Erin Maines

Doctoral Student

maine030@umn.edu

Education

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2017

Research Area

My research focuses on design, synthesis, and characterization of sustainable UV-Curable polymers.

Publications

(1) Maines, Erin; Bell, Nelson; Evans, Lindsey; Roach, Matthew; Tsui, Lok-kun; Lavin, Judith; Keicher, David. "Material Properties of Ceramic Slurries for Applications in Additive Manufacturing Using Stereolithography". In Solid Freeform Fabrications Symposium, Austin, TX, 2018.

(2) Tsui, Lok-kun; Maines, Erin; Evans, Lindsey; Keicher, David; Lavin, Judith. "Additive Manufacture of Alumina Components by Extrusion of In-Situ UV-Cured Pastes". In Solid Freeform Fabrications Symposium, Austin, TX, 2018.

(3) Roach, M. A.; Keicher, D.; Maines, E.; Wall, B.; Wall, C.; Lavin, J.; Whetten, S.; Evans, L. "Mechanical Challenges of 3D Printing Ceramics Using Digital Light Processing". In Solid Freeform Fabrications Symposium, Austin, TX, 2018.

(4) Dick, Andrew R; Bell, William K; Luke, Brendan; Maines, Erin; Mueller, Brennen; Rawlings, Brandon; Kohl, Paul A; Willson, C. Grant. "High aspect ratio patterning of photosensitive polyimide with low thermal expansion coefficient and low dielectric constant" J. Mirco/Nanolith., 2016, 15(3), 033503.

(5) Dick, Andrew R; Bell, William K; Luke , Brendan; Maines, Erin; Mueller, Brennan; Kohl, Paul A; Rawlings, Brandon; Willson, C. Grant. "Directly patternable dielectric based on fluorinated polyimide" SPIE Advanced Lithography 94251D (2015).

About Me:

What is your favorite type of electromagnetic radiation and why?

Ultraviolet! It is the basis for forming the polymers in my research.

If you had to eat one type of food for every meal, what would it be?

Chocolate covered almonds! They are the best snacking food.