PMSE Graduate Student Travel Award
The PMSE Graduate Student Travel Award is given to provide partial travel support to women and/or under-represented (African American, Hispanic, or Native American) graduate students to attend and present their research at ACS national meetings.
Fall 2022 Award Winners
University of Florida
Advisor: Professor Brett Sumerlin
Imine Core-crosslinked Stars for Tunable Degradation and Release
PMSE/POLY Student Chapter Symposium – Tuesday, August 23, 10:25 AM, McCormick Place Convention Center, S10
University of Minnesota
Advisor: Professor Theresa Reineke
Understanding the Effects of Cationic Type and Architecture of Antisense Oligonucleotide Delivery
Innovations in Drug Delivery – Tuesday, August 23, 8:30 AM, McCormick Place Convention Center, S103d
University of Michigan
Advisor: Professor Brian Love
Sticky Situation: Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Applied in the Capture of Aqueous Microplastics
General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials – Wednesday, August 24, 8:45 AM, McCormick Place Convention Center, S103d
Iowa State University
Advisor: Professor Chris Cornelius
Creating Multiblock Ionomer Structures via Salt Complexation in Solvent Systems
General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials – Sunday, August 21, 11:00 AM, McCormick Place Convention Center, S103d
A minimum of four awards will be made yearly, two for each of the National ACS Meetings. Each awardee will receive a $500 award to be applied to costs of her/his travel to the meeting. Awardees will be acknowledged at the PMSE/POLY Awards Ceremony at the National ACS Meeting.
Eligible students are required to submit an online application for the 2022 award at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PMSE-CHI22 by the designated deadline (July 15, 2022).
For ACS Spring meetings, please check back in January and February for updated application and deadline dates. For ACS Fall meetings, please check back in June and July for an updated application and deadline dates. Dates vary based on the timing for the conference.
Applications will be reviewed by the PMSE Graduate Student Travel Award committee. The selection will be made prior to the conference via email.
Full List of Award Winners
Amalie Atassi (Georgia Institute of Technology) – “Thermal conductivity is independent of topochemical polymerization in organic materials”
Advisor: Prof. Natalie Stingelin
Rachel Detwiler (University of Utah) – “Development in transition metal catalyzed N-carboxyanhydride polymerization: Preparation of polyproline materials”
Advisor: Prof. Jessica Kramer (email@example.com)
Kristin Lewis (Univ of Colorado, Boulder) – “Subcritical Phase Transitions in Supramolecular Liquid Crystalline Elastomers”
Advisor: Prof. Timothy White
Ani Nazari (Arizona State University) – “Hydrophobic Polymers with Various Ion Exchange Capacities for Direct Air Capture of Carbon Dioxide”
Advisor: Prof. Matthew Green
Abigail Delawder (Washington University of Saint Louis)
Stephanie Aguilar (UCLA)
Bonnie Buss (Colorado State University)
Meghan Lamm (University of South Carolina)
Julia Pribyl (University of South Carolina)
Samuel Leguizamon (University of Michigan)
Symone Cook-Alexander (Case Western Reserve University)
Jennifer Imbrogno (University of Texas at Austin)