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MII Technical Conference & Review

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Welcome to the 2023 MII Technical Conference & Review! This year's conference will be October 2-4 in the Virginia Tech Skelton Conference Center. 

Held every 18 months, this exciting event brings together MII researchers, stakeholders, industry partners, and program alumni for a showcase of macromolecular research achievments and networking opportunities. 

Registration has closed for the 2023 TC&R. Please reach out to for further questions.

Plenary Speakers

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Kathryn Beers

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Lead, Circular Economy

Plenary Lecture

"Polyolefin Circularity: Better measurements and data to enable change"

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Judy Riffle

NALA Membranes

CTO, Co-Founder

Plenary Lecture

"Membrane Technologies for Purifying Water: From Seawater to Wastewater"

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Michael Dickey

NC State University

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Professor & University Faculty Scholar, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Plenary Lecture

"Ultra-tough Ionogels"

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Jodie Lutkenhaus

Texas A&M University

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

Plenary Lecture

"Circular Organic Batteries and Their Fundamental Operation"


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Ralph Colby

Penn State University

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering

Plenary Lecture

"Determination of Molecular Weights using a Polydisperse Rouse model for Semidilute Unentangled Polyelectrolyte and Neutral Polymer Solutions"

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Joseph Dennis

Army Research Laboratory

Polymer Chemist

Plenary Lecture

"Adaptive Structural Resins: How do you design rapid response in a polymer glass or composite?"



The Holtzman Alumni Center is home to the Virginia Tech Alumni Association. The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center are adjacent to the Holtzman Alumni Center.


Hotel Accommodations

The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
901 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: (540) 231-8000 or (877) 200-3360

Other hotels within short walking distance include the Hyatt Place Blacksburg/University and the Residence Inn Blacksburg-University


For further information on this or future programs, contact MII by phone at (540) 231-6824 or by e-mail at