Elayne Thomas

Ph.D. Candidate, 5th year / Materials
Co-advised with Michael Chabinyc

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering / University of Michigan (2015)

E-mail Elayne


Research description:

I am interested in the utilization of polymers in electronics, particularly for applications in organic thermoelectrics.


In 2015, I graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering. I have had the opportunity to work on several projects during my undergraduate career, including developing thin film metal-oxide heterojunctions for photolytic hydrogen production, mapping active catalytic sites on rutile titanium dioxide nanorods, and investigating the effects of confinement on the local dielectric properties of polymer thin films. In my spare time, I enjoy playing the flute/guitar/piano, knitting, running, and baking.