News Releases


  • April 8th COVID-19: March 23.

    We may be telecommuting for longer than two weeks. Another story: During the 1956 Hungarian revolution against the Russians I was 3 years old, raised by my single mother. We lived on Madach square which was one of the hotbeds of the revolution. I came down with chicken pox. My mom moved the crib into […]

  • April 8th COVID-19: March 16.

    We have hit crazy times – like a bad movie. My grandmother, who lived through two world wars and two revolutions. Always told me: “There are two things nobody can take away from you: the food you have already eaten and the knowledge already in your head.” So, I feel and think the best is […]





  • 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!

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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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