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I am from Orocovis, a small town at the geographical center of Puerto Rico.


Professor Ilona Kretzschmar

Nov 16, 2018 - 3:35 PM Conte A110/111

Chemical Engineering
City College of New York


New ‘Green’ Electronic Polymer-Based Films with Protein Nanowires

An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has produced a new class of electronic materials that may lead to a “green,” more sustainable future in biomedical and environmental sensing, say...

Hayward Group ~ Discovering the role of pre-stress in the mechanical stability of stacked conical sections

Collapsible dog bowls, bendable medical tubes and drinking straws all seem to work on a common principle, snapping into a variety of mechanically stable and useful states. Despite the many applications for such “designer matter”...

A new theory by Abhiram Reddy, Greg Grason et al., was recently published in PNAS

Formation of Frank–Kasper phases in soft matter systems confounds intuitive notions that equilibrium states achieve maximal symmetry, deriving from the conflict between symmetry of spherical domains and uniform space filling.  A new...

PSE ~ Awarded 3-year GAANN Funding

The U.S. Department of Education has recently awarded the Polymer Science and Engineering Department a three year Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant totaling $950,000.  The funds will be used by PSE to continue...

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Dissertation Defenses

Nov 20, 2018 - 2:00 PM
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Student Profile

I’m from Corpus Christi, Texas, a coastal city in South Texas.  In 2012, I graduated from Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)