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February Safety Focus Update: Free Eye Exams for CPSPE Students

CPSPE Students:

Diana Woolf, Safety Officer, has made arrangements with the Summit County Health Department to include any eligible student from the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering to provide FREE eye exams through their Prevent Blindness Program.

Students who do not have health insurance coverage that provides vision care may be eligible for a FREE eye exam.

Dr. David S. Simmons' publication featured on

Dr. Simmons' publication An Emerging Unified View of Dynamic Interphases in Polymers is featured on

To learn more about his research, visit:

February Safety Focus: Safety Glasses and CPSPE Prescription Safety Glasses Program

February’s Safety Focus: Safety Glasses and creating awareness for the College’s Prescription Safety Glasses Program. Anytime you are in the lab, transporting or working with hazardous substances safety glasses must be worn. Side Shields must be worn with all personal glasses. The side shields are very inexpensive to purchase. (See example picture on right)

The Prescription Safety Glasses Program: No cost to you for the basic glasses and upgrade options available for additional cost.

Nanotech coating research co-authored by Dr. Yu Zhu featured in multiple reports

Research co-authored by assistant professor Yu Zhu shows how a nanotech coating might offer a new way to de-ice aircraft, wind turbines, and power lines.

Learn more by reading multiple reports from The Asian Age, Nanotechnology Now, Futurity, Controlled Environments, Deccan Chronicle and HeliHub that feature this research.

Polymer engineer receives NSF CAREER Award to study the mystery of glassy materials
Success of this project will accelerate the development of materials in areas ranging from human health to energy economy.

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