Student NameSamantha Angelina
Faculty Mentor NameDr. Peng Jiang
CollegeCollege of Engineering
MajorChemical Engineering
MinorBiomolecular Engineering
Research InterestsMaterials Science
Academic AwardsUniversity Scholars Program
OrganizationsAmerican Institute of Chemical Engineers, Semiconductor Career Readiness Organization
Hobbies and InterestsTraveling, Singing, Photography

Research Project

Shape Memory Polymer for Vapor Sensing

The project is about 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.