Meet The Group

Graduate Students: –


Matthew Baczkowski
Contact Info: –
Education: –University of Dayton, Chemistry.
Research Interest:-Dielectric Polymers for high energy density applications
President of SPE UCONN Chapter.





Ajinkya A. Deshmukh
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Education: –B.Tech. in Surface Coating Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology (2014), Mumbai, India.
Experience: –Summer Intern at Pidilite Industries Limited, Mumbai. (May 2013 – July 2013).
R & D Researcher at Asian Paints Limited, Mumbai. (June 2014 – August 2016).
Research Interest: –Polymeric Dielectric materials for capacitor application.Electrochromic Conducting Polymers, Surface coating technology.
 Vice President of SPE UCONN Chapter



Abdullah Alamri
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Education: –King Khalid University- Chemistry -2007
King Saud University- Masters in Polymer Science- 2012
Research interest: –Conductive polymers, Dielectric polymers for energy application.




Sneh Kumar Sinha
 Contact Info: –860-771-0205
Education:-B.Tech. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai,2010. Fibres and Textile Processing Technology.
M.Tech. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai,2012, Polymer Engineering and Technology.
Industrial experience: –R and D Engineer, Nonwoven Abrasives, Saint Gobain Grindwell Norton Ltd.(2012-2014)
Research interest: –Electronic Properties of Polymers, Wearable Electronics, Polymer composites.
Member: – Society of Plastics Engineers, American Chemical Society.




Shahidul Islam
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Education: –BSc in Chemistry, University of Dhaka (2010), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
MS in Physical Chemistry, University of Dhaka (2012), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Experience: –Lecturer, Dhaka Residential Model College (2010-2011), Dhaka.
Research Interest: –Organic and organometallic polymer synthesis and characterization for dielectric applications, capacitor, Film processing.
Member: –  Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Bangladesh Chemical Society.



Robert Daniels
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Education: –BS in Chemical Physics from St. Cloud State University
Experience: –Summer REU at UCONN May 2015-July 2015 with Dr. Jie He
Research Interest: – Synthesis and application of conducting polymers
Vice President and Treasurer of SPE UCONN Chapter