Karan Dikshit in black shirt
Graduate Student • Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials (Carson Bruns)


Bachelor of Engineering (Polymers), University of Pune, India, 2014

Research Interests and Background

After graduating in 2014, Karan served in different roles in academia and industry before joining the Materials Science and Engineering program at CU Boulder in 2018. Currently he is developing applications for polyrotaxanes and its derivatives.


Nature, Environment, Science and Technology (NEST) Studio for the Arts Graduate Summer Fellowship (2020)

Selected Publications

  • Post-synthesis modification of slide-ring gels for thermal and mechanical reconfiguration [DOI: 10.1039/D0SM02260H]
  • Solar Freckles: Long-Term Photochromic Tattoos for Intradermal Ultraviolet Radiometry [DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c05723]
  • Poly(lactic acid)-Based Ink for Biodegradable Printed Electronics With Conductivity Enhanced through Solvent Aging [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c05196]