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  • November 8-13, 2009

Andy presented at the 2009 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting held in Nashville, TN. Information can be found here.

  • October 16, 2009

Sheng helped organize and presented a talk at the 2009 Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Symposium (abstracts and information can be found here).

  • September 2009

The group welcomes Maria Phillip and Brian Michal as they undertake their senior thesis work during the next academic year. Welcome Maria and Brian!

  • September 2009

Jeff has a paper published in Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, and Judith has a paper published in Polymer. Full references can be found here.

  • August 2009

The group bids a fond farewell to Brooke Van Horn as she leaves for an Assistant Professor position at Benedictine University in the Chemistry Department. Best of luck Brooke!

  • August 2009

The group bids a fond farewell to Josephine Lembong as she finishes her REU program and returns to U. Wisconsin. Good luck Josephine!

  • July 2009

Bob has another paper published in Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, and Sasha has another paper published in Macromolecules. Full references can be found here.

  • June 10-11, 2009

Bob, John B., Andy, John P., Brooke, and Sheng presented at the 17th Cohen-Register Microsymposium held at Princeton. Program can be found here.

  • June 8, 2009

The group welcomes Josephine Lembong from University of Wisconsin as a REU student for the summer. Welcome Josephine!

  • May 27, 2009

Bob Scogna successfully defends his Ph.D. Thesis, and leaves to work at Merck as a Senior Chemical Engineer. Good luck Dr. Scogna!

  • April 2009

Andy was awarded a Harold W. Dodds Fellowship for the 2009-2010 academic year, an honorary fellowship awarded by the Graduate School which recognizes outstanding performance and professional promise. Congratulations Andy.

  • April 2009

Young-Rae published a paper entitled "Shear-induced Sphere-to-cylinder Transition in Diblock Copolymer Thin Films" in Soft Matter. Full reference can be found here.

  • March 2009

Sheng and Andy were awarded Wu traveling funds to fully cover the cost of their trips to Pittsburgh. Congratulations Sheng and Andy.

  • March 19, 2009

Rick, Brooke, Bryan, and John P. participated in the 2009 Science and Engineering Expo held at Princeton University. Photos and information can be found here.

  • March 16-20, 2009

John P. and Sheng presented both talks and posters; and Andy presented a talk at the APS March Meeting held in Pittsburgh, PA (abstracts and information can be found here).

  • January 15, 2009

Bryan successfully defended his First Proposition entitled "Novel Structures via Multiple Ordering Transitionns in ABC Triblock Copolymers". Congrats Bryan!

  • December 20, 2008

The Register group is proud to announce the opening of the Richard Alan Register Sesquidecennial Memorial Library in A418 Engineering Quadrangle. View photo here.

  • December 14, 2008

Sasha has two papers published in Macromolecules and Bob has his second paper published in Polymer. Full references can be found here.

  • November 17-20, 2008

Bob, John B., and Andy presented at the 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting and Centennial Celebration held in Philadelphia, PA. Information can be found here.

  • October 17, 2008

Andy helped organize and presented a talk, John B. presented a talk, and Bob and Sheng presented posters at the 2008 Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Symposium (abstracts and information can be found here).

  • October 13-14, 2008

Rick presented an invited talk and Bob, John B., and John P. presented posters at TOPCON 2008: New Approaches in Polymer Characterization sponsored by Society of Plastics Engineers in Philadelphia, PA.

  • August 17-21, 2008

John B. presented a talk and John P. presented a poster at the 236th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition in Philadelphia, PA. Technical program can be found here.

  • August 9, 2008

The group bids a fond farewell to Alex and Jordan. Best of luck!

  • July 1, 2008

Rick began his service as the new Department of Chemical Engineering Department Chair. Good luck Rick!

  • June 21, 2008

Bob was awarded the 2008 Air Products 2nd Proposition Award in recognition of his excellent work in identifying and describing an independent research project in his 2nd Proposition. Congratulations Bob!

  • June 16, 2008

Bob received a Wu Prize for Excellence, awarded to upper-year engineering graduate students who have performed at the highest level as scholars and researchers. Congratulations Bob!

  • June 13, 2008

Andy was awarded the 2008 Kristin M. Layn Award in recognition of his outstanding performance in research by a third-year graduate student. Congratulations Andy!

  • June 13, 2008

Jeff Quinn successfully defends his Ph.D. Thesis, and leaves to work at Bridgestone Americas. Good luck Dr. Quinn!

  • June 10-11, 2008

Bob, John B., Rick, Andy, John P., and Brooke presented at the 16th Cohen-Register Microsymposium held at MIT. Program can be found here.

  • June 9, 2008

The group welcomes back Alex Corona from University of Texas and Jordan Talia from University of Michigan as REU students.

  • June 2, 2008

Rick received the Graduate Mentoring Award at the 2008 Hooding Ceremony. Congratulations Rick! Information on the award can be found here.

  • June 2008

Jeff published a paper entitled "Nitroxide-Mediated Radical Polymerization of N-ethyl-2-vinylcarbazole" in Polymers for Advanced Technologies' Special Issue for Founding Editor Menachem Lewin’s 90th Birthday. Full reference can be found here.

  • May 2008

John B. published a paper entitled "Poly(phenylethylnorbornene)s and their Hydrogenated Derivatives" in Macromolecular Rapid Communications. Full reference can be found here.

  • April 19, 2008

Andy presented a talk and John B. presented a poster at the 11th Tiger-Hen-Hawk Rheology Symposium held at Delaware University. Program can be found here.

  • April 11, 2008

The group bids a fond farewell to Graeme Cameron who finished his work here in Princeton and will return to Oxford to wrtie up his work. Good luck Graeme.

  • March 31, 2008

The group bids a fond farewell to Dr. Enock Dare who finished his work here in Princeton. Good luck Dr. Dare.

  • March 20, 2008

The group bids a fond farewell to Leo Gomez who finished his work here in Princeton. Good luck Leo.

  • March 19, 2008

Much of the group (Rick, Jeff, Bob, John B., Andy, Sheng, John P., Brooke, and Bryan) participated in the 2008 Science and Engineering Expo held at Princeton University. Photos and information can be found here.

  • March 17-18, 2008

Andy and John P. presented posters at the PRISM/PCCM/MIRTHE/CNSA Annual University-Industry Research Symposium (technical program can be found here).

  • March 10-14, 2008

Rick presented two talks; Bob, Andy and Leo presented both talks and posters; and John B. and John P. presented posters at the APS March Meeting held in New Orleans, LA (abstracts and information can be found here).

  • March, 2008

Sasha and Bob had their work published in Polymer. Full references can be found here.

  • February 22, 2008

Sasha Myers successfully defends her Ph.D. Thesis, and leaves to work at 3M as a Senior Research Engineer. Good luck Dr. Myers!

  • January 23, 2008

Sheng successfully defended her First Proposition entitled "Development of Novel Solid-State Morphology of Semicrystalline Ethylene-Olefin Block Copolymers". Congrats Sheng!

  • January 20, 2008

The group welcomes Professor Enock Dare for Department of Chemistry at University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. Welcome Enock!

  • January 15, 2008

The group welcomes Leopoldo Gomez, a visiting Physics Ph.D. student from Universidad Nacional Del Sur, Argentina, whose advisor was a postdoc and visiting researcher with us, Professor Daniel Vega. Welcome Leo!

  • January 2008

The group welcomes a new Ph.D. student, Bryan Beckingham, from Clarkson University. Welcome Bryan!

  • November 2007

A new paper with Young-Rae Hong as primary author was recently published. Full reference can be found here.

  • November 4-9, 2007

Jeff presented his research at the 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting held in Salt Lake City, Utah. Information can be found here.

  • October 26, 2007

John and Bob gave oral presentations and Andy presented a poster at the 2007 Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Symposium (abstracts and information can be found here).

  • October 2007

The group bids a fond farewell to Young-Rae Hong. Best of luck to you on the west coast!

  • August-September 2007

Three new papers were recently published by Dan Angelescu, Andy Marencic, and Jose Vedrine. Full references can be found here.

  • September 3, 2007

The group welcomes a new postdoc, Brooke Van Horn from Washington University in St. Louis, new Oxford Student, Graeme Cameron, and two new undergraduate students: Randy Allen and Dan Stefan.

  • August 19-23, 2007

Rick, Sasha, Jeff, John, Bob, and Andy presented at the American Chemical Society 234th National Meeting and Exposition in Boston (online technical program found here).

  • August 10, 2007

The group bids farewell to Alex Corona and Matt Menyo. Best of luck to both of you!

  • June 28, 2007

The NSF's Division of Materials Research approves a two-year Special Creativity Award to Rick for "Structuring Polymer Crystals Through Macromolecular Architecture", the project supporting Sasha and John's research.  Credits all around!

  • June 28, 2007

Rick delivers the keynote address ("Shear-Aligned Block Copolymer Thin Films as Nanofabrication Templates") in the "Micromachining & Nanotechnology" symposium at the 24th Conference of Photopolymer Science and Technology  in Chiba, Japan (English program here).

  • June 10, 2007

The group welcomes Matt Menyo from Penn State University and Alex Corona from University of Texas as new REU Students

  • May 30-31, 2007

15th Annual Cohen-Register Polymer Microsymposium held at Princeton. Check out the program here.

  • April 13, 2007

Chris Copplestone finished his term here at Princeton. He returned to Oxford to write his thesis for his imminent graduation. Best of luck, Chris!

  • March 2007

Two new papers were recently published by Chris Yee-Chan and Vincent Pelletier. Full references can be found here.

  • March 31, 2007

Sasha, Jeff, Sheng and Rick participated in Princyclopedia 2007:  Harry Potter where they showcased demos to Princeton University and the surrounding community.  This event was a feature story on Princeton's main web page (here). More information on the Outreach page.

  • March 22, 2007

Sasha, Jeff, John B., Bob, Andy, Sheng, and Rick participated in the 2007 Science and Engineering Expo held at Princeton University.  Check out photos and information from previous years here. More information on the Outreach page.

  • March 19-20, 2007

 Rick, Andy, and Young-Rae presented at the PRISM/PCCM/MIRTHE University-Industry Research Symposium (program here).

  • March 9, 2007

 Professor Daniel Vega is visiting Princeton on a six-week sabbatical from Universidad Nacional del Sur in Argentina.  Welcome back Dan!

  • March 5-9, 2007

 Sasha presented at and Rick attended the 2007 American Physics Society Annual March Meeting (abstract heremeeting Bulletin here).

  • February 24, 2007

 Jeff, Sasha and Rick presented polymer demonstrations to middle school students at the Timberlane Middle School Science Fair. More information and photos here on the Outreach page.

  • February 1, 2007

 New Post-doc John Papalia joins the group from University of Delaware.  Welcome John!

  • January 27, 2007

 Bob and Andy present at the 10th Tiger-Hen-Hawk Rheology Symposium taking place at Princeton University (program here).

  • January 23, 2007

Ed successfully defended his First Proposition entitled "Arraying Lipid Vesicles:  a Platform for Studying the Properties and Interactions of Vesicles".  Way to go Ed!

  • January 22, 2007

Andy successfully defended his First Proposition entitled "Well-Ordered Block Copolymer Thin Films Using Shear-Alignment Techniques".  Congrats Andy!

  • January 2007

 New Ph.D. student Sheng Li (from MIT and DuPont) joins the group. Welcome Sheng!

  • January 4-6, 2007

 Andy and Rick present at the 2007 Taiwan-US Soft Materials Symposium in Taipei (program here).

  • November 12-17, 2006

 Register Group members deliver four oral presentations at the AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco: one from Kat, two from Sasha, and one from RAR.

  • September 30, 2006

 Dr. Hongwei Zhang finishes his postdoctoral appointment and joins Pall Corporation (Port Washington, NY). Good luck, Hongwei!

  • September 2006

 Chris Copplestone (Oxford University, Materials Department) joins the group for his M.Eng. research project. Welcome, Chris!

  • August 2006

 Jose Vedrine completes her postdoctoral appointment. Good luck, Jose!

  • June 2006

 Tom Pickthorn’s "Part II" (M.Eng.) thesis on "Nanopatterning with Block Copolymer Films", is named #1 in the Oxford Materials Department, and Tom graduates with first-class honors.

  • May 31 - June 1, 2006

 14th Annual Cohen-Register Polymer Microsymposium held at MIT. Check out the program HERE.

  • May 2006

 Chris Yee-Chan receives the Ticona Excellence Award for his B.S.E. thesis on "The Glass Transition in Semicrystalline Polystyrenes."

  • January 2006

 New Ph.D. students Andy Marencic and Ed Matteo (jointly advised by Kyle Vanderlick) join the group. Welcome Andy and Ed! 

  • December 21, 2005

 Kat Wakabayashi defends his Ph.D. thesis, and leaves for a postdoctoral appointment at Northwestern University with John Torkelson. Good luck, Dr. Kat!

  • November 1, 2005

 Dr. Young-Rae Hong (Ph.D. Chemistry, NC State) joins the group as a postdoctoral associate. Welcome, Young-Rae!

  • September 2005

 Tom Pickthorn (Oxford University, Materials Department) joins the group for his M.Eng. research project. Welcome, Tom!

  • June 7-8, 2005

 13th Annual Cohen-Register Polymer Microsymposium held at Princeton. Check out the program HERE.

  • May 2005

 Dr. Jose Vedrine (Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Brown University) joins the group as a SEAS Postdoctoral Scholar. Welcome, Jose!

  • January 2005

 Welcome to two new group members; Ph.D. students John Bishop and Bob Scogna!

  • October 2004

 Welcome to Dr. Hongwei Zheng, who is joining the Register group as a post-doc.

  • June 8-9, 2004

 Annual Cohen(MIT)-Register(Princeton) Micro-symposium on polymers @ MIT !

  • February 14, 2004

 Register Group at Liberty Science Center: Strange Matter Exhibit. !

  • December 17, 2003

 Li-Bong Lee has finished her PhD thesis defense!!! Congratulations Dr. Lee. !

  • December 20 , 2003

 Congratulations to Sasha and Jeff for passing their First Propositions!!

  • August 9, 2003

 Annual Register Group BBQ scheduled at Register/Tom residence. Make sure to register with Dr. Register!

  • June 15, 2003

 Farewell to John Z. "Texas Hold'em" Fang.

  • June 13, 2003

 11th Annual Cohen-Register Symposium (aka MIT-Princeton Micro-Symposium) held at Princeton. Check out the program schedule HERE

  • May 27, 2003

 Congratulations to Sasha and Jeff for passing their third general exam (transport)!!

  • April 25, 2003

 Farewell to Judith Waller; she went back to England and received a Master's Degree from Oxford!

  • March 13, 2003

 Research pages for Sasha and Jeff were added (with pictures). Come back later for their research description.

  • January 24, 2003

 Congratulations to Sasha and Jeff for passing their first two General Exams!

  • January 24, 2003

 Congratulations to John D for passing his final General Exam and getting his Master of Arts degree!

  • January 9, 2003

 A Double Big Welcome to new group members Sasha Myers and Jeff Quinn !!

  • December 20, 2002

 Congratulations to John D for passing his first 1st prop defense! 

  • December, 2002

 Farewell to Dr. Daniel Vega, who went back to Argentina to take the position of Assistant Professor at University of Buenos Aires.

  • October 4, 2002

 Congratulations to John Z. and Sarah on the birth of their son, Dennis!!! If you want to see pictures of Dennis, email John Z.

  • October 1, 2002

 Added a list of ALL Register Group alumni in group members page as well as a new photo album page.

  • September 18, 2002

 Register Group and Chaikin (Physics/PMI) Group welcome Judith Waller from Oxford University. Judith is from Manchester, England. To find out more about Judith, go to the "group members" page.

  • September 16, 2002

 Welcome to a new postdoc in Register Group, Dr. John Z. Fang (University of Akron). If you want to find out more about John Z, go to the "group members" page.

  • June 4-5, 2002

 Annual Cohen(MIT)-Register(Princeton) Micro-symposium on polymers @ MIT.

  • May, 2002

 John Rowley from Houghton College joined Register Group during the summer for an REU program.

  • January 16, 2002

 A Big Welcome to new group member John Hatjopoulos! Congratulations to Kat for passing his 1st prop defense! Best wishes to Mark Pender (in Ohio) and Daniel Vega (at ExxonMobil) in their new positions!

  • July 1, 2001


Congratulations to Chiajen Lai on the birth of his daughter!

  • June 5, 2001


Commencement Day. Congratulations to Neena, John, Lynn and Evelyn!! Also, congrats to Justin and Kevin!!

  • May 31, 2001


Katsuyuki Wakabayashi has passed the third qualifying exam.

  • April 19, 2001


Yueh-Lin Lynn Loo has finished her PhD thesis defense!!! Congratulations to Dr. Loo and her decision to join the faculty at UT Austin.

  • April 16, 2001


Neena Tierney has finished her PhD thesis defense!!! Congratulations Dr. Tierney.

  • March 26, 2001


John Sebastian has finished his PhD thesis defense!!! Congratulations Dr. Sebastian.

  • January, 2001


Congratulations to Katsuyuki Wakabayashi for qualifying the first two parts of the general exam.

  • January 2001


Post-Doc Mark Pender and First year student Katsuyuki Wakabayashi join Rick Register's Group.

  • Neena Tierney is working for Johnson & Johnson while John Sebastian is working for 3M in cold Minnesota.