Jeffrey Youngblood

Jeffrey Youngblood

Professor of Materials Engineering

Contact Information

Phone: +1 765 49-62294
School of Materials Engineering
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 West Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045


  • B.S. 1996, Chemistry and Physics, Louisiana State University
  • Ph.D. 2001, Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts
  • Postdoctoral Associate 2001-2003, Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University

Research Interests

Polymer surface modification Using polymer self-assembly for the construction of nanostructures Design of biocompatible polymeric materials

Research Interests and Recent Publications


  • MSE 230 Structure and Properties of Materials
  • MSE 367 Materials Processing Laboratory
  • MSE 597Y Polymer Synthesis

Graduate Students

Research Title: Self-assembly of cellulose nanocrystals for enhanced thermal properties
Research Title: Injection Molding of Boron Carbide Parts for Ballistic Applications
Research Title: Use of Flow Stresses to Align Silicon Nitride Grains during Injection Molding
Research Title: Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Acoustic Metamaterials Using Embedded Micro-Resonators

Former Graduate Students