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PMSE YI 2018

At ACS Boston, the 2018 PMSE YI Symposium will be held Sunday and Monday (August 19, 20) at the Westin Waterfront, Commonwealth Ballroom B

 

The 2018 PMSE Young Investigators include approximately 21 young scientists from academia, industry, and national laboratories who have made significant contributions to their fields within Polymer Science and Engineering. These scientists and engineers are emerging as leaders in the fields the synthesis, processing, characterization, and physics of soft materials and their applications. The awards are supported by the PMSE (polymer materials science and engineering) division of the American Chemical Society. 

 

The 2018 PMSE YI awardees will be honored with a symposium at the 256th national meeting of the American Chemical Society to be held in Boston, MA August 19-23, 2018. Each awardee will give a 25 minute lecture on their recent research advances, in addition to Special Lectures from established leaders in the field who are role models and extraordinary supporters of young researchers.

 

Click here for information on the 2017 awardees

 

Organizers

Emily Pentzer
Case Western Reserve

@EmilyPentzer

Cole DeForest
University of Washington@coledeforest

 

 

Special Lectures

Marc Hilmyer
University of Minnesota@MarcHillmyer
Matt Becker
University of Akron@MLBeckerGroup
Zhenan Bao
Stanford University@ZhenanBao
Stuart Rowan
University of Chicago@StuartJRowan

 

 

Awardees

 

Chris Alabi

Cornell University

 

 Matthias Barz

Mainz

Guosong Chen

Fudan

@GuosongC

 

Kai Chen

Carbon 3D

Eliaf Egap

Rice

 Adam Ekenseair

Northeastern

Mike Hore

Case Western Reserve University

@MJAHore

 Justin Kennemur

Florida State

@KennemurFSU

Chris Kloxin

Delaware

@CJKloxinLAB

 Dominik Konkolewicz

Miami University Ohio

@PolyKonkol

Guoliang (Greg) Liu

Virginia Tech

@GregLiu_VT

John Matson

Virginia Tech

@Matsonlab_VT

Psaras McGrier

Ohio State

@McGrierGroup

 Katherine Mirica

Dartmouth

@KMirica

Ed Palermo

RPI

Victoria Piunova

IBM

Jon Pokorski

@Pokorski_Lab

Tim Scott

Michigan

 

Stefanie Sydlik

Carnegie Mellon

@StefSydlik

Davita Watkins

Mississippi

Ke Zhang

Northeastern

 

 

 

Invited Session
Chairs

 

Derya Baran

KAUST

 

 Hoyong Chung

FSU

 

 

Cathy Fromen

UDel

 

 

Abby Knight

UCSB

 

Frank Leibfarth

UNC

 

Rachel Letteri

Texas A&M

Garrett Miyaki

CSU

 

Lauren Zarzar

Penn State

 

 

Sponsors

Tosoh Bioscience

@TosohBio

Polymer Chemistry (RSC)

@PolymChem

@RoySocChem

@IBM

 

 

 

Macromolecules (ACS)

@Macro_ACS

 

ACS MacroLetters (ACS)

@ACSMacroLett

 

 

Biomacromolecules (ACS)

@Biomac_ACS

 

Millipore Sigma

@SigmaAldrich

 

 

PMSE Division (ACS)

@ACSPMSE