|Posted on July 13, 2014 at 5:20 PM|
Ben W. Maynor, Joseph M. DeSimone, and Jason P. Rolland, winners of the 2014 Kathryn C. Hach award for Entrepreneurial Success, are recognized for their work in commercializing PRINT nanoparticle technology by founding and developing Liquidia technologies. Liquidia uses PRINT nanotechnology to specifically tailor nanoparticles to address several different areas in medicine including vaccines and inhaled drugs.
|Posted on July 4, 2014 at 10:05 PM|
Congratulations to Dr. Felix Kim who was awarded the 2014 Award for Outstanding Graduate Research.
The 2014 Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Polymer Chemistry will be presented to Dr. Felix S. Kim at the ACS National Meeting in San Francisco August 10-14. Dr. Kim completed the Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in 2012 at the University of Washington with Prof. Samson Jenekhe. His Ph.D. research on the charge transport properties of polymer semiconductors and polymer-based thin film transistors has resulted in more than 30 articles in leading journals. He is now a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the Chung-Ang University in Seoul, Korea. The award will be presented during a symposium in honor of Dr. Kim in the Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering.
|Posted on July 4, 2014 at 8:40 PM|
Fei Huang from Duke University was awarded the Doolittle Award for the paper “Development of New Polymer Donor and Interfacial Materials for the Interface Engineering of High Performance Polymer Solar Cells”. The Arthur K. Doolittle Award is given to the author(s) of an outstanding paper presented before the Division at each national meeting of the ACS.
|Posted on June 22, 2014 at 6:05 PM|
The editors of the Journal of Polymer Science and the Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) Division of the ACS are delighted to announce that the JPS Innovation Award winner for 2014 is Brent Sumerlin.
|Posted on June 22, 2014 at 6:05 PM|
Ramin Amin-Sanayei, Roice Wille, John Stuligross, Kurt Wood, and Kevin Hanrahan (pictured from left to right), winners of the 2014 American Chemical Society Team Innovation Award, are recognized for their work leading to the introduction of Kynar Aquatec® emulsion resins, a new polymer platform for highly weatherable waterborne coatings.
|Posted on June 21, 2014 at 4:25 PM|
A focus of the PMSE Division has been to develop avenues for the exchange of technical information and fosters interactions in materials science and engineering for the global chemistry community. With this goal in mind, PMSE has developed a database of polymeric science conferences from around the world.
This list can be found here, or through in the Meetings sub-menu under Other Conferences. Titles, date, location, and web links are provided for all meetings. On that page, links are provided to Google Docs and Online Office versions, submission deadlines are posted when available. The list was recently updated beyond an America-based focus to include all conferences from around the world.
Any organization which promotes the sharing of knowledge in the science or engineering of polymer materials is welcome to add additional conferences. Please send new conferences or any corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org. Conference listings will be updated near the 15th of each month.
|Posted on June 21, 2014 at 12:00 AM|
For the 248th ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, California, PMSE smyposia will be held at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.
Please visit the ACS website for the full technical program. PMSE would like to thank the sponsors of symposia for their generous support for helping making this conference a success.
|Posted on May 26, 2014 at 2:55 PM|
Thanks to everyone who submitted for a wonderful PMSE sesion in San Francisco.
There will be 17 symposia with 57 sessions, making a total of 732 submissions overall.
Locations of symposia and further information will be posted in June.
|Posted on May 19, 2014 at 2:45 PM|
Registration for the 248th National Meeting is now on-line. To register, you will need to sign up for an ACS ID, which will consolidate the multiple ACS accounts that were previously available. When you create your profile you are able to link your membership to your profile. This enables you to save time on registration and provides access to member only content. It is FREE and you are not required to be an ACS member to gain an ACS ID.
|Posted on March 16, 2014 at 4:25 PM|
Greg Gossweiler, Qiming Wang, Xuanhe Zhao, and Stephen L. Craig from Duke University were awarded the Doolittle Award for their paper “Mechanochemical Devices”. The Arthur K. Doolittle Award is given to the authors of an outstanding paperpresented before the Division at each national meeting of the ACS.