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Sukant Tripathy Annual Memorial Symposium 2002


The University of Massachusetts Lowell will hold its second anniversary symposium on December 6, 2002 (Friday of the MRS Boston Meeting Week), to honor the memory of Prof. Sukant Tripathy, renowned researcher and Director of the Center for Advanced Materials, and former University Provost and Vice Chancellor.  It is envisioned that this will be an annual event of the Center for Advanced Materials to bring together researchers and colleagues from universities and industries, as well as former and present students and associates of the Center, to present and discuss latest research activities in the materials science. This Symposium will be held on Friday of the Boston MRS Meeting week. Please note that the technical papers (oral and poster presentations) of this symposium will be published as a special issue of the Journal of Macromolecular Science.  You are invited to attend this symposium.

Friday, December 6, 2002, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Wannalancit Mills MIL Conference Room

600 Suffolk St., Lowell, MA 01854

Directions at


Mark Green, Polytechnic University

Michael Rubner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Warren Herman, University of Maryland

Vaman Naik, University of Michigan

Paula Hammond, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Anthony Guiseppi-Eli, Virginia Polytechnic University

Mrinal Thakur, Auburn University

Russell Gaudiana, Konarka Technologies


Double Tree Hotel, Warren St., Lowell, MA

For reservations, please call 978-452-1200 by November 23rd,

and request UMass Symposium Block for $89 rate.


Registration is free. 

Please register by November 23, 2002 to 

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Details and Changes

In the event of changes,

all updates about this symposium will be posted on the website

or you may contact  or 978-934-3695.

Sponsors of this Symposium

Konarka Technologies, Triton, and Center for Advanced Materials, UMass Lowell