Right Now

The Benicewicz Group is profoundly changing the mechanical properties of nanoparticles to create innovative materials with practical applications.

Nanoparticle Self-Assembly

Imagine What’s Next.


Brock Fletcher awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Brock Fletcher, an undergraduate researcher in our lab, was recently awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! Congratulations Brock! Brock has been working on functionalizing nanoparticles with antibacterial agents and functionalized foams for metal separations. In the Fall, Brock will start graduate work at Vanderbilt University, pursuing a PhD in Biomedical Engineering in the Duvall Advanced Therapeutics Laboratory.


The Research

The Benicewicz Group is creating polymers with enhanced capabilities and investigating new polymers for high temperature fuel cell membranes. Learn more


Visit Our Lab

The Benicewicz Group’s new state-of-the-art facility is located in the new Horizon I building at the University of South Carolina’s Innovista Research Complex. See more


The Next Generation

Members of The Benicewicz Group are driven to achieve new heights in fuel cell and polymer nanocomposite research. Meet the Group