October 2018: Alex, Beihang, Dakota, & Sam presented posters at the 11th annual Clorox–Amgen Graduate Student Symposium.
September 2018: Check out our recent publication on using in operando X-ray scattering to reveal ion-induced microstructural changes during electrochemical doping of P3HT.
August 2018: Congratulations to all of our undergraduate interns for their successful summer research!
August 2018: Check out our recent publication on decoupling nano- and mesoscale effects on charge transport in semiconducting polymers
August 2018: Check out our recent publication on decoupling polymer mechanics and ionic conductivity using mono- and multi-valent cations
August 2018: Congratulations to Beihang, Manny, and Dakota for passing their qualifying exams!
July 2018: Check out our recent publication on photocrosslinking PILs to form mechanically robust, ion-conducting materials
July 2018: Check out our recent publication on stabilizing ultrathin polymer films for applications in spin-on doping
July 2018: Best of luck to Reika in her faculty position at UMass Amherst!
July 2018: Congratulations to Mikayla for placing 2nd in the student poster competition at ICMCF!
July 2018: Check out our recent publication on controlling the thermoelectric properties of PEDOT:PSS using ionic liquid additives
May 2018: Check out our recent publication on using thermoreversible hydrogels for 3D stem cell culture
April 2018: Check out our recent publication on how doping in semiconducting polymers induces disorder and changes thermoelectric properties
March 2018: Check out our recent publication on the effect of a helical chain shape on block copolymer assembly
February 2018: Check out our recent publication on ion transport in dynamic polymer networks based on metal−ligand
February 2018: Check out our recent publication on the electrostatically driven network formation of a conjugated polyelectrolyte for mixed conductive soft solids
February 2018: The Segalman group and friends gathered for the annual group party
January 2018: Check out our recent publication on persistence lengths effects on aligning interactions in liquid crystalline conjugated polymers
December 2017: Check out our recent publication on using multivalent ions to decouple the mechanical and conductive properties of polymeric ionic liquids
November 2017: Congratulations to Elayne for passing her qualifying exam!
October 2017: Congratulations to alumnus Brad Olsen for winning the 2018 Dillon Medal in the APS Division of Polymer Physics
October 2017: Check out our recent publication on the thermal control of confined crystallization of P3EHT
September 2017: Beihang and Dakota participate in the ChE First Year Symposium
September 2017: Welcome to our newest graduate student, Mikayla Barry!
August 2017: Congratulations to Alex and Sam for passing their candidacy exams!
August 2017: Check out our recent publication on crystallization of P3EHT in cylindrical confinement
May 2017: Check out our recent publication on molecular design for aligned liquid crystalline semiconducting polymers
May 2017: Congratulations to Emily on her graduation and hooding ceremony at UC Berkeley
March 2017: Congratulations to the Chemical Engineering Department on its 50th anniversary
March 2017: Congratulations to Sam and Elayne for their recent NSF graduate fellowship awards!
March 2017: Congratulations to Emily for winning the 2nd place Journal of Polymer Science poster prize at the APS March Meeting!
March 2017: The Segalman group attends the APS March Meeting in New Orleans (click to enlarge)
February 2017: Welcome to our new post doc Amir, co-advised with Prof. Michael Chabinyc
February 2017: Emily, Scott, and Anastasia participate in the Materials Research Outreach Program Symposium poster session
December 2016: Segalman group holiday party (click for larger image)
December 2016: Welcome to our new grad students Dakota, Beihang, and Manny
November 2016: Congratulations to Elayne for passing her preliminary exam, and Anastasia for passing her qualifying exam!
September 2016: Congratulations to Emily for winning a best talk award at the 9th Annual Clorox–Amgen Graduate Student Symposium
September 2016: The UCSB Current covers Profs. Segalman's and Chabinyc's recent DOE grant award to study next-generation thermoelectrics
September 2016: Check out photos of our annual group retreat here. This year's topic: electrochemistry.
September 2016: Good luck to Bhooshan in your new position at Dow Chemical!
August 2016: Welcome to our new graduate student Nicole Michenfelder-Schauser!
July 2016: Congratulations to Scott for advancing to candidacy!
July 2016: Welcome to our new post-doc Shubhaditya Majumdar!
June 2016: Good luck to Chris (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and George (Interface Biologics, Inc.) in your new positions!
May 2016: Congratulations to our newest faculty alumni—Adrianne Rosales (Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at UT Austin), Ayash Sahu (Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at NYU), Chris Evans (Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), and Miguel Modestino (Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at NYU)
March 2016: Congratulations to Anastasia for winning the 3rd place poster prize in the Division of Polymer Physics at the APS March Meeting
March 2016: Congratulations Haiyu on your position at Micron Technology, Inc. — all the best for the future!
January 2016: Congratulations to two poster award winners: Elayne Thomas for the Ed Kramer Poster Award at the MROP Symposium, and Anastasia Patterson for the J. Poly. Sci. Poster Award at the Ed Kramer Memorial Symposium
December 2015: Congratulations to Dr. William Chang on your PhD — good luck at Lam Research Co.!
November 2015: Welcome to new students Alex Zhang and Samantha McCuskey!
October 2015: Congratulations to Anastasia for passing her preliminary exam!
October 2015: Congratulations to Rachel on being elected Fellow of the American Physical Society!
September 2015: Welcome to new students Elayne Thomas and Rubayn Goh and our new post-docs Josh Bartels and Colin Bridges!
March 2015: Congratulations to Rachel on being selected to receive the 2015 Journal of Polymer Science Innovation Award
January 2015: Welcome to our new post-doc Haiyu Fang!
In Memoriam: Ed Kramer. Ed was a mentor and inspiration to many members of the Segalman group, and will be dearly missed.
December 2014: Welcome to our new graduate student from ChemE, Scott Danielsen!