• Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering and Chemistry
  • Affiliated Faculty, Chemical Engineering
Emily Pentzer

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Northwestern University - 2010
  • B.S., Butler University - 2005

Research Interests

    • New polymer structures
    • 2D Particles at interfaces
    • Stimuli responsive colloidal structures
    • Metastable polymer composite morphologies

Awards & Honors

  • 2019 CWRU Faculty Diversity Excellence Award
  • 2017 Young Investigator Award, Polymer Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE) Division of the American Chemical Society
  • 2016 NSF CAREER Award

Selected Publications

  • Pickering Emulsion-Templated Encapsulation of Ionic Liquids for Contaminant Removal. Luo, Q.; Wang, Y.; Chen, Z.; Wei, P.; Yoo, E.; Pentzer, E.* ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019, accepted. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b21881 2D Particles at Fluid-Fluid Interfaces: Assembly and Templating of Hybrid Structure for Advanced Applications. Wei, P.; Luo, Q.; Edgehouse, K.; Hemmingsen, C.; Rodier, B.; Pentzer, E.* ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2018, 10, 21765-21781. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b07178
  • A Plastic Metal-Free Electric Motor by 3D Printing of Graphene-Polyamide Powder. De Leon, A.; Rodier, B.; Bajamundi, C.; Espera, A.; Wei, P.; Kwon, J.; Williams, J.; Ilijasic, F.; Advincula, R.*; Pentzer, E.* ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2018, 1, 1726-1733. DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.8b00240
  • Controlling Oil-in-Oil Pickering-Type Emulsions Using 2D Materials as Surfactant. Rodier, B.; de Leon, A.; Hemmingsen, C.;Pentzer, E.* ACS Macro Letters, 2017,6, 1201-1206. DOI:10.1021/acsmacrolett.7b00648
  • Distinct Chemical and Physical Properties of Janus Graphene Oxide. De Leon, A.; Rodier, B.; Luo, Q.; Wei, P.; Hemmingsen, C.;Abbasi, K.; Advincula, R.; Pentzer, E.*ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 7485-7493.DOI:10.1021/acsnano.7b04020