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Michael Lueckheide received his B.A. in Chemistry and Physics from Vassar College in Spring 2013. He is currently a member of the Chemistry Ph. D. program at the University of Chicago, and is working under Prof. Matthew Tirrell in the Institute for Molecular Engineering while being advised by Prof. Bozhi Tian. At Vassar, Michael worked with Prof. Christopher Smart to functionalize carbon nanotubes with metal nanoparticles and create conductive scaffolds for sensors. Now, Michael creates and characterizes polymer micelles with a focus on biomaterials development.