Congratulations to Reika Katsumata for being selected as a winner of RSC Soft Matter Award at IPC2016.
RSC Soft Matter Award is sponsored by Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), and has been given to a presenter has done outstanding results, excellent presentation and enthusiasm in research presented at IPC2016. The award winner has been announced on IPC2016 Website (http://main.spsj.or.jp/ipc2016/).
Ellison joins CEMS as the Piercy Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science.
He previously spent eight years on the faculty in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University. Following a position as a Senior Scientist at Rohm and Haas Company (now Dow Chemical), he was a postdoctoral fellow from 2006–2008 at the University of Minnesota. His research interests in polymer and materials science include the structure and dynamics of nanoconfined materials, self-assembly in thin films for lithography applications, nanomaterials for membranes and electrochemical devices, and light-activated chemistries for thin film patterning and fiber manufacturing.
More details at the department website new (https://www.cems.umn.edu/news/cems-welcomes-new-faculty-1)