Caroline Schauer

Caroline Schauer

Professor
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Interim Associate Dean for Research
Materials Science and Engineering
Office of the Dean

Caroline Schauer

Professor
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Interim Associate Dean for Research
Materials Science and Engineering
Office of the Dean

Degrees / Education

  • PhD, chemistry, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY; April 1997
  • Dissertation: “The Development of Strategies for the Design and Synthesis of Molecular Solids”
  • MS, chemistry, SUNY at Stony Brook; Stony Brook, NY; December 1994
  • BS, chemistry, Beloit College; Beloit, WI; May 1991

Research Areas

Research Interests

Active fibers, natural polymer processing

Areas of Study

Select Publications

  • Kamini Thakur, Deepak Pathania, Susheel Kalia, Amit Dhman, Neha Sharma, Caroline L. Schauer Journal of Cleaner Production 2016, 113, 176-182. “Surface Functionalization of lignin constituent of coconut fibers via laccase-catalyzed biografting for development of antibacterial and hydrophobic properties”
  • Chelsea E. Knittel, Diana S. Nicholas, Reva M. Street, Caroline L. Schauer, Genevieve Dion Fibers 2015, 3(4) 575-587 . “Self-folding Textiles through manipulation of knit stitch architecture” (invited for special issue on smart textiles)
  • Reena Sharma, Balbir S. Kaith, Susheel Kalia, Deepak Pathania, Amit Kumar, Neha Sharma, Reva M. Street, Caroline Schauer “Biodegradable and conducting hydrogels based on Guar gum polysaccharide for antibacterial and dye removal applications” Journal of Environmental Management 2015 162, 37-45.
  • Laura Toth Beringer, Marjorie A. Kiechel, Yuko Komiya, Amalie E. Donius, Raymond Habas, Ulrike G. K. Wegst, Caroline L. Schauer Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A 2015 103(9), 3026-3033. “Osteoblast biocompatibility of novel chitosan crosslinker hexamethylene-1,6-diaminocarboxysulfonate”  DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.35438
  • Marjorie A. Kiechel#, Laura Toth Beringer #, Amalie E. Donius, Yuko Komiya, Raymond Habas, Ulrike G. K. Wegst, Caroline L. Schauer Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A 2015103 (10) 3201-3211. “Osteoblast biocompatibility of pre-mineralized hexamethylene-1,6-diaminocarboxysulfonate crosslinked chitosan fibers”  #equal contributions DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.35451
  • Laura Toth Beringer, Xin Xu, Wan Shih, Wei-Heng Shih, Raymond Habas, Caroline L. Schauer Sensors and Actuators A 2015 222, 293-300. “An electrospun PVDF-TrFe fiber sensor platform for biological applications”

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