Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering Division

Future Programming

Program Chairs: 

Alex Norman

ExxonMobil Chemical Company
5200 Bayway Drive
Baytown, Texas  77520
WORK: (281) 834-5151
CELL: (832) 920-4920
FAX: (281) 834-2371
alexander.norman@...

Brad Olsen

Dept. of Chemical Engineering
MI
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
617- 715-4548
e-mail

Xinqiao Jia

Dept.of Materials Science & Engineering
201 DuPont Hall
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware  19716
302-831-6553
e-mail

Chad R. Snyder

Materials Science & Engineering Division
National Institute of Standards & Technology
100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8541
Building 224, Room B308
Gaithersburg, MD  20899-8541
301-975-4526|
chad.snyder@...

Washington, D.C. (Fall 2017)

August 20-24, 2017
CHEMISTRY'S IMPACT ON THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

1D Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Assembly, Properties, and Applications.  Jong-in Hahm, Department of Chemistry, Georgetown University, 37th & O Streets NW, Washington, DC 20057 USA, 202-687-5950, e-mail, Seth B. Darling, Argonne National Laboratory, Center for Nanoscale Materials, 9700 S. Cass Ave. Argonne, IL, 60439 USA, 630-252-4580, e-mail.

Biomaterials Science and Translational Medicine.  CO-SPONSORED WITH CHINESE ASSOCIATION IN BIOMATERIALS. Guigen Zhang, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 401-4 Rhodes Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634,  864-656-4262, guigen@...; Jian Yang, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Materials Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, W-340 Millennium Science Complex, University Park, PA 16802, jxy30@..., 814-865-1278; Bingyun Li, Department of PO Box 9196, 5408 HSS Morgantown, WV 26506, bili@..., 304-293-1075; Kelvin Yeung, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, wkkyeung@..., 852 2255 4654; Yi Hong, Department of Bioengineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 701 S. Nedderman Drive, Arlington, TX 76019, yihong@..., 817-272-0562. 

Dynamic Chemistry in Polymer Materials.  Dominik Konkolewicz, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Miami University, 651 East High Street, Room 254, Oxford, OH  45056, 513-529-4395,d.konkolewicz@...; Neil Ayres, Department of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 210172, Cincinnati, OH  45221, 513-556-9280, ayresni@....

Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science. John Gilmer, King University, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN  37620, 423-341-3223, e-mail; Jason Jenkins, Eastman Chemical Company, P.O. Box 431, Kingsport, TN  37662, 423-229-5024, e-mail 

Gels and Other Soft Amorphous Solids, Ferenc Horkay, National Institutes of Health, 13 South Drive, Bethesda, MD 20878, 301-435-7229, horkayf@..., Jack Douglas, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 301-975-6779, jack.douglas@..., Emanuela Del Gado, Department of Physics, Georgetown University, 426 Regents Hall, Washington, DC 20057, 202-687-1489, ed610@...

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.  Matthew Becker, The University of Akron, Department of Polymer Science, 170 University Avenue, Akron, OH  44325-3909, 330-972-2384,e-mail.

Green Polymer Chemistry:  Biobased Materials  Biocatalysis.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY, CELL and AGFD; POLY IS PRIMARY.  H. N. Cheng, hncheng100@...; Richard Gross, grossr@...; and Patrick Smith, smithp62@.... 

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Matthew Becker, The University of Akron, Department of Polymer Science, 170 University Avenue, Akron, OH  44325-3909, 330-972-2384,e-mail.

Journal of Polymer Science Award Symposium: Symposium in Honor of Luis Campos.  Craig Hawker, 3005 MRL, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA  93106, 805-893-7161, hawker@...; Jenny Mahoney, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics, Mailstop 8-02, John Wiley and Sons, 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030, 201-748-5879,  jmahoney@....

Materials for Patterning in Two and Three Dimensions.  Ankit Vora ankit_vora@...; Alshakim Nelson, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, Box 351700, Seattle, WA 98195-1700, 206 543 2083; alshakim@.... 

Memorial Symposium in Honor of Les Sperling.  Julie Jessop, Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa, 4133 Seamans Center, Iowa City, IA  52242-1527, 319-335-0681, 319-335-1415, julie-jessop@...;  Ray Pearson, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, rp02@... 

Non-Conventional Building Blocks in Conjugated Materials:  Innovative Design and New Applications.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY. Agostino Pietranglo, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, 973-353-5520, a.pietrangelo@...; Kevin Nooan, Carnegie Mellon University, 412-268-3128,noonan@...; Frieder Jaekle, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, 973-353-5064, fjaekle@.... 

PMSE/POLY Plenary Lecture by Professor Frank Bates, University of Minnesota, Frontiers in Polymer Science and Engineering. CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY.  Timothy J. White, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH  45433, 937-255-9551, timothy.white.24@...; Chad Snyder, Materials Science & Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards & Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8541, Building 224, Room B308, Gaithersburg, MD  20899-8541, 301-975-4526, chad.snyder@... 

Polyelectrolyte Coacervates, Precipitates, and Multilayers.  Nicole Zacharia, Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio  44325, nzacharia@..., 330-972-8248; Jodie Lutkenhaus, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX  77843,Jodie.lutkenhaus@..., 979-845-2682; Sarah Perry, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA  01003, perrys@..., 413-545-6252. 

Polymers for Aerospace Applications:  Celebrating the Lifetime Contributions of Charles Lee.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY.   Richard Vaia, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, 937-255-9209, richard.vaia@...; Timothy J. Bunning, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, 937-25-6825, timothy.bunning@.... 

Polyphosphazenes in Biomedicine, Engineering, and Pioneering Synthesis, Harry R. Allcock, Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, 814-865-3527,hra1@..., and Alexander Andrianov, Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, University of Maryland, 9600 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, 240-314-6456, aandrianov@... 

Recombinant Type Materials. CO-SPONSORED WITH BIOT.  Jin K. Montclare, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Department of Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering, 6 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201, 646-997-3679, montclare@...; Scott Banta, Columbia University, Department of Chemical Engineering, 500 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, 212-854-7531, sbanta@.... 

Roy W. Tess Award: Symposium in Honor of Stuart Croll. Dean Webster, North Dakota State University, Department of Coatings & Polymeric Materials, P.O. Box 6050, Department 2760, Fargo, ND  58108, 701-231-8709, dean.webster@....

Shape Shifting Polymeric Systems.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY.  POLY IS PRIMARY.  Sergei S. Sheiko, University of North Carolina, sergei@...; Taylor Ware, University of Texas at Dallas, taylor.ware@...; Rafael Verduco, Rice University, rafaelv@.... 

Simulations of Polymeric Materials:  Molecular- to Macro-scale. Sharon Loverde, Department of Chemistry, City University of New York, 2800 Victory Boulevard, 6S-238, Staten Island, NY  10314, 718-982-4075,Sharon.loverde@...; Arthi Jayaraman, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 302-831-8682,arthij@...; Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2220 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL  60208, 847-491-78d01, m-olvera@.... 

Synthesis, Self-assembly, and Applications of Peptides and Polypeptides. Jianjun Cheng, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, 61801, 217-244-3924, jianjunc@..; Hua Lu, College of Chemistry and Engineering, Peking University, China, 86-10-62745285,chemhualu@....   

New Orleans, Louisiana (Spring 2018)

March 18-22, 2018
NEXUS OF FOOD, ENERGY AND WATER

Additive Manufacturing of Structures and Functional Devices: Materials, Methods, Models, and Testing Dan Berrigan, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, 2179 12th Street, Bldg 652 Room 122, WPAFB, OH 45433, (937) 255-1503, email: john.berrigan.1@..., Jennifer A. Lewis, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Pierce Hall 221, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138, (617) 496-0233, email: jalewis@..., Chad R. Snyder, Materials Science and Engineering Division, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive MS 8541, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, (301) 975-4526, email: chad.snyder@.... 

Advances in Macromolecular Science and Engineering: Symposium in Honor of David Schiraldi.  Qinghuang Lin, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, 1101 Kitchawan Road, Route 134, P.O. Box 218, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366 qhlin@...; LaShanda Korley, Case Western Reserve University, Macromolecular Science and Engineering Department, 2100 Adelbert Road, Kent Hale Smith Building, Room 519, Cleveland, OH  44106-7202, 216-368-1421, ltk13@...; Jon Pokorski, Macromolecular Science and Engineering Department, 2100 Adelbert Road, Kent Hale Smith Building, Room 519, Cleveland, OH  44106-7202, 216-368-6373, jon.pokorski@.... 

Clay/Polymer Composites:  Nanoclays and Other Natural Nanoparticles. Yuri Lvov, Institute for Micromanufacturing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, 318-257-5144, ylvov@...; Nicholas Kotov, Chemical Engineering Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 734-763-8768, kotov@...; Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky, Materials Science Institute of Madrid, CSIC, Spain,   +34-913-349000, eduardo@...; Liqun Zhang, Center of Advanced Elastomer Materials, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China, +86-10-644-21186, zhanglq@...; Atsushi Takahara, Institute for  Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 81-92-802-2518, takahara@... 

Cooperative Research Award Symposium.  Sadhan Jana, Department of Engineering, University of Akron, 250 South Forge Street, Akron, OH  44325-0310, 330-972-8293, janas@....

Cyclic and Topologically Complex Polymers.  CO-SPONSORD WITH POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY.  Scott Grayson, Department of Chemistry, Tulane University, 6400 Freret St, New Orleans, LA, USA, +1-504-862-8135, sgrayson@..., Yasuyuki Tezuka, Department of Organic and Polymeric Materials, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2-12-1-S8-41 O-okayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo,152-8552, Japan, +81-3-5734-2498 ytezuka@.... 

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.  Matthew Becker, The University of Akron, Department of Polymer Science, 170 University Avenue, Akron, OH  44325-3909, 330-972-2384, becker@....

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session. Matthew Becker, The University of Akron, Department of Polymer Science, 170 University Avenue, Akron, OH  44325-3909, 330-972-2384, becker@.... 

PMSE-North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Joint Symposium on Surface Science of Membranes for Advanced Separations.  Benny D. Freeman, University of Texas Austin, freeman@...;  Dibakar Bhattacharyya, University of Kentucky, DB@.... 

Polymers with Complex Architecture:  From Synthesis to Self-Assembly.  Myungeun Seo, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), +82-42-350-1119, seomyungeun@...; Chang Y. Ryu, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), 518-276-2060, ryuc@...; Justin G. Kennemur, The Florida State University, 850-644-3875, kennemur@...; Gila Stein, The Uniersity of Tennessee at Knoxville, 865-974-6769, gstein4@.... 

Supramolecular Crosslink Dynamics and Polymer Materials Mechanics.  Niels Holten-Andersen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Room 13-5018, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA  02137, holten@...; Eric Appel, Stanford University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Mail Code 4034, 496 Lomita Mall, Stanford, CA  94305, eappel@.....

Symposium for Pan-American Polymer Science.  Bradley D. Olsen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 66-558a, Cambridge, MA  02139, 617-715-4548, bdolsen@...; Catia Ornelas, Instituto de Quimica, Caixa Postal 6154, Campinas, SP, 13083-970 Sala A5-107, 55-19-3521-3066, catiaornelas@....

Synergy between Computation and Experiment in Accelerated Materials Discovery.  Victoria Piunova, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, California  95120, 408-927-2535, vapiunov@...; Seiji Takeda, IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory, NANOBIC 7-7 Shin-Kawasaki, Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki, Kanaawa 212-0032, Japan, 81-50-3150-7234, seijikd@.... 

Third International Symposium on Polybenzoxazines:  Towards Diamond Jubilee of Benzoxazine Chemistry.  Hatsuo Ishida, Department of Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH  44106-7217, hxi3@... Ian Hamerton, University of Bristol, Clifton BS8 1TR, United Kingdom, ian.hamerton@...; Pablo Froimowicz, University of Buenos Aires, Institute of Technology in Polymers and Nanotechnology, Buenos Aires, CP 1127AAAR, Argentina, pxf106@.... 

Boston, Massachusetts (Fall 2018)

August 19-23, 2018

Designing Polymers for Function in Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices.  (CO-SPONSORED WITH ENFL).  Brett Helms, The Molecular Foundry, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA  94720, 510-486-7729, bahelms@...;  Dwight Seferos, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 416-956-0285, deseferos@....

Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science.  John Gilmer, King University, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN  37620, 423-341-3223, jwgilmer@...; Jason Jenkins, Eastman Chemical Company, P.O. Box 431, Kingsport, TN  37662, 423-229-5024, jjenkins@....

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials. 

Henkel Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Polymer Chemistry:  Symposium in Honor of Maxwell Robb.  (Co-sponsored with POLY; PMSE is primary).  Warren T. Ford, Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, Oklahoma State University, 2815 N.E. 28th Avenue, Portland, OR  97212, 503-954-1963, warren.ford@....

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.

Journal of Polymer Science Award Symposium.  Craig Hawker, 3005 MRL, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA  93106, 805-893-7161, hawker@...; Jenny Mahoney, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics, Mailstop 8-02, John Wiley and Sons, 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030, 201-748-5879, jmahoney@....

Multifunctional Nanocomposites and Surface Damage Phenomena in Polymers.  Luyi Sun, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT  06269, 860-486-6895, luyi.sun@...; Masaya Kotaki, Kaneka Americas Holding, 510-996-3553, masaya.kotaki@...; Yuntao Li, Southwest Petroleum University, Chinca, +86-28-83032852, yuntaoli@...; Daniel Liu, Apple Inc., +86-979-739-4624,djliu@...; Dazhi Sun, Southern University of Science and Technology, China, +86-755-88018577, sundz@..... 

Porous Polymers.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY.  Michael S. Silverstein, Materials Science and Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa  32000, Israel, +972-4-829-4582, michaels@...; Neil R. Cameron, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia, +61-3-990-20774, neil.cameron@....; Ulrich Wiesner, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York  14843-1501, 607-255-3487, ubw1@...; William Dichtel, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL  60208, 847-467-6031, wdichtel@.... 

Roy W. Tess Award: Symposium. Theodore Provder, Polymer and Coatings Consultants, LLC, 5645A Emerald Ridge Parkway, Solon, Ohio  44139, 440-914-0611, tprovder@....

Surface, Interface, and Coating Materials.  Shan Jiang, Materials Science and Engineering Department, Iowa State Univesity, 528 Bissell Road, Ames, Iowa  50011, 515-294-1445, sjiang1@...; Zhiqiang Cao, Department of Chemical Engineering, Wayne State University, 5050 Anthony Wayne Drive, Detroit, MI  48202, 313-577-3121, zcao@.... 

Tough and Toughened Polymers. Kozho Ito, University of Tokyo, +81-4-7136- 3757, kohzo@...; H.-J. Sue, Texas A&M University, 979-587-2646, hjsue@...; Atsushi Takahara, Kyushu University, +81-92-802-2517, takahara@...; Arimitsu Usuki, Toyota R&D, +81-561-63-5080, usuki@...; Albert Yee, UC Irvine, 949-824-3921, albert.yee@...

What’s Next:  Synthesis Processing, and Device Engineering of Polymeric Electronic Materials.  Lei Fang, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, 979-845-3186, fang@...; Jianguo Mei, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, 765-494-7156, jgmei@...; Chong-An Di, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, +86-10-62552061, dicha@...; Alexander Dudnik, University of California Davis, adudnik@.... 

Future ACS National Meetings & Expositions

  • 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition
    April 2 - 6, 2017, San Francisco, California
  • 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition
    September 10 - 14, 2017, St. Louis, Missouri

 

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