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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?

Congratulations to McKenzie Coughlin and Elliot MacKrell for being named recipients of National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships!

Congratulations to the 15 students who received their Ph.D. in Chemistry this past Fall!

Congratulations to MacroCenter members Patricia Bachler and Bryan Tucker for receiving the 2015 Procter & Gamble Awards for excellence in graduate research!

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.

The University of Florida Department of Chemistry is ranked 35th in the world.

Dr. Wagener received the Paul J. Flory Polymer Education Award for outstanding achievements in promoting undergraduate and graduate polymer education.

Michael Sims was awared a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Read more here.

Congratulations to Dr. David Tanner for being awarded the 2016 Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids. Tanner shares the prize with Dirk Van der Marel of the University of Geneva.

Dr. Brent Sumerlin was named the 2015 ACS Biomacromolecules / Macromolecules Young Investigator Award winner.

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.

Macromolecular Science and Polymer Program News & Highlights



Congratulations to the UF ACS POLY/PMSE Student Chapter for Winning Best Student Chapter Award!

UF ACS POLY/PMSE Student Chapter Wins Best Student Chapter Award

In addition, two members of the UF ACS POLY/PMSE chapter were recognized for individual awards:

Dr. Robert Waymouth

Dr. Wagener receives Paul J. Flory Polymer Education Award

The CMSE is pleased to congratulate Dr. Ken Wagener for receiving the Paul J. Flory Polymer Education Award for outstanding achievements in promoting undergraduate and graduate polymer education. Read more about the award >>

Dr. Lesley Sperling

Remembering Dr. Lesley Sperling

Dr. Lesley Sperling, a University of Florida graduate and founding member of the Polymer Science & Engineering program at Lehigh University, passed away on February 1, 2016. Read more about Dr. Sperling and his contributions to his field >>




 

 

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