Carol Steiner


Main Affiliation

Chemical Engineering


Steinman Hall



Professor Carol Steiner

Carol Steiner


S.B., Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology  

MSE, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania  

PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

Courses Taught

Unit Operations Laboratory, Materials Science, Polymer Science and Engineering, Pharmaceutical Applications of Chemical Engineering, Thermodynamics I and II

Research Interests

Novel hydrogels, soft biomaterials.


Yang, Y., Schulz, D. and Steiner, C.A. 1999 Physical Gelation of Hydrophobically Modified Polyelectrolytes I.Homogeneous Gelation of Alkylated poly[acrylamide-co-sodium acrylate], Langmuir 15 4335-4343 Kumar, V. and Steiner, C.A. 1999  

Surfactant-Mediated Gelation of Hydrophobically Modified Hydroxyethyl Cellulose: Effects of Polymer and Surfactant Structure, Colloids and Surfaces A:Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 147 27-38 

Kikkinides, E.S., Charalambopoulou, G.Ch., Stubos, A.K., Kanellopoulos, N.K., Varelas, C.G., and Steiner, C.A. 1998 A Two-Phase Model for Controlled Drug Release from Biphasic Polymer Hydrogels, J., Controlled Release 51 313-325