Frechette, Joelle

Associate Professor
Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering

Maryland Hall 121
(410) 516-0113

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  • Ph.D. 2005, Princeton University
  • 2014 - Present:  Director, Director of the Master Program
  • 2011 - 2011:  Co-Chair, AIChE
  • 2010 - 2010:  Co-Chair, ACS
  • 2009 - 2010:  Organization of the 2010 Mid-Atlantic AIChE student conference, AIChE
  • 2008 - 2008:  Co-Chair, ACS
  • 2008 - 2008:  Hopkins preview house (June 19 2008), JHU
  • 2012:  Selected attendee - NAE Frontier of Engineering Symposium
  • 2011:  ONR Young Investigator Award
  • 2010:  Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award (office of student activities)
  • 2010:  W. H. Huggins Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2008:  3M untenured faculty award
  • 2008:  NSF CAREER Award
  • "Contact and adhesion at elastic and structured surfaces", University of Rochester.  Rochester, NY.  September 1, 2016
  • "Out-of-contact deformation due to lubrication forces", ACS National Meeting.  San Diego.  March 1, 2016
  • "Lubrication, deformation, and surface topography in flooded adhesion", Gordon Research Conference, Colloids and Polyelectrolytes.  February 1, 2016
  • "Large Out-Of-Contact Elastohydrodynamic Deformation Due To Lubrication Forces", HEMI Colloquium Series.  Johns Hopkins University.  December 10, 2015
  • "Large Out-Of-Contact Elastohydrodynamic Deformation Due To Lubrication Forces", CEAFM Seminar.  Johns Hopkins University.  December 4, 2015
  • "Large out-of-contact deformation due to lubrication forces", Seminar.  National Institute of Standards and Technology.  October 23, 2015
  • "Lubrication, deformation, and surface topography in flooded adhesion", 4th International Workshop on Interfaces.  Bear Creek Mountain Resort PA.  September 28, 2015
  • "Lubrication, Deformation, and Surface Topography in Flooded Adhesion", Adhesion, Science of (Gordon Research Conference).  Mount Holyoke College.  July 28, 2015


Journal Articles
  • Hua X, Bevan MA, Frechette J (2018).  Competitive Adsorption between Nanoparticles and Surface Active Ions for the Oil-Water Interface.  Langmuir.  34(16).
  • Roberts P, Pilkington GA, Wang Y, Frechette J (2018).  A multifunctional force microscope for soft matter with in situ imaging.  Review of Scientific Instruments.  89(4).
  • (2018).  Nanoparticle adsorption dynamics at fluid interfaces.  Soft Matter.  14(19).
  • (2018).  A review of Winkler's foundation and its profound influence on adhesion and soft matter applications.  Soft Matter.  14(19).
  • Karnal P, Roberts P, Gryska S, King C, Barrios C, Frechette J (2017).  Importance of Substrate Functionality on the Adhesion and Debonding of a Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive under Water.  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.  9(48).
  • Wang Y, Pilkington GA, Dhong C, Frechette J (2017).  Elastic deformation during dynamic force measurements in viscous fluids.  Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science.  27.
  • Dhong C, Fréchette J (2017).  Peeling flexible beams in viscous fluids: Rigidity and extensional compliance.  Journal of Applied Physics.  121(4).
  • Ryu BK, Dhong C, Frechette J (2017).  Rolling Spheres on Bioinspired Microstructured Surfaces..  Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids.  33(1).  164-175.
  • Wang Y, Tan MR, Frechette J (2017).  Elastic deformation of soft coatings due to lubrication forces.  Soft Matter.  13(38).
  • Hua X, Bevan MA, Frechette J (2016).  Reversible Partitioning of Nanoparticles at an Oil-Water Interface.  Langmuir.  32(44).
  • Pilkington GA, Gupta R, Fréchette J (2016).  Scaling Hydrodynamic Boundary Conditions of Microstructured Surfaces in the Thin Channel Limit.  Langmuir.  32(10).
  • Wang Y, Dhong C, Frechette J (2015).  Out-of-Contact Elastohydrodynamic Deformation due to Lubrication Forces.  Physical Review Letters.  115(24).
  • Pick C, Argento C, Drazer G, Frechette J (2015).  Micropatterned Charge Heterogeneities via Vapor Deposition of Aminosilanes.  Langmuir.  31(39).
  • Dhong C, Fréchette J (2015).  Coupled effects of applied load and surface structure on the viscous forces during peeling.  Soft Matter.  11(10).
  • Broesch DJ, Frechette J (2014).  Fabrication and visualization of capillary bridges in slit pore geometry.  Journal of Visualized Experiments.  (83).
  • Huang W, Besar K, Lecover R, Dulloor P, Sinha J, Martínez Hardigree JF, Pick C, Swavola J, Everett AD, Frechette J, Bevan M, Katz HE (2014).  Label-free brain injury biomarker detection based on highly sensitive large area organic thin film transistor with hybrid coupling layer.  Chemical Science.  5(1).
  • Broesch DJ, Shiang E, Frechette J (2014).  Role of substrate aspect ratio on the robustness of capillary alignment.  Applied Physics Letters.  104(8).
  • Broesch DJ, Dutka F, Frechette J (2013).  Curvature of capillary bridges as a competition between wetting and confinement.  Langmuir.  29(50).
  • Gupta R, Fréchette J (2013).  Interferometry of surfaces with well-defined topography in the surface force apparatus.  Journal of Colloid and Interface Science.  412.
  • Bowman TJ, Drazer G, Frechette J (2013).  Inertia and scaling in deterministic lateral displacement.  Biomicrofluidics.  7(6).
  • Risbud SR, Luo M, Fréchette J, Drazer G (2013).  Analysis of the trajectory of a sphere moving through a geometric constriction.  Physics of Fluids.  25(6).
  • Luo M, Olivier GK, Frechette J (2012).  Electrostatic interactions to modulate the reflective assembly of nanoparticles at the oil-water interface.  Soft Matter.  8(47).
  • Broesch DJ, Frechette J (2012).  From concave to convex: Capillary bridges in slit pore geometry.  Langmuir.  28(44).
  • Gupta R, Fréchette J (2012).  Measurement and scaling of hydrodynamic interactions in the presence of draining channels.  Langmuir.  28(41).
  • Bowman T, Frechette J, Drazer G (2012).  Force driven separation of drops by deterministic lateral displacement.  Lab on a Chip - Miniaturisation for Chemistry and Biology.  12(16).
  • Luo M, Amegashie A, Chua A, Olivier GK, Frechette J (2012).  Role of solution and surface coverage on voltage-induced response of low-density self-assembled monolayers.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C.  116(26).
  • Luo M, Gupta R, Frechette J (2012).  Modulating contact angle hysteresis to direct fluid droplets along a homogenous surface.  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.  4(2).
  • Gupta R, Sheth DM, Boone TK, Sevilla AB, Fréchette J (2011).  Impact of pinning of the triple contact line on electrowetting performance.  Langmuir.  27(24).
  • Luo M, Sweeney F, Risbud SR, Drazer G, Frechette J (2011).  Irreversibility and pinching in deterministic particle separation.  Applied Physics Letters.  99(6).
  • Luo M, Frechette J (2010).  Electrochemical stability of low-density carboxylic acid terminated monolayers.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C.  114(47).
  • Gupta R, Olivier GK, Frechette J (2010).  Invariance of the solid-liquid interfacial energy in electrowetting probed via capillary condensation.  Langmuir.  26(14).
  • Olivier GK, Shin D, Frechette J (2010).  Factors governing the reversible change in ionic permeability of a low-density monolayer.  Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry.  639(1-2).
  • Balvin M, Sohn E, Iracki T, Drazer G, Frechette J (2009).  Directional locking and the role of irreversible interactions in deterministic hydrodynamics separations in microfluidic Devices.  Physical Review Letters.  103(7).
  • Frechette J, Drazer G (2009).  Directional locking and deterministic separation in periodic arrays.  Journal of Fluid Mechanics.  627.
  • Frechette J, Vanderlick TK (2009).  Making, breaking, and shaping contacts by controlling double layer forces.  Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research.  48(5).
  • Olivier GK, Shin D, Gilbert JB, Monzon LMA, Frechette J (2009).  Supramolecular ion-pair interactions to control monolayer assembly.  Langmuir.  25(4).
  • Olivier G, Frechette J (2008).  Dynamic response of low-density self-assembled monolayers on gold.  AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.
  • Fréchette J, Carraro C (2006).  Resolving radial composition gradients in polarized confocal raman spectra of individual 3C-SiC nanowires.  Journal of the American Chemical Society.  128(46).
  • Fréchette J, Carraro C (2006).  Diameter-dependent modulation and polarization anisotropy in Raman scattering from individual nanowires.  Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics.  74(16).
  • Fréchette J, Maboudian R, Carraro C (2006).  Effect of temperature on in-use stiction of cantilever beams coated with perfluorinated alkysiloxane monolayers.  Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems.  15(4).
  • Fréchette J, Maboudian R, Carraro C (2006).  Thermal behavior of perfluoroalkylsiloxane monolayers on the oxidized Si(100) surface.  Langmuir.  22(6).
  • Frechette J, Carraro C, Maboudian R (2005).  High temperature in-use stiction of cantilever beams coated with perfluorinated alkysiloxane monolayers.  AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.
  • Fréchette J, Vanderlick TK (2005).  Control of adhesion and surface forces via potential-dependent adsorption of pyridine.  Journal of Physical Chemistry B.  109(9).
  • Fréchette J, Vanderlick TK (2005).  Electrocapillary at contact: Potential-dependent adhesion between a gold electrode and a mica surface.  Langmuir.  21(3).
  • Fréchette J, Kyle Vanderlick T (2001).  Double layer forces over large potential ranges as measured in an electrochemical surface forces apparatus.  Langmuir.  17(24).
  • Calvert P, Frechette J, Souvignier C (1998).  Mineralization of multilayer hydrogels as a model for mineralization of bone.  Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings.  489.
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