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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On the 27th August the Puskas lab is going to be open for visitors between 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Those who are interested will be able learn about the ongoing projects. This year’s guest of honor is the Breast Cancer Innovation Foundation. Please see the brochure for additional information.
On the 21th January 2015 Andrea Charif, member of the Puskas Group successfully passed her Ph.D. defense. She is leaving the group soon to start her new job at the 3M Company. All the best Andrea! We await your return for your graduation!
Published in ohio.com – Akron Beacon Jurnal Online on 08/10/2013 by Cheryl Powell. For the past decade, Dr. Judit E. Puskas, professor of polymer science at The University of Akron, has worked to develop a new and innovative breast prosthesis safer for implant patients than the current silicone variety. With one in eight American women diagnosed with […]
Published in livescience.com on 12/17/2012. This Behind the Scenes article was provided to LiveScience in partnership with the National Science Foundation. According to the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health, an estimated one in eight American women will develop breast cancer during her lifetime. Out of those women who develop breast cancer, many will have […]
Published in uakron.edu on 06/18/2012. The development of a safer breast implant that could actually help detect and destroy cancer cells is the focus of research at The University of Akron that won international recognition as one of the most exciting and innovative ideas in the battle against breast cancer. Launched September 15, 2011, General Electric’s “Healthymagination […]
Published in uakron.edu on 12/19/2011. University of Akron professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, Judit Puskas, was named the Austin Chemical Company, Inc. Chair holder in the UA College of Engineering. Through a gift to the University’s College of Engineering, Illinois-based Austin Chemical Co., founded in 1976, is funding the position dedicated to education and research. Continue reading: uakron.edu […]