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Orlando – Spring 2019

PMSE is pleased to sponsor 15 oral symposia, Sci-Mix, and the Joint PMSE-POLY Poster Session for the Spring 2019 National American Chemical Society (ACS) Meeting.

Conference Details

For more details, please see the preface to PMSE activities and symposia at the conference by the Vice-Chair [pdf].

Abstracts Open

Fall 2018

Technical Program Available

January 2019

Attend the Conference

March 31 – April 4, 2019


Industry Support

Carbon Nexus
Polymer Competence Center Leoben
PPG Industries, Inc.
TOSOH Bioscience, LLC

Institutional Support

Huazhong University
The Institute of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago

Partner Society

ACS Applied Polymer Materials

Journals and Publishers

RSC Journal, Biomaterials
RSC Journal, Polymer Chemistry
MSPI Journal, Polymers

PMSE Sponsored Symposium

ACS Award in Applied Polymer Science: Symposium in Honor of Shanti Swarup

Organizers [Email]
Dean C. Webster, North Dakota State University

ACS Award for Team Innovation: Symposium in Honor of Vivek M. Prabhu, Christopher L. Soles, Eric K. Lin, and Wen-Li Wu

Organizers [Email]
Chad Snyder. NIST
Qinghuang Lin, Emeritus, IBM

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

Celebrating 50 Years of Polymer Science at ExxonMobil’s Corporate Research Laboratories

Organizers [Email]
Donald N. Schultz, Emeritus, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering

Cooperative Research Award: Symposium in Honor of Christopher Stafford, Edwin Chan, Michael Hickner, Coray Colina, James Sturnfield, Steven Rosenberg, and Abhishek Roy

Organizers [Email]
Sadhan Jana, University of Akron
Christopher Soles, National Institute of Science and Technology

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

Symposia Co-Sponsored by PMSE

Exploring the Frontiers of Chemistry through NASA Research
Interdisciplinary Chemistry for New Frontiers in Biology and Medicine 

Organizers [Email]
Nancy Xu, Old Dominion University

LGBTQ+ Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar Research Symposium [Co-sponsored with PROF]

Organizers [Email]
Michael Anthony Morris, University of California, Irvine
Tehshik Yoon

Producing Equilibrium Amorphous Packings [Co-sponsored with PHYS]

Organizers [Email]
Daniel Sussman
Zahra Fakhraai, University of Pennsylvania

MPPG: Third ACS NASA Symposium:  Chemistry for Humanity’s Next Giant Leap

Organizers [Email]
George Rodriguez

Transport in Polymer Membranes [Co-sponsored with POLY]

Organizers [Email]
Mark Dadmun, University of Tennessee
Tomonori Saito, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Christopher Stafford, NIST