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Structural Mechanics of Soft Materials
Interfacial bonding between similar and dissimilar 3D printed materials.
Ultra-light \ ultra-tough polymer-metal layered structures.
Bonding and delamination in soft and flexible structures.
Transient materials and electronic devices.

Collaborators:
Prof. Kira Barton, University of Michigan
Prof. Gap Kim, Iowa State University Mechanics_of_Materials.html
Electronic and Ionic Materials and Devices
Soft and flexible electronics.
Transient electronics.
Ionic electroactive polymer devices (actuators).
Physics of ion transport in nano-porous polymeric structures.
Charge transfer in conjugated polymer systems.

Collaborators:
Prof. James R. Heflin, Virginia Tech
Prof. Abbas Kouzani, Deakin University (Australia)Electronic_and_Ionc_Materials.html
Biopolymers and Biocomposites 
Bio-based alternatives for petroleum driven polymers.
Controlled degradation of biocompatible biopolymers.

Collaborators:
Prof. David Grewell, Iowa State University
Prof. Michael W. Cho, Iowa State UniversityBiopolymers_and_Biocomposites.html
Materials Design for Advanced Functionalities
Rational design of multifunctional polymer-based phase change
 materials.
Phase changing ionene materials.
Strain induced phase separation in nanoparticle-doped semicrystalline 
block ionene polymer systems.

Collaborators:
Prof. Matthew Green, Arizona State University
Prof. Lisa Hall, Ohio State UniversityMaterials_Design.html