Address: 200E Exc 160, Akron, OH 44304, United States
University of Akron (Akron) is a research university in Akron,Ohio, United States. It is the part of the University System of Ohio. It has polymer research as its focus program. It focuses on industries such as polymers, advanced materials, and engineering. It offers more than 200 undergraduate and 100 graduate majors. This university is one of the largest principal campuses in Ohio.
University of Akron (Akron) has multiple branch campuses, they are Wayne College in Orrville the Medina County University Center in Lafayette Township, and UA Lakewood in the Cleveland suburb. The largest college of this university is the Butchel College of Arts and Sciences. The main campus library is Bierce Library. It was named by Lucius Bierce when a Civil War era.
In polymer industri, the tire and rubber industry and the Akron share an intimate history. It is leading corporations in the world such as Goodyear, Firestone, and Goodrich. The university is also credited with featuringthe first College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering in the world.