Patel Group: Peter Bennington

Graduate Student (co-advised w/ Nealey)

Patel Group


Peter’s research focuses on ion conduction and structure-property relationships in block copolymers.


Peter Bennington was born in Southern California and grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles.  He received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of California, San Diego in 2016.  He did undergraduate research focusing on materials for energy conversion.  He joined the Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago in the fall of 2017 as a graduate student, where he is working with Professor Patel and Professor Nealey.

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