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Konstantinos Sierros
Flexible Electronics and Sustainable Technologies

Derrick Banerjee

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Materials Science and Engineering

Derrick Banerjee, a 2012 Ruby Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship recipient, is pursuing a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering. He graduated with a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University, and has been working with Dr. Sierros since his sophomore year. His research interests include hydrophobic sol-gel coatings, tribology, direct-ink writing, and surface mechanical characterization methods. He has also interned with CSM Instruments in Boston, MA, and worked as a visiting student researcher with the nCATS lab at the University of Southampton in England. During his free time, Derrick enjoys traveling and playing all kinds of sports, especially basketball, softball, squash, ultimate frisbee, skiing, golf, and tennis.