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Upcoming Events 2017

  • May 9-11, 2017: PolyRMC GPC Academy Spring 2017 session. Contact Dr. Kurt Jarand for more information at or 504.862.3186.  Visit the GPC Academy page.

News and Recent Events

  • October 5, 2015: A. Reed presented an invited talk on next generation hardware and software sensors at Materials Science & Technology 15 in Columbus, OH.

  • September 2015: Prof. Reed presented an invited lecture on recent advances in ACOMP at Sci-X in Providence, RI.

  • August 2015: A. Reed presented a PolyRMC testbed related to Smart Manufacturing at a planning workshop at Texas A&M in College Station, TX.

  • August 16-20, 2015: Prof. Reed presented an invited lecture on Smart Materials monitoring and characterization at the Fall 2015 national ACS meeting in Boston, MA.

  • June 8-10, 2015: Prof. Reed presented Second Generation ACOMP monitoring of stimuli responsive (smart) polymeric materials at the 28th ISPAC in Houston, TX. M. Drenski presented industrial ACOMP results at the same conference.

  • May 2015: PolyRMC welcomes Dr. Aide Wu as a postdoc on the team. Dr. Wu comes from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and is highly trained in synthetic and analytical chemistry. He will be working on industrial projects and on the SMATDAP consortium project.

  • May 18-20, 2015: PolyRMC hosted its semi-annual GPC/SEC training course at Tulane. Scientists and engineers from industry and academia participated on the project. 

  • May 10-15, 2015: Prof. Reed presented material on industrial ACOMP applications and outlook for predictive control of polymerization reactions at the 9th annual Polymer Reactor Engineering Conference in Cancun, Mexico.

  • March 2015: PolyRMC welcomes Dr. Reza Farasat as a postdoc on the team. Dr. Farasat comes from University of Alabama Birmingham and is highly trained in polymer characterization. He will be working on various industrially funded projects. 

  • March 22-26, 2015: Prof. Reed gave an invited lecture on recent advances in ACOMP at the Spring ACS meeting in Denver, CO.

  • January 2015: PolyRMC welcomes Dr. Carlos Castor as a postdoc on the team. Dr. Castor comes from Prof. Jose Carlos Pinto's group at the Federal University in Rio de Janeiro. Dr. Castor will be working on the predictive modeling and control related to the Dept. of Energy consortium project.


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