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Department of Polymer Engineering

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In the world of science, Xiong Gong has influence In the world of science, Xiong Gong has influence

The UA researcher joins the ranks of prestigious scientists on Thomson Reuters list -- his work is in the top 1 percent of most-cited studies in materials science. Read More

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FlexTech Workshop Reveals End User Needs for Flexible Electronics FlexTech Workshop Reveals End User Needs for Flexible Electronics

The University of Akron and the National Polymer Innovation Center (NPIC) hosted FlexTech’s Workshop on End User Requirements for Flexible, Printed Electronics. Read More

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Pioneer in rubber recycling awarded top honor Pioneer in rubber recycling awarded top honor

The distinguished professor receives the highest honor from Society of Plastics Engineers. Read More

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Hendrik Heinz Invited Lecturer Hendrik Heinz Invited Lecturer

Dr. Hendrik Heinz was invited to guest lecture at the NSF-sponsored workshop, "Transformational Technologies in Molecular Simulations", to be held May 19-22, 2014, at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Read More

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NSF awards $400,000 for novel sensor technology NSF awards $400,000 for novel sensor technology

The technology holds promising advancements that span from photodetectors for medical devices to sensors used in automobiles. Read More

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Polymer engineering’s Mary Ann Meador named ACS Fellow Polymer engineering’s Mary Ann Meador named ACS Fellow

The American Chemistry Society Fellows Program acknowledges members for achievements and contributions in science and the profession. Read More

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University of Akron scientists welcome $1 million University of Akron scientists welcome $1 million

W.M. Keck Foundation gives grant for researchers to study and develop glass materials... Read More

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Fitting the mold for the future Fitting the mold for the future

The University receives a $2 million in-kind injection simulation software donation. Read More

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