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Tripathy Research Symposium to be Held on Dec. 3


The University of Massachusetts Lowell will hold an anniversary symposium on December 3, 2004, to honor the memory of the late Prof. Sukant Tripathy, renowned researcher and former Director of the Center for Advanced Materials, University Provost and Vice Chancellor.  This annual event brings together researchers from universities and industries, colleagues and former and present students and associates of the Center for Advanced Materials to discuss latest research activities in the materials science.  It will be held on Friday of Boston’s MRS meeting week.  Please note that the technical papers of this symposium will be published as a special issue of the Journal of Macromolecular Science.

Date, Time, Location

Friday, December 3, 2004, 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

University of Massachusetts Lowell, MIL Conference Room

Wannalancit Mills, 600 Suffolk St., Lowell

Directions at



Dong-Yu Kim, Kwang-Ju Institute of Science & Technology, Korea

Photofabrication of Surface Relief Gratings in Photoresponsive Polymers and Their Applications to Photonic Devices


Randy Holmes-Farley, Genzyme Pharmaceuticals Inc., Waltham, MA

Polymeric Pharmaceuticals


Serdar Sariciftci, University of Linz, Austria

Plastic Photovoltaic Devices: Present State and Future Prospects


Takeshi Ogawa, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico

Diacetylenes for Advanced Materials


Mary Galvin, University of Delaware

Electroactive Organics: The Role of Molecular Architecture

Dong-Young Kim, Korea Institute of Technology, Korea

Electrospun TiO2 Nanofiber Electrodes for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells


Russell Guadiana, Konarka Technologies Inc., Lowell, MA

Technology and Applications of Low Cost, Flexible Photovoltaics


John Warner, University of MA Lowell

Entropic Control in Materials Design


Double Tree Hotel, Warren St., Lowell, MA

For reservations, please call 978-452-1200 & request UMass Lowell rate


Pre-registration is required by November 21, 2003 to 

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Details and Changes

All updates about this symposium will be posted on the website       

or you may contact or 978-934-3695.