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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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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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Gayatri award

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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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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Open house – 27 August 2015

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.

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New Material Offers Safer Breast Implants, Integrates Cancer Treatment

Published in 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 […]

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