Dr.   Robert     Weiss

Dr. Robert Weiss

Adjunct Professor
Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, University of Connecticut (ret.)
Department of Polymer Engineering
Phone: 330-972-6278
Email: rweiss@uakron.edu

Contact

Phone: 330-972-6278
E-mail: rweiss@uakron.edu

Education/Experience

  • Ph.D. Chem. Eng., University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1976)
  • B.S. Chem. Eng., Northwestern University (1972)

Experience

  • 1975-77 Research Engineer, Exxon Chemical Company
  • 1977-81 Staff Engineer, Exxon Res. and Eng. Co.
  • 1979 Visiting Professor, Stevens Inst. Tech.
  • 1981-86 Associate Professor, Univ. Connecticut
  • 1984-91 Director, Polymer Program, University of Connecticut
  • 1985-89 Assistant Director, Inst. of Materials Science, Univ. of Conn.
  • 1986-09 Professor, University of Connecticut
  • 1987-92 Director, Liquid Crystalline Polymer Research Center, UConn
  • 1987-88 Academic Visitor, Imperial College (London)
  • 1989-95 Associate Director, Institute of Materials Science, UConn
  • 1994-95 Academic Visitor, Imperial College (London)
  • 1998-02 A. T. DiBenedetto Distinguished Professor of Engineering, UConn.
  • 2000- Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Materials Science and Eng., Univ. of Florida
  • 2002-09 Distinguished Professor of Engineering, UConn.
  • 2002-05 Director, Polymer Program, University of Connecticut
  • 2003-09 Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, University of Connecticut
  • 2007-09 UTC Professor of Advanced Materials and Processing, Univ. of Connecticut
  • 2009-16 Hezzleton E. Simmons Professor, Dept. of Polym. Eng., Univ. of Akron
  • 2011-15 Chair, Department of Polymer Engineering, Univ. of Akron
  • 2015-16 Assoc. Dean for Res., College of Polym. Sci. & Polym. Eng., Univ. of Akron

Faculty Profile [PDF]

http://www.uakron.edu/cpspe/documents/faculty-profiles/FacultyProfile-Weiss.pdf