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Postdoctoral Fellow

Michelle Li

Dr. Michelle Li, Anton Paar Fellow 2017

Dr. Michelle Li is currently the lab manager of CFL. She received her PhD in Chemical Engineering from McGill University in 2010. She has over 10 years of experience in polymer rheology, material characterization, and molecular modeling.

Research topic : Thermoset characterization; 3D printing

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Affiliated Member

Adam Wentworth

Adam Wentworth

Adam Wentworth is currently a Technical Associate at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, UCONN. He's affiliated with CFL to offer his technical expertise in 3D printing.

Research topic : 3D printing

Email : adam.wentworth<at>


Pau lChen

Chi-Hung "Paul" Chen

Paul Chen is currently a Master student at UCONN Animal Science. He will join CFL as a technician to work on 3D bioprinting.

Research topic : 3D bioprinting

Email : chi-hung.chen<at>

Ph.D. Students

Erik Carboni

Erik Carboni, NSF Graduate Fellow & GAANN Fellow 2016

Erik Carboni is a PhD candidate at the University of Connecticut, having started in the Fall semester of 2011. He has a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Rhode Island. His research involves the delivery of drug molecules to cancerous tumors via the use of nanoparticles. He will be focusing on how blood flow affects the diffusion and delivery of these anti-cancer drugs to the tumor site.

Research topic : Nanoparticle-based drug delivery for improved cancer treatment

Email : erik.carboni <at>

Alan Shen

Alan Shen, NASA CT Space Grant Fellow & Anton Paar Fellow 2016

Alan Shen started his PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of Connecticut in Aug 2015. He obtained his double major in Mathematics and Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He worked as a process engineer for Samsung Austin Semiconductor and Formosa Plastics before coming to UConn.

Research topic : Inkjet and 3D printing

Email : alan.shen <at>


Shing-Yun Chang, Anton Paar Fellow 2017

Shing-Yun is currently a visiting PhD student from National Taiwan University (NTU).

Research topic : Microgel rheology

Email : shing-yun.chang<at>

Master Student

Zack Bauman

Zack Bauman

Research topic : 3D Printing

Email : zs.bauman<at>

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Zane Grady

Zane Grady

Zane Grady joined CFL as a freshmen at UConn, studying towards his Bachelors of Science in Materials Science and Engineering. He is part of the Engineering Ambassadors Organization on campus, who work to spread interest in STEM fields to middle and high school students. He is also an active member of The Society of Hispanic Engineers, whose goal is to provide networking opportunities for Hispanic engineers across the country. His interests outside of academics include skiing, playing soccer, and music.

Research topic : Inkjet printing

Hailey Ross

Hailey Ross

Hailey joined CFL as a freshman at UConn, while pursuing her Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Engineering and a minor in Spanish. She is a member of the UConn Club Water Polo team and Engineers with Borders. After graduation, Hailey plans to obtain her Master's degree and then work in either research or industry. She also enjoys competitive swimming, cooking, traveling, and playing piano.

Research topic : Microfluidics

Dhruvit Patel

Dhruvit Patel

Research topic : 3D printing

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