Welcome Polymer Alumni
SPSPE Newsletter | Summer 2021
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Welcome to Alumni Day
Ali Dhinojwala, Interim Director, SPSPE
Gary L. Miller, President, The University of Akron
Joseph M. Gingo, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The University of Akron
Matthew Tirrell, Dean, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
“Beyond the Chi Parameter in Controlling Macromolecular Assembly”
Polymer Engineering Alumni Award Winner
Sang Eun Shim, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Inha University, South Korea
“Development of thermally conductive and electrically insulative polymer composites using silica coated graphites”
Presented by Ali Dhinojwala, Interim Director, SPSPE
Polymer Science Alumni Award Winner
Michael Makowski, Specialty Coatings and Materials R&D, PPG
“Leveraging multi-scale modeling to drive innovation in materials development”
Frank Leibfarth, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“C–H Functionalization of Polyolefins”
Alumni Video Compilation
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Check out our upcoming seminars
Hear renowned speakers in the field of polymers from throughout the world!
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Coordinator of Academic Programs
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The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-0301
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Alumni Dissertations and Theses
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