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Academic and Research Institutions


The University of Akron

The University of Akron offers more than 300 associate, bachelor's, master's, doctorate and law degree programs – with accreditations by 35 professional agencies – to nearly 30,000 students. The UA College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering is home to the world's largest polymer academic program and greatest concentration of polymer expertise.


Kent State University

Kent State University is a public research university located in Kent, Ohio USA. The university has eight campuses around the Northeast Ohio region with the main campus in Kent being the largest.


Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University is a private research university in Cleveland, Ohio USA. The university was created in 1967 by the federation of Case Institute of Technology and Western Reserve University.

The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio USA.


University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati is a comprehensive public research university in Cincinnati, in the U.S. state of Ohio, and a part of the University System of Ohio.


Water Research Foundation

The Water Research Foundation is an internationally recognized leader in water research that is dedicated to advancing the science of water by sponsoring cutting-edge research and promoting collaboration. Our research provides industry insights and practical solutions to the most complex challenges facing the water community today and into the future.