Polymer Day 2013

Date: Wednesday March 6, 2013

Polymer Day is MIT’s annual showcase of the latest in cross-disciplinary, cutting edge discoveries in polymer science and engineering. Synthesized polymers are found in a startling range of industries, from biomedicine to automobile manufacturing.

Polymer day is open to all members of the community. So please join us in celebrating the exciting and far-reaching innovations underway all across campus by attending this year’s event. Light refreshments will be served at all events, and we look forward to seeing you there.

12:00PM – 2:00PM – Poster Session @ Walker Memorial Grand Hall (50-140)

Over 40 research posters by MIT undergraduates, graduate students and post-doctoral associates. Poster contestants will be there to answer your questions about their research. See list of poster presenters and titles.

2:30PM – 4:00PM – Seminars @ 26-100 (Reception to follow)


Research Picture Medium - Charlotte Stewart-Sloan

“Using Self-assembly on Multiple Length Scales to Design Bio-inspired Light Harvesting Materials”

Charlotte Stewart-Sloan (Prof. Brad Olsen, PPST student)


Research Picture Medium - Siddarth Srinivasan

“Hierarchically Structured Polymeric Surfaces – Applications in Reducing Fluid Friction and Enhancing Liquid-Repellency in Fabrics”

Siddarth Srinivasan (Prof. Robert Cohen & Prof. Gareth McKinley)


Research Picture Small - Huaxing Zhou

“Photo-controlled Growth of Telechelic Polymers and End-linked Polymer Gels”

Dr. Huaxing Zhou (Prof. Jeremiah Johnson)



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