Structure development in polymer blends and solutions
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (June-2012 to present)
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, USA, (July 2007 - June 2012)
Research Associate, Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron, USA (Mar 2007 - June 2007)
Project Engineer, Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited, Gandhar Petrochemicals Complex, India (June 1998 - July 2001)
Selected Recent Publications
O. Kuksenok, D. Deb, P. Dayal, A. C. Balazs, “Modeling Chemoresponsive Polymer Gels”, Annu. Rev. Chem. Biomol. Eng., 5:35-54, 2014.
P. Dayal, O.Kuksenok, Anna C. Balazs, “Directing the Behavior of Active, Self-Oscillating Gels with Light”, Macromolecules, 47, 3231-3242, 2014.
D. Deb, O. Kuksenok, P. Dayal, A. C. Balazs*, Forming self-rotating pinwheels from assemblies of oscillating polymer gels. Materials Horizons, 1, 125, 2014.
O. Kuksenok, P. Dayal, A. Bhattacharya, V. V.Yashin, D. Deb, I. C. Chen, K. J. Van Vliet and A. C. Balazs*, Chemo-responsive, self-oscillating gels that undergo biomimetic communication. Chemical Society Reviews, 42, 7257, 2013.
P. Dayal, O. Kuksenok, A. C. Balazs*, Reconfigurable assemblies of active, auto-chemotactic gels. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences of USA, 110, 431, 2013.