Group Members




Current Members

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Khatcher O. Margossian

Research: Biological and medical applications of polymer physics

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

Email: kmargossian@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
Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering, UMass Amherst, USA

Email: jmahalik@umass.edu


Yu-Lin (Cynthia) Wang

Research: Rheology of polymer gel

Education:
B.S./M.S. in 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:
B.S. 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: Numerical studies of intrinsically disorderd proteins & collagen and thermal conductivity of polyethylene

Education:
5 year integrated B.S./M.S., IISER Pune
Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne, Germany
Postdoc, Dept. of Chemistry, Columbia University

Email: shibanandada@umass.edu
Tapas Singha

Research: Physics of melt polymer

Education:
M.Sc./Ph.D. in Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India

Email: tsingha@umass.edu


Samuel Hoover

Research: Coarse-grained simulations of polymers and machine learning

Education:
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Clarkson University

Email: samuelhoover@umass.edu
Zichen (Sherri) Jin

Research: Kinetics of polyelectrolytes

Education:
B.S. in Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Email: zjin@umass.edu

Alumni

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Sadhana Chalise
Di Jia
Uma Nudurupati
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