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We are located in the Shelby Thames Polymer Science Research Center on the main campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS.

Professor Daniel Savin received a BS in chemistry (1995) from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA. While there he worked for Prof. Kerry Karukstis in the area of biophysical chemistry. He went to graduate school at Carnegie Mellon University where he received an MS in polymer science (1997) and a PhD in chemistry (2002) working for Prof. Gary Patterson. After a postdoctoral position with Prof. Timothy Lodge at the University of Minnesota, he began his independent research career in 2003 at the University of Vermont (UVM) in the Department of Chemistry. He joined the faculty of the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi in 2008.

Research in the Savin group is largely associated with the applications of self-assembled polymers and block copolymers, with particular emphasis on solution characterization and property-structure relationships.

Daniel A. Savin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
The University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Dr. #5050
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
Phone: (601) 266-5395
Fax: (601) 266-5504
E-mail: daniel.savin@usm.edu