This proposed ACS Polymer Division Workshop “Layered Polymeric Systems - 2020” to be held at the Asilomar Conference Center, CA will focus on the production, structure, properties and applications of layered polymeric systems. Layered structures represent a growing area in the polymer world, and by taking a “systems look” at them, they become even more interesting. The NSF granted a Science & Technology Center (STC) in this area 10 year ago - the ONLY materials STC they granted in recent years. More information is available at These systems now encompass advanced packaging (food and electronics), devices (lenses, information storage), energy (capacitors) and medical devices. We are confident that such a workshop will be fully subscribed, and will bring some new faces to the table from the industrial sector and the military.


Prof. Jaime Grunlan
Linda & Ralph Schmidt ’68 Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
3123 - Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-3123
(979) 845-3027 office
(979) 845-3081 fax
Prof. Sergei Nazarenko
School of Polymers and High Performance Materials
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
(601) 266-5967 office
(601) 266-5504 fax

...more information coming soon~