Charlene Nguyen

Charlene Nguyen

Mentor

Dr. Peng Jiang

College

Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Major

Chemical Engineering

Minor

Certificate in Packaging Engineering

Organizations

N/A

Academic Awards

Dean’s List, University Scholars Program

Volunteering

N/A

Research Interests

Nanomaterials, Photonic Crystals, Polymers

Hobbies and Interests

Traveling, Trying new foods, Photography, Digital Art

Research Project

Shape Memory Polymer for Vapor Sensing

We are developing a new series of shape memory polymers for chromogenic vapor sensors. These sensors change colors when exposed to different chemical vapors. They are useful for a large variety of applications ranging from homeland security to diabetes screening.