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Kofinas, Peter

Professor and Chair
2113D Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building

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Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, M.I.T., 1994
M.S. in Chemical Engineering, M.I.T.
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, M.I.T.

Research Interests 

Biomimetic recognition of viruses using molecularly imprinted polymers, protein and virus recognition using block copolymer patterns, self-assembled nanoarchitectures for flexible, high energy density supercapacitors and batteries, and functional nano-structured polymers.

Current Research Projects 

Current research aims are the synthesis characterization and processing of polymer based architectures used in a variety of technologies and devices ranging from energy storage to medical devices.

Honors and Awards 

Clark School Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award
Clark School Keystone Professor
Clark School Engaged Faculty Award
Clark School Senior Faculty Outstanding Research Award
Clark School Faculty Outstanding Service Award