Group Members




Current Members

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Hamidreza Shojaei

Research: The theoretical investigation of translocation of a vesicle through a single pore and the theory of complexation of polyelectrolytes onto curved surfaces

Education: BS in Physics, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Iran / MSc in Physics, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

Email: hshojaei@physics.umass.edu
Zachary Dell

Research: Theoretical investigations of: polymers under confinement, translocation of DNA, and static and dynamic properties of soft matter

Education: PhD in physics and MS in Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign/ BS in Physics, Rochester Institute of Technology

Email: zdell@polysci.umass.edu


Ining Jou (Amy)

Research: Biomolecule sensing/separation using solid state nanopore, Translocation of polymers through nanopores

Education: PhD in Physics, Clarkson University

Email: ijou@umass.edu
Sabin Adhikari

Research: Theory of polymer crystallization, Thermodynamic Behavior of charged polymeric systems

Education: Masters in Physics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Email: sadhikar@physics.umass.edu


Di Jia

Research: Dynamics of protein aggregation process, phase separation and crystallization of charged macromolecules.

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

Email: djia@mail.pse.umass.edu
Prabhat Tripathi

Research: Polyelectrolyte complexation inside a nanopore

Education: Integrated MSc in Chemistry, ISM-Dhanbad, India

Email: ptripathi@umass.edu


Kiran Subramanlam Iyer

Research: Crystallization of polymer chains

Education: B.Chem.Engg., Institute of Chemical Techology, Mumbai, India

Email: kiransubrama@umass.edu
Sadhana Chalise

Research: Adsorption of polyzwitterions on charged surface, Polymer translocation through nanopores

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
Xiaoshuang (June) Wei

Research: Polyelectrolyte and charge conduction in polymer materials

Education: BS in Polymer Science, Zhejing University, China

Email: wei@mail.pse.umass.edu


Kateryna Khairulina

Research: Kinetics of polyelectrolyte complexation for gene delivery

Education: PhD in Bioengineering, University of Tokyo

Email: kkhairulina@umass.edu



Alumni

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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