Michael A. Bevan

Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University (’99)

Research Interests

  • Colloidal Interactions, Dynamics, Assembly
  • Nanoparticle Materials and Devices
  • Biomacromolecular Interactions

Dr. Bevan received his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in 1999, and a B.S. in both Chemical Engineering and Chemistry from Lehigh University in 1994. He was named an American Chemical Society Fellow in 2016.

His lab’s research focuses on measuring and manipulating nanoparticle and biomolecular interactions, dynamics, and structures in interfacial and confined systems. The group’s findings have direct relevance to traditional complex fluid/soft matter applications (e.g. coatings, ceramics, consumer products) and emerging nanotechnologies involving particle-based materials (e.g. metamaterials, drug delivery) and devices (e.g. antennas, diagnostics). Their approach involves the development of an integrated suite of advanced microscopy and computer simulation tools to design, control, and optimize colloidal interactions in advanced material, environmental, and biomedical applications.

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