Next Scheduled Event

Joint Session with ACESS – Underwater Adhesives

Monday, January 14

Program Host – Dr. Abraham Joy
Associate Professor of the Department of
Polymer Science at the University of Akron

Research Interests:

  • Synthesis and applications of peptidomimetic biomaterials(polyesters, polyurethanes, poly(esterurethane)s)
  • Development of stimuli (light, non-covalent interactions, mechanical) responsive polymers

Target areas for above polymers:

  • Antimicrobial polymer therapeutics and coatings
  • Materials designed for wound healing
  • Biomaterials for 3D printing
  • Peptidomimetic wet adhesives
  • ECM mimetic materials for controlled release of growth factors and therapeutics

Hilton Inn Akron
3180 West Market St
Akron OH

$30 members
$30 non-members
$25 retirees
$10 students

5:30pm: Arrivals
6:10pm: Dinner
6:45pm: Presentation
7:10pm: Adjourn

Please submit your reservation by noon on Friday, January 11 to or call Gary Taylor at 330-419-4380.  Please be sure to include the company affiliation of each attendee and dietary restrictions.

Board meeting:
January Cleveland Section Board
conference call:

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Call-in details provided by Ron Raleigh