Undergraduate Institution: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Steve graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2022 with a B.S. in materials science and engineering with highest honors. During his time there, he worked in the Statt group studying mechanochemical activation in self-assembled triblock copolymers and in the Sottos group studying exothermic frontal polymerization of rheologically-modified resins. Steve is now pursuing his Ph.D. in materials as an NSF Graduate Research Fellow under the guidance of Professor Craig J. Hawker.
Steve is researching the self-assembly and theory of block copolymers.