Polymer News

04.02.14
Brian DonovanBrian Donovan (Patton Research Group) was selected as a participant in the upcoming 17th annual National School on Neutron and X-Ray Scattering help June 14-28, 2014.  Brian will spend two weeks at Argonne National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to learn more about the theory and utilization of neutron and x-ray techniques.

 

04.02.14
Tyler BrownTyler Brown
, senior polymer science major and honors college student working under the direction of Prof. Sarah Morgan, has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.  Tyler plans to pursue graduate research in polymeric materials for biomedical applications.  Congratulations to Tyler!!

 

 

04.02.14
John Misasi, polymer science and engineering student performing research under the direction of Prof. Jeffrey Wiggins, won the Society of Plastics Engineers First Place Technical Writing Award for the PMAD challenge.  The award will be presented at the national ANTEC meeting.

04.02.14
Katrina Knauer, polymer science and engineering student performing research under the direction of Prof. Sarah Morgan, won the Society of Plastics Engineers Third Place Technical Writing Award for the PMAD challenge.

03.28.14
Emily HoffEmily Hoff (Patton Research Group) won the 2014 USM Graduate Student Research Symposium Departmental Award for Polymer Science Best Paper.

 

 

 

03.20.14
Tyler Brown, senior, and Hannah Brown, junior, polymer science majors working under the direction of Prof. Sarah Morgan, won the second place oral presentation and poster presentation awards at the American Chemical Society Spring National Meeting in Dallas.

03.24.14
Laken Kendrick, a junior polymer science student and undergraduate researcher in Dr. Derek Patton's lab, was named to the Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention list. 

01.22.14
Tyler Brown
, senior polymer science student performing research under the direction of Dr. Sarah Morgan, and Michael Simms, senior polymer science student performing research under the direction of Dr. Charles McCormick, were named to Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.