Alumni Spotlight

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.

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Faculty Spotlight

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.

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Polymer Engineering Student Spotlight

Kaitlyn Mawhinney is currently studying to earn her doctorate in Polymer Engineering under Dr. Sadhan Jana. Read more about Kaitlyn and her academic journey in CPSPE.

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Polymer Science Student Spotlight

Kewei Liu is currently studying to earn his doctorate in Polymer Science under Dr. Yu Zhu. Read more about Kewei and his academic journey in CPSPE.

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