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Advancing Macromolecular Materials


Who We Are

The Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, a division of the American Chemical Society, was founded in 1924 as an association of scientists with an interest in understanding how to improve and understand paints and other polymeric coatings. The complex interactions and optimization between the polymeric material, solvents, substrates, and end use required a collaborative effort to understand fundamental property interactions. PMSE build and maintain relationships, arrange polymeric programs at professional meetings, and promotes the teaching of macromolecular chemistry at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Advancing Polymer Research

Focused on scientific discovery and research across macromolecular disciplines and their interaction with other scientific and engineering fields

Developing New Members

Developmental symposium and awards help promote new researchers and expose new ideas to the broader community

Connecting Our Community

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News and Updates

Journal of Polymer Science Innovation Award to Dr. Brett P. Fors
Professor Brett P. ForsCornell University The editors of the Journal of Polymer …
Global Outstanding Scientist Award Deadline Extended
Sponsored by the Chemical Marketing & Economics Topical Group of the American …
Message from Lisa Baugh, PMSE Program Chair for the 260th ACS National Meeting
The ACS Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo will feature thousands of …
2020 PMSE Young Investigator & Future Faculty Social Hour and Career Panel
Meet the 2020 PMSE Young Investigator and Future Faculty awardees at the …
Chair Message for Fall ACS Meeting
PMSE Colleagues and Friends: It is my honor to serve as the …
Virtual PMSE / POLY Plenary Lecture & Awards Reception
Wednesday, August 19, 20203:00 p.m. PDT (6:00 p.m. EDT) REGISTER TO VIRTUALLY …
Best Poster Contest
PMSE will sponsor a "Best Poster Contest" at the upcoming Virtual ACS …
Zoom Virtual Membership Desk Hours
Come chat with PMSE officers and members at the Zoom Virtual Membership …

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