physicochemical properties that can be modulated using external stimuli offer great promise for designing responsive or adaptive materials.
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January 1, 2010

Professor Greg Tew, by incorporating a monomer with a cobalt ligand
into a block copolymer, has produced a magnetic material that
increases the density of information storage. This is considered "the
first report of a...

September 14, 2009

Tom Russell is the director of the new 16M Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) for "Polymer Based Materials for Harvesting Solar Energy (PHaSE).

PHaSE was created with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Basic... Read More...

September 13, 2009

Ryan Hayward recently received the 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award, which recognizes new faculty and provides financial support for their research.

July 13, 2009

Sinan Yordem has been awarded the Thermoset Division/James MacKenzie Graduate Scholarship from The SPE Foundation
for the 2009-2010 academic year. Congratulations Sinan!

May 20, 2009

Beth Cooper is the recipient of a 2009-2010 Graduate School Fellowship. The fellowship includes a stipend, waver of tuition and Curriculum Fee, and payment of individual Student Health Insurance Plan. Congratulations Beth!

May 13, 2009

Gregory Su, a junior Chemical Engineering major and Commonwealth College student from Westport, has won a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. For the past two years, Su has worked with Alfred Crosby. Recently, he has been researching the... Read More...

May 13, 2009

Zhan Hang (Henry) Yang has received the 2008-2009 Gates Millennium Scholars Award for up to three years. Congratulations Henry!

April 27, 2009

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January 23, 2009

Professor Thomas J. McCarthy has been chosen to represent the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics as an exemplar of the faculty who provide guidance and mentorship to graduate students through chairs and membership on student... Read More...

September 25, 2008

Professor Thomas J. McCarthy will receive the Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity at the 2008 UMass Amherst Faculty Convocation on Friday, September 12, 2008, at 11:00 in Bowker Auditorium. This is... Read More...

August 28, 2008

Polymer Science and Engineering graduate students Damla Koylu and Shilpi Sanghi were each recipients of prestigious Eugene M. Isenberg Awards. Mr. Isenberg, alumnus of the School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst... Read More...

May 13, 2008

He has been awarded a five year National Institute of Standards and Technology(NIST)/GRC Fellowship.

May 8, 2008

Professor E. Bryan Coughlin has been awarded the Faculty Patent Recognition Award for his patent "Crosslinked Polycyclooctene." This award is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and the Office of Commercial... Read More...

April 29, 2008

Professor Ryan Hayward has received a five-year, $475,000 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research on hydrogels, materials that can absorb hundreds of times their weight in water and undergo huge changes in... Read More...

April 29, 2008

Santore Research Group member and Ph.D. candidate Surachate (Po) Kalasin has won the Peebles Award for Graduate Student Research in Adhesion Science. The Peebles Award is based on abstracts submitted as contributions for the Annual... Read More...

December 5, 2007

At the upcoming Adhesion Society meeting, Professor Al Crosby will be honored with the Adhesion Society's Young Adhesion Scientist Award. This is the first time this award will be given. The purpose of the Young Adhesion Scientist... Read More...

November 27, 2007

Professor Jie Song, Departments of Orthopedics and Cell Biology at the UMass Medical School, will be the guest lecturer on Friday, November 30, 2007 at 3:30 PM in Conte A110-111.  The title of Professor Song's lecture is "Synthetic... Read More...

November 27, 2007

The Richard A. Auhll Professor and Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Professor Matthew Tirrell, will be lecturing on Friday, November 16 in Conte A110-111 at 3:30 PM. His lecture titled... Read More...

November 13, 2007

At the 234th ACS National Meeting and Exposition in Boston, MA, August 2007, Professor Gregory N. Tew was awarded the 2007 Herman F. Mark Young Scholar Award by the American Chemical Society Division of Polymer Chemistry.  Professor Tew... Read More...

October 23, 2007