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We are interested in applying the principles of soft materials science, device engineering, and applied chemistry (molecular engineering) to probe chemical and physical interactions at complex interfaces. Our group members focus on engineering responsive soft materials–polymers and emulsions–with bio-inspired functions for a wide range of applications in biomimicry, chemical and biosensors, and environmental monitoring.

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August 20, 2020

Baishali and Tyler passed their Chemical Engineering Qualifying Exams! Congrats to both Baishali and Tyler who are starting the second year of their Ph.D.! 

May 17, 2020

Suchol received the award for Outstanding Faculty at the Student Interface! This award was selected by the graduating class of 2020 in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering. 

May 16, 2020

Vivian completed her B.S. in chemical engineering! Vivian is the first member of our lab to graduate from the University of Arizona. After her internship at NXP Semiconductors this summer, she will continue at the University of Arizona to pursue her M.S. degree. Congrats Vivian!

Vivian graduation may 2020

May 12, 2020

Aakanksha was awarded the Sulzer Mines Scholarship! The Sulzer Mines Scholarship recognizes outstanding students in materials science, mining, and chemical engineering. Congratulations Aakanksha!  

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