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Alumni Profile

I was a PSE graduate student twenty years ago working on polymer surfaces and thin films in Tom McCarthy’s research group.  Over the year


Dr. Laura Bradley

Jan 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM Conte A110/111

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Sujit Datta

Jan 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM Conte A110/111

Department of Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology

Soft Materials in Complex Environments: From Porous Rocks to the Gut


Al Crosby Leads a Group to Study Cavitation Damage in Soft Tissues and Gels

By means of a new, four-year, $2.6 million grant from the Office of Naval Research,​ a team of researchers lead by Al Crosby have formed “CAVITATE.” This group aims to study cavitation, the sudden expansion of bubbles in a material and...

Sarah Ward ~ 2016 Santos Go Award recipient

Sarah Ward of the Emrick Group received the 2016 Santos Go Award. This award is given to the most outstanding second year PSE student as judged by scholarly accomplishments accrued during the previous academic year. 

Thiol-Ene Step-Growth as a Versatile Route to Functional Polymer

A communication by Joel M. Sarapas and Gregory N. Tew published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

M. Muthukumar proposes New Law to Accurately Measure Charged Macromolecules

M. Muthukumar has recently published an article in an online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Dissertation Defenses

Feb 16, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Mar 30, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Student Profile

Minchao Zhang grew up in Tianjin, China. She received her B.S. in Chemistry from Nankai University in 2008. She also earned her M.S.