UA's Polymer College Strengthens International Partnership with French IFP School

The College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering continues to uphold its renowned past and is making great strides in its promising future through cutting edge research, industry partnerships, and important connections with other programs and universities around the world.

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Thematic issue of Elements magazine guest-edited by Polymer Science professor

Department of Polymer Science professor, Dr. Nita Sahai recently guest-edited a thematic issue of Elements magazine on the topic of the Origins of Life, which was released in December 2016.

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Alumni Spotlight

Mukesh Sanghvi, managing director of INDORE Composite P. ltd, discusses his expanding operations throughout India, and worldwide. He shares how his experience at the College of Polymer Science and Engineering contributed to his success.

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Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Henry Astley is an Assistant Professor of Polymer Science and Biology at The University of Akron. Before joining CPSPE, he received his bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering at Florida Institute of Technology, a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Biology at the University of Cincinnati, and Ph.D. in Biology at Brown University. Learn more about Dr. Astley and his goals within the Department of Polymer Science.

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Student Spotlight

Xiang Gao is currently a 5th year PhD student pursuing his degree in polymer engineering. Before attending The University of Akron, he got his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Sichuan University, China. He joined the PhD program of Polymer Engineering at The University of Akron in 2012 and was the recipient of the 2016 Eastman Fellowship.

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