Research Projects

Chose projects from over 13 faculty research groups and work as an independent research student alongside Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers in the University of Delaware’s Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Materials Science, and Biomedical Engineering departments. Core research themes of the REU include solar energy, biomass conversion, thermoelectrics, fuel cells, and bio-inspired materials.

"Blood Rheology: Measurements and Connection to Physiology"
(Norm Wagner / Antony Beris)

"Polymer hydroxide exchange membrane casting and characterization"
(Yushan Yan)
"Hydroxide exchange membrane electrolyzers for water splitting"
(Yushan Yan)
"Dynamics and mechanisms of surface mediated peptide and protein aggregation"
(Chris Roberts / Kristi Kiick / Eric Furst)
"Selective Dehydration of Lactic Acid for Renewable Acrylic Acid Product on Cation Modified Zeolites"
(Bingjun Xu)
"Semiconductor photon upconversion nanoparticles for renewable energy harvesting and drug delivery"
(Matthew Doty)
"Phononic metamaterials assembled from colloidal building blocks"
(Eric Furst)
"Characterization of electronic and photonic nanomaterials"
(Joshua Zide)
"Peptide Synthesis and Assembly"
(Chris Kloxin)
"Synthetic Nucleic Acid Synthesis and Characterization"
(Chris Kloxin)
"Molecular simulation studies to understand effects of polymer architecture on structure and thermodynamics in polymer solutions"
(Arthi Jayaraman)

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