Student Researcher Spotlight: Dinesh Kumar

Dinesh, a chemical and biomolecular engineering PhD student, works in the Schroeder Research Lab.

Student Researcher Spotlight: Dinesh Kumar

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Year/Major:
3rd year PhD student, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 
Hometown:
Kanpur, India
 
Lab:
Schroeder Research Lab
 
Your research in 50 words or less:

My research focuses on understanding the physics and emergent rheological properties of vesicle suspensions using precise flow-control techniques (Stokes trap), fluorescence microscopy and modeling.

 
What are your hobbies?
Number crunching for the sport of cricket and archery
 
Favorite C-U restaurant: 
El Toro, Black-dog smoke, Perkins

“Simply stated, Dinesh is an exceptional graduate student who has shined at all levels, including research, teaching, and mentoring undergraduate students in the lab. He has shown extremely high levels of dedication, focus, and productivity in my group.”
— Charles Schroeder, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering