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Anish Tuteja

Professor (Courtesy)


(734) 615-2972


Chemical Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering

A186 NCRC, Building 102800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800

Primary Website


Michigan State University
PhD Chemical Engineering and Materials Science ’06

Panjab University (India)
BE CHE ’01

Research Interests

Superoleophobic surfaces, superhydrophobic surfaces, ice-repellent surfaces, membranes, polymer nanocomposites, thermoelectrics, solar cells and liquid-liquid separations


Positions Held at U-M

Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, (2009-present)

Positions Held Elsewhere

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009


Selected Publications

Choi, W, Tuteja, A, Chhatre, S, Mabry, JM, Cohen, RE, and McKinley, GH (2009). Fabrics With Tunable Oleophobicity, Advanced Materials, 21(21):2190-2195.

Tuteja, A, Choi, W, Mabry, JM, Cohen, RE, and McKinley, GH (2008). Robust Omniphobic Surfaces, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(47):18200-18205.

Tuteja, A, Choi, W, McKinley, GH, Cohen, RE, and Rubner, MF (2008). Design Parameters for Superhydrophobicity and Superoleophobicity, MRS Bulletin, 33:752-758.

Tuteja, A, Duxbury, PM, and Mackay, ME (2008). Polymer Chain Swelling Induced by Dispersed Nanoparticles, Physical Review Letters, 100:077801.

Tuteja, A, Choi, W, Ma, M, Mabry, JM, Mazzella, SA, Rutledge, GC, McKinley, GH, and Cohen, RE (2007). Designing Superoleophobic Surfaces, Science(318):1618-1622.

Tuteja, A, Duxbury, PM, and Mackay, ME (2007). Multifunctional Nanocomposites with Reduced Viscosity, Macromolecules(40):9427-9434.

Tuteja, A, Mackay, ME, Narayanan, S, Asokan, S, and Wong, MS (2007). Breakdown of the Continuum Stokes-Einstein Relation for Nanoscale Inclusions in Polymer Melts, Nano Letters, 7(5):1276-1281.

Mackay, ME, Tuteja, A, Duxbury, PM, Hawker, CJ, Horn, Bv, Guan, Z, and Krishnan, R (2006). General Strategies for Nanoparticle Dispersion, Science(311):1740-1743.

Tuteja, A, Mackay, ME, Horn, Bv, Hawker, CJ, and Ho, DL (2006). The Molecular Architecture and Rheological Characterization of Novel Intramolecularly Crosslinked Polystyrene Nanoparticles, Journal of Polymer Science – Part B – Polymer Physics(44):1930-1947.

Tuteja, A, Mackay, ME, Horn, Bv, Hawker, CJ, and Ho, DL (2005). Effect of Ideal, Organic Nanoparticles on the Flow Properties of Linear Polymers; Non-Einstein-like Behavior, Macromolecules(38):8000-8011.

Mackay, ME, Dao, TT, Tuteja, A, Ho, DL, Horn, Bv, Kim, H, and Hawker, CJ (2003). Nanoscale Effects Leading to Non-Einstein-Like Decrease in Viscosity, Nature Materials, 2(11):762-766.