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. Miller appeared on Fox 35 News to describe the concept of converting ferulic acid into a commodity plastic, called Gatoresin"
"Congratulations to Taylor Gaines and William Brooks for receiving the 2014 Butler Polymer Research Award!"
"Congratulations to Brent for being awarded the 2014 Journal of Polymer Science Innovation Award, which was presented in a special symposium at the fall ACS meeting in San Francisco!"
"The University of Florida Department of Chemistry is ranked 32nd in the world."
"The CMSE has a Facebook page. Like us here!"
"CMSE Faculty Jennifer Andrew has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, NSF's most prestigious award given to early career scientists"
"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.