Erik Berda joined the Materials Science Program and Department of Chemistry in 2010 after 2 years in the Netherlands as a postdoctoral research with Bert Meijer at Eindhoven University of Technology. Erik’s research focuses on the synthesis of nanostructured polymer building blocks from single polymer chains and methods to tailor these materials towards real world applications.
Education and Achievements
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009-2010, Eindhoven University of Technology (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Visiting Researcher, 2007, Kyoto University (Kyoto, Japan)
Ph.D. 2008, University of Florida
B.S. 2003, Penn State University