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Professor Lodge chosen for prestigious visiting professorship

Professor Timothy Lodge is the 2011 Turner Alfrey Visiting Professor at the Michigan Molecular Institute (MMI), May 16 through May 19. Lodge is a leading researcher in understanding and controlling nano- and micro-structures that result from combining dissimilar polymer materials in new ways.

At MMI, Lodge will give a course, Block Copolymer Self-Assembly: The Flexible Route to New Functional Materials, deliver additional research seminars, participate in one-on-one and research group discussions, and visit sponsoring organizations such as the Dow Chemical Company, Dow Corning Corporation, Central Michigan University, Michigan State University, Saginaw Valley State University, the Mid-Michigan Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers, and the Midland Section of the American Chemical Society.

The MMI visiting professor program honors Turner Alfrey Jr., a world-renowned polymer researcher and professor.

Lodge is a McKnight Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Minnesota, part of the College of Science & Engineering.