• Research

    Soft multifunctional materials & adhesives
    Soft robotics & electronics
    Adaptive materials

  • Publications


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  • Professional History


    Assistant Professor 2016 – 2020 – Iowa State University
    Postdoctoral Fellow 2015 – 2016 – Carnegie Mellon University
    Senior Research Engineer 2013 – 2014 – Corporate Research Laboratory, 3M Corporation
  • Awards and Honors


    DARPA Director’s Fellowship (2020)
    Adhesion Society Early Career Scientist Award (2020)
    DARPA Young Faculty Award (2018)
    3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award (2017)
    Outstanding Faculty Award- ISU Engineering Student Council (Student nominated) (2017)
    Alan Gent Distinguished Student Award – Adhesion Society (2013)
    Frank J. Padden Jr. Award (Finalist) – American Physical Society (2013)

Education

Ph.D., Polymer Science & Engineering, – University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2013
B.S.E., Materials Science & Engineering, – University of Michigan, 2008

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Blacksburg, VA 24061

Laboratory — Soft Materials and Structures Lab

Michael Bartlett

Assistant Professor