Principal investigator

Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University

2137 Tech Dr, Catalysis 326


Graduate student (G1) 

Jinyue Dai 

Cornell University, MS in Mechanical Engineering

Co-advised with Sinan Keten

Focus area: Polymer physics and mechanics

Hobbies and interests: tennis, hiking, skiing, movies, cats…

2137 Tech Dr, Catalysis 318


Undergaduate student

Kevin Chen

Northwestern University, Senior in Mechanical Engineering with minors in Data Science and Environmental Policy

Field of focus/interests: aerospace propulsion, manufacturing, and soft material applications. 

Hobbies outside of school: rock climbing, drumming, music production, and photography. 

B111, 2145 Sheridan Rd


Undergaduate student

Angela Guan

Northwestern University, junior in Chemical Engineering and Clarinet performance, BS/MS in Materials Engineering

Focus area: Polymer applications

Extracurriculars: music composition, teaching, comedy art


Join our team!

We are looking for highly motivated researchers in broad areas of mechanical engineering, material science, polymer science, physics, chemistry, and/or biomedical engineering. Current openings are updated here.