News
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tang! He won the Local Section Outreach Award given by the ACS Committee on Community Activities for his work with the Project SEED, his summer research program for high-school students. 01/2018
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tang! He was appointed as an Associate Editor for Polymer Reviews. Link 01/2018
  • Congratulations to Tianyu and Shichao! Their paper “Cationic Metallo-Polyelectrolytes for Robust Alkaline Anion-Exchange Membranes” has been accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 12/2017
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tang and Edgar Luat! Their proposal “Bio-renewable, Biodegradable and Regenerable Antimicrobial Polymer Surface Prepared by Electrostatic Layer-by-Layer Assembly” has been awarded funding through the Magellan Scholar Program. 12/2017
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tang! He received a grant from SUSMER LLC/United Soybean Board/SmithBucklin for his project entilted "Monomers from HOSO for Coating Applications." 11/2017
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tang! He was elected as Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry. 11/2017
  • Congratulations to Meghan! She won Joseph W. Bouknight Teaching Award. 09/2017
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tang! He received an invitation from the president of the National Academy of Science, Dr. Marcia McNutt, to participate in the U.S. Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium. 09/2017
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tang! He received the CAM-BM Young Investigator Award at the Biomaterials and Translational Medicine Symposium of the 254th ACS National Meeting. 06/2017
  • Congratulations to Tang Group! We are on the list of Macromolecules with most cited articles. Link 07/2017
  • Congratulations to Meghan and Tianyu! They won June 2017 Departmental Travel Award. 06/2017
  • Congratulations to Dr. Wang! His review paper "Sustainable Elastomers from Renewable Biomass" was published in Accounts of Chemical Research. 06/2017
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tang! He received a grant from the American Chemical Society (ACS) for "2017 ACS Project Seed at USC". 06/2017
  • Congratulations to Ayi and Meghan! She won the Honors Research Grant entitled ''Synthesis of Biosynthestic Polymers from Epoxidized Soybean Oil via PEG crosslinking''. 05/2017
  • Congratulations to Mitra! He passed his dissertation defense. 05/2017
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tang! His project entiltled, "A Novel Approach for Transforming Decellularized Vessel Grafteds into Small-Diameter Arteries." is funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)/NIH 04/2017
  • Congratulations to Mitra! He was awarded at National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (San Francisco, CA 2017) for excellence in graduate polymer research. 04/2017
  • Congratulations to Mitra! He passed his dissertation defense. 03/2017
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tang! He has been reappointed as the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. 03/2017
  • Congratulations to Mitra! He received The Guy F. Lipscomb Award during the Graduate Symposium as well as 2017 Graduate Student Travel Award. This prestigious award is given for the excellence of his grauate research by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. 03/2017
  • Congratulations to Anis! He won 2017 James R. Durig Graduate Student Travel Award. 03/2017
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tang! President Obama named 102 scientists and researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Dr. Tang was one of outstanding scientists president named. 01/2017
  • A new book “Sustainable Polymers from Biomass” edited by Dr. Tang and Dr. Chang Ryu from RPI is scheduled for print in April 2017. Please see more information at Amazon. Link 01/2017
  • October 29, 2016, Dr. Tang was featured at the halftime show during the football game South Carolina vs. Tennessee. Dr. Tang was among the five distinguished professors introduced by Provost Joan Gabel in front of 78,696 fans. The Gamecocks beat No. 18 Tennessee by 24-21. The game was nationally broadcast on ESPN. Link Watch the halftime show (around 0:40 to 1:45). 12/2016
  • Congratulations to Mitra! His work was selected to the "Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research" Symposium 12/2016
  • Congratulations to Dr.Tang! President Harris Pastides has recommended to the University Board of Trustees that Chuanbing Tang be promoted to the rank of Professor.12/2016
  • Congratulations to Liang! He passed his dissertation defense.11/2016
  • Congratulations to Ayi! She have been awarded $1,500 from the Scienece Undergraduate Research Fellowship for her project "Click Chemistry towards Sustainable Polymers from Soybean Oil." 10/2016
  • Congratulations to Mitra! He won the ACS POLY Outstanding Poster Award for his poster entitled "Converting natural biomass to amphiphilic antimicrobial polymers in solution and on surfaces." 08/2016
  • Congratulations to Liang! He won 2016 Graduate School Travel Award. 06/2016
  • Congratulations to Liang! His paper was selected as the front cover in Poly. Chem. Link 04/2016
  • Congratulations to Liang! He received The Hiram and Lawanda Allen Award during the Graduate Symposium. This prestigious award is given for the excellence of his grauate research by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. 03/2016
  • Congratulations to Louis! He won the Magellan Scholarship. 01/2016