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M.S. Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2012
Ph.D. Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2016
Post-Doc Chemistry, Texas A&M University, 2016-2018
Rachel A. Letteri is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering. After obtaining a B.S. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, she completed a Ph.D. in Polymer Science & Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst under the direction of Professors Todd Emrick and Ryan Hayward. From 2016-2018, she conducted postdoctoral research in the laboratory of Professor Karen Wooley in the Department of Chemistry at Texas A&M University. Her research interests include materials involving functional polymers, peptides, and interfacial assemblies with applications in medicine and engineering, among others. Rachel also enjoys sharing science and engineering with others through education and outreach.
Selected to the inaugural ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering Early Career Editorial Advisory Board, 2018