Name Degree Year Thesis Currently or Last Known
Rosanna M. Lim PhD ChE 2016 Attachment of Polyelectrolyte Multilayers to Cells and the Implications on Cell Behavior A.T. Kearney. New York, NY.
Justin A. Kleingartner PhD ChE 2015 Dynamic Wetting of Soft Materials and Applications of Dynamic Tensiometry LiquiGlide, Inc. Cambridge, MA.
Siddarth Srinivasan PhD ChE 2015 Exploring Plastron Stability and Fluid Friction Reduction on Robust Micro-Textured Non-Wetting Surfaces Postdoc, SEAS, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.
Jonathan Gilbert PhD ChE 2014 Biomedical Applications of Nanostructured Polymer Thin Films SQZ Biotech. Cambridge, MA.
Hyomin Lee PhD ChE 2014 Poly(vinylalcohol) Based Hydrogen-Bonded Multilayers Postdoc, SEAS, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.
Shreerang S. Chhatre PhD ChE 2012 Designing Liquid Repellent Surfaces for Fabrics, Feathers and Fog Exxon Mobil. Houston, TX.
Jesus O. Guardado SB DMSE 2011 Correlating Feather Structure, Wettability and Robustness with Ecological Behavior of Aquatic Birds Graduate Student, Stanford. Palo Alto, CA.
Jonathan DeRocher PhD ChE 2011 Layer-by-Layer Assembly in Confined Geometries Dow Chemicals. Philadelphia, PA.
Wui Siew Tan PhD DMSE 2011 Strategies for Incorporating Functional Block Copolymers into Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Coatings Agency for Science, Technology and Research. Singapore.
Khek-Khiang Gary Chia PhD ChE 2011 Stimuli-Responsive Nanotube Arrays Merck. Kenilworth, NJ.
Al Swiston PhD DMSE 2010 Functional “Backpacks” for Cellular Engineering MIT Lincoln Lab. Lexington, MA.
Zekeriyya Gemici PhD-CEP ChE 2010 Effects and applications of capillary condensation in ultrathin nanoparticle assemblies McKinsey. UAE.
Andrew Miller PhD ChE 2008 Amphiphilic block copolymer micelles: creation of functional nanocavities and their use as nanocontainers for controlled release PureTech Ventures. Boston, MA.
Ryan Bennett PhD ChE 2007 Block copolymer micellar thin films as templates for the production of tunable organic nanocluster arrays and their applications Boston Consulting Group. Chicago, IL.
Ben Wang PhD ChE 2007 Rheological and morphological characterization of hierarchically nanostructured materials Chimera Bioengineering.
Sharon Soong PhD ChE 2007 Rate-dependent deformation behavior of POSS-filled and plasticized PVC Rogers Corp. Rogers, CT.
Daeyeon Lee PhD ChE 2007 Fundamental studies of polyelectrolyte multilayer films: optical, mechanical, and lithographic property control Associate Professor, ChemE, U Penn. Philadelphia, PA
Adam Nolte PhD DMSE 2007 Surface engineering using layer-by-layer assembly of pH-sensitive polymers and nanocomposites Associate Professor & Dept. Head, ChemE, Rose-Hulman. Terra Haute, IN
Roger Aronow PhD ChE 2006 Toughening mechanisms in composites of miscible polymer blends and rigid filler particles Vorbeck Materials. Jessup, MD.
Heejae Kim PhD DMSE 2005 New polymeric biomaterial interfaces for biosensor applications Samsung SDI. South Korea.
Ed Kopesky PhD ChE 2005 Thermomechanical properties of polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane- poly(methyl methacrylate) nanocomposites Boston Scientific. Maple Grove, MN.
Michelle Poliskie PhD DMSE 2005 Deformation induced molecular behavior of Cis 1,4-polyisoprene and its nanocomposites monitored by solid-state NMR NuSil. Carpinteria, CA
Prem Pavoor PhD-CEP ChE 2004 Tribological and mechanical characterization of polyelectrolyte multilayer nanoassemblies Eight Roads (Fidelity Growth Partners). Mumbai, India.
Yonathan S. Thio PhD ChE 2003 Toughening mechanisms in polypropylene filled with rigid particles Lecturer, ChBE, Georgia Tech. Atlanta, GA.
Jeff I. Abes PhD ChE 2003 Selective Growth of Magnetic Nanoparticles in Domains of Block Copolymer Films, and in Polyelectrolyte Multilayers Los Alamos National Laboratory. Los Alamos, NM.
Tom C. Wang PhD ChE 2002 Polyelectrolyte Multilayers as Nanostructured Templates for Inorganic Synthesis Chief International Officer, AAAS. Washington DC.
Yot Boontongkong PhD DMSE 2002 Templated aqueous syntheses of inorganics within carboxyl-containing block copolymer domains National Metal and Materials Technology Center. Klong Luang, Thailand.
Cansu Tunca MS ChE 2001 Toughening of polymers with rigid particles: theoretical modeling of particle clusters Oasis Medikal. Ankara, Turkey
Leslie S.S. Loo PhD ChE 2000 Nuclear magnetic resonance of deforming nylon Associate Professor, Singapore Institute of Technology. Singapore.
Randall T. Myers PhD ChE 1999 Grains and grain boundaries in lamellar styrene-butadiene block copolymers Celanese Engineered Materials.
Alice (Man) Leung PhD DMSE 1999 Synthesis and characterization of ring-opening metathesis polymers with pendant carborane groups: designing a cesium binding material BBN. Cambridge, MA.
Jason Gratt PhD DMSE 1999 Block copolymers containing charge transport groups and semiconductor nanoclusters: synthesis, characterization, and optoelectronic applications Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Cambridge, MA.
Ravindra Kane PhD ChE 1998 Characterization and technical studies of semiconductor nanoclusters synthesized within polymer films Professor, ChBE, Georgia Tech. Atlanta, GA.
Russell T. Clay PhD ChE 1997 Synthesis and characterization of block copolymers containing metal nanoclusters Exxon Mobil.
Jane F. (Ciebien) Hortelano PhD ChE 1997 Catalytic properties of palladium nanocluster synthesized within microphase-separated diblock copolymers U. Wisconsin. Waukesha, WI.
Byeonghyeok Sohn PhD ME 1996 Block copolymers containing silver and iron oxide nanoclusters for electrical and magnetic applications Professor, Chemistry, Seoul National University. Seoul, S. Korea.
Colleen A. Vandevoorde PhD ChE 1996 Amphiphilic star polymers as solubilizing agents for environmental separations Catholic Academy. Sunnyvale, CA.
Orhun K. Muratoglu PhD DMSE 1995 Toughening and fracture mechanisms of rubber modified polyamides Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA.
Uchu Mukai ScD DMSE 1995 Mechanical properties of PDMS-nylon-6 diblock copolymer and its blends with homo nylon-6 Bridgestone Tire and Rubber Co. Tokyo, Japan.
Peter Kofinas PhD DMSE 1994 Shear induced morphology of semicrystalline block copolymers Professor and Assoc. Dean, BioE, Univ. of Maryland. College Park, MD.
Paul F. Nealey PhD ChE 1994 Diffusion of diluents in glassy polymers Professor, Institute for Molecular Engineering, U. Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Stephen H. Spiegelberg PhD ChE 1993 Probing the limits of toughening by diluent-induced localized plasticization in polymer blends Cambridge Polymer Group. Boston, MA
Gordon S.W. Craig PhD ChE 1993 Synthesis and characterization of block copolymers containing polyenes, polyacetylene, or metal nanoclusters Consulting Science Editor, U. Chicago.
Vishak Sankaran PhD ChE 1993 Characterization of semiconductor quantum clusters synthesized within microphase separated block copolymers VP/GM, Craftsman and DieHard. Chicago, IL.
Randall S. Saunders PhD ChE 1992 Synthesis of ring opening metathesis polymerization diblock copolymers for electrical and separations applications Deceased (1999).
David H. Rein PhD ChE 1992 The control of gas transport in heterogeneous polymer systems Optometrist. Lawrence, MA.
Anuj Bellare PhD ChE 1992 Deformation induced texture development in poly(ethylene terephthalate) Director, Orthopedic Nanotechnology Lab, Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA.
Moira M. Nir PhD ChE 1991 Blend of crystallizable polybutadiene isomers: compatibilization by addition of amorphous diblock copolymer Tosaf Compounds. Israel.
Konstadinos C. Douzinas PhD ChE 1991 Synthesis and morphology of a semi-crystalline diblock copolymer of (ethylene-co-butylene)-b-(ethylethylene) Covestro. Leverkusen, Germany.
Luigi A. Cazzaniga PhD ChE 1991 Synthesis and morphology of isotactic polystyrene-polybutadiene diblock copolymers and blends Practical Automation ALINABAL Group. Milford, CT.
Julia K.A. Rakestraw PhD ChE 1990 Deformation behavior of a model semi-crystalline polymer: studies of isotactic polystyrene DuPont. Lewisburg, PA
Jeffrey J. Csernica PhD ChE 1989 Gas permeation in block copolymer films Professor, ChemE, Bucknell University. Lewisburg, PA.
Cary A. Veith PhD ChE 1989 New siloxane – nylon-6 diblock copolymers for emulsification and toughening of blends Esprix Technologies. Sarasota, FL.
Pao-Luo P. Cheng ScD DMSE 1988 Chain behavior of block copolymer and homopolymer blends in microphase-separated material
Julia A. DiCorleto PhD ChE 1987 Physical aging and craze growth behavior of diblock copolymers Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics. Worcester, MA.
Michael A. Drzewinski ScD DMSE 1986 The structure-properties of a model set of crystalline block copolymer – homopolymer blends Vertellus. Ledgewood, NJ.
Ih-Houng Loh ScD DMSE 1985 Low temperature plasma surface treatment of polymers and fillers AST Products. Chutung, Taiwan.
David M. Gunn MS ChE 1984 Pseudofluorination of polymer surfaces using freon gases Beck Redden LLP. Houston, TX
Chris E. Schwier ScD ChE 1984 Crazing and large deformation behavior in a model set of polystyrene/polybutadiene diblock copolymers Ascend Performance Materials. Pensacola, FL.
John L. Thiele ScD ChE 1983 Non-isothermal viscoelasticity of carbon-filled elastomers 3M
George A. Corbin ScD ChE 1983 Surface fluorination of polymers in a glow discharge plasma Solvay Specialty Polymers. Alpharetta, GA
Mark A. Hartney MS ChE 1983 The homogenization of homopolymer blends through addition of diblock polymers SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Menlo Park, CA
Frank S. Bates ScD ChE 1982 An investigation of structure and properties in a model set of diblock copolymer-homopolymer blends Professor, CEMS, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. MN
Jose M. Torradas PhD ChE 1982 Structure and properties of rubbery diblock copolymers and polymer blends containing 1,2-polybutadiene DuPont. Wilmington, DE.
Madhu Anand ScD ChE 1981 Surface fluorination in fluorine cold plasmas Halide Group, Inc. Allentown, PA
Cherng-Chiao Wu ScD ChE 1981 An investigation of the volumetric response of polymers to sudden temperature and pressure changes near glass transition temperature Taiwan Electronic Packaging Co. Taiwan
David E. Wilfong MS ChE 1981 The morphology and large deformation behavior of 1,2- and 1,4-polybutadiene blends and corresponding diblock copolymers Domestic Fabrics & Blankets. Kinston, NC
Siu-Ching D. Lui MS ChE 1980 Characterization of carbon fillers and filled elastomers Honeywell Aerospace.
Kenji Yasuda PhD ChE 1979 Investigation of the analogies between viscometric and linear viscoelastic properties of polystyrene fluids Retired. Oji Paper Co. Tokyo, Japan.
Bruce S. Yarmoska MS ChE 1979 A rheological study of paper-coating vinyl resins Phillips 66. Linden, NJ.
Linda E. (Gouse) Sweeney MS ChE 1979 Large deformation behavior and thermomechanical analysis of polystyrene interpenetrating polymer networks Hi-Desert Medical Center. Joshua Tree, CA.
Richard W. Baird MS ChE 1979 Enhancement of resistance of polyethylene to seawater-promoted degradation by surface modification
Bor Zheng B. Jang MS DMSE 1979 Crazing in heterogeneous polymers Nanotek and Angstron Materials. OH
Alice E. Cowan MS ChE 1979 Extensional viscosity of polyethylene and polystyrene melts
Alonso R. Ramos Vaca ScD ChE 1978 Physical properties and morphology of blends of polyisoprene and polybutadiene with corresponding diblock copolymers Grupo Siga. TCI. DESEC. Mexico
James M. Caruthers PhD ChE 1977 Thermorheological properties of carbon black filled elastomers Professor, ChemE, Purdue Univ. West Lafayette, IN.
Douglas B. McKillip MS ChE 1977 A relationship between thermoelasticity and reinforcement in carbon-black-filled elastomers A10 Networks. Philadelphia, PA.
Frank R. Graziano MS ChE 1977 The rheology of carbon black pastes A.I. Root Candle Company. Medina, OH.
Mary J. Garry MS ChE 1977 Polymer surface modification using a surfactant adsorption technique
Philip G. Hampton MS ChE 1977 Dynamic mechanical properties of network polymers Haynes and Boone, LLP. Washington DC.
Julio A. Beltrán Morelos MS ChE 1977 Synthesis and characterization of rubber-modified polystyrenes with varying rubber content and diene microstructures AJE. Mexico.
Yoshikatsu Sawada MS ChE 1976 Mechanical properties of thermorheologically complex material
Stephen D. Severson MS ChE 1976 Dynamic mechanical properties of poly(dimethylsiloxane) networks crosslinked at varied degrees of dilution Okemo Mountain School. Ludlow, VT.
Mark Chen MS CEP-ChE 1975 The influence of molecular weight on the large deformation behavior of SBS triblock copolymer elastomers. Dept. of Env. Quality, State of Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, OK.