Outstanding researcher works to solve medical challenges
Dr. Matthew L. Becker is one of two recipients of this year’s Outstanding Researcher Award. The awards were presented May 6 at the Founders Day Luncheon.
Tosoh Bioscience LLC and The University of Akron Debut The Tosoh Polymer Chromatography Laboratory at the Goodyear Polymer Center
The Tosoh Polymer Chromatography Laboratory located at the Goodyear Polymer Center offers start-of-the-art Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) Systems from Tosoh Bioscience for polymer scientists working in academia and industry.
They built a better bandage, and won $7,000
Two graduate students invented an adhesive bandage that allows for easy removal with minimal pain, winning the LaunchTown Entrepreneurship Competition and money to advance their idea.
Polymer Science alumnus wins Young Scientist Award from Science Academy Society in Turkey
Dr. Bülent Akgün, PhD Polymer Science 2007, currently an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey, has been recognized with a 2016 Young Scientists Program (BAGEP) Award by the Science Academy Society in Turkey.
Akron Global Polymer Academy Inspires K-12 Students with Hands-On Polymer Experiences
On April 20th and 27th, 55 students visited the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering and the National Center for Education and Research on Corrosion and Materials Performance. These students earned their field trip to UA through participation in Akron Public School’s First Annual Chemistry Erlenmeyer Flask Three Fold Challenge—a partnership with Chemistry teachers across the district aimed at promoting shared community experiences with other teachers/students and learning through direct experiences and problem-solving.
May 24, 2016:
SPE ANTEC 2016 Networking Event [External]
June 19, 2016:
12th National Graduate Research Polymer Conference
June 21, 2016:
2016 NCERCAMP Tour & Forum: The Fight Against Corrosion