Lynne Samuelson Ph.D.

Position Department / Business Unit
Research Chemist Materials Science Team
Institution Disciplines
U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center Chemistry
City State / Provence
Natick Massachusetts
Country Website
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Fax
978-458-9571

Dr. Samuelson’s fundamental investigations in the Materials Science Team involve the preparation and characterization of various protein assemblies and bioengineered polymers designed towards new electronic and photonic materials, biosensors, selectively permeable membranes and environmentally useful materials applications.

Education

Ph.D. degree: Polymer Science/Plastics Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA (1990); B.S. degree: Chemistry, Springfield College, Springfield, MA (1981)

Career Highlights

U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center, Natick, MA (from 1990 to date)
Research Chemist. Fundamental investigations in the Materials Science Team involve the preparation and characterization of various protein assemblies and bioengineered polymers designed towards new electronic and photonic materials, biosensors, selectively permeable membranes and environmentally useful materials applications.

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL, Lowell, MA (1990 to date)
Adjunct Professor: Teach various chemistry and polymer science courses at the undergraduate and graduate level and serve as advisor for post doctorates, graduate and undergraduate students on joint Natick-U.Mass. Lowell research programs.

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL, Lowell, MA (1987 to 1990)
Research Associate. Fundamental investigations involving the preparation and characterization of ultrathin films for electronic, optical, tribological and biological molecular device applications.

GTE LABORATORIES INCORPORATED, Waltham, MA (1981-1988)
Basic research in the synthesis, characterization and processing of novel optical and electronic polymeric materials.

Awards

U.S. Army Research and Development Achievement Award, (2000).

Gold - Science and Technology Award, U.S. Army Soldier and Biological Chemical Command, (2000)

U.S. Army Materiel Command W.I.S.E. (Women in Science and Engineering) Award (2000)

3rd Tier Nominee, Inventor of the Year, U.S. Army Soldier and Biological Chemical Command, (2000)

U.S. Army Research and Development Achievement Award, (1998).

U.S. Army Materiel Command W.I.S.E. (Women in Science and Engineering) Award (1997)

Gold - Science and Technology Award, U.S. Army Soldier Systems Command, Natick, MA (1995)

U.S. Army Research and Development Achievement Award, (1992).

Outstanding Graduate Student in the Polymer Science Program at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA (1990).

Recipient of an NSF award to attend the NATO-ASI symposium on "Lower Dimensional Systems and Molecular Electronics", at Spetses Island, Greece, June 12-17, (1989).

Outstanding Chemistry Student Award, Springfield College, MA (1981)

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