UKPPG/DPOLY Polymer Lecture Exchange

Nominations Solicited for UKPPG/DPOLY Polymer Lecture Exchange

To continue to strengthen ties between the Division of Polymer Physics (DPOLY) of the American Physical Society (APS) and the Polymer Physics Group (PPG) of the Institute of Physics, the UK PPG/DPOLY Polymer Lecture Exchange was established in 2009. Starting with meetings in 2009 and offered every two years to coincide with UK-PPG meetings, each group will choose a person who will present an invited lecture at the meeting of the other group.

Nominations are being solicited for a young scientist to represent DPOLY and lecture at the Fall 2015 UK PPG meeting in the UK. The 2015 UK PPG Meeting will be held September 8-10, 2015 in Manchester, UK. The conference website is

In order to be eligible, the nominee must be a current DPOLY member and have received a Ph.D. within 6 years of the nomination deadline (December 31, 2014).

The nomination packet should be sent as one pdf file to Karen Winey and include the following:

  1. Nomination Letter including a statement that the candidate is available to present a lecture at the PPG meeting.
  2. Two supporting Letters
  3. CV
  4. Copies of three publications.

The nomination deadline is December 31 2014.

2015 Recipients:

Paola Carbone
Paola Carbone
(University of Manchester)

Bryan Boudouris
Bryan Boudouris
(Purdue University)

Past Recipient:

2013: James Adams
      Rodney Priestley
2011: Giuseppe Battaglia
      Bradley Olsen
2009: Connie Roth
      Aline Miller