Assistant Professor of Mechanical Eng.
2020 - present
2017 - 2020
PhD, Materials Science & Engineering
2011 - 2017
B.A.Sc., Nanotechnology Engineering
University of Waterloo
2006 - 2011
585 Purdue Mall, Room 1075
West Lafayette, IN, 47907
Professional affiliations: IEEE,
Materials Research Society
(MRS), AIChE, and BMES
Alex completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo in Nanotechnology Engineering, where his research focused on photophysics of organic solar cells. He completed his PhD at Stanford in Materails Science & Engineering. His PhD research focused on developing intrinsically stretchable transistors and bio-inspired sensor networks in the Bao research lab. He went on to a postdoc position at Harvard working on 3D printed soft materials for applications in actuators and microelectronics.