ACESS Joint Meeting

ACESS Joint Meeting

Monday, January 14, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.



Hilton Inn
3180 West Market Street
Akron, Ohio 44333


Dr. Abraham Joy
Associate Professor
Department of Polymer Science
Joy Lab Website -


Topic - Underwater Adhesives

  • Synthesis and applications of peptidomimetic biomaterials (polyesters, polyurethanes, poly(ester urethane)s)
  • Research Interests
  • Development of stimuli (light, non-covalent interactions, mechanical) responsive polymers

Target areas for above polymers:
Antimicrobial polymer therapeutics and coatings; Materials designed for wound healing; Biomaterials for 3D printing; Peptidomimetic wet adhesives; ECM mimetic materials for controlled release of growth factors and therapeutics



Member and/or guest $30
Retired $25
Student $10
New Member - first meeting Free


Social / Networking / Bar 5:30 p.m.
Dinner 6:00 p.m.
Program Following dinner


Reservations must be in by noon on Friday, January 11, and can be made to Gary Taylor at +1 330.419.4380 or

Be sure to include your company affiliation and dietary restrictions.