PMSE is pleased to sponsor 15 oral symposia, Sci-Mix, and the Joint PMSE-POLY Poster Session for the Fall 2018 National American Chemical Society (ACS) Meeting.

Abstracts Open

Fall 2018

Technical Program Available

January 2019

Attend the Conference

March 31 - April 4, 2019


PMSE Sponsored Symposium

Antimicrobial and Cell-Penetrating Polymers

Organizers [Email]
Edmund F. Palermo, RPI
Abraham Joy, University of Akron

Autonomous Processes Chemomechanics and Active Matter Using Polymers and Soft Materials

Organizers [Email]
Todd Emrick, University of Massachusetts
Anna Balazs, University of Pittsburgh

Biomimetic Materials

Organizers [Email]
Jin K. Montclare, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Raymond Tu, The City College of New York

Cooperative Research Award Symposium

Organizers [Email]
Sadhan Jana, University of Akron

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials

Organizers [Email]
Eva Harth, University of Houston

Hybrid Functional Materials from Controlled Assembly of Polymer and Inorganic Nanoparticles

Organizers [Email]
Zhihong Nie, University of Maryland
Jie He, University of Connecticut
Yao Lin, University of Connecticut

Innovations in Polymer Crosslinking Technology

Organizers [Email]
Dean C. Webster, North Dakota State University
Sylvain Caillol, Montpellier Universite
Shanti Swarup, PPG Industries

Materials for High-Performance Impact Mitigation: Design Synthesis Characterization and Validation

Organizers [Email]
Joseph Lenhart, Army Research Laboratory
Ellen Arruda, University of Michigan
Juan de Pablo, University of Chicago
Christopher Soles, National Institute of Science and Technology

Molecular Engineering of Interphases in Polymeric Materials:  Advances in Experiments and Simulations

Organizers [Email]
Dhriti Nepal, Air Force Research Laboratory
Hendrik Heinz, University of Colorado
Luke Henderson, Deakin University
Reeja Jayan, Carnegie Mellon University

Molecular Engineering of Peptide Assemblies

Organizers [Email]
Matthew Tirrell, University of Chicago
Honggang Cui, Johns Hopkins University
Sebastien Lecommandoux, University of Bordeaux France
Handan Acar, University of Oklahoma

Multicomponent Block Polymer Systems

Organizers [Email]
Kenny Mineart, Bucknell Univeristy
Rob Riggleman, University of Pennsylvania

Plenary Lecture and Awards Reception with Speaker Craig Hawker [Co-Sponsored with POLY; PMSE is primary]

Organizers [Email]
Matt Becker, University of Akron
Sarah Morgan, University of Southern Mississippi

PMSE/POLY Poster Session

Organizers [Email]
Eva Harth, University of Houston

Recent Trends in Polymer Photochemistry: From Molecular Design to Future Applications

Organizers [Email]
Sandra Schlogl, Montanuniversität Leoben
Thomas Griesser, Montanuniversität Leoben
Marco Sangermano, Politecnico di Torino
Allan Guymon, University of Iowa
Christopher Bowman, University of Colorado at Boulder

Travel Support

For PMSE members, please see the following graduate student awards to help fund travel to ACS National meetings.

Additional resources are available from the American Chemical Society 

Please visit these links for further information on eligibility and requirements.

Conference Details

Conference details will be included once available.