THOMAS H. EPPS, III  (Director)

THOMAS H. EPPS, III (Director)

THOMAS AND KIPP GUTSHALL PROFESSOR

CBE/MSE

  • Biobased polymers from waste feedstocks
  • Ion-conducting, battery membranes
  • Stimuli-responsive polymer for drug delivery and gene therapy
  • Nanostructured thin films and coatings
  • Polymer/MOF composites

thepps@udel.edu             Epps Research Homepage

LASHANDA T.J. KORLEY (Associate Director)

LASHANDA T.J. KORLEY (Associate Director)

DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR

MSE/CBE

  • Hierarchical peptide polymer hybrids
  • New fiber manufacturing strategies for functional materials development
  • Responsive composites

lkorley@udel.edu              Korley Research Homepage

ANTONY N. BERIS

ANTONY N. BERIS

ARTHUR B. METZNER PROFESSOR

CBE

  • Analytical & numerical modeling of complex fluids
  • Simulation of polymer solutions & melts, turbulent flow, and free-surface flows with surfactants

beris@udel.edu 

ERIC D. BLOCH

ERIC D. BLOCH

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

CHEM

  • Small-Molecule Storage & Activation with Porous Molecules
  • Porous Liquids
  • Metal-Organic Materials for Aerosol Pulmonary Theranostics
  • Biomass Conversion with Metal-Organic Materials

edb@udel.edu
Bloch Research Homepage

DAVID BURRIS

DAVID BURRIS

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

ME

  • Interface Mechanics
  • Indentation & Characterization of Biphasic Materials
  • Surface & Interfacial Properties of Polymer Films & Coatings
  • Multiscale Friction & Adhesion
  • Ultra Low Wear Materials & Interfaces

dlburris@udel.edu
Burris Research Homepage

SAMBEETA DAS

SAMBEETA DAS

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

ME

  • Active Colloids and Self Assembly
  • Soft Matter Physics
  • Micro/NanoRobots
  • Tissue Engineering

samdas@udel.edu
Das Research Homepage

EMILY DAY

EMILY DAY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

BME

  • Nanomedicine
  • Gene Regulation
  • Photothermal Therapy
  • Biomimetic Drug Delivery Vehicles
  • Translational Cancer Research

emilyday@udel.edu
Day Research Homepage

CHARLES DHONG

CHARLES DHONG

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MSE/BME

  • Designing Tactile and Haptic Sensations
  • Dry and Wet Adhesion
  • Mechanical Forces at Polymer Interfaces and Thin Films
  • Devices for Measuring Mechanical Forces at the Mesoscale

cdhong@udel.edu
Dhong Rsearch Homepage

CATHERINE A. FROMEN

CATHERINE A. FROMEN

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

CBE

  • Pulmonary Drug Delivery & Immune Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • 3D Printing

cfromen@udel.edu
Fromen Research Homepage

ERIC M. FURST

ERIC M. FURST

PROFESSOR & DEPARTMENT CHAIR

CBE

  • Physics and chemistry underlying the behavior of colloidal, polymeric, biomolecular, and other “soft” materials
  • Development of novel experimental techniques, including optical tweezers, confocal microscopy, and passive and active microrheology

furst@udel.edu
Furst Research Homepage

ARTHI JAYARAMAN

ARTHI JAYARAMAN

CENTENNIAL TERM PROFESSOR

CBE/MSE

  • Molecular Modeling
  • Theory and Simulation
  • Polymers
  • Colloids
  • Biomaterials

arthij@udel.edu
Jayaraman Research Homepage

XINQIAO JIA

XINQIAO JIA

PROFESSOR

MSE

  • Polymeric Biomaterials
  • Bioorthogonal Chemistry
  • Drug Delivery
  • Tissue Engineering

xjia@udel.edu
Jia Research Homepage

LAURE KAYSER

LAURE KAYSER

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MSE/CHEM

  • Organic Electronics
  • Stimuli-responsive Polymers
  • Plastic Upcycling
  • Bioelectronics

lkayser@udel.edu
Kayser Research Homepage

KRISTI KIICK

KRISTI KIICK

BLUE & GOLD DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR

MSE

  • Biopolymer Design and Assembly
  • Bio-inspired Drug Delivery
  • Microstructured and Responsive Hydrogels
  • Biomaterials for Wound Healing, Musculoskeletal, and Cardiovascular Therapies

kiick@udel.edu
Kiick Research Homepage

APRIL M. KLOXIN

APRIL M. KLOXIN

CENTENNIAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

CBE/MSE

  • Biomaterials with Multi Scale Properties
  • Stimuli-responsive Materials
  • Controlled Multi-dimensional Cell Culture
  • Models of Disease and Regeneration
  • Therapeutic Delivery Strategies

akloxin@udel.edu
Kloxin Research Homepage

CHRISTOPHER J. KLOXIN

CHRISTOPHER J. KLOXIN

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

MSE/CBE

  • Monomer & Polymer Synthesis
  • Covalent Adaptable Networks
  • Self-healing Materials
  • Stimuli-responsive Polymers
  • Polymer Photochemistry

cjk@udel.edu
Kloxin Research Homepage

ABRAHAM M. LENHOFF

ABRAHAM M. LENHOFF

ALLAN P. COLBURN PROFESSOR

CBE

  • Applied Protein Biophysics
  • Protein Solution Thermodynamics & Phase Behavior
  • Protein Adsorption and Chromatography
  • Transport Phenomena

lenhoff@udel.edu
Lenhoff Research Homepage

EDWARD R. LYMAN

EDWARD R. LYMAN

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

PHYS/CHEM

  • Membrane Biophysics
  • Cell to Cell Signaling
  • Computational Spectroscopy
  • Biomolecular Simulation
  • Integrative Scattering for Soft Matter

elyman@udel.edu
Lyman Research Homepage

MICHAEL E. MACKAY

MICHAEL E. MACKAY

DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR

MSE/CBE

  • Nanotechnology
  • Coating & Surface Behavior
  • Rheology & Processing of Polymer Solutions, Melt & Suspensions
  • Polymer Crystallization
  • Self-assembly & Solar Cells
  • Additive Manufacture

mem@udel.edu

DAVID C. MARTIN

DAVID C. MARTIN

KARL W. & RENATE BÖER CHAIRED PROFESSOR

MSE

  • Conjugated Polymers
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Biomedical Devices
  • Electrochemistry

milty@udel.edu
Martin Research Homepage

BABATUNDE A. OGUNNAIKE

BABATUNDE A. OGUNNAIKE

WILLIAM L. FRIEND CHAIR

CBE/CBCB

  • Process Control
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Systems Biology
  • Applied Statistics

ogunnaike@udel.edu
Ogunnaike Research Homepage

DARRIN POCHAN

DARRIN POCHAN

PROFESSOR & DEPARTMENT CHAIR

MSE

  • Soft Matter
  • Self-assembly
  • Nanotechnology
  • Peptide Materials
  • Biomaterials

pochan@udel.edu
Pochan Research Homepage

AJAY K. PRASAD

AJAY K. PRASAD

ENGINEERING ALUMNI DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR & DEPARTMENT CHAIR

ME

  • Polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs) for hydrogen fuel cells, electrochemical compression, and desalination
  • Self-healing functionality for PEMs
  • Enhanced durability for PEMs with inorganic additives

prasad@udel.edu
Prasad Research Homepage

JOEL ROSENTHAL

JOEL ROSENTHAL

PROFESSOR AND ASSOCIATE CHAIR OF GRADUATE STUDIES & RESEARCH

CHEM

  • Electrosynthesis of Porous Materials and 3D Networks
  • Electochemical/photochemical Polymer Synthesis and Modification
  • Interfacial Properties of Films and Coatings at Electrified Surfaces
  • Modified Membranes for Electrochemical Devices
  • Assemblies for Delivery of Phototherapeutic Agents

joelr@udel.edu
Rosenthal Research Homepage

JOHN SLATER

JOHN SLATER

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

BME

  • Cell & Tissue Engineering
  • Microphysiological Systems
  • Biofabrication
  • Microenvironmental Engineering
  • Cancer Metastasis
  • Mechanotransduction Events in Physiological & Pathological Processes

jhslater@udel.edu
Slater Research Homepage

MILLICENT O. SULLIVAN

MILLICENT O. SULLIVAN

PROFESSOR & ASSOCIATE CHAIR

CBE

  • Intracellular Biologics Delivery
  • Polymer and Peptide Nanostructures
  • Regenerative Therapies
  • Targeted Drug Delivery

msullivan@udel.edu
Sullivan Research Homepage

NORMAN J. WAGNER

NORMAN J. WAGNER

UNIDEL ROBERT L. PIGFORD CHAIR

CBE/PHYS/BIOMS

  • Rheology
  • Neutron Scattering
  • Human Exploration of Space
  • Nanoscience

wagnernj@udel.edu
Wagner Research Homepage

DONALD A. WATSON

DONALD A. WATSON

PROFESSOR

CHEM

  • New chemical reactions
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Complex organic molecules

dawatson@udel.edu
D. Watson Research Homepage

 

MARY P. WATSON

MARY P. WATSON

PROFESSOR

CHEM

  • Homogeneous catalysis
  • New reagents for synthesis
  • Activation of strong bonds

mpwatson@udel.edu
M. Watson Research Homepage

 

YUSHAN YAN

YUSHAN YAN

HENRY B. DUPONT CHAIR

CBE

  • Ionically conducting polymer membranes
  • New monomers and polymers
  • Electrochemical energy devices including fuel cells and electrolyzers

yanys@udel.edu
Yan Research Homepage