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The National Polymer Innovation Center (NPIC) is a contract services facility at the leading edge of polymer characterization and advanced manufacturing.
Akron Polymer Training Services (APTS) provides a range of workforce training solutions that leverage the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering’s knowledgebase and capabilities.
Dr. Henry Astley is the latest UA faculty member to be awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award. An assistant professor in both the Department of Biology and the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, Astley was awarded $1,109,966 for his project "Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Control of Limbless Locomotion."
Dr. Sadhan Jana, Benjamin Franklin Goodrich Endowed Chair and Professor in UA’s School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, has been admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), the United Kingdom organization recently announced.
Dr. Junpeng Wang, assistant professor in the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering (SPSPE), has been awarded a prestigious CAREER Award by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Wang’s award includes a federal grant for research and education activities for five consecutive years in the amount of $617,000.
On Friday, April 30, from 7 am - 12 pm (EST), our School will be celebrating the outstanding achievements of our alumni and students. Virtual events include presentations from our alumni awardees and invited guest speakers, social gatherings and breakout sessions to connect with fellow faculty and alumni, and the presentation of student awards.