alexa kuenstler

Assistant Professor


Alexa started as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in January 2023. Previously, Alexa completed a PhD in Polymer Science and Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Subsequently, Alexa was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Colorado Boulder where she was supported by a Beckman Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Chemcal Sciences. The Kuenstler lab investigates responsive polymeric systems and additive manufacturing of soft materials.