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Western Carolinas April Meeting

Tuesday, April 11

Annual Awards Dinner: RSVP HERE

Time:  Dinner at 6:30 pm; Awards at 7:00 pm

Location: Furman University

Younts Conference Center, Furman University, 1250 Duncan Chapel Rd, Greenville, SC 29617

Click the links below to see this year’s Award Winners and Poster Abstracts!

Join us as we honor our Outstanding Senior Chemistry Majors from colleges and universities across our local section. The meeting will include a poster session, dinner, and a short talk by Dr. Debra Tindall.

Dr. Debra Tindall is a research chemist with over twenty years of experience in the synthesis and characterization of specialty polymers in applications spanning films, elastomers, lubricants, electrochromic polymers, and bioresorbable materials. Dr. Tindall graduated from Furman in 1994 with a B.S. in Chemistry then earned her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Florida. After graduate school, she worked for Eastman Chemical Company in the cellulose esters research group. Debra returned to the Upstate in 2010 to join Tetramer Technologies, a small materials R&D company, and she currently works for Poly-Med, in Anderson. Dr. Tindall has enjoyed a variety of different projects and roles working as a polymer chemist at large and small companies. Outside of work, she enjoys running, baking, and spending time with her husband Tom and dog Lilly.


5:00 Poster Set-up

5:30 Poster Session

6:30: Dinner (buffet style)

7:30: “Professional Path since Graduation”

           Dr. Debra Tindall

            Poly-Med Inc. Anderson, SC

7:45 Senior Awards Presentation

Interested in joining the Executive Committee ?

Contact our current Chair David Stolze or our Secretary Zach Davis.

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