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Soft Materials and Rheology Group People


Sachin Velankar  

previous degree:   Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, U. Delaware (1999) & B.S. Chemical Engineering (1993), Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

research area:   Polymers, interfaces, colloids, elastic instabilities, rheology

Derek Breid  

previous degree:   Ph.D. Polymer Science & Engineering, U. Massachusetts (2011) & B.S. Chemical Engineering (2005), U. Kansas.

research area:   Biomechanics of cephalopod papillae, swelling-induced folding

Sourav Chatterjee  

previous degree:   Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University(2011) & B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (2006)

research area:   Developing synthetic papillae and textured surfaces

Shailesh Nagarkar  

previous degree:   Ph.D. Biochemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (2010), MSc Polymer Science 2000, B.Sc. Chemistry (1998).

research area:   Interfacial particles in polymer blends

Jiani Niu

previous degree:   B.S. Fiber and finishing technology(2010), Donghua University, China.

research area:   Buckling of films on viscous substrates 

Shu-che (Patrick) Peng  

previous degree:   B.S. Chemical Engineering(2008), National ChengKung University, Taiwan.

research area:   Polymer melt microfluidics 

Rachmadian (Doni) Wulandana  

previous degree:   Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering(2003), University of Pittsburgh & B.S. (1992) Civil Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia.

research area:   Numerical simulations of elastic instabilities

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