Mr. Parimal Vadhar, Engineering Research Fellow at Sealed Air Corporation, Food Care Division, discusses his career path since graduating from the College and how the Department of Polymer Engineering has contributed to his success.
Dr. Matthew Becker is the W. Gerald Austen Endowed Chair of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering and has been a member of our faculty since 2009. In 2015, Professor Becker was one of two scientists worldwide under 40 named Macromolecules-Biomacromolecules Young Investigators. In 2018, he was inducted by the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) into its College of Fellows, and he was awarded the Carl S. Marvel Creative Polymer Chemistry Award by the American Chemical Society. We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Becker about his career at The University of Akron’s College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering. Read more about his life and career below.