People

Crosby Group

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Degree Information:

B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Virginia, 1996
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2000

Mailing Address:

Department of Polymer Science and Engineering
Room: A313, Conte Research Center
University of Massachusetts Amherst
120 Governors Drive
Amherst, MA 01003

Alfred J. Crosby

Email: crosby@mail.pse.umass.edu

 



Student


Dylan Barber
Student

Education:
BA, Chemistry, Williams College, 2015
Research Interests:
Mesoscale Materials Design

Contact:

dbarber@mail.pse.umass.edu

Office: A336

Christopher Barney
Student

Education:
BS, Materials Engineering, Purdue University West Lafayette, 2015
Research Interests:
Gel Mechanics

Contact:

barneyc@mail.pse.umass.edu

Office: A327

R. Konane Bay
Student

Education:
BS, Materials Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institution, 2014
Research Interests:
Thin Film Mechanics

Contact:

rkonanebay@gmail.com

Office: A330
Research Profile

Cynthia Bukowski
Student

Education:
BS, Chemical Eng, Worcester Polytechnic Inst, 2017
Research Interests:
Thin Film Mechanics

Contact:

cbukowski@mail.pse.umass.edu

Office: A330

Hongbo Fu
Student

Education:
BS, Macromolecular Mater, Fudan University Shanghai, 2017

Contact:

hongbofu@mail.pse.umass.edu

Office: A326
NONEHyemin Kim
Student

Education:
BS, , Seoul National University, 2018

Contact:

hyeminkim@mail.pse.umass.edu

Office: B412

Yongjin Kim
Student

Education:
MS, Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University, KOREA, 2006

Contact:

yongjinkim@mail.pse.umass.edu

Office: A327

Hannah Meeran
Student

Education:
B.Arch., Architecture, Pratt Institute, 2006
Research Interests:
Adhesion

Contact:

hannahmeeran@gmail.com

Office: A336

Cornelia Meissner
Student

Education:
, Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg-UniversitŠt Mainz, Germany,

Contact:

cmeissne@mail.pse.umass.edu

Office: A436

Demi Moed
Student

Education:
BS, Materials Science & Engineering, Univ Pennsylvania, 2018
Research Interests:
Wrinkled Surfaces and Mesoscale Ribbons

Contact:

dmoed@mail.pse.umass.edu

Office: A326

Meredith Taghon
Student

Education:
BS, Materials Science & Engineering, Rutgers U Rutgers College, 2016
Research Interests:
Adhesion and Cavitation Processes

Contact:

mtaghon@mail.pse.umass.edu

Office: A327

Postdoc


Chao Chen
PostDoc

Education:
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Harvard University, 2017
M.E., Solid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, 2010
B.S., Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, 2008
Research Interests:
Surface Morphology, Fracture Mechanics, Soft Materials

Contact:

chenchao@mail.pse.umass.edu

Office: A337

Keith Dusoe
Postdoc

Education:
Ph.D, Materials Science & Engineering, Univ. CT, 2018
Research Interests:
Small-scale Mechanical Behavior

Contact:

kdusoe@umass.edu

Xudong Liang
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Education:
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of California San Diego, 2018
ME, Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, 2013
BS, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Sun Yat-Sen Univeristy, 2010
Research Interests:
Mechanics of Soft Materials, Impulsive Deformation

Contact:

xliang@mail.pse.umass.edu

Office: A326

Hares Wahdat
postdoc

Education:
Ph.D, Chemistry, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany, 2019
Research Interests:
Formulation and Characterization of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

Contact:

hwahdat@umass.edu

Office: A327

Alumni

Michael Bartlett, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2013, Iowa State University
Katherine Best, M.S. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2007, Spirit AeroSystems
Derek Breid, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2012, Saint Vincent College
Kasey Campbell, M.S. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2016, Lehigh University
Edwin Chan, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2007, NIST
Yu Cheng Chen, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2015, DuPont Taiwan
Satyan Choudhary, M.S. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2014
Jun Cui, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2013, Infineum USA
Chelsea Davis, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2012, Purdue University
Yuri Ebata, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2013, W. L. Gore & Associates
Sami Fakhouri, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2015, Nike
Andrea Fortunato, M.S. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2010
Douglas Holmes, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2009, Boston University
Michael Imburgia, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2017, Exponent
Hyun Suk Kim, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2012, LG Chemical KOREA
Daniel King, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2015, Hokkaido University
Cheol Hee Lee, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2014, LG Chemical, KOREA
Jong-Young Lee, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2007, The Dow Chemical Company
Yujie Liu, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2015, Arkema
Samuel Pendergraph, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2014, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
Jonathan Pham, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2015, University of Kentucky
Charles Rand, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2008, The Dow Chemical Company
Shruti Rattan, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2018, Dow-DuPont
Marcos Reyes-Martinez, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2015, Princeton University
Kanchana Weerakoon, M.S. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2007, Intel Corporation
Minchao Zhang, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2017, Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Ltd, Hong Kong
Jessica Zimberlin Eastman, Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2009, Cantor Colburn LLP

Postdoc Alumni

Dinesh Chandra, Postdoc (2009 - 2011), The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Andrew Croll, Postdoc (2008 - 2010), North Dakota State University
Aline Delbos, Postdoc (2010 - 2011), IFPEN-Paris, France
Shelby Hutchens, Postdoc (2011 - 2012), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mark Ilton, Postdoc (2016 - 2018), Harvey Mudd College
Kyriaki Kalaitzidou, Postdoc (2006 - 2007), Georgia Institute of Technology
Santanu Kundu, Postdoc (2007 - 2009), Mississippi State University
Dong Yun Lee, Postdoc (2010 - 2012), Kyungpook National University
ChyaYan Liaw, Postdoc (2015 - 2016), New Jersey Institute of Technology
Guillaume Miquelard-Garnier, Postdoc (2008 - 2009), CNAM
Ying (Richard) Ying (Richard) , Postdoc (2013 - 2007), School Materials Science and Engineering at Sun Yat-sen Universi