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

Honor or Distinctions

  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Fulbright Scholar (Imperial College) 1987-88
  • Advisory Board, ACS Books 1988 - 1992
  • Editor-in-Chief, Polymer Engineering and Science 1996- 2012
    (Associate Editor 1987-1996)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Polymer Composites, 1997 - 2012
    (Associate Editor 1987 - 97)
  • Fellow, North American Thermal Analysis Soc., 1987
  • Best Contributed Paper, MRS Mtg., 1989
  • Elected to Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, 1990
  • Advisory Board, Petroleum Research Fund, 1991 - 1994
  • Chairman, Ion-Containing Polymer Gordon Res. Conf., 1991
  • Int. Advisory Board, Polymers and Polymer Composites, 1996-
  • Fellow, American Physical Society, 1998
  • Fellow, Society of Plastics Engineers, 1999
  • International Education Award, Soc. of Plastics Engineers, 2000
  • Editorial Advisory Board, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2001-
  • International Research Award, Soc. of Plastics Engineers, 2002
  • AAUP Research Excellence Award (UConn), 2003
  • Engineering and Technology Award, Soc. of Plastics Engineers, 2003
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Macromolecules, 2004 –2008
  • Director’s Award for Faculty Excellence, Polymer Program, Univ. of Connecticut, 2005
  • Fellow, Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering Div., ACS, 2006
  • Editorial Board, Chemistry Central Journal, 2006 –
  • Institute of Materials Science (UConn) Distinguished Lecturer, 2008
  • Best Paper Award, Eng. Properties and Structure Div., SPE ANTEC, 2007
  • International Award, Soc. of Plastics Engineers 2008
  • Best Paper Award, Polymer Analysis Div., SPE ANTEC, 2008
  • Fellow, American Chemical Society, 2010
  • Doctor honoris causa, Technical Univ. of Brno, Czech Republic, 2012