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Rosa M. Espinosa-Marzal (Associate Professor)

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Email: rosae@illinois.edu
3215 Newmark Laboratory
205 N Mathews Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
Tel.: +1 217 300 4380

 

 

 

 

PhD students:

Yijue Diao. Research: Interfacial composition, friction and adhesion of single calcite crystals. About me.

Josue Lopez. Research: Linking the kinetics of formation and growth to the mechanical properties of calcium carbonate composites.

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Mengwei Han. Research: Interfacial structure and dynamics of confined Ionic Liquids.

Tooba Shoaib. Research: Relation between microstructure and tribological properties of hydrogel-like materials.

Gus Greenwood. Research: The graphene-water interface.

Binxin Fu. Research: Hydroxyapatite mineralization.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Independent Projects

  • Bessie Fu (Binxin). MS student (CEE, Fall2018, Spring 2019). Research: Hydroxyapatite formation in hydrogels
  • Anqi Li. Undergrad student (CEE, Spring 2019). Research: Contact aging of calcite during pressure solution
  • Lucas Lasher. Undergrad student (MechEng, Spring 2019). Research: Fracture of Hydrogels
  • Curtis Schwarzkopf. Undergrad student (MatSE, Spring 2019). Research: Ionogels for Energy Storage
  • Justin Silberman. Undergrad student (MatSE, Spring 2019 and Summer 2019). Research: Assembly of Bilayers on Soft Supports
  • Paige Prendergast. Undergrad student (MatSE, Spring 2019 and Summer 2019). Research: Visualization of Hydrogel Indentation

 

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