Students

Polymer Science Student Organization (PSSO)

The Polymer Science Student Organization (PSSO) is active in academic and extra-curricular pursuits. The student group sponsors trips to scientific meetings, provides input on student seminars, has two picnics (fall/spring) for the student body, faculty, and staff of DPS during the academic year, and participates in weekly intramural events with other graduate departments.

Current Officers (2019-2020):

  • President: Haley Starvaggi
  • Vice President: Navin Kafle
  • Chief Financial Officer: Tze-Gang Hsu
  • Secretary: Aarushi Srivastava


ACS POLY-PMSE Student Chapter at The University of Akron

About the Organization:

  • A student run organization affiliated with the ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry (POLY) and the Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE)
  • Benefits include networking, career development and opportunities to students and post-doctoral associates in the Polymer field

Current Officers (2015-2016):

To join the student chapter, please contact any of the listed officers.


Current DPS Students


Last nameFirst nameAdvisorCitizenship
Abdelgawad Ammar Dobrynin Egypt
Abel Alexandra Dept. Chair USA
Ajith Krishnaveni Dept. Chair India
Arsano Iskinder Tsige Ethiopia
Banerjee Abhishek Eagan India
Bass Garrett Dept. Chair USA
Brown Jared Dhinojwala USA
Chen Zixi Joy China
Chen Jiahui Liu, T China
Chen Jiadong Sahai China
Chen Jiuke Tsige China
Chen Hanlin Wang,J China
Cheng Chung-Fu Zhu Taiwan
Cruz Megan Joy USA
Dai Yiwei Jia China
Dalvi Siddhesh Dhinojwala India
Dang Francis Joy USA
Dolog Ivan Wesdemiotis Ukraine
Echeverri Mario Dhinojwala Colombia
Foster Dona Dhinojwala USA
Freedman Abegel Dept. Chair USA
Gaire Babu Dhinojwala Nepal
Gao Yuan Wesdemiotis China
Garcia Espinosa Luis Diego Eagan Mexico
Gu Kai Liu, C China
Guo Qingyun Dept. Chair China
Guo Hao Tsige China
Gupta Chaitanya Ramanand Wang,S India
Hammer Theodore Soucek USA
Hsu Yen-Hao Dept. Chair Taiwan
Hsu Tze-Gang Wang,J Taiwan
Htut K Zin Dhinojwala Myanmar
Hu He Chuang China
Hu Yinghe Liu, T China
Hu Ruibo Sahai China
Huang Jiahao Dept. Chair China
Huang Huan Foster China
Huang Yitong Foster China
Huang Zheng Foster China
Huang Da Wang,S China
Jacobs Michael Dobrynin USA
Jain Tanmay Joy India
Jin Fan Miyoshi China
Joshi Satej Eagan India
Kafle Navin Miyoshi Nepal
Kaur Sukhmanjot Dhinojwala India
King Jaelynne Chuang USA
Kippenbrock Grant Foster USA
Kumar Nityanshu Dhinojwala/Tsige India
Kundu Mangaldeep Joy India
Lai Yun Yu Zhu Taiwan
Lai Yueh-Ting Zhu Taiwan
Li Weiyao Dhinojwala China
Li Xiaomeng Wang,J China
Li Xiang Zhu China
Liang Honghe Jia China
Liang Wenfeng Zhu China
Lienhart Gavan Dept. Chair USA
Liu Cheng Chuang China
Liu Tong Dept. Chair China
Liu Yuchu Dept. Chair China
Liu Boyang Dhinojwala China
Liu Lei Eagan China
Liu Xinhao Joy China
Liu Shiqi Wang, J China
Luo Jiancheng Liu, T China
Luong Derek Dept. Chair USA
Lyu Jingqing Jia China
Ma Jiayang Miyoshi China
Mishra Kaushik Joy India
Mokarizadeh Adbol Hadi Tsige Iran
Narayanan Amal Joy India
Nepal Suman King Nepal
Nettleton Jason Dept. Chair USA
Nikam Shantanu Dept. Chair India
Nun Nicholas Joy USA
Orndorf Nathaniel Dhinojwala USA
Ortiz Deliris Joy USA
Pant Nishtha Dept. Chair India
Pathan Arsalaan Nisar Dept. Chair India
Patil Anvay Dhinojwala India
Patil Utkarsh Dhinojwala India
Peng Bangan Dobrynin/Cavicchi China
Petersen Shannon Dept. Chair USA
Presto Dillon Foster USA
Qian Kun Tsige China
Raee Ehsan Liu, T Iran
Rastogi Alankar Dhino/Tsige India
Razavi Aghjeh Masoud Wang,S Iran
Ren Wendong Liu, C China
Ren Kehao Liu, C China
Rey Gabrielle Dhinojwala USA
Rossi Brenna Foster USA
Sathe Devavrat Wang,J India
Sayko Ryan Dept. Chair USA
Schmitz Nathan Jia USA
Schwarz Derek Eagan USA
Shahrokhian Aida King Iran
Shi Zhen Wang, J China
Shin Yongjin Dept. Chair Korea
Smith Travis Wang,S USA
Srivastava Aarushi Foster India
Starvaggi Haley Dobrynin USA
Stefin Amanda Dhinojwala USA
Su Yuhan Dhinojwala China
Su Hsin-Wei Wang,J Taiwan
Sun Yu Jia China
Sun Mengyue King China
Sun Xinyu Liu, T China
Tang Yijing Miyoshi China
Tantisuwanno Chinnapatch Joy Thailand
Tian Yuan Dobrynin China
Tommey Tyler Dept. Chair USA
Tong Zifeng Dhinojwala China
Tseng Yen-Ming Joy Taiwan
Tung Wei-Yao Zhu Taiwan
Vishwakarma Apoorva Joy India
Wang Sihan Chuang China
Wang Yuming Liu, T China
Wang Zehao Liu, T China
Wang Dingrui Miyoshi China
Wang Zifeng Tsige China
Wang Jiayi Wang, J China
Wang Zeyu Wang,J China
Wang Miaoyu Zhu China
Wang Jin Zhu China
Weiner Nicholas King USA
Wilson Michael Dhinojwala USA
Woods Adam Dobrynin/Cavicchi USA
Wu Siqi King/Sancaktar China
Xie Wei Wang, J China
Xu Xiaohan Liu, T China
Yan Xiaoyun Dept. Chair China
Yang Ze Peng Dhinojwala China
Yang Yunchong Dobrynin/Cavicchi China
Yang Yuqing Liu, T China
Yang Run Zhu China
Yu Shichen Miyoshi China
Zhang Meng Dept. Chair China
Zhang Shuailin Dept. Chair China
Zhang Shuyuan Dobrynin China
Zhang Yuanhao Liu/Tsige China
Zhang Yi Miyoshi China
Zhang Siteng Tsige China
Zhang Shufan Wang,S China
Zhang Jingwei Wesdemiotis China
Zhao Mohan Dhinojwala China
Zhao Fangtong Zhu China
Zheng Yexin Wang,S/Tsige China
Zhou Jie Joy China
Zhou Wenqiao Liu, C China
Zhou Yifan Liu, T China
Zhou Jianing Zhu China
Zhu Runyao Dhinojwala China
Zhu Linhui Jia China