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Dr. Elsa Reichmanis Receives ACS Award in the Chemistry of Materials

Elsa Reichmanis is Professor and Pete Silas Chair in Chemical Engineering in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and a Brook Byers Professor of Sustainability at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, she was Bell Labs Fellow and Director of the Materials Research Department at Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent. She received her Ph. D. and BS degrees in chemistry from Syracuse University. In 1984, she was promoted to Supervisor of the Radiation Sensitive Materials and Application Group, followed by promotion to Head of the Polymer and Organic Materials Research Department in 1994. Her research interests include the chemistry, properties and application of materials technologies for photonic and electronic applications, with particular focus on polymeric and nanostructured materials for advanced technologies. [Read more]