Michigan Molecular Institute’s (MMI) Turner Alfrey Visiting Professorship (TAVP) will open a week’s worth of expert instruction in the field of materials science on June 17-21 from 3 to 6 p.m. at MMI’s lecture hall.
MMI's TAVP- series has invited Professor Kenneth R. Shull who is professor of materials science and engineering at Northwestern University. At MMI, he will give a course entitled Elasticity and Fracture of Soft Materials to local scientists and other interested parties.
Michigan Molecular Institute, founded in 1971, is a non-profit organization dedicated to polymer research and education. In addition to its research activity, MMI has served as the incubator for several successful business divisions, including Dendritech, the world leader in commercial dendrimer production; Impact Analytical, a premier analytical testing lab; Oxazogen, a supplier of advanced specialty films, coating materials and polymers; and MITCON, which serves the information technology needs of more than 35 local non-profit organizations. For more information, visit www.mmi.org.