IMS Polymer Program

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Welcome to the IMS Polymer Program

The Polymer Program serves as the sole center in the State of Connecticut for graduate research and education programs focusing on polymer science and engineering. The Program is a nationally and internationally recognized center of excellence for interdisciplinary research and education in the fields of polymer science and engineering. The Program is dedicated to meeting the educational needs of its graduate and professional students; to providing lifelong learning opportunities in the study of polymeric materials; to assisting Connecticut industry in developing polymer technology; and to developing the knowledge base regarding polymeric materials and in disseminating this knowledge on a global basis.


Polymer Program Graduate Student John Toribio

Polymer Program student selected for 100Plus Scholarship

Dr. Kelly Burke

Dr. Kelly Burke Named Director of IMS Polymer Program

Dr. Ying Li

Dr. Ying Li is “Targeting Tumors with Nanoworms”

Christopher Simone

Polymer Program Student Receives Henkel Internship



Polymer Program Webinar

Polymer Program Webinar - George Malliaras

Polymer Webinar Series

Polymer Program Webinars - Spring 2022


Polymer Program
Institute of Materials Science
University of Connecticut
97 North Eagleville Road
Storrs, CT 06269-3136
Phone: 860.486.3582
Fax: 860.486.4745
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