|Posted on December 11, 2016 at 4:10 PM|
The Journal of Polymer Science is proud to announce the call for nominations for the sixth year of its international award. The Journal of Polymer Science Innovation Award recognizes significant research innovation and achievement in a polymer scientist under 40. The award consists of a symposium in association with the Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) Division of the ACS and a dinner in recognition of the recipient at the ACS Fall meeting, a $5000 prize, and travel expenses of up to $1000 to the ACS Fall meeting for the award year. Nominations for the prize should consist of a one-page document from the nominator in support of the nominee, explaining why the innovative nature of their research deserves recognition, and an up-to-date resume from the nominee. Please send nominations to [email protected] or [email protected] before January 19th, 2017.
|Posted on December 11, 2016 at 3:10 PM|
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. Nominations for the 2018 award will be accepted until August 15, 2017. Find more information here.
|Posted on September 12, 2016 at 9:15 PM|
|Posted on September 6, 2016 at 8:10 AM|
The 2017 PMSE Young Investigator’s Symposium has been chosen as a recipient of this year’s PMSE Division 2016 Innovative Project Grant (IPG). This symposium will be held at the 253rd ACS National Meeting and Exposition in April 2017. The objective of the Symposium is to create a signature event highlighting Young Investigators who have excelled in Materials Research within the first few years of their careers. The 2017 Symposium is co-organized by Luis Campos (Columbia University) and Jeannette Garcia (IBM Research—Almaden) and will feature 24 international young scientists from academia, industry, and National Labs. The 2017 class of Young Investigators represent a group of talented teachers, researchers, mentors, and future role models and, for the first time in the history of the Symposium, each section will also feature a Special Lecture by an established pioneer in Materials. A dinner and awards reception for the Young Investigators will serve as networking events and provide a platform for scientific discourse between a diverse assembly of scientists. Due to the high quality of research presented from all speakers in academia, national labs, and industry, this event will draw a large group of students, increasing engagement and serving to grow the polymer and materials communities.
|Posted on September 6, 2016 at 8:05 AM|
The 2016 IUPAC International Conference on Advanced Polymeric Material is being held in Jeju, Korea on Oct 4-7. The conference is also an international event to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Polymer Society of Korea.
For more information, please visit http://www.psk40.org/
|Posted on August 14, 2016 at 8:55 PM|
THE DIVISION OF POLYMERIC MATERIALS:
SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING CONGRATULATES
THE 2016 ACS FELLOWS
Please join PMSE in congratulating the well deserved recognition of our friends and colleagues.
|Posted on August 14, 2016 at 8:05 PM|
Congratulations to Charles E. Carraher, who was recently awarded the 2017 Distinguished Service Award.
|Posted on July 17, 2016 at 12:45 AM|
The PMSE division is excited to be conducting the final competition for the 2016 Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science. In this technical session, at the fall 2016 national meeting of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia (Tuesday, August 23, 1:30 - 4:50pm, Independence Ballroom B, Sheraton Downtown), each finalist will deliver a technical presentation on their doctoral research. This award was initiated by the PMSE division in 1985 to honor the best paper and presentation by a student at or near the completion of their Ph.D. in a polymer related field. This prestigious award has been sponsored by the Sherwin Williams Company (1985-96), ICI (1997-2008 ), AkzoNobel (2009-2013), and the Eastman Chemical Company (since 2014).
The following applicants have been selected as this year’s finalists:
In the final competition, the awardee will be selected based on the quality of his/her oral presentation. A special thanks to the Ph. D. advisors for each of these contestants and to all those who assisted in the selection of the 2016 finalists. The winner of this award, selected by the judges following the final competition, will be announced following the conclusion of the national meeting.
The PMSE division greatly appreciates Eastman’s sponsorship and involvement in the management of this prestigious award. A special thanks to Jason Jenkins, who serves as rotating chair of the award committee and key technical representative at the Eastman Chemical Company.
|Posted on June 28, 2016 at 9:20 PM|
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.
Nominations for the 2017 award will be accepted until August 15, 2016. Visit the award page for more information.
|Posted on June 28, 2016 at 9:10 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.
Deadline for receipt of application materials is July 15, 2016 for the 2016 ACS Meeting in Philadelphia. Please find more information on the award page.