The Macromolecular Science and Engineering Program (MACR) Degree Program
The Macromolecular Science and Engineering graduate degree (MACR)
is an interdisciplinary program at
Virginia Tech that began 2001 Fall semester. This is a university-based degree
Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
There are currently three (2)
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) programs to consider,
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Professors Michael Hyer and Keith Kedward To Receive AIAA-ASC James
H. Starnes, Jr. Award
The American Institute of Aeronautics
and Astronautics (AIAA) and the American Society for Composites (ASC)
congratulate the winners of the 2013 AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes, Jr.
Award, Michael W. Hyer, N. Waldo Harrison professor emeritus,
Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Receives G. Charles Overberger Award
(April 3, 2013) Prof. James E. McGrath received the
Charles G. Overberger International
Prize for Excellence in Polymer Science and Engineering. This is a
biennial award that "recognizes and encourages accomplishments of
unusual merit in the field of basic or applied polymer science."
Prof. McGrath will present his award address at a symposium
organized in his honor at the Fall 2013 ACS Meeting in Indianapolis.
Wins Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence
Professor Aaron Goldstein has been selected to receive a Dean's
Award for Teaching Excellence for 2013. Goldstein is recognized for
his outstanding teaching in both the Chemical Engineering and
Biomedical Engineering programs. The award will be presented during
the annual College of Engineering reception and awards ceremony on
Tech's Doug Holmes Wins Outstanding Educator Award
BLACKSBURG, Va., April 1, 2013 -
Douglas P. Holmes, assistant professor of engineering
science and mechanics at Virginia Tech, is the 2013
recipient of the Ferdinand P. Beer and E. Russell Johnston,
Jr., Outstanding New Mechanics Educator Award.
The Macromolecules and Interfaces
Institute is NOW accepting applications for it's Summer
Undergraduate Research Program (SURP). Additional information
can be found