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
Email : si_wan.li<at> uconn.edu
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> uconn.edu
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> uconn.edu
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> uconn.edu
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> uconn.edu
Shing-Yun is currently a visiting PhD student from National Taiwan University (NTU).
Research topic : Microgel rheology
Email : shing-yun.chang<at> uconn.edu
Research topic : 3D Printing
Email : zs.bauman<at> gmail.com
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 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
Research topic : 3D printing