Lauren  Zarzar

Lauren Zarzar

Email: 
Phone: 
814-865-1316
Office Address: 
427 Steidle Building
Title: 
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Endowed Title: 
Virginia S. and Philip L. Walker Jr. Faculty Fellowship
Unit: 
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Research Interests: 
  • Direct laser writing of metals and oxides for 2D and 3D nano/microscale patterning
  • Dynamically reconfigurable emulsions as functional fluids with applications such as tunable lenses, sensors, and triggered release
  • Design of responsive hydrogels that couple programmable molecular reconfiguration with macroscale functionality