University of Florida, Gainesville
Center for Macromolecular Science and Engineering - University of Florida Polymer Science Program

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.

Did You Know?

"Former UF Chemistry Ph.D. student Michael Schulz won the Regional Three Minute Thesis competition in New Orleans! To read more about Michael's reasearch topic, click here"

"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."

"On October 10, ground was broken on the new chemistry building! For more photos, click here."

"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!"

"Congratulations to Dr. Wagener for being selected a POLY Fellow of the American Chemical Society!"

"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.

Center of Macromolecular Science and Engineering Welcomes its New Faculty!

Dr. Coray Colina

Dr. Coray Colina

The CMSE is proud to welcome its newest faculty member, Dr. Coray Colina, to the Department of Chemistry in August 2015... Read More > >

Daniel Savin

Dr. Daniel Savin

Dr. Daniel Savin joined the Department of Chemistry in January 2015 and comes to the department with a range of expertise in the areas of materials chemistry and polymer characterization... Read More > >

Macromolecular Science and Polymer Program News & Highlights

Dr. Robert Waymouth

The CMSE Welcomes Stanford's Dr. Robert Waymouth for the 2015 Butler Lecturship Series

The CMSE is pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Waymouth will be presenting the 2015 Butler Leactureship Series during the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semester... Read More > >

Dr. Brent Sumerlin recently featured in Chemistry World

Sumerlin Research Group featured in Chemistry World:

The CMSE would like to congratulate Dr. Brent Sumerlin and his research group for their recent publication on the topic of responsive polymers being used for delivery in plants in the Royal Society of Chemistry magazine, Chemistry World... Read More > >



Center for Macromolecular Science and Engineering - Partner OpportunitiesUniversity of Florida Polymer Science ProgramIn Memory of Dr. Butler2008 CMSE Poster Session2010 CMSE Poster Session

Center for Macromolecular Science and Engineering - University of Florida Polymer Science Program
UF CMSE Facebook