News Releases

2017

  • September 11th Congratulations Dr. Aditya Jindal!

    On September 8th, 2017, Aditya Jindal, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and a member of the Bio-Macromolecular Engineering Research Group successfully passed his Ph.D. Dissertation Defense. During his Ph.D., he worked on ‘Electrospinning of Polyisobutylene-based Thermoplastic Elastomers for Implant Applications’. BioMERG wishes you good luck in your future endeavors!

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  • April 29th Dr. Judit E. Puskas Received the 2017 Charles Goodyear Medal

    Dr. Judit E. Puskas, professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, the University of Akron, was awarded the 2017 Charles Goodyear Medal, on April 26, 2017, during the Science and Technology Awards Banquet at the Spring Technical Meeting of Rubber Division, ACS in Beachwood, OH. The most prestigious award given by Rubber Division, ACS, honors an […]

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  • April 21st Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering student received Paul Glasgow Student Scholarship

    Amanda Jancewicz, a sophomore in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering working in Dr. Judit Puskas’ lab, won the 2017 Paul Glasgow Student Scholarship presented by the The University of Akron’s Rubber Division ACS Student Chapter. Candidates were evaluated based on academic and research achievements, and dedication to the rubber industry. She will receive […]

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  • April 11th Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering student from Professor Judit Puskas’ lab accepted into ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy

    Gayatri Shrikhande, a third year Ph.D. student from the Puskas group has been accepted into the American Chemical Society (ACS) Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy. She is the fifth student from the Puskas lab accepted into the program which will be held this year June 20-27, 2017 at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, […]

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  • March 17th Dr. Puskas “pi”-ing a student

    Pi-day was celebrated at UA’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering on March 14, 2017, and Dr. Puskas had the honor to “pi” a student.  

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  • March 9th International Women’s Day

    The International Women’s Day was celebrated at the BIOMERG office. Ladies, we wish you many happy returns of the day!  

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2016

  • November 7th Judit Puskas Is 2017 Charles Goodyear Medalist

    Dr. Judit E. Puskas, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, the University of Akron, will be awarded the 2017 Charles Goodyear Medal. The most prestigious award given by Rubber Division, ACS, honors an individual for outstanding invention, innovation or development which resulted in significant change or contribution to the nature of the rubber industry. Puskas’ […]

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  • November 7th Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering students from Dr. Puskas’ group won Best Poster Awards

    Prajakatta Mulay, a graduate student in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, won two Best Graduate Poster Awards, one at 2016 International Elastomer Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania organized by the American Chemical Society’s Rubber Division and another at the 40th Annual Macro Symposium, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her advisor is Dr. Judit E. Puskas, the Joseph […]

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2015

  • October 27th Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering student from Prof. Judit Puskas’s lab won two best poster awards.

    Gayatri Shrikhande, a second year Ph.D. student from Prof. Judit Puskas’s lab won two best poster  awards. She  presented her award-winning poster on ‘ Thermoplastic Elastomer Fiber Mat as Local Delivery Vehicle: Development of Functionalized Fluorescein Derivatives’ at the International Elastomer Conference held at Cleveland, Ohio on October 13th, 2015. This conference was arranged by […]

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  • September 23rd Save the Date! – October 29th, 2015

    Thursday, October 29th, 2015 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Portage Country Club Cupcakes for a Cause Mingling, networking, cupcakes, champagne, hors d’oeuvres…all while raising money for an amazing cause…what could be better? We will hear about the research being conducted at The University of Akron. A leading Professor, Dr. Judit Puskas, is researching to find […]

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