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Doolittle Award Winners Announced

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.

Tess Award Winner Announced & Call for Nominations

Posted on March 16, 2014 at 4:15 PM

In 2014 the twenty-eighth Tess Award is scheduled to be presented to Dr. James V.Crivello (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) in San Francisco, CA.

It is with pride and pleasure that the American Chemical Society’s Division of Polymeric Materials:  Science and Engineering (PMSE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings.

Spring 2014 ACS Meeting

Posted on February 22, 2014 at 4:50 PM

With Spring 2014 National Meeting only three weeks away, details on PMSE sessions can be found on the Dallas ACS Meeting page. 

Highlighs include a plenary leacture from Joseph DeSimone and sessions covering electrospinning, supramolecular assembly, conjugated polymers, dynamic/responsive polymers, and the rational design of functional polymeric materials.  Awards will be presented for the 2014 ACS Applied Polymer Science Award and the 2014 Cooperative Research Award. The 2013 class of PMSE Fellows will speak in a symposia held in their honor.

And as a reminder, the sumbission deadline for the Fall 2014 ACS Meeting, held in San Fransciso, is March 10th for PMSE abstracts.

2014 PMSE Fellows Announced

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 8:35 PM

The American Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) has just completed its process to select a new class of PMSE Fellows for 2014 and the following distinguished PMSE members have been chosen:

Emmanuel Giannelis, Jay FriedrichKunzler, David Martin, & Edwin L. “Ned” Thomas

They will be inducted as the Fourteenth Class of PMSE Fellows  at the New Orleans ACS Meeting during the joint PMSE/POLY Awards Reception on Wednesday evening, March 19 2014. PMSE is pleased to welcome this distinguished group of polymer scientists and engineers to the ranks of fellows.  Here is a short description of each of their careers and accomplishments:

2013 AzkoNobel Student Award in Applied Polymer Science Announced

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 8:30 PM

The PMSE Division is pleased to announce that Mark W. Tibbitt is the winner of the 2013 AkzoNobel Student Award in Applied Polymer Science.

 

2013 National Fresenius Award in Honor of William Dichtel

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 8:05 PM

William Dichtel is the winner of the 2013 National Fresenius Award, sponsored by Phi Lambda Upsilon.

Call for Nominations for the 2015 PMSE Fellows Program

Posted on February 9, 2014 at 1:20 PM

Nominations are invited for the PMSE Fellows Program.  The PMSE Fellows Program was launched to honor a small percentage of PMSE members who have made significant contributions to the science and engineering of polymeric materials.

Call for Nominations for the 2015 PMSE Cooperative Research Award

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 12:55 AM

Nominations are invited for the Division of Polymeric Materials:  Science and Engineering’s Cooperative Research Award in Polymer Science and Engineering Sponsored by the Eastman Kodak Company.  The Division believes that this award is unique,relevant and timely to today’s research environment.  It is given to recognize and encourage sustained cooperative research between industrial and academic or industrial and national laboratory scientists.  The cooperative research must be of significant importance to polymer science and technology.

Eastman sponsoring award for best student research in Applied Polymer Science

Posted on February 2, 2014 at 5:25 PM

Eastman Chemical Company will sponsor an award for researchexcellence by a student in applied polymer science in partnership with theAmerican Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science andEngineering (PMSE).

The 2014 EastmanChemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science will be awarded to the author of the best research paper presented at the ACS 2014 fall meeting in SanFrancisco.

Completedapplications and preprints for the 2014 Eastman Chemical Student Award must be submittedvia e-mail by 11:59 PM Eastern Time February 26, 2014.  Upto six finalists will be selected based on the scientific merit of thesubmitted papers.

PMSE Graduate Student Research Award Applications Due

Posted on February 2, 2014 at 5:25 PM

PMSE is pleased to announce a biannual award which provides $500.00 of to graduate student women or under-represented minority men (Black, Hispanic or Native American) to attend and present their research at the National ACS Meetings. 

Applications for the PMSE Graduate Student Research Award are due by Feb 15, 2014 for the 2014 ACS Meeting in Dallas.


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