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04/19/2018
Dr. Xiong Gong recognized as winner of 2017-18 Outstanding Researcher Award

Congratulations to Dr. Xiong Gong, Professor of Polymer Engineering, who has been selected as the recipient of UA's 2017-18 Outstanding Researcher Award.

04/17/2018
College students to share startup ideas at free LaunchTown event Monday

A University of Akron student is cooking up a way to keep some medicines from breaking down at higher temperatures.

On Monday, polymer science student Cesar Lopez Gonzalez will bring his innovation to the 12th annual LaunchTown business idea competition.

04/11/2018
Chameleon-like elastomers — champions of quick color change
University of Akron polymer researcher helps to discover synthetic biological tissue that also changes color like chameleon skin.
04/10/2018
Polymer professor joins medical and biological engineering elite
Dr. Matthew Becker was honored for developing novel families of degradable polymers for use in additive manufacturing, regenerative medicine and drug delivery.
04/09/2018
CPSPE Supports Education at the Black Male Summit

This weekend marked the 11th annual Black Male Summit at The University of Akron, a crossroads of leadership and empowerment for black men. A disproportionate number of black men do not graduate from four-year colleges, and the summit aims to prevent this by preparing black students for success. The emphasis on education and excellence is very familiar to the staff and faculty of CPSPE, many of whom attended the summit.


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