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Alumni Profile

I have been a professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at the University of Maryland since 1992.


Maria Santore & Bing Fang ~ 2018 Patent US 9,920,353

Investigators in the Santore lab have patented a multifunctional platform that can selectively capture bacteria from a complex fluid (such as food or blood) and, after a period of minutes to hours during which the bacteria could be...

Alexa Kuenstler ~ DPOLY Poster Award Winner

Alexa Kuenstler received the 3rd prize in the DPOLY poster competition at the recent APS March Meeting in Los Angeles for her poster entitled “Liquid Crystal Elastomer Nanocomposites for Dynamic Optical Materials.”


Ryan Hayward ~ 7.5M in ONR Funding for Photomechanical Materials Research

The Office of Naval Research has awarded Hayward as lead investigator and a team of researchers at UMass Amherst, the University of California, Riverside, Stanford University, the University of California, Santa Barbara, Kent State...

Laura Bradley - 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award

Professor Laura Bradley received the 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award for her work developing "Universal Encapsulants: Depletant-Meditated Self-Assembly of Clickable Capsules."

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Student Profile

I was born in Rochester, NY then moved to Alpharetta, GA and lived there throughout grade school.  After graduating from high school in 2