Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering Division

Past Conferences

San Francisco, California (Spring 2017)

April 2-6, 2017
ADVANCED MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES, SYSTEMS AND PROCESSES

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@...


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.

50th Anniversary Celebration of Macromolecules.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY.  POLY IS PRIMARY.  Timothy Lodge, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota  55455, 612-625-0877, lodge@... 

ACS Award in Applied Polymer Science:  Symposium in Honor Zhenan Bao.  CO-SPONSORED WITH WCC; PMSE IS PRIMARY.  Qinghuang Lin, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, 1101 Kitchawan Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, (914) 945-2366  qhlin@...; Elsa Reichmanis,  Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering,  311 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332-0100, (404) 894-0316. elsa.reichmanis@.... 

ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry:  Symposium in Honor of Murugappan Muthukumar. CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY.  Timothy Lodge, lodge@.... 

Advances in Polysaccharides:  Practice and Applications.  CO-SPONSORED WITH CELL; CELL IS PRIMARY.  H. N. Cheng, Southern Regional Research Center, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 1100 Robert E. Lee Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124, 508-286-4450, hn.cheng@...; Atanu Biswas, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 1815 N. University St., Peoria, IL 61604,atanu.biswas@.... 

Advanced Materials and Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion and Storage. CO-SPONSORED WITH ENFL; ENFL IS PRIMARY.   Ranjit Koodali, rnjit.koodali@...;  Yun Hu, yunhangh@...; and Hui Wang, wangg1@....

Biobased Gels and Porous Polymers.  CO-SPONSORED WITH CELL.  CELL IS PRIMARY.  Falk Liebner, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Department of Chemistry, Division of Chemistry of Renewable Resources, Konrad-Lorenz-Strasse 24 3430 Tulln an der Donau, AUSTRIA, +43 (1) 47654 77413,   falk.liebner@...; Tatiana Budtova, Center for Materials Processing, Mines ParisTech,+33 4 9395 7470,  tatiana.budtova@....

Biomaterials for Immunotherapy. Hao Cheng, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-895-1640, e-mail; Zhen Gu, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, 911 Oval Dr., Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, 919-515-7944,e-mail.  Darrell J. Irvine, Department of Biological Engineering, MIT, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617-452-4174, e-mail

Contributions of IBM Almaden to Polymer Science.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY.  POLY IS PRIMARY.  R. D. Miller, rdmiller@...; Do Yoon,doyoon@...; and Erik Hagberg, erik.hagberg@.... 

Cooperative Research Award Symposium:  Symposium in Honor of Paul A. Kohl and Edmund Elce.  Elsa Reichmanis, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering,  311 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332-0100, (404) 894-0316.elsa.reichmanis@...; Sadhan Jana, Department of Engineering, University of Akron, 250 South Forge Street, Akron, OH  44325-0310, 330-972-8293, janas@....

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.  Melissa Grunlan, Texas A & M University, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 5030 Emerging Technologies Building, 3120 TAMU, College Station, TX  77843-3120, e-mail; 979-845-2406.

Incorporating Polymers into the Classroom.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY.  POLY IS PRIMARY.  Sarah Morgan (sarah.morgan@...) and Kevin Cavicchi (cavicchi@...). 

Industrial Innovations in Polymer Science:  Advanced Materials Technologies.  Cosponsored with POLY; POLY is primary.  Jamie Messman, Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, LLC, jmessman@..., Travis Baughman, DSM Engineering Plastics, P.O Box 1077, Netherlands, 31650623757, travis.baughman@.... 

Innovations in Drug Delivery Systems and Combination Products.  Srini Sridharan, Bristol Myers Squibb, 1 Squibb Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, 732-227-7777, e-mail;Ankur S. Kulshrestha, Bristol Myers Squibb, 1 Squibb Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, 732-227-7754, e-mail.

Innovative Chemistry and Materials for Electrochemical Energy Storage.  CO-SPONSORED WITH ENFL; ENFL IS PRIMARY.  Juchen Guo, Yifei Mo and Ekaterina Pomerantseva.

Janus Particles:  Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications.  CO-SPONSORED WITH COLL.  Emily Pentzer, Case Western Reserve University, 216-368-3697, ebp24@...; Daeyeon Lee, University of Pennsylvania, 215-573-4521, daeyeon@...; Stefan Bon, University of Warwick, +44(0)2476-574009, s.bon@...; Stefano Sacanna, New York University, 212-998-3766, s.sacanna@.... 

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Melissa Grunlan, Texas A & M University, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 5030 Emerging Technologies Building, 3120 TAMU, College Station, TX  77843-3120, e-mail; 979-845-2406.

LGBT Graduate and Postdoctoral Student Chemistry Research Symposium.  CO-SPONSORED WITH PROF. PROF IS PRIMARY. James Nowick, Department of Chemistry, 4126 Natural Sciences 1, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA  92697-2025, 949-824-6091,jsnowick@...; Mike Morris, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697-2025, 949-824-2771,morrisma@....

Molecular Engineering of Peptide Assembly.  Matthew Tirrell, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, 773-834-2001, e-mail; Honggang Cui, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, 410-516-6878, e-mail; Sarah Perry, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, 413-545-6252, e-mail; Alexander Kros, Leiden Institute of Chemistry—Supramolecular and Biomaterial Chemistry, Leiden University, Einsteinweg 55, 2333CC Leiden, The Netherlands, +31 (0)71 527 4234,  e-mail.

Nanoscale Spectroscopic Characterization of Catalysts and Polymers. Co-sponsored with ANYL. Dalia Yablon, SurfaceChar, 8 Manns Hill Crescent, Sharon, MA 02067, 973-903-0660,e-mail; Jennifer Rapp, Global Chemical Research, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, 5200 Bayway Drive, Baytown, TX 77520, 281-834-1344, e-mail. 

PMSE/POLY Plenary Lecture by Juan De Pablo, Directed Assembly of Hierarchical Polymeric Materials.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY.  Corinne E. Lipscomb, 3M, St. Paul, MN  55144, 651-736-5029, celipscomb@... and 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@... 

Polymer Chemistry (RSC) Young Investigator Award Symposium. CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY.  Jeremiah A. Johnson, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 18-296, Cambridge, MA  02139-4307, 617-253-1819, jaj2109@...; Emily Pentzer, Department of Chemistry, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH  44106, 216-368-3697, ebp24@...; Wei You,wyou@.... 

Polymers Under Deformation. Dalia Yablon, SurfaceChar, 8 Manns Hill Crescent, Sharon, MA 02067, 973-903-0660, e-mail; Alex Norman, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, 5200 Bayway Drive, Baytown, TX 77520, 281-834-5151, e-mail.

Priestley Medal Symposium in Honor of Tobin J. Marks.  CO-SPONSORED WITH INOR; INOR IS PRIMARY.   Antonio Facchetti, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, 224-534-3060, a-facchetti@...; Tracy L. Lohr, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, 847-467-4812. 

Recent Advances in Multiblock CopolymersCo-sponsored with POLY.  Jingwen Zhang, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, 5200 Bayway Drive, Baytown, TX 77520, 281-834-7218, e-mail;  Zhifeng Bai, The Dow Chemical Company, 1702 Building, 103-B, Midland, MI 48674, 989-636-3156, e-mail; Brian Long, University of Tennessee, 320 Buehler Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996, 865-974-5664, e-mail.

Separation of Macromolecules and Particulates. CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY.  POLY IS PRIMARY . Wei Gao, weigao@...; X. Michael Liu,x.michael.liu@...; and Sara V. Orski,  sara.orski@.... 

Smart Polymers and Materials from Cyclodextrins:  Novel Designs and Applications.  Co-sponsored with POLY.  POLY is primary.  David H. Thompson, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN  47907, 765-494-0386, e-mail; Gerhard Wenz, Department of Organic Macromolecular Chemistry, Universitat des Saarlands, 06813023449, e-mail. 

Support and Activator Effects on Metal Mediated PolymerizationCo-sponsored with INOR and CATL.  Lubin Luo, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, 5200 Bayway Drive, Baytown, TX 77520, 281-834-1374, e-mail, Massimiliano Delferro, Argonne National Laboratory, Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Building 24, Lemont, IL 60439 USA, 630-252-1915, e-mail.

Synthesis, Processing, and Device Engineering of Polymeric Electronic Materials, Lei Fang, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, 979-845-3186, e-mail, Jianguo Mei, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, 765-494-7156, e-mail, Chong-An Di, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 86-10-62552061, e-mail.

Young Investigator’s Symposium.  Luis M. Campos, Columbia University Department of Chemistry, 212-854-9561, e-mail, Jeannette M. Garcia, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road K17/D2, San Jose, CA  95120, 408-927-1602, e-mail.

San Diego, California (Spring 2016)

Computers in Chemistry

Program Chairs: 

Andy H. Tsou

Global Chemical Research
ExxonMobil Chemical Company
BTEC-W-1139
5200 Bayway Drive
Baytown, TX  77520
281-834-5935
e-mail

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

Christopher M. Stafford

Materials Science and Engineering Division
NIST
MS 8542
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg,
 Maryland  20899
301-975-4368
e-mail

 

ACS Award in Applied Polymer Science:  Symposium in Honor of Thomas P. Russell.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY. PMSE IS PRIMARY. Karen L. Wooley, Texas A& M University, e-mail; Craig J. Hawker, University of California, Santa Barbara, 3005 MRL, Santa Barbara, California, 805-893-7161, e-mail.

ACS Award for Creative Invention:  Symposium in Honor of Antonio Facchetti.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY. PMSE IS PRIMARY. Tobin Marks, Northwestern University, 847-491-5658, e-mail; Natalie Stingelin, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Materials, Imperial College of London, +44 (0) 20 7594 6777, e-mail; Alejandro Briseno, e-mail.

Bioresponsive and Biomimetic Synthetic Polymers and Materials.  Dennis Bong, The Ohio State University, 100 West 18th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, 614-247-8404, e-mail.

Clay/Polymer Composites:  Nanoclays and Other Natural Nanoparticles.  Yuri Lvov, Institute for Micromanufacturing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272, e-mail, 318-257-5144; Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky, Materials Science Institute of Madrid, CSIC, Spain,   e-mail,  34-913-349000; Liqun Zhang, Center of Advanced Elastomer Materials, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, 100029 Beijing, China, e-mail, 86-10-644-21186; Atsushi Takahara, Institute for  Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 81-92-802-2518, e-mail

Computational and Cheminformatics in Polymers Research. Gustavo Carri, Corporate Strategic Research, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering, 1545 US 22 East, Annandale, NJ 08801, 908-730-3308, e-mail; George Rodriguez, Global Chemical Research, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, 5200 Bayway Drive, Baytown, TX77520, 281-834-0313, e-mail; Jonathan Moore, Core R&D, Materials Science, The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI 48674, 989-636-9765, e-mail.

Cooperative Research Award: Symposium in Honor of Brian Benicewicz and Gordon Calundann. Sadhan Jana, Department of Engineering, University of Akron, 250 South Forge Street, Akron, OH  44325-0310, 330-972-8293, e-mail, Chuanbing Tang, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of South Carolina, 631 Sumter Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, 803-777-3628, e-mail.

Directed Polymer Assembly.  Margarita Herrera-Alonso, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, 410-516-5592, e-mail;  Christopher Li, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-895-2083, e-mail.

Dynamic and Tunable Biomaterials. Andrew Dove, University of Warwick, Department of Chemistry, +44-(0)-24-7652-4107, e-mail;  April Kloxin, University of Delaware, Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, 302-831-3009, e-mail;  Chelsea Magin, Director of Product Development, Sharklet Technologies, 352-219-1527, e-mail.

Flow Induced Crystallization of Polymers. Antonios Doufas, Global Polymers Technology, 5200 Bayway Drive, Baytown, TX77520, 281-834-1251,  e-mail; Savvas G. Hatzikiriakos, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 604-822-3107,  e-mail.

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials. Christopher L. Soles, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Materials Science & Engineering Division, Materials Measurement Laboratory, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD  20899-8541, 301-975-8087, e-mail.

Hybrid Polymers and Nanocomposites  CO-SPONSORED Chinese Chemical Society (CCS)-Polymer Division (PD).  Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 34, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail; Zi-Chen Li, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China, e-mail; Dujin Wang, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China, e-mail.  

James V. Crivello Memorial Symposium.  Chang Y. Ryu, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 – 8th Street, Troy, New York  12180, (518) 276-2060, e-mail; rian C. Benicewicz, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of South Carolina, (803) 777-0778, e-mail; Gary E Wnek, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, (216) 368-3116, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Christopher L. Soles, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Materials Science & Engineering Division, Materials Measurement Laboratory, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD  20899-8541, 301-975-8087, e-mail.

Polyethylene. Glen Alliger, ExxonMobil, Global Chemical Research, 5200 Bayway Dr., Baytown, TX  77520, 281-834-7403, e-mail; Derek Thurman, ExxonMobil, Global Chemical Research, 5200 Bayway Dr., Baytown, TX  77520, 832-625-3813, e-mail; Andy Winesett, ExxonMobil, Global Polymers Technology, 5200 Bayway Drive, Baytown, TX 77520, 281-834-1473, e-mail.

Polymer-related Energy Conversion and Storage. Mihaela Stefan, Department of Chemistry, University of Texas at Dallas, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080, USA, 972-883-6581, e-mail;  Zhiqun Lin, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 771 Ferst Dr., NW, Atlanta,  GA 30332-0245, 404-385-4404, e-mail; Seth Rasmussen, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University, NDSU Dept. 2735, Fargo, ND 58108-6050, 710-231-8747, e-mail.

Young Investigator’s Symposium. Luis M. Campos, Columbia University Department of Chemistry, 212-854-9561, lcampos@..., Jeannette M. Garcia, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road K17/D2, San Jose, CA  95120, 408-927-1602, jmgarcia@... 

Boston, Massachusetts (Fall 2015)

Innovation from Discovery to Application

Program Chairs: 

Andy H. Tsou

Global Chemical Research
ExxonMobil Chemical Company
BTEC-W-1139
5200 Bayway Drive
Baytown, TX  77520
281-834-5935
e-mail

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

Christopher M. Stafford

Materials Science and Engineering Division
NIST
MS 8542
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg,
 Maryland  20899
301-975-4368
e-mail

 

Adhesion Science and Adhesive Materials.  Ranjan Tripathy, Global Polymer Technology, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, 5200 Bayway Drive, Baytown, TX 77520, e-mail; Ann Fornof, Corporate Research Materials Laboratory, 3M Company, St. Paul, MN  651-733-9192, e-mail; Alfred J. Crosby, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 413-577-1313, e-mail.

Advanced Materials for High Performance Formulations. Joshua Katz, Core R & D Formulation Science, The Dow Chemical Company, 400 Arcola Road, Mail Stop #33, Collegeville, PA  19426, 610-244-7123, e-mail; Michelle Johnson, Core R & D Formulation Science, The Dow Chemical Company, 400 Arcola Road, Mail Stop #33, Collegeville, PA  19426, 610-244-7117, e-mail; Bryan McCulloch, Core R & D Formulation Science, The Dow Chemical Company, 400 Arcola Road, Mail Stop #33, Collegeville, PA  19426, 610-244-7141, e-mail; Jeffrey Wilbur, Core R & D, Formulation Science, The Dow Chemical Company, 1702 Building 20, Midland, MI  48674, 989-633-4131, e-mail.

Celebrating 50 Years of Polymer Science and Engineering.  (Co-sponsored with POLY; PMSE is primary).  E. Bryan Coughlin, University of Massachusetts, 413-577-1616, e-mail; Todd Emrick, University of Massachusetts, 413-577-1613, e-mail; Ken Carter, University of Massachusetts, 413-577-1416, e-mail; Greg Tew, University of Massachusetts, 413-577-1612, e-mail; Thomas McCarthy, University of Massachusetts, 413-577-1512, e-mail.

Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science.  John Gilmer, King University, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN  37620, 423-341-3223, e-mail.

Flexible and Printed Electronics: Methods and Applications.  YuanQiao Rao, Dow Chemical Company, Core R&D, 2301 North Brazosport Boulevard, Freeport, TX  77561, 979-238-3496, e-mail; Christopher Gilmore, Dow Chemical, Electronics Materials, 455 Forest Street, Marlborough, MA  01752, 508-229-7509, e-mail, James J. Watkins, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA  01003, e-mail; Dean Delongchamp, NIST, Materials Science and Engineering Division, d100 Bureau Drive, MS 8541, Gaithersburg, MD  20899, 301-975-5599,  e-mail.

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials. Christopher L. Soles, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Materials Science & Engineering Division, Materials Measurement Laboratory, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD  20899-8541, 301-975-8087, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Christopher L. Soles, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Materials Science & Engineering Division, Materials Measurement Laboratory, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD  20899-8541, 301-975-8087, e-mail.

Journal of Polymer Science Award:  Symposium in Honor of Rachel Segalman.  Craig Hawker, 3005 MRL, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA  93106, 805-893-7161, e-mail; Victoria Cleave, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics, Mailstop 8-02, John Wiley and Sons, 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030, 201-748-6879,  e-mail.

New Advances in Nanostructured Polymeric Membranes for Filtration, Separation and Purification, Benjamin S. Hsiao, Chemistry Department, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, 631-632-7793, e-mail, Benjamin Chu, Chemistry Department, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, 631-632-7928, e-mail.

Patterning Materials for the Bio-Interface.  Alshakim Nelson, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA  95120, 408-927-2449, e-mail; James Hedrick, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA  95120, 408-927-1632, e-mail.

Phase Separation and Morphology Development in Polymers.  Carlos Lopez-Barron, Global Chemical Research, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, 5200 Bayway Dr., Baytown, TX 77520, 281-834-2264, e-mail; Megan Robertson, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston, S222 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204, 713-743-2748, e-mail; Sam Tallury, Global Chemical Research, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, 5200 Bayway Drive, Baytown, TX 77520, 281-834-2645, e-mail.

Roy W. Tess Award:  Symposium in Honor of Jamil Baghdachi. Christopher Ober, Cornell University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 310 Bard Hall, Ithaca, NY  14853-1501, 607-255-8417, e-mail; Dean Webster, North Dakota State University, Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials, P.O. Box 6050, Department 2760, Fargo, ND  58108, 701-231-8709, e-mail; Benny D. Freeman, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Chemical Engineering, 10100 Burnet Road, Building 33, Austin, TX  78758, 512-232-2803, e-mail; Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Chemistry, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15213, 412-268-3209 e-mail

Transition Metal Catalyzed Olefin Polymerization: Towards Structure Control.  Alan Vaughan, Catalyst Services, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, 13501 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX  77079, 832-625-3740, e-mail;  Richard F. Jordan, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, 5735 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, 773-702-6429, e-mail 

Denver, Colorado (Spring 2015)

Chemistry and Natural Resources

Program Chairs: 

Andy H. Tsou

Global Chemical Research
ExxonMobil Chemical Company
BTEC-W-1139
5200 Bayway Drive
Baytown, TX 77520
Phone: (281) 834-5935
E-mail

 

Matthew Becker

University of Akron 
Department of Polymer Science 

170 University Ave
Arkon, OH 44325-3909
Phone: (330) 972-2834 
Fax: (330) 992-5290 
E-mail


Christopher M. Stafford

Materials Science and 
Engineering Division
National Institute of Standards 
and Technology
100 Bureau Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8542
Phone: (301) 975-4368
Fax: (301) 975-4924
E-mail

 

ACS Award in Applied Polymer Science:  Symposium in Honor of Geoffrey Coates. William Dichtel, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York  14853, 607-254-2356, e-mail.

Advances in X-ray and Neutron Scattering Techniques for Elucidating Polymer Morphology.  Alexander I. Norman, Global Chemical Research, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, 5200 Bayway Drive, Baytown TX 77520, 281-834-5151, e-mail; Ronald L. Jones, Materials Science and Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg MD 20899, 301-975-4624, e-mail; Yongfeng Men, State Key Laboratory of Polymer Physics and Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 5625 Renmin Street, Changchun 130022, China, (86) 431-8526-2907, e-mail.

Cooperative Research Award: Symposium in Honor of Andy Tsou and Benjamin Hsiao.  Benjamin Chu, Departments of Chemistry, Materials and  Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-3400, e-mail; Donald Schulz, Exxon Research and Engineering Co., Science & Engineering,  Route 22 East, Annandale NJ 08801,  e-mail

Drug Delivery and Drug Device Combination Products.  Srini Sridharan, Bristol Myers Squibb, 1 Squibb Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, 732-227-7777, e-mail; Ankur S. Kulshrestha, Bristol Myers Squibb, 1 Squibb Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, 732-227-7754, e-mail.

Design Principles of Functional Macromolecular Materials.  Luis M. Campos. Department of Chemistry, Columbia University,  New York, New York, 212-854-9561, e-mail; Emily B. Pentzer, Department of Chemistry Case Western Reserve University, Case Western Reserve University, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH  44106, e-mail; Karen L. Wooley, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3255, 979-845-4077, e-mail; A. J. Boydston, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA  98115, 206-616-8195, e-mail.

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.    Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 134, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail.

Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes:  Synthesis, Devices and Applications.  George Tulevski, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, 1101 Kitchawan Road, P.O. Box 218, Route 134, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-3747, e-mail; Andre D. Taylor, Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Mason 204, 9 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT  06511, 203-432-2217, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 134, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail.

Nanoscale Spectroscopic and Microscopic Characterization of Polymers, Dalia G. Yablon, SurfaceChar LLC, 8 Manns Hill Crescent, Sharon, MA 02067, e-mail; Andy H. Tsou, Global Chemical Research, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, 5200 Bayway Drive, Baytown, TX 77520, 281-834-5935, e-mail.

Nanostructured Porous Polymers:  Synthesis, Properties and Applications.  Haiqing Lin, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 311 Furnas Hall, Buffalo, NY  14260-4200, 716-645-1856, e-mail. Benny D. Freeman, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin,512-232-2803, e-mail; Douglas Gin, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 596 UCB, Boulder, CO  80309-0596, 303-492-7640, e-mail.

Polymeric Biomaterials.  Co-sponsored nominally by CELL.  Melissa Grunlan, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering Program, Texas A&M University, 5030 Emerging Technologies Building, 3120 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-3120,  979-845-2406, 979-845-4450, e-mail; Xinqiao Jia, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 201 DuPont Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716,  302-831-6553, e-mail.

Polymer Modeling:  Structure, Dynamics, and Function.  C. Rebecca Locker, Corporate Strategic Research, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering, 1545 US 22 East, Annandale, NJ 08801, 908-730-2314, e-mail;  Gregory C. Rutledge, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institut of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617-253-0171, e-mail.

Stimulus-Responsive Assemblies and Materials.  Christopher N. Bowman, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Campus Box 596, Boulder, CO  80309, 303-492-3247, e-mail, Jennifer N. Cha, e-mail; Andrew P. Goodwin, e-mail.

Well-Defined Polymers:  From Design to Applications – ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry Symposium in Honor of Nikos Hadjichristidis.    Jean M. J. Fréchet, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Building 16, Suite 4206, Thuwal 23955-6900, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 966 (0) 12808-3055, e-mail; Yves Gnanou, Dean, PSE Department, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Building 9, Office 4362, 4700 Kaust, Thuwal 239a55-6900, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 966 2 808 0585, e-mail. 

San Francisco, California (Fall 2014)

CHEMISTRY AND STEWARDSHIP IN THE WORLD

Program Chairs: 

Andy H. Tsou

Global Chemical Research
ExxonMobil Chemical Company
BTEC-W-1139
5200 Bayway Drive
Baytown, TX 77520
Phone: (281) 834-5935
E-mail

 

Matthew Becker

University of Akron 
Department of Polymer Science 

170 University Ave
Arkon, OH 44325-3909
Phone: (330) 972-2834 
Fax: (330) 992-5290 
E-mail


Christopher M. Stafford

Materials Science and 
Engineering Division
National Institute of Standards 
and Technology
100 Bureau Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8542
Phone: (301) 975-4368
Fax: (301) 975-4924
E-mail

 

Advanced Materials Synthesis and Assembly Toward Technology Challenges.  Daniel Coady, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120, 
408-927-1154, e-mail; James L. Hedrick, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120, 408-927-1632, e-mail; Alshakim Nelson, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120, 408-927-2449, e-mail.

Advances in Polymer Science and Engineering:  The 4th Joint Symposium Between ACS-PMSE and the Chinese Chemical Society (CCS)-Polymer Division (PD).  Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 34, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail; Zi-Chen Li, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China, e-mail; Dujin Wang, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China, e-mail.  

Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Polymer Chemistry Symposium  Warren T. Ford, Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, Oklahoma State University, 2815 N.E. 28th Avenue, Portland, OR  97212, 503-954-1963, e-mail.

Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science.  John Gilmer, King University, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN  37620, 423-341-3223, e-mail.

Frontiers in Computational Methods for Polymeric Materials.  David Simmons, Department of Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, 240 South Forge Street, Akron, OH  44325, 330-972-6675, e-mail; August Bosse, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, 1545 Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ  08801, 908-730-3923, e-mail.

Functional Fluids:  Synthesis, Structure and Properties.  Abhimanyu O. Patil, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co., 1545 Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ  08801, 908-730-2639, e-mail; Shuji Luo, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co., 1545 Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ  08801, 908-730-2315, e-mail.

Functional Supramolecular Polymers.  Honggang Cui, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 221 Maryland Hall, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD  21218, 410-516-6878, e-mail; Stuart Rowan, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH  44106-7202, 216-368-4242,  e-mail
  Sponsors:


 

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.    Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 134, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 134, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail.

Journal of Polymer Science Award: Symposium in Honor of Brent Sumerlin.  Craig Hawker, 3005 MRL, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA  93106, 805-893-7161, e-mail; Karen Wooley, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3255, 979-845-4077, e-mail; Victoria Cleave, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics, Mailstop 8-02, John Wiley and Sons, 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030, 201-748-6879,  e-mail. 

Kathryn C. Hach Award of Entrepreneurial Success:  Symposium in Honor of Joseph M. DeSimone, Benjamin W. Maynor and Jason P. Rolland.  Chad Mirkin, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL  60208, 847-467-7302, e-mail; Zhibin Guan, Department of Chemistry, 1102 Natural Sciences II. University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-2025, 949-824-5172, e-mail;  Timothy J. Merkel, Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, 847-467-0983, e-mail.

National Fresenius Award:  Symposium in Honor of William R. Dichtel.  Stuart Rowan, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH  44106-7702, 216-368-4242, e-mail.

Polymer Hybrids and Alloys for Coatings and Films:  ACS Award for Team Innovation Symposium in Honor of Ramin Amin-Sanayei, Kevin Hanrahan, John Stuligross, Roice Willie and Kurt Wood.  Kurt Wood, Arkema, Inc., Bristol, PA  19007, 610-878-6914, e-mail; Gary Larson, AkzoNobel Coatings, Inc., 3Commerce Drive, Reading, PA  19607,  610-775-6768, e-mail.

Porous Polymers.  Michael S. Silverstein, Michael S. Silverstein Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technio-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel, 972-4-829-4582, e-mail; David A. Schiraldi, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH,216-368-4243, e-mail; Marc A. Hillmyer, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0431, 612-625-7834, e-mail; Neil B. McKeown, School of Chemistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK CF10 3AT, 44-29-208-75851, e-mail.

Roy W. Tess Award:  Symposium in Honor of James V. Crivello. Christopher Bowman, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Campus Box 596, Boulder, CO  80309, 303-492-3247, e-mail; Allan Guymon, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA  52243, 319-335-5015, e-mail.

Self-Healing and Shape Memory Materials.  Robert A. Weiss, Department of Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, 240 South Forge Street, Akron, OH  44325, 330-972-2581, e-mail; Kevin Cavicchi, Department of Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, OH  44325-0310, 330-972-8368, e-mail.

Stimuli-Responsive Supramolecular, Macromolecular and Nanostructured Systems and Biopolymer-driven Organization of Nanostructures.  Adam Braunschweig, 
University of Miami, Department of Chemistry, 1301 Memorial Drive, Cox Science Center, Room 338, Coral Gables, FL 33124, 305-284-2516, e-mail; Nathan Gianneschi, University of California San Diego, Pacific Hall 6224A, San Diego, CA, 858-246-0857, e-mail; Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah, Tulane University, 5027 Percival Stern Building, New Orleans, LA, 203-432-8960, e-mail.

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – Fall, 2014
CHEMISTRY AND STEWARDSHIP IN THE WORLD

Program Chairs: 

Andy H. Tsou

Global Chemical Research
ExxonMobil Chemical Company
BTEC-W-1139
5200 Bayway Drive
Baytown, TX 77520
Phone: (281) 834-5935
E-mail

 

Matthew Becker

University of Akron 
Department of Polymer Science 

170 University Ave
Arkon, OH 44325-3909
Phone: (330) 972-2834 
Fax: (330) 992-5290 
E-mail


Christopher M. Stafford

Materials Science and 
Engineering Division
National Institute of Standards 
and Technology
100 Bureau Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8542
Phone: (301) 975-4368
Fax: (301) 975-4924
E-mail

 

Advanced Materials Synthesis and Assembly Toward Technology Challenges.  Daniel Coady, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120, 
408-927-1154, e-mail; James L. Hedrick, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120, 408-927-1632, e-mail; Alshakim Nelson, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120, 408-927-2449, e-mail.

Advances in Polymer Science and Engineering:  The 4th Joint Symposium Between ACS-PMSE and the Chinese Chemical Society (CCS)-Polymer Division (PD).  Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 34, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail; Zi-Chen Li, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China, e-mail; Dujin Wang, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China, e-mail.  

Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Polymer Chemistry Symposium  Warren T. Ford, Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, Oklahoma State University, 2815 N.E. 28th Avenue, Portland, OR  97212, 503-954-1963, e-mail.

Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science.  John Gilmer, King University, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN  37620, 423-341-3223, e-mail.

Frontiers in Computational Methods for Polymeric Materials.  David Simmons, Department of Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, 240 South Forge Street, Akron, OH  44325, 330-972-6675, e-mail; August Bosse, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, 1545 Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ  08801, 908-730-3923, e-mail.

Functional Fluids:  Synthesis, Structure and Properties.  Abhimanyu O. Patil, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co., 1545 Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ  08801, 908-730-2639, e-mail; Shuji Luo, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co., 1545 Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ  08801, 908-730-2315, e-mail.

Functional Supramolecular Polymers.  Honggang Cui, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 221 Maryland Hall, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD  21218, 410-516-6878, e-mail; Stuart Rowan, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH  44106-7202, 216-368-4242,  e-mail
  Sponsors:


 

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.    Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 134, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 134, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail.

Journal of Polymer Science Award: Symposium in Honor of Brent Sumerlin.  Craig Hawker, 3005 MRL, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA  93106, 805-893-7161, e-mail; Karen Wooley, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3255, 979-845-4077, e-mail; Victoria Cleave, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics, Mailstop 8-02, John Wiley and Sons, 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030, 201-748-6879,  e-mail. 

Kathryn C. Hach Award of Entrepreneurial Success:  Symposium in Honor of Joseph M. DeSimone, Benjamin W. Maynor and Jason P. Rolland.  Chad Mirkin, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL  60208, 847-467-7302, e-mail; Zhibin Guan, Department of Chemistry, 1102 Natural Sciences II. University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-2025, 949-824-5172, e-mail;  Timothy J. Merkel, Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, 847-467-0983, e-mail.

National Fresenius Award:  Symposium in Honor of William R. Dichtel.  Stuart Rowan, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH  44106-7702, 216-368-4242, e-mail.

Polymer Hybrids and Alloys for Coatings and Films:  ACS Award for Team Innovation Symposium in Honor of Ramin Amin-Sanayei, Kevin Hanrahan, John Stuligross, Roice Willie and Kurt Wood.  Kurt Wood, Arkema, Inc., Bristol, PA  19007, 610-878-6914, e-mail; Gary Larson, AkzoNobel Coatings, Inc., 3Commerce Drive, Reading, PA  19607,  610-775-6768, e-mail.

Porous Polymers.  Michael S. Silverstein, Michael S. Silverstein Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technio-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel, 972-4-829-4582, e-mail; David A. Schiraldi, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH,216-368-4243, e-mail; Marc A. Hillmyer, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0431, 612-625-7834, e-mail; Neil B. McKeown, School of Chemistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK CF10 3AT, 44-29-208-75851, e-mail.

Roy W. Tess Award:  Symposium in Honor of James V. Crivello. Christopher Bowman, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Campus Box 596, Boulder, CO  80309, 303-492-3247, e-mail; Allan Guymon, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA  52243, 319-335-5015, e-mail.

Self-Healing and Shape Memory Materials.  Robert A. Weiss, Department of Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, 240 South Forge Street, Akron, OH  44325, 330-972-2581, e-mail; Kevin Cavicchi, Department of Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, OH  44325-0310, 330-972-8368, e-mail.

Stimuli-Responsive Supramolecular, Macromolecular and Nanostructured Systems and Biopolymer-driven Organization of Nanostructures.  Adam Braunschweig, 
University of Miami, Department of Chemistry, 1301 Memorial Drive, Cox Science Center, Room 338, Coral Gables, FL 33124, 305-284-2516, e-mail; Nathan Gianneschi, University of California San Diego, Pacific Hall 6224A, San Diego, CA, 858-246-0857, e-mail; Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah, Tulane University, 5027 Percival Stern Building, New Orleans, LA, 203-432-8960, e-mail.

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – Fall, 2014
CHEMISTRY AND STEWARDSHIP IN THE WORLD

Program Chairs: 

Andy H. Tsou

Global Chemical Research
ExxonMobil Chemical Company
BTEC-W-1139
5200 Bayway Drive
Baytown, TX 77520
Phone: (281) 834-5935
E-mail

 

Matthew Becker

University of Akron 
Department of Polymer Science 

170 University Ave
Arkon, OH 44325-3909
Phone: (330) 972-2834 
Fax: (330) 992-5290 
E-mail


Christopher M. Stafford

Materials Science and 
Engineering Division
National Institute of Standards 
and Technology
100 Bureau Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8542
Phone: (301) 975-4368
Fax: (301) 975-4924
E-mail

 

Advanced Materials Synthesis and Assembly Toward Technology Challenges.  Daniel Coady, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120, 
408-927-1154, e-mail; James L. Hedrick, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120, 408-927-1632, e-mail; Alshakim Nelson, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120, 408-927-2449, e-mail.

Advances in Polymer Science and Engineering:  The 4th Joint Symposium Between ACS-PMSE and the Chinese Chemical Society (CCS)-Polymer Division (PD).  Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 34, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail; Zi-Chen Li, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China, e-mail; Dujin Wang, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China, e-mail.  

Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Polymer Chemistry Symposium  Warren T. Ford, Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, Oklahoma State University, 2815 N.E. 28th Avenue, Portland, OR  97212, 503-954-1963, e-mail.

Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science.  John Gilmer, King University, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN  37620, 423-341-3223, e-mail.

Frontiers in Computational Methods for Polymeric Materials.  David Simmons, Department of Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, 240 South Forge Street, Akron, OH  44325, 330-972-6675, e-mail; August Bosse, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, 1545 Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ  08801, 908-730-3923, e-mail.

Functional Fluids:  Synthesis, Structure and Properties.  Abhimanyu O. Patil, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co., 1545 Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ  08801, 908-730-2639, e-mail; Shuji Luo, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co., 1545 Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ  08801, 908-730-2315, e-mail.

Functional Supramolecular Polymers.  Honggang Cui, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 221 Maryland Hall, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD  21218, 410-516-6878, e-mail; Stuart Rowan, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH  44106-7202, 216-368-4242,  e-mail
  Sponsors:


 

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.    Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 134, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 134, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail.

Journal of Polymer Science Award: Symposium in Honor of Brent Sumerlin.  Craig Hawker, 3005 MRL, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA  93106, 805-893-7161, e-mail; Karen Wooley, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3255, 979-845-4077, e-mail; Victoria Cleave, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics, Mailstop 8-02, John Wiley and Sons, 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030, 201-748-6879,  e-mail. 

Kathryn C. Hach Award of Entrepreneurial Success:  Symposium in Honor of Joseph M. DeSimone, Benjamin W. Maynor and Jason P. Rolland.  Chad Mirkin, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL  60208, 847-467-7302, e-mail; Zhibin Guan, Department of Chemistry, 1102 Natural Sciences II. University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-2025, 949-824-5172, e-mail;  Timothy J. Merkel, Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, 847-467-0983, e-mail.

National Fresenius Award:  Symposium in Honor of William R. Dichtel.  Stuart Rowan, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH  44106-7702, 216-368-4242, e-mail.

Polymer Hybrids and Alloys for Coatings and Films:  ACS Award for Team Innovation Symposium in Honor of Ramin Amin-Sanayei, Kevin Hanrahan, John Stuligross, Roice Willie and Kurt Wood.  Kurt Wood, Arkema, Inc., Bristol, PA  19007, 610-878-6914, e-mail; Gary Larson, AkzoNobel Coatings, Inc., 3Commerce Drive, Reading, PA  19607,  610-775-6768, e-mail.

Porous Polymers.  Michael S. Silverstein, Michael S. Silverstein Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technio-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel, 972-4-829-4582, e-mail; David A. Schiraldi, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH,216-368-4243, e-mail; Marc A. Hillmyer, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0431, 612-625-7834, e-mail; Neil B. McKeown, School of Chemistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK CF10 3AT, 44-29-208-75851, e-mail.

Roy W. Tess Award:  Symposium in Honor of James V. Crivello. Christopher Bowman, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Campus Box 596, Boulder, CO  80309, 303-492-3247, e-mail; Allan Guymon, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA  52243, 319-335-5015, e-mail.

Self-Healing and Shape Memory Materials.  Robert A. Weiss, Department of Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, 240 South Forge Street, Akron, OH  44325, 330-972-2581, e-mail; Kevin Cavicchi, Department of Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, OH  44325-0310, 330-972-8368, e-mail.

Stimuli-Responsive Supramolecular, Macromolecular and Nanostructured Systems and Biopolymer-driven Organization of Nanostructures.  Adam Braunschweig, 
University of Miami, Department of Chemistry, 1301 Memorial Drive, Cox Science Center, Room 338, Coral Gables, FL 33124, 305-284-2516, e-mail; Nathan Gianneschi, University of California San Diego, Pacific Hall 6224A, San Diego, CA, 858-246-0857, e-mail; Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah, Tulane University, 5027 Percival Stern Building, New Orleans, LA, 203-432-8960, e-mail.

Dallas, Texas (Spring 2014)

March 16-20, 2014
CHEMISTRY OF ENERGY/ADVANCED MATERIALS FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Program Chairs: 

Matthew Becker

University of Akron 
Department of Polymer Science 

170 University Ave
Phone: (330) 972-2834 
Fax: (330) 992-5290 
E-mail

 

Christopher M. Stafford

Materials Science and Engineering Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8542
Phone: (301) 975-4368
Fax: (301) 975-4924
E-mail

Alshakim Nelson

IBM Almaden Research Center
650 Harry Road
San Jose, CA 95120
Phone: (408) 927-2449
Fax: (408) 927-3310
E-mail

ACS Award in Applied Polymer Chemistry:   Symposium in Honor of Nicholas Peppas.  Christopher Bowman, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Campus Box 596, Boulder, CO  80309-0596, 303-492-3247, e-mail.

Conjugated Polyelectroloytes for Optoelectronics and Electronics and Biosensors. Xiong Gong, Department of Polymer Engineering, College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering , The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, 330-972-4983, e-mail; Shu Wang, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, Zhongguancun North First Street 2, Beijing, 100190 P. R. China,  010-62636680, e-mail.

Cooperative Research Award: Symposium in Honor of Emmanuel Giannelis, Clois “Bert” Powell and Gary Beall.  Sadhan Jana, Department of Engineering, University of Akron, 250 South Forge Street, Akron, OH  44325-0310, 330-972-8293, e-mail; Richard Vaia, Technology Director, Functional Materials Division, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, 2941 Hobson Way, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7750, 937-255-9209, e-mail.

Dynamic Covalent Chemistry in Polymer Science.  Brent Sumerlin, George and Josephine Butler Polymer Research Laboratory, Center for Macromolecular Science and Engineering Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL  32611, 352-392-2012, e-mail; David Fulton, Chemical Nanoscience Laboratory, School of Chemistry, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, United Kingdom, +44 (0)191 222 7065, e-mail

Electrospinning and Nanofibers:  Symposium in Honor of the 85th Birthday of Darrell Reneker.  John Rabolt, University of Delaware, 201 DuPont Hall, Newark, DE 19716, 302-831-4476, 302-831-4545, e-mail; Hao Fong, Department of Chemistry, University of South Dakota, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 East Saint Joseph Street, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701-3995, 605-394-1229, e-mail.

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.    Sergio Granados-Focil, Gustaf H. Carlson School of Chemistry, Clark University, 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA  01610, 508-793-7375, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Sergio Granados-Focil, Gustaf H. Carlson School of Chemistry, Clark University, 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA  01610, 508-793-7375, e-mail.

PMSE Fellows Symposium.:  Frontiers in Polymer Science and Engineering.  Keyur Desai, Kimberly Clark Corporation, 1400 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell, GA  30076, 770-587-7040, e-mail; Eric Lin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD  20899, 301-975-6743, e-mail.

PMSE Young Investigators Symposium.  Alshakim Nelson, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA  95120, 408-927-2449, e-mail; Matthew Becker, Department of Polymer Science, The University of Akron, Akron, OH  44325-3090, 330-972-2834, e-mail; Christopher M. Stafford, Materials Science and Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards & Technology, MS 8542, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD  20899, 301-975-4368, e-mail.

Structure for Function:  Rational Design of New Functional Polymeric Materials.  Chinedum Osuji, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University, 9 Hillhouse Avenue, 302 Mason Lab, New Haven, CT 06511, 203-432-4357,chinedum.osuji@yale.edu; Roy Shenhar, Institute of Chemisttry, 206 Philadelphia Building, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel 91904, ++972-2-6586 311, e-mail.

Supramolecular Assembly and Gelation in Organic Solvents.  CO-SPONSORED with POLY.  PMSE IS PRIMARY. Daniel Savin, School of Polymers and High Performance Materials, The University of Southern Mississippi, 118 College Drive #5050, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, 601-266-5395, e-mail; Neil Ayres, Department of Chemistry, The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH  45221, 513-556-9280, e-mail; Kevin Cavicchi, Department of Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-0301, 330-972-8368, e-mail.

Sustainable Polymers and Processes: Applications in Consumer Product Industry.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY: POLY IS PRIMARY. James H. Wang, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, 2100 County Road II, Neenah, WI 54956, 920-721-2364, e-mail; Marc Hillmyer, University of Minnesota, Department of Chemistry, 207 Pleasant Street, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455-0431, 612-625-7834, e-mail; and Keyur Desai, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, 1400 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell, GA 30076, 770-587-7040, e-mail.

Symposium in Honor of Bernhard Wunderlich.  Stephen Cheng, Department of Polymer Science, Goodyear Polymer Center, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, 330-972-7542, e-mail; Michael Jaffe, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Department of Biomedical Engineering, CHEN Building 202, Newark, NJ 07102, 973-596-6497, e-mail.

Indianapolis, Indiana (Fall 2013)

September 8-12, 2013
CHEMISTRY IN MOTION

Program Chairs: 

Matthew Becker

University of Akron 
Department of Polymer Science 

Phone: (330) 972-2834 
Fax: (330) 992-5290 
E-mail

 

Christopher M. Stafford

Polymers Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8542
Phone: (301) 975-4368
Fax: (301) 975-4924
E-mail

Alshakim Nelson

IBM Almaden Research Center
650 Harry Road
San Jose, CA 95120
Phone: (408) 927-2449
Fax: (408) 927-3310
E-mail

AkzoNobel Student Award Symposium.  John Thomaides, AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry, LLC, 10 Finderne Avenue, Bridgewater, NJ  08807, 908-685-5064, e-mail.

Bioconjugates and Hybrid Biomaterials.  Daniel Savin, School of Polymers and High Performance Materials, The University of Southern Mississippi, 118 College Drive #5050, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, 601- 266-5395, e-mail; Brad Olsen, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617- 715-4548, e-mail.

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.    Sergio Granados-Focil, Gustaf H. Carlson School of Chemistry, Clark University, 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA  01610, 508-793-7375, e-mail.

Excellence in Graduate Student Research. Alshakim Nelson, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, California  95120, 408-927-2449, e-mail. Matthew Becker, The University of Akron, Department of Polymer Science, 170 University Avenue, Akron, OH  44325-3909, 330-972-2834, e-mail; Christopher M. Stafford, Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards & Technology, MS 8542, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland  20899, 301-975-4368, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Sergio Granados-Focil, Gustaf H. Carlson School of Chemistry, Clark University, 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA  01610, 508-793-7375, e-mail.

Journal of Polymer Science Award Symposium: Symposium in Honor of Ryan Hayward.  Craig Hawker, 3005 MRL, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA  93106, 805-893-7161, e-mail; Karen Wooley, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3255, 979-845-4077, e-mail; Victoria Cleave, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics, Mailstop 8-02, John Wiley and Sons, 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030, 201-748-6879,  e-mail.

Hairy Particles: Theory, Synthesis, Behavior, and Applications.  Lei Zhu, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, e-mail; Bin Zhao, Department of Chemistry 509 Buehler Hall, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-1600, 865-974-3399, e-mail; Christopher Li, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19104, 215-895-2083, e-mail.

Overberger Award:  Symposium in Honor of James McGrath.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY; POLY is primary.  Richard M. Laine, University of Michigan, Department of Materials Science and Enginerring, 734-764-6203, e-mail

Polymer Science Research and Teaching:  A Tribute to Professor Jeffrey S. Moore.  Dhandapani Venkataraman, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst
710 North Pleasant Street, Lederle Graduate Research Tower (LGRT 1534), Amherst, MA 01003, 413-545-2028, e-mail; Jennifer Heemstra, Department of Chemistry, The University of Utah, 315 South 1400 E. (1320B HEB-N), Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0850, 801- 581-4191, e-mail; Matthew J. Mio, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Detroit Mercy, 4001 West McNichols Road (C221A), Detroit, MI 48221-3038, 313-993-1188, e-mail.

Roy W. Tess Award: Symposium in Honor of Gordon P. Bierwagen. Dante Battocchi, North Dakota State University, 1735, NDSU Research Park Drive, Fargo, ND  58102,  701-231-6291e-mail; Nicholas Wilson, North Dakota State University, Department 4110, P.O. Box 6050, Fargo, ND  58108-6050, 701-231-5656, e-mail.

Second International Symposium on Polybenzoxazines.  Hatsuo Ishida, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106-7202, 216-368-4285, e-mail.

Sensing and Generating Motion with Polymeric Materials.  Co-sponsored with POLY; POLY is primary. Christopher Wohl, NASA Langley Research Center, MS 226, Hampton, VA  23681, e-mail; Michael Dickey, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, 911 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27613, e-mail.

Smart Materials for Encapsulation and Controlled Release of Actives. Michelle Johnson, Core R&D – Formulation Science, The Dow Chemical Company, 727 Norristown Road, Spring House, PA  19477, 215-619-5253e-mail; Keith Harris, e-mail; Ian Drake, e-mail; Andrew Hughes, e-mail; Joshua Katz, e-mail. 

New Orleans, Louisiana (Spring 2013)

April 7-11, 2013

CHEMISTRY OF ENERGY AND FOOD

Program Chairs: 

Matthew Becker

University of Akron 
Department of Polymer Science 

Phone: (330) 972-2834 
Fax: (330) 992-5290 
E-mail

 

Christopher M. Stafford

Polymers Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8542
Phone: (301) 975-4368
Fax: (301) 975-4924
E-mail

Alshakim Nelson

IBM Almaden Research Center
650 Harry Road
San Jose, CA 95120
Phone: (408) 927-2449
Fax: (408) 927-3310
E-mail

ACS Award in Applied Polymer Science:  Symposium in Honor of Mitchell A. Winnik.  Darrin  Pochan, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, 207 DuPont Hall, Newark, DE  19716, 302-831-3569, e-mail.

Advances in Polymer Science and Engineering:  A Joint Symposium Between ACS-PMSE and the Chinese Chemical Society (CCS)-Polymer Division (PD).  Qinghuang Lin, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 34, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY  10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail; Zi-Chen Li, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China, e-mail.

Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering.  Ankur S. Kulshrestha, BD Medical, 1 Becton Drive, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey  07417, 201-847-4538, e-mail; Srini Sridharan, BD Medical, 1 Becton Drive, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey  07417, 201-847-4006, e-mail.

Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Functionalization and Placement.  Alex Adronov, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street W., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M1, 905-525-9140, e-mail; George Tulevski, Nanomaterials Chemistry, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, 1101 Kitchawan Road, P.O. Box 218, Route 134, Yorktown Heights, New York  10598, 914-945-3747, e-mail.

Celebrating 50 Years of Polymers at Case Western.  
David Schiraldi, Case Western Reserve University, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH  44106, 216-368-4243, e-mail; Eric Baer, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH  44106-7202,216-368-4203, e-mail.

Clay/Polymer Composites: Palette of Nanoclays and Other Natural Nanoparticles.  Yuri Lvov, Institute for Micromanufacturing and Chemistry Program, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana 71272, 318-257-5144, e-mail; Nicholas Kotov, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan  48109, 734-763-8768, e-mail; Atsushi Takahara, Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, +81-92-802-2518, e-mail.

Cooperative Research Award:  Symposium in Honor of Timothy Bunning, Timothy White and Nelson V. Tabiryan.  Sadhan Jana, Department of Engineering, University of Akron, 250 South Forge Street, Akron, OH  44325-0310, 330-972-8293, e-mail, Richard Vaia, Technology Director, Functional Materials Division, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, 2941 Hobson Way, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7750, 937-255-9209, e-mail.

Cyclic and Multicyclic  Polymers. Scott Grayson, Department of Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA  70118, 504-862-8135, e-mail; Donghui Zhang, Department of Chemistry, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA  70803, 225-578-4893, e-mail; Yasuyuki Tezuda, Department of Organic and Polymeric Materials, Tokyo Institute of Technology, +81-3-5734-2498, e-mail; Haskell W. Beckham, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA  30332-0295, 404-894-4198, e-mail.

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.    Jamil Baghdachi, Coatings Research Institute, Eastern Michigan University, 430 West Forest Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan  48197, 734-487-3192, e-mail.

Hybrid Matrials. Co-sponsored with POLY; POLY is primary. Richard Laine, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, 2300 Hayward Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Jamil Baghdachi, Coatings Research Institute, Eastern Michigan University, 430 West Forest Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan  48197, 734-487-3192, e-mail.

Providing Opportunities for Under-represented Students in Polymer Science:  Symposium  in Honor of Professor
Peggy Cebe.
  Co-sponsored with CLiPS, the NSF Center for Layered Polymeric Systems.  David Schiraldi, Case Western Reserve University, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH  44106, 216-368-4243, e-mail.

Porous Polymers. Michael Silverstein, Department of Materials Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel, 972-4-829-4582, e-mail; Neil R. Cameron, Department of Chemistry, University of Durham, Durham, UK, (44) 191 3342008, e-mail; David A. Schiraldi, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH  216-368-4243, e-mail.

Ronald Breslow Award for Achievement in Biomimetic Chemistry:  Symposium in Honor of Samuel Stupp.  Cosponsored with POLY, ORGN, BIOL.  POLY is primary.

Stimuli-Responsive Polymers: Synthesis, Mechanisms and Applications. Tao Xie, HRL Laboratories, 3011 Malibu Canyon Road, Malibu, CA  90265-4797, e-mail; Cameron Alexander, Division of Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK,  e-mail; Karl Kratz, Centre for Biomaterial Development, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht GmbH, Kantstr. 55, D-14513 Teltow, Germany,  e-mail; Timothy Scott, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 3074 H. H. Dow Building, 2300 Hayward Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136;  e-mail. 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Fall 2012)

AUGUST 19-23, 2012

MATERIALS FOR HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Program Chairs: 

Matthew Becker

University of Akron 
Department of Polymer Science 

Phone: (330) 972-2834 
Fax: (330) 992-5290 
E-mail

 

Christopher M. Stafford

Polymers Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8542
Phone: (301) 975-4368
Fax: (301) 975-4924
E-mail

Alshakim Nelson

IBM Almaden Research Center
650 Harry Road
San Jose, CA 95120
Phone: (408) 927-2449
Fax: (408) 927-3310
E-mail

ACS Award in Applied Polymer Science:  Symposium in Honor of John Reynolds.  Jennifer Irvin, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas State University, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX  78666, 512-245-7875, e-mail; Aubrey L. Dyer, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Tech, Molecular Science and Engineering Building,2100!, 901 Atlantic Drive, Atlanta, GA  30332-0400, 404-385-4290, e-mail.

AkzoNobel Student Award Symposium.  John Gilmer, King College, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN  37620, 423-652-4808, e-mail.

AkzoNobel Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Polymer Chemistry: Symposium in Honor of Miyake Garret.  Warren T. Ford, Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, Oklahoma State University, 2815 N.E. 28th Avenue, Portland, OR  97212, 503-954-1963, e-mail.

Design and Applications of Organic and Metal-Organic Porous Materials. Co-sponsored with ORG; PMSE is primary. William Dichtel, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, 328 Baker Laboratory, Ithaca, New York  14853, 607-254-2356, wdichtel@cornell.edu Wei Zhang, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, Ekeley Science M343, Boulder, CO, 80309, 303-492-0652, e-mail.

Field Responsive Polymeric Materials.  Lei Zhai, Department of Chemistry, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Boulevard Physical Sciences Building (PS), Room 255, Orlando, Florida  32186-2366, 407-882-2847, e-mail; Qing Wang, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 319 Steidle Building, University Park, Pennsylvania  16802, 814-863-0042, email, Padma Gopalan, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, 608-265-4258, e-mail.

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.    Jamil Baghdachi, Coatings Research Institute, Eastern Michigan University, 430 West Forest Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan  48197, 734-487-3192, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Jamil Baghdachi, Coatings Research Institute, Eastern Michigan University, 430 West Forest Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197, 734-487-3192, e-mail.

Journal of Polymer Science Award.  Symposium in Honor of Christopher Bielawski.  Craig Hawker, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA  93106, 805-893-7161, e-mail; Karen Wooley, Department of Chemistry, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX  77843-3255, 979-845-4077, e-mail; Victoria Cleave, Journal of Polymer Science:  Polymer Physics, John Wiley and Sons, Mailstop 8-02, 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ  07030, 201-748-6879, e-mail.

Main Group Chemistry in Polymer and Material Sciences.  Frieder Jaekle, Rutgers University, Chemistry Department, 73 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07102, 973-353-5064, e-mail, Derek Gates, University of British Columbia, Department of Chemistry, 2036 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z1, 604-822-9117, e-mail.

PMSE Young Investigators Symposium.  Alshakim Nelson, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, California  95120, 408-927-2449, e-mail. Matthew Becker, The University of Akron, Department of Polymer Science, 170 University Avenue, Akron, OH  44325-3909, 330-972-2834, e-mail; Christopher M. Stafford, Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards & Technology, MS 8542, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland  20899, 301-975-4368, e-mail.

Polymeric Materials and Surfaces for Cell Differentiation.  William L. Murphy, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1550 Engineering Drive, Madison, WI 53706, 608-262-2224, e-mail.  Matthew L. Becker, Department of Polymer Science, Goodyear Polymer Center #517 University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, 330-972-2834, e-mail.  Jason A.Burdick, Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, 240 Skirkanich Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-898-8537, e-mail.

Polymers for Personal Care and Cosmetics.  Anjali Patil, Revlon Research Center, 2121 Route 27, Edison, New Jersey  08818, 732-287-7715, e-mail; Michael S. Ferritto, Dow Corning Corporation, Midland, MI  48686, 989-496-3244, e-mail.

Polymeric Biomaterials.  Melissa A. Grunlan, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77840, 979-845-2406, e-mail.  Xinqiao Jia, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, 302-831-2062, e-mail.

Roy W. Tess Award: Symposium in Honor Benny D. Freeman.  Donald R. Paul, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C0400, Austin, TX  78712, 512-471-5392,  e-mail.

WCU International Symposium on Energy Storage and Conversion.  Jyongsik Jang, WCU Program of Chemical Convergence for Energy and Environment, School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea 151-744, 82-2-880-7069,  e-mail; Kookheon Char, WCU Program of Chemical Convergence for Energy and Environment, School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea 151-744, 82-2-880-7431, e-mail; Taeghwan Hyeon, WCU Program of Chemical Convergence for Energy and Environment, School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea 151-744, 82-2-880-7150, e-mail;  Yung-Eun Sung, WCU Program of Chemical Convergence for Energy and Environment, School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea 151-744, 82-2-880-1889, e-mail; Jeffrey Pyun, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona, 520-626-1834, e-mail. 

San Diego, California (Spring 2012)

March 25-29, 2012

CHEMISTRY OF LIFE

Program Chairs: 

Matthew Becker

University of Akron 
Department of Polymer Science 

Phone: (330) 972-2834 
Fax: (330) 992-5290 
E-mail

 

Christopher M. Stafford

Polymers Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8542
Phone: (301) 975-4368
Fax: (301) 975-4924
E-mail

Alshakim Nelson

IBM Almaden Research Center
650 Harry Road
San Jose, CA 95120
Phone: (408) 927-2449
Fax: (408) 927-3310
E-mail

 

ACS Polymer Award:  Symposium in Honor of Edwin L. Thomas.  (CO-SPONSORED POLY; PMSE is primary).  Timothy D. Swager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry, Room 18-597, Cambridge, MA  02139, 617-253-4423, e-mail.

Advanced Materials from Cellulose and Renewable Polymers.  (CO-SPONSORED CELL; CELL IS PRIMARY).   
Lucian Lucia, Department of Forest Biomaterials (Wood & Paper Science), North Carolina State University. Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-8005,  919-515-7707,  e-mail
Gang Sun, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering,  University of California, Davis, CA 95616, 530-752-0840, e-mail.

Electrospun Fibers from Renewable Materials.  (CO-SPONSORED CELL and POLY; CELL IS PRIMARY) Gordon Selling, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, NCAUR, 1815 North University Street, Peoria, IL 61604, 309-681-6338, e-mail.

Fire and Polymers. Gordon Nelson, Florida Institute of Technology, 150 W. University Boulevard, Melbourne, FL  32901, 321-674-8480 e-mail; Charles Wilkie, Department of Chemistry, Marquette University, P.O. Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI  53201, 414-288-7239, e-mail; Alexander B. Morgan, University of Dayton Research Institute, Multiscale Composites and Polymers Division, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH  45469, 937-229-3079, e-mail

Frontiers in Polymer Science and Engineering:  A Symposium Celebrating the PMSE Fellows Program.  Jaime C. Grunlan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, 979-845-3027, e-mail.  Qinghuang Lin, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Route 134, MS 36-209, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, 914-945-2366, e-mail.

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.    David Martin, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, 201C DuPont Hall, Newark, Delaware  19716, 302-831-2062, e-mail.

Federally Funded Polymer Research. (CO-SPONSORED POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY)Kathryn L. Beers, Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards & Technology, MS 8542, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland  20899, 301-975-2113, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  David Martin, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, 201C DuPont Hall, Newark, Delaware  19716, 302-831-2062, e-mail.

Nanofabricated Surfaces: Techniques, Materials, and Applications.  Kenneth R. Carter, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, 413-577-1416, e-mail.  
James J. Watkins, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, 413-545-2569, e-mail.

New Frontiers in Stimuli-Responsive Supramolecular Assemblies.  Jennifer Cha, Department of NanoEngineering, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093,  858-822-4973, e-mail.  Nathan Gianneschi, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Pacific Hall, m/c 0343, La Jolla, CA 92093, 858-246-0857, e-mail, Akif Tezcan, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California - San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA  92093,858-534-4862, e-mail.

Next-Generation Renewable Polymers. (CO-SPONSORED POLY; PMSE IS PRIMARY)  Chuanbing Tang, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of South Carolina, 631 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, 803-777-3628,  e-mail,   Marc Hillmyer, University of Minnesota, Department of Chemistry 207 Pleasant Street, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0431, 612-625-7834, e-mail,  Geoffrey Coates, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Baker Laboratory, Ithaca NY 14853-1301, : 607-255-5447, e-mail.

Polymer Based Hybrid Materials for Energy Conversion, Storage and Transmission.  Christine Luscombe, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Box 352120, Seattle, WA 98198, 206-616-1220, e-mail; Samon Jenekhe, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, P.O. Box 351750, Seattle, WA  351750, e-mail.

Responsive Nanostructured Materials via Self-Assembly.  Andriy Voronov, Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials North Dakota State University, 1735 NDSU Research Park Drive, Fargo, ND 58105, 701-231-9563, e-mail.  Alexander Sidorenko, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Griffith Hall 324, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-596-8836, e-mail.  Leonid Ionov, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Hohe Str. 6, 01069 Dresden, Germany, +49 (0)351 4658 272, e-mail.

Self-Assembled Nanostructures of Biopolymers, Organic Semiconductors, and Inorganics. (CO-SPONSORED COMP; PMSE IS PRIMARY). Hendrik Heinz, Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, 330-972-7467, e-mail.  Jeffrey W. Gilman, Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards & Technology, MS 8542, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland  20899, 301-975-6573, e-mail.  Rajiv Berry, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, e-mail.  Jutta Luettmer-Strathmann, Department of Physics, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, 330-972-8029, e-mail. 

Philadelphia, PA (Fall 2016)

August 21-25, 2016
Chemistry of the People, by the People, and for the People

Program Chairs: 

Andy H. Tsou

Global Chemical Research
ExxonMobil Chemical Company
BTEC-W-1139
5200 Bayway Drive
Baytown, TX  77520
281-834-5935
e-mail

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

Christopher M. Stafford

Materials Science and Engineering Division
NIST
MS 8542
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg,
 Maryland  20899
301-975-4368
e-mail

 

Bioderived and Bioinspired Polymers and Hybrid Materials.  Rajeswari M Kasi, Polymer Program, Institute of Materials Science and Chemistry Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, rajeswari.kasi@..., 860-486-4713; Yao Lin, Polymer Program, Institute of Materials Science and Chemistry Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269,yao.lin@...860-486-8969; Mu-Ping Nieh, Polymer Program, Institute of Material Science and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, mu-ping.nieh@...860-486-8708; Luyi Sun, Polymer Program, Institute of Material Science and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269,luyi.sun@...860-486-6895. 

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, jjenkins@...

Fire and Polymers VII. Alexander B. Morgan, University of Dayton Research Institute, Energy Technology and Materials Division, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH  45469, 937-229-3079, e-mail; Gordon Nelson, Florida Institute of Technology, 150 West. University Boulevard, Melbourne, FL  32901, 321-674-8480, e-mail;  Charles Wilkie, Department of Chemistry, Marquette University, P.O. Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI  53201, 414-288-7239, e-mail.

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials. Melissa Grunlan, Texas A & M University, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 5030 Emerging Technologies Building, 3120 TAMU, College Station, TX  77843-3120.

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, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  Melissa Grunlan, Texas A&M University, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 5030 Emerging Technologies Building, 3120 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-3120, e-mail, 979-845-2406

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

Oligomers and Polymers with Precisely Designed Microstructures: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications.  (Co-sponsored with POLY; PMSE is primary).  Lisa S. Baugh, Corporate Strategic Research, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ 08801, 908-730-2240, e-mail; Abhi Patil, Corporate Strategic Research, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ 08801, 908-730-2639, e-mail.

Polymer and Polymer Hybrid Electronics and Biosensors.  Xiong Gong, Department of Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, OH  44325, 330-972-4983, e-mail; Shu Wang, Chinese Academy of Science, Zhongguancun North First Street 2, Beijing, 100190, Peoples Republic of Chinca, 010-62636680, e-mail; Fei Huang, State Key Laboratory of Luminescence Materials and Devices, South China Univerity of Technology, Guangzhou, Peoples Republic of China, e-mail.

Polymers Designed for 3D Printing Applications: Evaluation of the Fundamental and Applied Aspects of the Field.  Arunkumar Natarajan, Manufacturing Chemical & Materials Technologies, GE Global Research, 1, Research Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309, 518-387-4772, e-mail;  Abraham Joy, The University of Akron, Akron, OH  44325, 330-972-6004, e-mail; Jae-Won Choi, The University of Akron, Akron, OH  44325, 330-972-5276, e-mail; Prabhjot Singh, Manufacturing Chemical & Materials Technologies, GE Global Research, 1, Research Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309, 518-387-7349, e-mail.

Porous Polymers. (Co-sponsored with POLY; PMSE is primary).  Michael S. Silverstein, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. Haifa 32000, Israel, +972-4-829-4582,  e-mail; David A. Schiraldi, Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 216-368-4243, e-mail; Neil R. Cameron, Department of Materials Engineering, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia, +61-3-9902-0774,  e-mail; Marc A. Hillmyer, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0431, 612-625-7834, e-mail.

Recent Advances in Modeling and Simulations of Synthetic Polymers and Biopolymers. Arthi Jayaraman, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering & Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware. 19716, 302-831-8682,  e-mail; Amish Patel, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, 215-898-9682, e-mail; Robert Riggleman, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania19104, 215-898-2411, e-mail.

Roy W. Tess Award: Symposium in Honor of Mark Soucek. Theodore Provder, Polymer and Coatings Consultants, LLC, 5645A Emerald Ridge Parkway, Solon, Ohio  44139, 440-914-0611, e-mail.

Denver, Colorado (Fall 2011)

August 28-September 1, 2011

ACS Award for Affordable Green Chemistry:  Symposium in Honor of Richard P. Wool.  (CO-SPONSORED POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY).

ACS Award for Team Innovation: Symposium in Honor of Patricia Burns, Chieh-Min Cheng, Grazyna Kmiecik-Lawrynowicz and Tie Hwee Ng -- Industrial Applications of Polymer Self-assembly . (CO-SPONSORED WCC; PMSE IS PRIMARY). Chieh-Min Cheng, Xerox Corporation, 800 Phillips Road, Building 143-02S, Webster, New York  14580, 585-422-6094, e-mail; Surita Bhatia, Department of Chemical Engineering, 159 Goessmann Laboratory, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 686 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, Massachusetts  01003-9303, 413-545-0096, e-mail.

Advanced Materials for Water Purification.  (CO-SPONSORED POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY). Christopher K. Ober, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, 607-255-9679, e-mail.

AkzoNobel Student Award Symposium.  Q. Wendy Yuan-Huffman, AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry, 10 Finderne Avenue, Bridgewater, New Jersey  08807, 908-575-6833, e-mail.

Dynamics of Nanostructured Polymers.  Yifu Ding, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0427, 303-492-2036, e-mail; Mark P. Stoykovich, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado  80309, 303-492-6522, e-mail.

Function through Macromolecular Assembly.  Javid Rzayev, Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York  14260, 716-645-4314, e-mail; Travis Bailey, Department of Chemical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado  80523-1370, 970-491-4648, e-mail; Mahesh Mahanthappa, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, 1101 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin  53706-1322, 608-262-0421, e-mail.

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.  
David Martin, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, 201C DuPont Hall, Newark, Delaware  19716, 302-831-2062, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  David Martin, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, 201C DuPont Hall, Newark, Delaware  19716, 302-831-2062, e-mail.

Polymer Coatings for the Environment, Energy and Sustainability.  (CO-SPONSORED POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY). Jamil Baghdachi, Coatings Research Institute, Eastern Michigan University, 430 West Forest Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan  48197, 732-487-3192, e-mail; Peter Zarras, NAWCWD (Code 4L4200D), 1900 North Knox Road (Stop 6303), China Lake, California  93555-6106, 760-939-1396, e-mail.

Porous Polymers.  Michael Silverstein, Department of Materials Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel, 972-4-829-4582, e-mail; Neil R. Cameron, Department of Chemistry, Durham University, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK, +44 191 3342008, e-mail; David A. Schiraldi, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 44106-7202, 216-368-4243, e-mail.

Roy W. Tess Award:  Symposium in Honor of Dean C. Webster.  Stuart Croll, Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials, North Dakota State University, P.O. Box 6050, Department 2760, Fargo, North Dakota  58108-6050, 701-231-9415, e-mail; Li-Piin Sung, Polymeric Materials Group, Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8615, Gaithersburg, Maryland  20899-8615, 301-975-6737, e-mail.

Symposium in Memory of Professor Anne Hiltner.  Donald Paul, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas  78712, 512-471-5392, e-mail.

PET Recycling:  Bridging the Gaps through Innovation.  Scott C. Sutton, Pfizer, 11660 Weatherwood Place, San Diego, CA  92131, 858-622-3279, e-mail; David Schiraldi, Case Western Reserve University, Kent Hale Smith 314, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, Ohio  44106-7202, 216-368-4243, e-mail; Sara Risch, Science by Design, Apartment 3209, 505 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois  60611, 517-974-9089, e-mail. 


DENVER, COLORADO – August 28-September 1, 2011

ACS Award for Affordable Green Chemistry:  Symposium in Honor of Richard P. Wool.  (CO-SPONSORED POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY).

ACS Award for Team Innovation: Symposium in Honor of Patricia Burns, Chieh-Min Cheng, Grazyna Kmiecik-Lawrynowicz and Tie Hwee Ng -- Industrial Applications of Polymer Self-assembly . (CO-SPONSORED WCC; PMSE IS PRIMARY). Chieh-Min Cheng, Xerox Corporation, 800 Phillips Road, Building 143-02S, Webster, New York  14580, 585-422-6094, e-mail; Surita Bhatia, Department of Chemical Engineering, 159 Goessmann Laboratory, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 686 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, Massachusetts  01003-9303, 413-545-0096, e-mail.

Advanced Materials for Water Purification.  (CO-SPONSORED POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY). Christopher K. Ober, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, 607-255-9679, e-mail.

AkzoNobel Student Award Symposium.  Q. Wendy Yuan-Huffman, AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry, 10 Finderne Avenue, Bridgewater, New Jersey  08807, 908-575-6833, e-mail.

Dynamics of Nanostructured Polymers.  Yifu Ding, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0427, 303-492-2036, e-mail; Mark P. Stoykovich, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado  80309, 303-492-6522, e-mail.

Function through Macromolecular Assembly.  Javid Rzayev, Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York  14260, 716-645-4314, e-mail; Travis Bailey, Department of Chemical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado  80523-1370, 970-491-4648, e-mail; Mahesh Mahanthappa, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, 1101 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin  53706-1322, 608-262-0421, e-mail.

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.  
David Martin, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, 201C DuPont Hall, Newark, Delaware  19716, 302-831-2062, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  David Martin, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, 201C DuPont Hall, Newark, Delaware  19716, 302-831-2062, e-mail.

Polymer Coatings for the Environment, Energy and Sustainability.  (CO-SPONSORED POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY). Jamil Baghdachi, Coatings Research Institute, Eastern Michigan University, 430 West Forest Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan  48197, 732-487-3192, e-mail; Peter Zarras, NAWCWD (Code 4L4200D), 1900 North Knox Road (Stop 6303), China Lake, California  93555-6106, 760-939-1396, e-mail.

Porous Polymers.  Michael Silverstein, Department of Materials Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel, 972-4-829-4582, e-mail; Neil R. Cameron, Department of Chemistry, Durham University, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK, +44 191 3342008, e-mail; David A. Schiraldi, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 44106-7202, 216-368-4243, e-mail.

Roy W. Tess Award:  Symposium in Honor of Dean C. Webster.  Stuart Croll, Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials, North Dakota State University, P.O. Box 6050, Department 2760, Fargo, North Dakota  58108-6050, 701-231-9415, e-mail; Li-Piin Sung, Polymeric Materials Group, Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8615, Gaithersburg, Maryland  20899-8615, 301-975-6737, e-mail.

Symposium in Memory of Professor Anne Hiltner.  Donald Paul, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas  78712, 512-471-5392, e-mail.

PET Recycling:  Bridging the Gaps through Innovation.  Scott C. Sutton, Pfizer, 11660 Weatherwood Place, San Diego, CA  92131, 858-622-3279, e-mail; David Schiraldi, Case Western Reserve University, Kent Hale Smith 314, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, Ohio  44106-7202, 216-368-4243, e-mail; Sara Risch, Science by Design, Apartment 3209, 505 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois  60611, 517-974-9089, e-mail.  


DENVER, COLORADO – August 28-September 1, 2011

ACS Award for Affordable Green Chemistry:  Symposium in Honor of Richard P. Wool.  (CO-SPONSORED POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY).

ACS Award for Team Innovation: Symposium in Honor of Patricia Burns, Chieh-Min Cheng, Grazyna Kmiecik-Lawrynowicz and Tie Hwee Ng -- Industrial Applications of Polymer Self-assembly . (CO-SPONSORED WCC; PMSE IS PRIMARY). Chieh-Min Cheng, Xerox Corporation, 800 Phillips Road, Building 143-02S, Webster, New York  14580, 585-422-6094, e-mail; Surita Bhatia, Department of Chemical Engineering, 159 Goessmann Laboratory, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 686 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, Massachusetts  01003-9303, 413-545-0096, e-mail.

Advanced Materials for Water Purification.  (CO-SPONSORED POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY). Christopher K. Ober, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, 607-255-9679, e-mail.

AkzoNobel Student Award Symposium.  Q. Wendy Yuan-Huffman, AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry, 10 Finderne Avenue, Bridgewater, New Jersey  08807, 908-575-6833, e-mail.

Dynamics of Nanostructured Polymers.  Yifu Ding, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0427, 303-492-2036, e-mail; Mark P. Stoykovich, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado  80309, 303-492-6522, e-mail.

Function through Macromolecular Assembly.  Javid Rzayev, Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York  14260, 716-645-4314, e-mail; Travis Bailey, Department of Chemical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado  80523-1370, 970-491-4648, e-mail; Mahesh Mahanthappa, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, 1101 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin  53706-1322, 608-262-0421, e-mail.

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.  
David Martin, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, 201C DuPont Hall, Newark, Delaware  19716, 302-831-2062, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  David Martin, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, 201C DuPont Hall, Newark, Delaware  19716, 302-831-2062, e-mail.

Polymer Coatings for the Environment, Energy and Sustainability.  (CO-SPONSORED POLY; POLY IS PRIMARY). Jamil Baghdachi, Coatings Research Institute, Eastern Michigan University, 430 West Forest Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan  48197, 732-487-3192, e-mail; Peter Zarras, NAWCWD (Code 4L4200D), 1900 North Knox Road (Stop 6303), China Lake, California  93555-6106, 760-939-1396, e-mail.

Porous Polymers.  Michael Silverstein, Department of Materials Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel, 972-4-829-4582, e-mail; Neil R. Cameron, Department of Chemistry, Durham University, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK, +44 191 3342008, e-mail; David A. Schiraldi, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 44106-7202, 216-368-4243, e-mail.

Roy W. Tess Award:  Symposium in Honor of Dean C. Webster.  Stuart Croll, Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials, North Dakota State University, P.O. Box 6050, Department 2760, Fargo, North Dakota  58108-6050, 701-231-9415, e-mail; Li-Piin Sung, Polymeric Materials Group, Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8615, Gaithersburg, Maryland  20899-8615, 301-975-6737, e-mail.

Symposium in Memory of Professor Anne Hiltner.  Donald Paul, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas  78712, 512-471-5392, e-mail.

PET Recycling:  Bridging the Gaps through Innovation.  Scott C. Sutton, Pfizer, 11660 Weatherwood Place, San Diego, CA  92131, 858-622-3279, e-mail; David Schiraldi, Case Western Reserve University, Kent Hale Smith 314, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, Ohio  44106-7202, 216-368-4243, e-mail; Sara Risch, Science by Design, Apartment 3209, 505 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois  60611, 517-974-9089, e-mail.  

Anaheim, CA (Spring 2011)

March 27-31, 2011

Program Chairs:

Jeffrey Pyun

Department of Chemistry University of Arizona 
1308 E. University Blvd 
Tucson, AZ 85721 
Phone: (520) 626-1834 
Fax: (520) 621-84075 
E-mail

 

Christopher M. Stafford

Polymers Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8542
Phone: (301) 975-4368
Fax: (301) 975-4924
E-mail

Alshakim Nelson

IBM Almaden Research Center
650 Harry Road
San Jose, CA 95120
Phone: (408) 927-2449
Fax: (408) 927-3310
E-mail

 

ACS Award in Applied Polymer Science:  Symposium in Honor of Krzysztof Matyjaszewski.  Jeffrey Pyun, The University of Arizona, Department of Chemistry, 1306 East University Boulevard, P.O. Box 210041, Tucson, AZ 85721-0041, 520-626-1834,  e-mail

ACS Award in the Chemistry of Materials:  Symposium in Honor of Robert D. Miller.  Alshakim Nelson, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, California  95120,  408-927-2449,  e-mail

Bio-inspired Self-assembly of Macromolecules.  (Co-sponsored with POLY; PMSE is primary).  Jin Kim Montclare, Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, 6 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201, 718-260-3679, e-mail.  Rajeswari M. Kasi, Department of Chemistry and Polymer Program, University of Connecticut, 97 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06269, 860-486-4713, e-mail

Clay/Polymer Composites:  From Nanoplates to Nanotubes.  Yuri Lvov, Institute for Micromanufacturing and Chemistry Program, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA  71272, 318-257-5144, e-mail; Nicholas Kotov, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI  48109, 734-763-8768, e-mail; Atsushi Takahara, Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan, +81-92-802-2517, e-mail.

Cooperative Research Award Symposium.  Kurt N. Wiegel Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire,  460 Phillips Hall, 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, WI  54702, 715-836-4815, e-mail.

Current and Emerging Applications of Polymer Nanofibers in Honor of H. Young Chung.  Gary E. Wnek, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, 216-368-3116, e-mail; Suresh L. Shenoy, Donaldson Corporation, Inc., Corporate Technology, P.O. Box 1299,  Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440, 952-70-4629, e-mail.


Fundamental Topics in the Physics and Theory of Novel Polymeric Systems.
  Alshakim Nelson, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, California  95120,  408-927-2449,  e-mail, Jeffrey Pyun, The University of Arizona, Department of Chemistry, 1306 East University Boulevard, P.O. Box 210041, Tucson, AZ 85721-0041, 520-626-1834,  e-mail, Christopher Stafford, Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8542, Gaithersburg, MD  20899, 301-975-4368, e-mail

Fundamental Topics in Polymeric Composites:  Synthesis, Characterization and Processing.  Alshakim Nelson, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, California  95120,  408-927-2449,  e-mail, Jeffrey Pyun, The University of Arizona, Department of Chemistry, 1306 East University Boulevard, P.O. Box 210041, Tucson, AZ 85721-0041, 520-626-1834,  e-mail, Christopher Stafford, Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8542, Gaithersburg, MD  20899, 301-975-4368, e-mail

Fundamental Topics in Self-Assembly and Processing of Polymers.  Alshakim Nelson, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, California  95120,  408-927-2449,  e-mail, Jeffrey Pyun, The University of Arizona, Department of Chemistry, 1306 East University Boulevard, P.O. Box 210041, Tucson, AZ 85721-0041, 520-626-1834,  e-mail, Christopher Stafford, Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8542, Gaithersburg, MD  20899, 301-975-4368, e-mail

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials.  David  Schiraldi, Case Western Reserve University, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH  44106-7202, 216-368-4243, e-mail.

Joint PMSE/POLY Poster Session.  David  Schiraldi, Case Western Reserve University, 2100 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH  44106-7202, 216-368-4243, e-mail.


Nanotechnology with Polymers:  A Symposium in Honor of Professor Albert F. Yee.  
Hung-Jue Sue, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Program, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX  77843-3123, 979-845-5024, e-mail; Rigoberto Advincula, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas  77204-5003, 713-743-1760, e-mail; Chritopher J. G. Plummer, Laboratoire de Technologie des Composites et Polymères (LTC), Station 12, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland, ++41 (0) 21 693 2856, e-mail; Ivana Partridge, Professor of Polymer Composites, School of Applied Sciences, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL, United Kingdom, +44 (0) 1234 754153, e-mail.

Polymers for Energy Storage and Delivery.  CO-SPONSORED WITH POLY (POLY IS PRIMARY).  Kirt A. Page, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Polymers Division, Building 224, Room B220, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland  20899-8542, 301-975-5030, e-mail; Christopher Soles, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Polymers Division, Building 224, Room B306, 100  Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland  20899-8541, 30-975-8087, e-mail; James Runt, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University, 325C Steidle Building, University Park, Pennsylvania  16802, 814-863-2749, e-mail.

Special Symposium in Honor of the Late Richard Farris.  Alan Lesser, Department of Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Massachusetts, 120 Governors Drive, Amherst, Massachusetts  01003, 413-577-1316, e-mail.

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