(March 20, 2018) Ryan Mondschein (Long Group)  was awarded the 2017 Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science at last week's Spring 2018 National ACS Meeting in New Orleans. The award is sponsored by Eastman Chemical Company and administered by the ACS Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) and recognizes research excellence by a graduate student in applied polymer science. The winning paper, titled "Structure-property relationships of amorphous bibenzoate polyesters: A potential PET and BPA-PC replacement", was presented at the Eastman Chemical Award Symposium, as part of the PMSE program at the Fall 2017 National ACS Meeting in Washington, D.C. Congratulations Ryan!