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We provide a broad education, spanning core principles in synthetic chemistry, physical chemistry, materials science, and engineering - defining the frontiers of polymers and soft materials through research, scholarship and community.

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Professor Steve Granick - Robert Barrett Chair of Polymer Science and Engineering

The PSE Department is delighted to announce that Steve Granick, among the world’s most highly regarded polymer scientists, has been appointed to join the University of Massachusetts Amherst as the Robert K. Barrett Chair in Polymer Science and Engineering, with joint appointments in the chemistry, physics and chemical engineering departments. With nearly 350 publications to his name, and dozens of graduate students and postdocs successfully placed in prestigious academic and industry positions, Granick will play a guiding role in steering polymer science into the future. 

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