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Sarah Morgan

The University of Southern Mississippi
Professor of Polymer Science
Six Sigma Master Black Belt,

Dr. Sarah Morgan is a Professor in the School of Polymers and Engineering at The University of Southern Mississippi. She joined The University in 2002 after a fourteen year career in industrial R&D. Her expertise is in the area of polymer surfaces and interfaces. She was awarded the Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics Prize for 2010 and The Society of Plastics Engineers Education Award in 2015. Morgan’s research focuses on surface and interface modification, involving high performance polymers, composites, nanocompsites, and bioinspired materials. Her research is funded by public and private agencies including NSF, Dept. of Education, Dept. of Energy and industrial partners.

Before joining the university she worked at GE Plastics in R&D and research management in engineering thermoplastics. She developed new copolymers, polymer blends, composites and nanocomposites for automotive, electronics, medical products and building and construction applications and holds multiple publications and patents. In addition to polymer synthetic capabilities, her laboratory includes rheometry, atomic force microscopy, nanoindentation, tribology, ellipsometry, and solar cell fabrication, simulation and device testing.
Professor of Polymer Science
T 601 266-5296
E sarah.morgan@usm.edu

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