Members

Front row (L-R): Janghoon Park, Wenhao Li, David Leonardo Gonzalez Arellano, Aditi Naik, Gayathri Kopanati, Xiyu Hu, Hsin-Jung Yu, Sravya Nuguri, Atsushi Ikoma
Back row (L-R): Benjamin Yavitt, Vincent Einck, Uzodinma Okoroanyanwu, Yiliang Zhou, Feyza Dundar, Yuying Tang, Irene Howell, Hua-Feng Fei, Jacobo Morere Rodriguez, Jim Watkins
(2018 Spring)
 

Students

Wenhao Li
Student
Education: BS, Polymer Materials & Engineering, Tsinghua University, CHINA, 2014 
Research Interests: Selective deposition of metal oxides on polymer pre-patterned substrates and fabrication of novel microelectronic devices
Office: A233
 
Gayathri Kopanati
Student
Education: BS, Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, 2012
MS, Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, 2015 
Research Interests: Amorphous-Crystalline Brush Block Copolymers: Phase Behaviors and Nanocomposite Design
Office: A233
 
Xiyu Hu
Student
Education: BS, Polymer Materials, Jilin University, 2016 
Research Interests: Fabrication of electromagnetic absorption materials by using polymer/carbon based composites. 
Office: A236
 
Vincent Einck
Student
Education: BS, Chemistry, Univ Mass Amherst, 2015
MS, Chemistry, Univ Calif Los Angeles, 2016 
Research Interests: Nanoimprint lithography of inorganic and composite materials for optical, antimicrobial, and self cleaning applications.
Office: A220
 
Sravya Nuguri
Student
Education: BS, Polymer Engineering and Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology - Mumbai, 2017
Research Interests: Brush Block Copolymer Morphology, Nanoimprint Lithography
Office: A234
 
Hsin-Jung Yu
Student
Education: BS, Materials Science, Pennsylvania St Univ Univ Prk, 2017  
Research Interests: mesoporous structure functionalized with inorganic material
Office: A433
 
Ayush Bhardwaj
Student
Education: BS, Polymer and Process Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology - Roorkee, 2018
Office: B412
 
 

Visitors

Atsushi Ikoma
Visitor
Office: A232
 
 

Postdocs

Hua-Feng Fei
Postdoc
Education: Ph.D, Polymer Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, 2016 
Research Interests: Controlled synthesis and phase behavior of well-defined bottle brush block copolymers (BBCPs), as well as the application in nanocomposites and porous materials
Contact: hfei@umass.edu
Office: A236
 
Jacobo Morere Rodriguez
Postdoc
Education: PhD in Chemistry, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2015
Research Interests: Supercritical fluids, supported nanoparticles, porous materials and surface modification  
Office: A232
 
 

Research Staff

Yuying Tang
Senior Research Fellow
Education: BS, Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1984
MS, Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1987
PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994 
Research Interests: Roll-to-roll processing of polymers and composite materials, roll-to-roll nanoimprinting of flexible electronics and biomedical devices.
Office: A230
 
Uzodinma Okoroanyanwu
Research Associate Professor A
Education: Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin, 1997.
Research Interests: Printed, flexible, & wearable electronics; lithographic patterning; electrochemical sensors; electrochemical energy storage
Office: A237
 
MaryAnn Mish
Business and Administrative Manager
Office: A610
 
 

Alumni

Benjamin Yavitt, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2018, Stony Brook University
Yiliang Zhou, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2018, Apple Inc.
Aditi Naik, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2018, Saint Gobain
Feyza Dundar, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2018, Dow Chemical
Irene Howell, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2018
Shengkai Li, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2017, Lam Research
Yue Gai, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2017, Exponent. Inc
Cheng Li, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2016, 3M Company
Rohit Kothari, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2016, Micron Technology, Inc.
Nicholas Colella, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2016, Harvard University
Li Yao, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2014, 3M
Xinyu Wang, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2014, Benjamin Moore and Co.
Michael Beaulieu, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2013, Bridgestone Americas
Christopher Ziegler, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2012, SABIC Innovative Plastics
Eunyoung You, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2012, Samsung SDI
Alvin Romang, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2012, Intel Corporation
Daniel Miranda, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2012, Penn State University
Xue Cai, M.S. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2012
Nicholas Hendricks, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2012, CSEM
Yuanlong Zhao, M.S. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2011, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Vikram Daga, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2011, SABIC Innovative Plastics
Curran Chandler, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2011, Intel Corporation
Christos Karanikas, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2009, Nike
Sivakumar Nagarajan, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2008, Intel Corporation
Eric Anderson, M.S. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2008, Intel
David Hess, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2007, InnoSense LLC
Katherine Best, M.S. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2007, Spirit AeroSystems
James Sievert, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2006, Syngenta Crop Protection
Xiaoying Shan, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2006, BASF Polyurethane Specialties (China) Ltd.
Yinfeng Zong, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2005, Phenomenex
Pai Rajaram, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2005, Intel
Timothy Francis, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2005, BASF SE Germany
Ephrem Hunde, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2004, FDA
Scott Fisher, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2004, SABIC Innovative Plastics
Ravi Gupta, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2003, W.L. Gore & Associates
Bryan Vogt, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2003, The University of Akron
Garth Brown, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2002, Columbian Chemicals Company
Vijay Ramachandra Rao, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2001, Lam Research
Jason Blackburn, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2001, Emerson Electric Co.
 
 

Postdoc Alumni

Janghoon Park, Postdoc (2017 - 2019), National Renewable Energy Laboratory
David Leonardo Gonzales-Arellano, Postdoc (2014 - 2018), PPG Industries
Dong-Po Song, Postdoc (2012 - 2017), Tianjin University
Ozlem Usluer, Postdoc (2015 - 2016), Necmettin Erbakan Üniversitesi
Gang Qian, Postdoc (2012 - 2014), University of Minnesota
Adam O'neil, Postdoc (2013 - 2017), Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Guanghao Lu, Postdoc (2013 - 2014), Xi'an Jiaotong University
Hongtao Zhang, Postdoc (2012 - 2014), Frank Zhang Media Lab
Ying Lin, Postdoc (2009 - 2014), 3M
Jayanta Baral, Postdoc (2012 - 2014)
Qingshuo Wei, Postdoc (2010 - 2012), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Daniel Miranda, Postdoc (2012 - 2012), Penn State University
Hao Zhang, Postdoc (2011 - 2011)
David Mesguich, Postdoc (2010 - 2011), Université Toulouse III
John Ell, Postdoc (2008 - 2010), The Dow Chemical Company
Radha Rani Vippagunta, Postdoc (2006 - gone)
 

 

Past group photos

2015 Fall

 

2013 Fall

 

2013 Spring

 

2011 Spring

 

2009 Spring