THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering

FROM RUBBER TO SUSTAINABLE POLYMERS, LEADING THE FIELD FOR MORE THAN A CENTURY.

Job Opening

We are seeking applicants for a Process Engineering Specialist position in the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering.

See UA's official job opening and how to apply at: https://uakron.edu/hr/job-openings/openings.dot

Reference UA Job #13126 "Process Engineering Specialist"

RESEARCH AT OUR SCHOOL

Polymer Chemistry
Polymer Physics
Polymer Engineering
Biomaterials / Bioengineering
Energy / Batteries
Polymer Sustainability

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FACILITIES & SERVICES

National Polymer Innovation Center and Polymer Processing Center

National Polymer Innovation Center

The National Polymer Innovation Center (NPIC) is a contract services facility at the leading edge of polymer characterization and advanced manufacturing.

Akron Polymer Training Services

Akron Polymer Training Services

Akron Polymer Training Services (APTS) provides a range of workforce training solutions that leverage the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering’s knowledgebase and capabilities.

Collaborative Research

Collaborative Research

Connecting with our faculty taps into expertise in biomaterials, drug detection and delivery, coatings, advanced / additive manufacturing, biomimicry, next-generation solar cells and energy storage, multi-scale molecular modeling, and sustainability and recycling.

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

My passion has always been to try and save the world. In college, I had the opportunity of conducting research in renewable energy. Now, my research focuses on improving the conversion of biomass to hydrogen and electricity through photoelectrochemical cells by studying electron transport within the system.

Jaelynne King,
studying to earn her doctorate in Polymer Science

Jaelynne King

Upcoming Seminars & Events

Covestro Lecture 2021

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Hear renowned speakers in the field of polymers from throughout the world! View our upcoming seminars

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