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Caroline Schauer

Caroline Schauer

Associate Professor

Contact Information

LeBow 439A
cschauer@coe.drexel.edu
215.895.6797
Natural Polymers & Photonics Group

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

Professional Experience

  • Governing Council Member of The Fiber Society 2015 - 2018
  • Associate Professor (with Tenure), 9/10 - Present
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University
  • Graduate Advisor, 9/06 - 9/07
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University
  • Assistant Professor, 9/03 - 8/10
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), Drexel University
    Projects: Biosensors and Natural Color

Featured 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”