Sottos Group Members

Professor Nancy Sottos
Prof. Nancy Sottos
Ph.D.: Univ. of Delaware, 1991

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Dr. Ömer Özgür Çapraz
Ph.D.: Iowa State University, 2014
Research: Mechanics of lithium-ion battery electrodes, anti-corrosion, curvature measurements

Dr. Kailash Jajam
Ph.D.: Auburn University, 2013
Research: Experimental mechanics, Dynamic failure

Dr. Wenle Li
Ph.D.: Virginia Tech, 2012
Research: Smart Coatings, Autonomous Damage Indication

Dr. Oya Okman
Ph.D.: Columbia University, 2012
Research: Self healing in Li-ion battery electrodes, thin film mechanics, porous materials

Dr. Chan Woo Park
Ph.D.:
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 2012
Research:
Microencapsulation

Dr. Jason Patrick
Ph.D.: University of Illinois, 2014
Research: Self-healing and Self-sensing structural composites

Graduate Research Assistants

Thu Doan
B.S.: Chemistry and Biology, University of New Mexico, 2012
Research: Self-healing Composites

Mayank Garg
B.S.: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2014
Research: Autonomous self healing, Microvascular networks

Tony Griffin
B.S.:
University of Illinois, 2013
Research:
Reconfigurable electronic devices

Amanda Jones
B.S.:
University of Tulsa, 2009
Research:
Interfacial Healing

Elizabeth Jones
B.S.: Univesity of Illinois, 2009
M.S.: University of Illinois, 2011
Research: Mechanics of lithium-ion battery electrodes

Sen Kang
B.S.:
Shanghai Jiaotong University, 2006
M.S.: Shanghai Jiaotong University, 2009
Research: Self-Healing Li Battery

Taeann Kim
B.S.: Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, 2008
M.S.: Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, 2010
Research: Mechanochemistry

Brett Krull
B.S.:
Iowa State University, 2007
Research: Regeneration and Remodeling of Composite Materials

Andrew Lauer
B.S.: Materials Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2014
Research: Carbon Fiber Composites, Self-Healing

Jaejun Lee
B.S.:
Hanyang University, 2010
M.S.: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 2012
Research: Mechanochemistry

Tae Wook Lim
B.S.:
Seoul National University, 2005
M.S.: Seoul National University, 2007
Research: Self-healing battery materials

Christopher Matthews
B.S.: Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2013
Research: Self-healing composites

Christopher Montgomery
B.S.: Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington
Research: Interfacial Properties of Composites

Jay Sung
B.S.: Mechanical Engineering of Tohoku University
Research: Thin films

Ariel Wilhelmsen
B.S.: Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois, 2013
Research: Carbon fiber composites

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Fang Ewe
Research:
works with Thu Doan

Yelizavet Fedonina
Research: works with Brett Krull

David Litt
Research: works with Thu Doan

Zoey Sowinski
Research: works with Oya Okman

Carrington Watkins
Research: works with Amanda Jones