Principal Investigator

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Laura Bradley

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2011
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2015

Email: laurabradley@umass.edu

Graduate Students

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Robert Enright

​A.B. Chemistry, Ripon College, 2017

Joined group: Fall 2017

Email: renright@mail.pse.umass.edu

Research: mechanics and wrinkling of thin films; initiated chemical vapor deposition

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Heather S.C. Hamilton

B.S. Chemistry 2017, B.S. Social Work 2007, University of West Florida

Joined group: Fall 2017

​Email: hhamilton@mail.pse.umass.edu

Research: heterogeneous polymerization for multiphasic polymer particles; process-morphology relationships in multiphasic particle fabrication

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Myounguk Kim

B.S. Chemistry, Yonsei University, 2015 (South Korea)

M.S. Biomaterials Engineering, Seoul National University, 2017 (South Korea)

Joined group: Fall 2020

Email: myoungukkim@umass.edu

 

Research: iCVD of functional polymer coatings

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Alex McGlasson

​B.S., M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 2019

Joined group: Fall 2019

​Email: amcglasson@umass.edu

Research: synthesis, fabrication, and application of active colloids; engineering applications of colloids

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Nolan Miller

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Purdue University, 2020

Joined group: Fall 2020

​Email: nolanmiller@umass.edu

Research: Functional mesoscale building blocks (co-advised with Al Crosby)

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Eva Morgenthaler

B.S. Biomedical Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, 2019

Joined group: Fall 2019

​Email: emorgenthale@umass.edu

Research: synthesis of biodegradable and biocompatible anisotropic particles; biomedical applications of anisotropic particles; colloid-based polymer therapeutics (co-advised with Todd Emrick)

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Xiaoshuang (June) Wei

​B.S. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, Zhejiang University, 2016

Joined group: Fall 2017

​Email: wei@mail.pse.umass.edu

Research: chemical vapor deposition; polymer self-assembly at anisotropic fluid interfaces

Undergraduate Students

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Sam Marsden

Chemical Engineering, Class of 2021

Joined group: Spring 2018

Email: samarsden@umass.edu

Research: synthesis of active colloids; computational modeling of particle phase interactions

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Nicholas Sbalbi

Chemical Engineering, Class of 2022

Joined group: Spring 2019

​Email: nsbalbi@umass.edu

Research: synthesis and application of anisotropic particles; self-assembly of colloids

Group Alumni

Cornelia Meissner, visiting student from the University of Mainz, winter 2019; currently a PSE student working with Crosby and Emrick

Teresa Wang, UMass Amherst Undergraduate, Chemical Engineering, 2019

Ochuwa Oyageshio, UMass Amherst Undergraduate, Chemical Engineering, 2019