OUR VISION: The Center for Macromolecular Science and Engineering promotes interdisciplinary collaboration in our polymer science and engineering program at the University of Florida and serves as a conduit between industry, government and UF. We stress a fundamental approach in our research while seeking solutions to practical problems. We pursue excellence in all our endeavors. Our conduct is characterized by ethics, integrity, and honesty.
"Dr. Laurie Gower and her group recently won the 2015 “Polymers Best Paper Award” for their paper entitled "Mimicking the Nanostructure of Bone: Comparison of Polymeric Process-Directing Agents".
"The University of Florida Department of Chemistry is ranked 35th in the world."
"Thank you to Dr. Wagener for his 30 years of service to the Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida."
"Michael Sims was awared a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Read more here."
"Congratulations to Taylor Gaines and William Brooks for receiving the 2014 Butler Polymer Research Award!"
"Dr. Brent Sumerlin was named the 2015 ACS Biomacromolecules / Macromolecules Young Investigator Award winner."
"UF Materials Science and Engineering program ranked Top 10 in undergraduate and graduate programs"
Professor George Butler formed the Center in 1970. The Polymer program at UF is among the oldest in the United States.