Sciences: Microfluidics, Crystaliztion, Flexible Electronics and Pharmaceuticals

Department: Chemical Engineering

Supervising Faculty Member: Gaurav Giri

Specialization: Microfluidics, Crystallization, Flexible Electronics and Pharmaceuticals

Research Focus: We are currently using Metal organic frameworks (MOFs), a novel material developed in early 2000's, to create flexible, multifunctional electronics. The charge transport properties of MOFs needs to be improved, which this work will focus on.

Position Description: They will work on making MOFs and testing their electrical performance, on a wide variety of substrates such as foil, glass and plastic.

What you will learn: Learn how to work in a laboratory setting, get a chemical engineering experience, and learn to present/think about research.

Web site link to research: http://faculty.virginia.edu/girilab/