Mr. Jerome Nash
School of Materials Engineering
BS Materials Engineering, Purdue University
Current Project (2015-): Interfacial rheological characterization of surfactant used for enhanced oil recovery in the Illinois Basin (in collaboration with Pioneer Oil Company and Purdue Go-BIG team)
Previous Project (2013-2014): Interfacial rheological study of lecithin-stabilized oil/water interfaces for carvacrol encapsulation in nanoemulsions (in collaboration with Prof. Fernanda San Martin-Gonzalez in Purdue Food Science link)
Bio: Jerome was born and raised in Indianapolis, IN, where he attended Ben Davis High School. Upon completion of high school, Jerome attended Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN and pursued his B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering. During his undergraduate career, Jerome conducted several continuous semesters of undergraduate research with Prof. Erk’s Soft Material Mechanics group (August 2012 - December 2014). Outside of his coursework, Jerome worked as a resident assistant with Purdue University Residences (August 2012 - August 2014). Upon obtaining his B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering in May 2015, Jerome spent two months conducting industrial research as a R&D intern with Johnson & Johnson Consumer Care Products in Skillman, NJ. In August 2015, Jerome returned to Purdue University to pursue his PhD in Materials Engineering with Prof. Erk’s Soft Material Mechanics group.