Group Members




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Di Jia

Research: Dynamics of charged polymers in both hydrgel and solutions, Dielectric relaxation and transportation of the counterions in the hydrogel.

Education: BS in Polymer Science, Beijing University of Chemical Technology/ Ph.D. in Polymer Physics and Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Email: djia@mail.pse.umass.edu
Jyoti Prakash Mahalik

Research: DNA Translocation and Polyelectrolyte Physics

Education: B. Tech in Chemical Engg, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India/M.E. in Chemical Engg, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India/PhD in Polymer Science and Engineering, Umass, Amherst, USA

Email: jmahalik@umass.edu


Sadhana Chalise

Research: Kinetic and equilibrium behavior of polyelectrolyte complexes .

Education: BS in Physics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal / MS in Physics, University of Trieste, Italy

Email: schalise@mail.pse.umass.edu
Uma Nudurupati

Research: Vision Physics

Education: Integrated MSc (5 years) in Chemistry from University of Hyderabad, India.

Email: unudurupati@umass.edu


Khatcher O. Margossian

Research: Biological and medical applications of polymer physics

Education: S.B., Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, University of Chicago/ M.D. Candidate, Rush University Medical Center

Email: kmargossian@mail.pse.umass.edu
Yu-Lin (Cynthia) Wang

Research: Rheology of polymer gel

Education: Bachelor's and Masters degree from Material Science & Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science & Technology

Email: yulwang@mail.pse.umass.edu


Siao Fong Li

Research: Polyelectrolyte gel

Education: B.S. in Physics, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan/M.S. in Physics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Email: siaofongli@umass.edu
Kuo Chen

Research: Dynamics of polyelectrolyte under confinement

Education: BS in Chemical Engineering and Technology, Wuhan Institute of Technology/ Ph.D. in polymer chemistry and physics, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science

Email: kuochen@umass.edu


Xuhong Chen

Research: Vision Physics

Education: B.S. in Chemistry, Institute for Advanced Study, Shenzhen

Email: xuhongchen@mail.pse.umass.edu
Shibananda Das

Research: Coarse-grained simulations of intrisically disordered proteins

Education: B.S./M.S. IISER Pune/Ph.D. University of Cologne, Germany

Email: shibanandada@umass.edu


Tapas Singha

Research: Physics of active charged matter

Education: M.S./Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India

Email: tsingha@umass.edu



Alumni

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Kiran Subramaniam Iyer
Zachary Dell
Sabin Adhikari
Kateryna Khairulina
Ining Jou (Amy)
Prabhat Tripathi
Hamidreza Shojaei
Michael Leaf
Svetlana Morozova
Debasish Mondal
Harsh Katkar
Anand Rahalkar
Ning Ouyang
Byoung-Jin Jeon
Jyoti Prakash Mahalik
Awaneesh Singh
Mithun Kumar Mitra
Homin Shin
Deniz Elizabeth Civay
Alexander Eliseev
Sami Fakhouri
Jing Hua
Mark Kelly
Stephen Mirigian
Benjamin Mohr
Clay Pearson
Bo Peng
Yanbo Wang
Arnout Boelens
Buddhapriya Chakrabarti
Arindam Kundagrami
Ajay Panwar
Xinhang Xu
Nivaskumar Ramaswamy
Erica Saltzman
Rajeev Kumar
Chiu Tai Andrew Wong
Chris Forrey
Jessica L. McCoy
Abhijit Sarkar
Joe McNamara
Sonoko Kanai
Chung Yin Kong
B. Ashok
Bernhard Fischer
Kingshuk Ghosh
Mike Pollard
Chester Liu
Dirk Petera
Friedel vonGoeler
Jonathan Zissu
Lars Kielhorn
Lee Rockford
Vivek Prabhu
Paul Welch
Radu Mondescu
Yvonne Akpalu
Chilun Lee
Manoj Chellamuthu
Deniz Kaya
Ryan Murphy
Zhaoyang Ou
Joanna Pool
Jiafang Wang
Vladimir Belyi
Gustavo Carri
Shulan Liu
Sunil P. Singh
Gustavo Epalza-Sanchez