Thursday Symposium

Emergent Polymer Science & Engineering

Thursday, October 19th – 8:30 AM, Michigan League

Complete Two-Day Schedule

Registration has closed, participants can register on-site on Wednesday or Thursday.

Invited Speakers

Professor Craig Hawker (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Professor Oleg Gang (Columbia University)

Dr. Jeannette Garcia (IBM, Presentation on Wednesday 10/18)

Professor Joerg Lahann (University of Michigan)

 Poster Submission & Awards

Poster registration has closed.

Awards to support future research or conference travel will be given out to best overall posters ($1,000) and top posters in each category ($500). Poster awards are made possible by generous support from P&G and PPG.

Sponsorship by P&G will support a Team Innovation Award.  To qualify research posters must involve at least three students from two or more research groups from different departments.  This up to $2,500 award will be split among team members. 

Times, Locations, & Travel

Speakers & Poster Session: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM, Michigan League, 2nd Floor

HotelsFor those needing accommodations, this is a partial list of nearby Ann Arbor hotels. More hotel and other options are available at

Parking: Venue & Parking Map

The Maynard Street and Liberty Square garages in Ann Arbor offer public parking ($1.20/hour) within a short walk of the Michigan League.  The Ann & Ashley Street garage is conveniently located next to the Zingerman’s Greyline.