1:00-1:35 p.m. "Pushing the limits of electron microscopy of polymers"
Enrique Gomez, professor of chemical engineering and materials science and engineering, Penn State
1:35-1:55 p.m. "Looking to the past for future directions in polymer science"
Daniel Lentz, technical supervisor, 3M
1:55-2:15 p.m. "Water insoluble copolymers from diallylammonium monomers"
Daniel Knauss, associate dean of energy and minerals, professor of chemistry, Colorado School of Mines
2:15-2:50 p.m. "Polymeric nanomedicines for therapeutic delivery of hydrogen sulfide"
Urara Hasagawa, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, Penn State
2:50-3:10 p.m. Break
3:10-3:45 p.m. "Solvent-non-solvent rapid injection for the preparation of hierarchically ordered hydrogels"
Robert Hickey, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, Penn State
3:45-4:05 p.m. "Surfactant self-assembly at immiscible liquid-liquid interfaces for 3D printing applications"
Zahra Niroobakhsh, assistant professor of computing and engineering, University of Missouri-Kansas City
4:05-4:25 p.m. "Innovations in high performance polymers"
Ryan Dirkx, vice president of research and development, Arkema Inc.
4:25-5:00 p.m. "Opportunities in field-assisted processing of responsive polymers"
Zoubeida Ounaies, professor of mechanical engineering, and director of the Convergence Center for Living Multifunctional Material Systems, Penn State
5:00-5:50 p.m. "From biomass waste to performance-advantaged polymers: efficient routes to lignin valorization"
Thomas Epps, III, Allan and Myra Ferguson Distinguished Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, director of Center for Research in Soft Matter and Polymers, joint professor of materials science and engineering, affiliated professor of biomedical engineering, University of Delaware