Srinivasa R. Raghavan

Professor and Patrick & Marguerite Sung Chair
Associate Chair and Director of Graduate Studies
Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Affiliate Appointments: Chemistry & Bioengineering
1227C, Chem-Nuc Building 090
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-2111

(301) 405-8164
(301) 405-0523


Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical Engineering Dept., University of Delaware, 1998-2001
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1998
B.Tech., Chemical Engineering, IIT Madras, India, 1992


For more information on research, see: Complex Fluids & Nanomaterials Group
For movies related to research, see here or see the Complexfluids Channel on YouTube.

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J. C. Athas, K. Jun, C. McCafferty, O. Owoseni, V. T. John and S. R. Raghavan
An effective dispersant for oil spills based on food-grade amphiphiles.
Langmuir, 30, 9285 (2014)
Areas of Research: Environmental Remediation (Oil Spill Cleanup)
B. H. Cipriano, S. J. Banik, R. Sharma, D. Rumore, W. Hwang, R. M. Briber and S. R. Raghavan
Superabsorbent hydrogels that are robust and highly stretchable.
Macromolecules, 47, 4445 (2014)
Areas of Research: Materials for Consumer Products, Polymer Gels
V. Javvaji, M. B. Dowling, H. Oh, I. M. White and S. R. Raghavan
Reversible gelation of cells using self-assembling biopolymers: Towards self-assembly of tissue.
Biomaterials Sceince, 2, 1016 (2014)
Areas of Research: Biomaterials for Wound Healing, Self-Assembled Systems
M. B. Dowling, A. S. Bagal and S. R. Raghavan
Self-destructing “mothership” capsules for timed release of encapsulated contents.
Langmuir, 29, 7993 (2013)
Areas of Research: Containers for Drug Delivery, Smart Materials, Polymer Capsules
H. Oh, A. M. Ketner, R. Heymann, E. Kesselman, D. Danino, D. Falvey and S. R. Raghavan
A simple route to fluids with photo-switchable viscosities based on vesicle-micelle transitions.
Soft Matter, 9, 5025 (2013)
Areas of Research: Smart Fluids for Sensors and Actuators, Self-Assembled Systems
V. R. Basrur, J. Guo, C. S. Wang and S. R. Raghavan
Synergistic gelation of nanoparticles and molecules to yield conductive free-standing electrolytes.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5, 262 (2013)
Areas of Research: Materials for Energy Storage (Lithium-Ion Batteries)

Last updated: September 7, 2014

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