I am interested in developing fundamental understanding of physical processes at the intersection of microscale fluid and solid mechanics, soft condensed matter, and biology.  Research topics are described below and in the links.
I gratefully acknowledge funding from the National Science Foundation.  (Awards CBET-0967510, CBET-1067798, CBET-CAREER-1252182, DMR-1307497, CMMI-1435652, which have supported aspects of projects indicated below.)