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Jonathan E. Seppala

Research Interests

  • Shear-thickening fluids
  • Rheology and scattering techniques

Previous Research Interests

  • Solution assembly of amphiphilic micelles
  • Block copolymer self-assembly in thin films
  • Polymer nanocomposites

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Society
  • Society of Rheology

Selected non-NIST Publications

J.E. Seppala, R.L. Lewis, T.H. Epps. Spatial and Orientation Control of Cylindrical Nanostructures in ABA Triblock Copolymer Thin Films by Raster Solvent Vapor Annealing, ACS Nano, 2012, 6(11), 9855-9862.


Jon Seppala (small)


Research Associate
Materials Science & Engineering
Sustainable Polymers Group

Employment History:

2012-present: Research Associate, Materials Science & Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology

2010-2012: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Delaware

2008-2010: Visiting Scholar, University of Delaware


Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University


Phone: 301-975-2836
Fax: 301-975-4924