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Dr. Mark Soucek
Department Chair

Welcome to the Department of Polymer Engineering

As a new chair, I am very excited to bring a new energy and change to the department. There are, however, several things that will not change. First of all, I believe that the Department of Polymer Engineering provides... read more here.


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Prospective Students

STUDENT PERSPECTIVES:

"The College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at The University of Akron is one of the most well renowned colleges for pursuing graduate studies in the field of polymers. I wanted to pursue my Ph.D. in this field after my undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering and Akron was the place to be."
Sonal Bhadauriya, Ph.D. candidate in Polymer Engineering

"My plan after graduation is to work in industry as a polymer engineer. I especially want to work in a Research and Development department because I want to apply my knowledge and skills learned here at UA to produce really useful products for this world."
Szu-Hao Cho, Ph.D. candidate in Polymer Engineering

"When I was a chemical engineering undergraduate student seeking a summer research project, I found polymer materials very intriguing. I knew how plastics have drastically changed our lifestyle from the past, and that’s why in my future career I want to keep researching them to continue elevating our quality of life."
Tzu-Yu Lai, Ph.D. candidate in Polymer Engineering


Learn why our students chose to study Polymer Engineering at UA. More information at: Prospective Students Webpage.

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Department of Polymer Engineering
Polymer Engineering Academic Center
The University of Akron
250 South Forge Street
Akron, OH 44325-0301

Phone: 330-972-8845
Fax: 330-972-3406
Email: sarah3@uakron.edu