UA becomes first public university in Ohio to offer a B.S. in Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering
The University of Akron (UA) has become the first public university in Ohio to offer an undergraduate degree in polymer science and polymer engineering, providing more students from around the world with skills as polymer scientists and engineers.
THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering
FROM RUBBER TO SUSTAINABLE POLYMERS, LEADING THE FIELD FOR MORE THAN A CENTURY.
RESEARCH AT OUR SCHOOL
FACILITIES & SERVICES
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 (APTS) provides a range of workforce training solutions that leverage the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering’s knowledgebase and capabilities.
I hope to help contribute to creating a cleaner and more sustainable future. Currently, I am working on a project that aims to create recyclable carbon fiber composites.
— Sophia Aracri
studying to earn her doctorate in polymer science
From the study of polymer engineering to enjoying Akron’s craft beer and art scene, Alessandro Perego counts himself as a major fan of The University of Akron and all that comes with it.