Future Programming

Additional symposium are under consideration. If you are interested in hosting a symposium at the National ACS Meeting in a PMSE-related topic, please view our page on how to submit an idea.

Atlanta, GA: August 22 – 26, 2021

ACS Award in Applied Polymer Science:  Symposium in Honor of Dirk J. Broer

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Joanna Aizenberg, Harvard University
Christopher Bowman, University of Colorado
[E-Mail Organizers]

Bioconjugate Chemistry Lectureship and Award: Symposium in Honor of 2020 Awardee, Jason Lewis, and To Be Announced 2021 Awardee

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Vincent M. Rotello, University of Massachusetts
Erin Lavik, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Bradley Smith, University of Notre Dame
Jan van Hest, Radboud University Nijmegen
Gang Zheng, University of Toronto
Deirdre McDaniel, University of Massachusetts
[E-Mail Organizers]

Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Shudipto Dishari, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Steven R. Caliari, University of Virginia
Rachel A. Letteri, University of Virginia
[E-Mail Organizers]

Donald R. Paul Polymer Prize for Innovation Symposium

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Benny Freeman, University of Texas
[E-Mail Organizers]

Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
John Gilmer, King University
Jason Jenkins, Eastman Chemical Company
[E-Mail Organizers]

Frontiers in Polymer Science and Engineering (USA-China Joint Symposium)

Sponsored by: PMSE, and co-sponsored by Chinese Chemical Society (CCS) – Polymer Division (PD)
Organizers 
 Jianjun Cheng, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Qinghuang Lin, PMSE Division
Zi-Chen Li, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering
Dujin Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
[E-Mail Organizers]

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Daniel Savin, University of Florida
[E-Mail Organizers]

Hybrid Functional Materials from Controlled Assembly of Polymer and Inorganic Nanoparticles

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Zhihong Nie, Fudan University
Jie Hie, University of Connecticut
Yao Lin, University of Connecticut
So-Jung Park, Ewha Womans University
[E-Mail Organizers]

Journal of Polymer Science Innovation Award Symposium

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Craig Hawker, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ying Jia, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics, John Wiley and Sons
[E-Mail Organizers]

Kathryn C. Hach Award for Entrepreneurial Success:  Symposium in Honor of Craig J. Hawker

Sponsored by: PMSE, and co-sponsored by POLY Division
Organizers 
Karen Wooley, Texas A & M University
Geoffrey Coates, Cornell Univrsity
[E-Mail Organizers]

Macromolecular Materials for Advanced Organic Electronics and Bioelectronics

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Jianguo Mei, Purdue University
Feng Gao, Linkoping University
Sahika Inal, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Jie Xu, Argonne National Laboratory
[E-Mail Organizers]

PMSE/POLY Poster Session

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Daniel Savin, University of Florida
[E-Mail Organizers]

Polymer Nanocomposites: Fundamentals and Applications

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Karen Winey, University of Pennsylvania
Robert Riggleman, University of Pennsylvania
[E-Mail Organizers]

Polymer Processing:  Nanomanufacturing and Nanofabrication

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Yifu Ding, University of Colorado
Shu Yang, Penn University
Alamgir Karem, University of Houston
[E-Mail Organizers]

PMSE Future Faculty Symposium

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
A. J. Boydston, University of Wisconsin
Will Gutenkunst, Georgia Tech University
[E-Mail Organizers]

PMSE Young Investigator Symposium

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Davita Watkins, University of Mississippi
Rudy Wojtecki, IBM
Beth Elacqua, The Pennsylvania State University
[E-Mail Organizers]

Roy W. Tess Award:  Symposium in Honor of Shanti Swarup

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Dean Webster, North Dakota State University
[E-Mail Organizers]

Surface, Interface, and Coating Materials. 

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Shan Jiang, Iowa State University
Zhiqiang Cao, Wayne State University
Xin Yong, Binghamton University
Wei Wang, PPG Industries
Minglin Ma, Cornell University
Kenan Song, Arizona State University
[E-Mail Organizers]

Synthesis, Characterization, and Application of Polymer Brushes

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Edmondo M. Benetti, ETH Zurich
Harm-Anton Klok, EPFL Lausanne
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Carnegie Mellon University
[E-Mail Organizers]

San Diego, CA: March 20 – 24, 2022

3D Printing-enabled Polymeric Composites and Hybrid Systems

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Timothy Long, Arizona State University
Kun Fu, University of Delaware
Yang Yang, San Diego State University
Jay Park, University of Massachusetts
Kenan Song, Arizona State University
[E-Mail Organizers]

Advances in Bioconjugate Materials for Biomedical Applications

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Vincent M. Rotello, University of Massachusetts
Erin Lavik, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Bradley Smith, University of Notre Dame
Jan van Hest, Radboud University Nijmegen
Gang Zheng, University of Toronto
Deirdre McDaniel, University of Massachusetts
[E-Mail Organizers]

Bioconjugate Chemistry Lectureship and Award

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Vincent M. Rotello, University of Massachusetts
Erin Lavik, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Bradley Smith, University of Notre Dame
Jan van Hest, Radboud University Nijmegen
Gang Zheng, University of Toronto
Deirdre McDaniel, University of Massachusetts
[E-Mail Organizers]

Chemistry of Materials Lectureship and Best Paper Award

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Carlos Toro, ACS
Sara Skrabalan, ACS
[E-Mail Organizers]

Cooperative Research Award Symposium

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Sadhan Jana, University of Akron
[E-Mail Organizers]

Design and Characterization of Surface and Interface in Polymers

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Kohzo Ito, University of Tokyo
Hiroshi Jinnai, Tohoku University
Hung-Jue Sue, Texas A&M University
Luyi Sun, University of Connecticut
Keiji Tanaka, Kyushu University
[E-Mail Organizers]

Donald R. Paul Polymer Prize Symposium

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Benny Freeman, University of Texas
[E-Mail Organizers]

Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
John Gilmer, King University
Jason Jenkins, Eastman Chemical Company
[E-Mail Organizers]

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Daniel Savin, University of Florida
[E-Mail Organizers]

Molecular Design of Polymers with Multi-scale Mechanical Properties

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Helen Tran, University of Toronto
Danielle Mai, Stanford University
[E-Mail Organizers]

Next Generation of Functional Polymeric Materials: Correlating Structure, Property, and Application

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Zachariah Page, University of Texas, Austin
Emily Pentzer, Texas A & M University
A. J. Boydston, University of Wisconsin
[E-Mail Organizers]

Polymeric Materials:  From Synthesis to Application – USA-Israel Joint Symposium

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Michael S. Silverstein, Technion
Melissa A. Grunlan, Texas A & M University
N. Gabriel Lemcoff, Ben-Gurion University
Christopher L. Soles, NIST
Maya Davidovich-Pinhas, Technion
[E-Mail Organizers]

Chicago, IL: Fall 2022

Advances in Bioconjugate Materials for Biomedical Applications

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Vincent M. Rotello, University of Massachusetts
Erin Lavik, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Bradley Smith, University of Notre Dame
Jan van Hest, Radboud University Nijmegen
Gang Zheng, University of Toronto
Deirdre McDaniel, University of Massachusetts
[E-Mail Organizers]

Bioconjugate Chemistry Lectureship and Award

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Vincent M. Rotello, University of Massachusetts
Erin Lavik, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Bradley Smith, University of Notre Dame
Jan van Hest, Radboud University Nijmegen
Gang Zheng, University of Toronto
Deirdre McDaniel, University of Massachusetts
[E-Mail Organizers]

Chemistry of Materials Lectureship and Best Paper Award

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Carlos Toro, ACS
Sara Skrabalak, ACS
[E-Mail Organizers]

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Megan Robertson, University of Houston
[E-Mail Organizers]

Henkel Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Polymer Science and Engineering

Sponsored by: PMSE, and co-sponsored by POLY Division
Organizers 
Mahesh K. Mahanthappa, University of Minnesota
[E-Mail Organizers]

Journal of Polymer Science Innovation Award Symposium

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Craig Hawker, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ying Jia, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics, John Wiley and Sons
[E-Mail Organizers]

PMSE Future Faculty Symposium

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
A. J. Boydston, University of Wisconsin
Will Gutenkunst, Georgia Tech University
[E-Mail Organizers]

PMSE Young Investigator Symposium

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Davita Watkins, University of Mississippi
Rudy Wojtecki, IBM
Beth Elacqua, The Pennsylvania State University
[E-Mail Organizers]

PMSE/POLY Poster Session

Sponsored by: PMSE, and co-sponsored by POLY Division
Organizers 
Megan Robertson, University of Houston
[E-Mail Organizers]

Porous Polymers

Sponsored by: PMSE, and co-sponsored by POLY Division
Organizers 
Michael S. Silverstein, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Neil R. Cameron, Monash University
Ulrich Wiesner, Cornell University
William Dichtel, Northwestern University
[E-Mail Organizers]

Roy W. Tess Award

Sponsored by: PMSE
Organizers 
Ted Provder, Polymer & Coatings,LLC
[E-Mail Organizers]