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Rodney D. Priestley

Principal Investigator


2009 - Present   Assistant Professor
4/2008 - 6/2009  NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, ESPCI
9/2003 - 4/2008  Ph.D., Northwestern University
9/1998 - 5/2003  B.S., Texas Tech University
 
 Research Interest: Glass Formation and Glassy Behavior; Polymer Dynamics Under Confinement; Adaptive and Hybrid Materials; Nanoparticles; MAPLE of Amorphous and Electrically-Active Polymers 

Fengli Qu, PhD


Visiting Professor

Qufu Normal University (China)
 
Main Research Areas: Nanoparticles

Yunlong Guo, Ph.D.


Associate Research Scholar

2009   Ph.D., University of Louisville
2003   M.S., Tsinghua University
2000   B.S., Tsinghua University
 
Main Research Areas: MAPLE Processing, Glassy Dynamics of Confined Polymer

Rui Liu, Ph.D.


Postdoctoral Fellow

2010   Ph.D., University of California - Riverside
2005   M.S., Tongji University
2002   B.S., Tongji University
 
Main Research Areas: Nanoparticles, Hybrid Materials, Responsive Polymer

Colin Neikirk


5th Year Graduate Student - Chemical and Biological Engineering

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2009

Main Research Areas: Adaptive Materials, Hybrid Materials 

Chuan Zhang


5th Year Graduate Student - Chemical and Biological Engineering

B.S. Chemistry, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2009

Main Research Areas: Colloidal Nanoparticle Preparation, Glassy Dynamics of Confined Polymers

Kimberly Shepard


4th Year Graduate Student - Chemical and Biological Engineering 

B.S. and M.S. Chemical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 2010

Main Research Areas: MAPLE of Amorphous Polymers and Hyperquenched Glasses

Chris Sosa


3rd Year Graduate Student - Chemical and Biological Engineering 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, 2011

Main Research Areas: Colloidal Nanoparticle Preparation, Plastic Electronics

Hyuncheol Jeong


2nd Year Graduate Student - Chemical and Biological Engineering 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, 2012

Main Research Areas: MAPLE of Crystalline Polymers

Mary Burroughs


2nd Year Graduate Student - Chemical and Biological Engineering 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2012

Main Research Areas: Dynamics of Confined Polymers

Dane Christie


1st Year Graduate Student - Chemical and Biological Engineering 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, City College of New York, 2013

Main Research Areas: Dynamics of Confined Polymers

Mary, Kim and Flat Feynman at APS March Meeting 2014

Mary Kim and Feynman