• 8 October 2014
    • The Ohio Third Frontier awards the innovation platform proposal for the Akron Functional Materials Center to Professors Becker, Vogt and Cakmak.  The $3 Million Dollar award is a collaborative effort with The University of Akron, the Austen Bioinnovation Institute in Akron, The Lubrizol Corporation, PolyOne Corportation, SNS Nanofiber Technology and Viscus Biologics. 
  • 7 October 2014
    • 4th Year Graduate Student Gina Policastro is sent to the UK for a 10 week visit in the Laboratory of Andew P Dove at The University of Warwick.
  • 7 October 2014
    • Jukuan's paper is published in ACS Macroletters!!
  • 1 September 2014
    • Wen's review is published in Chemical Society Reviews!!
  • Darrell Reneker, distinguished professor of polymer science; Matthew Becker, associate professor of polymer science; and Jukuan Zheng, a polymer science graduate student, developed a polymer system that can be fabricated and then specialized to perform healing functions ranging from fighting infection to wound healing. A WKSU Exploradio feature highlights this development at
  • FDA selects Akron partnership for polymers expertise
  • Partnership in polymers 

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