Who We Are

The Stanford Polymer Collective (SPC) is an interdisciplinary student organization. Our mission is to foster dynamic conversations and to actively engage the university and local community in the exciting realm of polymer-based materials. We organize a range of activities, including:

  • lunch-and-learns (3 per quarter)
  • industry tours
  • outreach activities
  • quarterly talks
  • annual poster symposia

Upcoming Events!

  • October 14, 2022 – Postdoctoral Speaker Series – Dr. Yeucheng “Peter” Zhou (Cui Lab) & Dr. Alex Prossnitz (Appel Lab)
  • October 28, 2022 – SPC Industry Visit – Apple Inc.
  • November 3, 2022 – SPC Invited Speaker – Prof. Charles Sing (UIUC)
  • November 4, 2022 – Postdoctoral Speaker Series – Dr. Max Saccone (DeSimone Lab)
  • December 3-4, 2022 – SPC Outreach – Stanford SPLASH

Get Involved!

To stay in the know and find out how you can get involved:

The Stanford Polymer Collective welcomes membership, leadership, and participation in our scientific community from polymer enthusiasts across all race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, age, parent status, gender, sexual orientation, ability, socioeconomic status, experience, and training backgrounds. Additionally, SPC is working to support local underserved middle schools and high schools by sharing polymer science outreach and resources about the process of entering college and academia.

2022-2023 Leadership Team

Lucia

Lucia Brunel (she/her)
President
Pam

Pam Cai (she/her)
Vice President
Michal

Michal Gala (he/him)
Financial Officer
Narelli

Narelli Paiva (she/her)
Secretary
Kelly

Kelly Liu (she/her)
Social Chair
Jerika

Jerika Chiong (she/her)
Industry Chair
Alana

Alana Gudinas (she/her)
Outreach Chair
Cris

Cristian Woroch (he/him)
Media Chair
Kaiwen

Kaiwen Hsiao (she/her)
Postdoc Liason