James Pressly

Doctoral student  since Fall 2014

Department: Materials Science & Engineering

Contact: jpressly@seas.upenn.edu

Hometown: Myersville, MD

Previous education:
BS in Materials Science & Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2014
MS in Materials Science & Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2014

James studies polymer behavior under nanoscale confinement using a mix of experiments and simulations. His projects include understanding the effects of 1D and 2D rigid confinement on polymer diffusion and conformation.

Outside of work, James enjoys reading, swimming, scuba diving, and cooking. 

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