Chandana Mandal

Researchers create shape-memory aerogels, publish in Chemistry of Materials

Posted by on June 6, 2017

A research team led by Dr. Nicholas Leventis, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of chemistry, has developed aerogels with a rubber-like elasticity that can “remember” their original shape. The research was published May 2 in the American Chemical Society journal Chemistry of Materials. Leventis’ co-authors are Dr. Lia Sotiriou-Leventis, professor of chemistry; graduate students Suraj Donthula, Chandana Mandal, and Adnan Malik Saeed; and summer interns Theodora Leventis and James Schisler.

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