Latest News

August

New Publication: Surface functionalization of 3D-printed plastics via initiated chemical vapor deposition by Cheng, Gupta

July

New Publication: Synthesis of Functional Particles by Condensation and Polymerization of Monomer Droplets in Silicone Oils by Karandikar, Gupta

May

New Publication: Sequential deposition of patterned porous polymers using poly(dimethylsiloxane) masks by Dianat, Gupta

March

New Publication: Fabrication of ionic liquid gel beads via sequential deposition by Karandikar, Gupta

2016

October

New Publication: Two-Stage Growth of Polymer Nanoparticles at the Liquid–Vapor Interface by Vapor-Phase Polymerization by Frank-Finney, Gupta

July

Congratulations to Dr. Robert Frank-Finney on his graduation! We wish him the best of luck at his new job at Northrop Grumman!

June

New Publication: Solventless grafting of functional polymer coatings onto Parylene C by De Luna, Chen, Bradley, Bhandia, Gupta

 

New Publication: Vapor Phase Fabrication of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Asymmetric Polymer Membranes by Dianat, Seidel, De Luna, Gupta

April

Prof. Gupta gives a seminar at the University of Minnesota

February

New Publication: Flow invariant droplet formation for stable parallel microreactors by Riche, Roberts, Gupta, Brutchey,Malmstadt

January

New Publication: Formation of Porous Polymer Coatings on Complex Substrates Using Vapor Phase Precursors by Seidel, Dianat, Gupta

 

Congratulations to Dr. Carson Riche on his graduation! We wish him the best of luck in his postdoc at UCLA!

2015

September

New Publication: Fabricating Polymer Canopies onto Structured Surfaces Using Liquid Scaffoldss by Chen, Frank-Finney, Gupta

 

Congratulations to Dr. Benny Chen on his graduation! We wish him the best of luck at his new job!

August

Christine joins the lab

 

Congratulations to Dr. Scott Seidel on his graduation! We wish him the best of luck in his new position at Exponent!

July

Congratulations to Dr. Laura Bradley on her graduation! We wish her the best of luck in her postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania!

 

New Publication: Microstructured Films Formed on Liquid Substrates via Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition of Cross-Linked Polymers by Bradley, Gupta

 

Prathamesh joins the lab

May

Congratulations to Dr. Phillip Kwong on his graduation! We wish him the best of luck at his new job at Oakley!

 

New Publication: All-Dry Fabrication of Poly(methacrylic acid)-Based Membranes with Controlled Dissolution Behavior by Seidel, Cheong, Kwong, Gupta

April

Congratulations to Prof. Gupta for her promotion to Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science with tenure!

March

Congratulations to Mark De Luna! Mark has recently been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

 

New Publication: Effect of Transition Metal Salts on the Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition of Polymer Thin Films by Kwong, Seidel, Gupta

February

Prof. Gupta gives a seminar at UC Irvine

2014

December

Prof. Gupta gives a seminar at University of Houston

September

Prof. Gupta gives a seminar at UT Austin

 

New Publication: Copolymerization of 1-Ethyl-3-vinylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide via Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition by Bradley, Gupta

 

New Publication: Synthesis of Polymer Nanoparticles via Vapor Phase Deposition onto Liquid Substrates by Haller, Gupta

 

New Publication: Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition of Polymers Onto Liquid Substrates by Bradley, Gupta

 

New Publication: Deposition of Polymers onto New Substrates by Prof. Gupta, book chapter in "CVD Polymers" published by Wiley and edited by Karen Gleason

August

Congratulations to Dr. Patrick Haller on his graduation! We wish him the best of luck at his new job at Owens Corning

 

Prof. Gupta gives a seminar at UC Berkeley

July

Mark joins the lab

June

New Publication: Systematic Study of the Growth and Morphology of Vapor Deposited Porous Polymer Membranes by Seidel, Gupta

May

New Publication: Fluoropolymer Surface Coatings to Control Droplets in Microfluidic Devices by Riche, Zhang, Gupta, Malmstadt

 

New Publication: Formation of Three-Dimensional Parylene C Structures via Thermoforming by Kim, Chen, Gupta, Meng

March

Prof. Gupta gives a seminar at UC Santa Barbara

February

Prof. Gupta gives a seminar at Princeton

 

Prof. Gupta gives a seminar at Cornell

2013

December

New Publication: Patterned Fluoropolymer Barriers for Containment of Organic Solvents within Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices by Chen, Kwong, Gupta

October

Prof. Gupta gives a seminar at MIT

 

Prof. Gupta gives a seminar at Tufts University

 

Prof. Gupta gives a seminar at UCLA

September

New Publication: Solventless Fabrication of Porous-on-Porous Materials by Kwong, Seidel, Gupta

 

New Publication: Effect of Surface Tension, Viscosity, and Process Conditions on Polymer Morphology Deposited at the Liquid–Vapor Interface by Haller, Bradley, Gupta

August

Prof. Gupta appointed as the Jack Munushian Early Career Chair

 

Prof. Gupta receives collaborative grant with Prof. Meng and Prof. Weiland (Link)

 

New Publication: Formation of Polymer-Ionic Liquid Gels Using Vapor Phase Precursors by Frank-Finney, Bradley, Gupta

 

New Publication: Formation of Heterogeneous Polymer Films via Simultaneous or Sequential Depositions of Soluble and Insoluble Monomers onto Ionic Liquids by Bradley and Gupta

June

New Publication: Hybrid Microcavity Humidity Sensor by S. Mehrabani, Kwong, Gupta, A. M. Armani

April

New Publication: Simultaneous Polymerization and Solid Monomer Deposition for the Fabrication of Polymer Membranes with Dual-Scale Porosity by Seidel, Kwong, Gupta

March

Congratulations to Laura Bradley! Laura has recently been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

February

Prof. Gupta receives a NSF CAREER award

2012

December

New Publication: Responsive Polymer Welds via Solution Casting for Stabilized Self-Assembly by Chen, Riche, Lehmann, Gupta

November

New Publication: Vapor Phase Deposition of Functional Polymers onto Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices for Advanced Unit Operations by Kwong, Gupta

June

Prof. Gupta receives an ACS Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator Award (Link)

 

New Publication: Encapsulation of Ionic Liquids within Polymer Shells via Vapor Phase Deposition by Bradley, Gupta

April

New Publication: Two-Phase Microfluidic Droplet Flows of Ionic Liquids for the Synthesis of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles by L.L. Lazarus, Riche, B.C. Marin, Gupta, N. Malmstadt, R. L. Brutchey

2011

December

New Publication: Ultrathin Free-Standing Polymer Films Deposited onto Patterned Ionic Liquids and Silicone Oil by Frank-Finney, Haller, Gupta

October

New Publication: Self-Assembly of Pillars Modified with Vapor Deposited Polymer Coatings by Chen, Seidel, Hori, Gupta

August

Laura joins the lab with a USC Viterbi School of Engineering/Chevron Corporation Ph.D. Fellowship

 

New Publication: Directed Deposition of Functional Polymers onto Porous Substrates Using Metal Salt Inhibitors by Kwong, Flowers, Gupta

 

New Publication: Vapor Deposition of Cross-linked Fluoropolymer Barrier Coatings onto Pre-assembled Microfluidic Devices by Riche, B.C. Marin, N. Malmstadt, Gupta

May

New Publication:  Chemical Vapor Deposition of Polymer Films by Seidel, Riche, Gupta

April

Congratulations to Scott Seidel!  Scott has recently been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

March

Prof Gupta receives a 3-year grant from the NSF (Link)

 

New Publication: Vapor-Phase Free Radical Polymerization in the Presence of an Ionic Liquid by Haller, Frank-Finney, Gupta

 

Congratulations to Phil Kwong!  Phil has recently been awarded a 3-year scholarship from the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

February

New Publication: Three-dimensional patterning of porous materials using vapor phase polymerization by Haller, Flowers, and Gupta

January

Marcus and Ariane join the lab

2010

November

Prof Gupta receives a pilot grant from the Los Angeles Basin Clinical and Translational Science Institute (LAB-CTSI) (Link)

 

Patrick and Cris present at this year's AIChE annual meeting in Salt Lake City

October

Prof Gupta receives funding from the Biomimetic Microelectonic Systems (BMES)–Engineering Research Center (ERC) (Link)

September

Hiroki joins the lab from the Japanese Patent Office

August

Benny joins the lab with a Annenberg Graduate Fellowship

 

Phil joins the lab with a NSERC PGS-M

 

Rob joins the lab with a Mork Graduate Fellowship

 

Carson (co-advised with Professor Malmstadt) joins the lab with a USC Viterbi School of Engineering/Chevron Corporation Ph.D. Fellowship

 

Scott joins the lab with a Viterbi School of Engineering Dean’s Doctoral Merit Fellowship

July

Prof Gupta receives an award from the James H. Zumberge Faculty Research & Innovation Fund (Link)

May

Jin joins the lab

2009

November

Cris joins the lab

October

Catherine joins the lab

August

Patrick joins the lab with a Viterbi School of Engineering Doctoral Merit Fellowship