Connect with Us

If you're interested in learning more about our research, want to discuss research opportunities, or just want to say hi, please swing by our offices in Lafferre Hall!

Lafferre Hall

416 S 6th Street

Columbia, MO 65211

Office: E3424

Laboratory: C3257

phone: (583) 222-1293

Postdoctoral Positions

Interested in a postdoctoral research position? We are looking for creative, independent, and hardworking postdoctoral researchers to join our lab. Soft matter is a very interdisciplinary field, and we encourage researchers from a wide background to apply.

To apply, please send a cover letter describing your past research experience and future research interests, a curriculum vitae, and the contact information of at least two references to Dr. O’Bryan. As we get settled in to our new lab, candidates with external funding and fellowships are preferred. Please contact Dr. O’Bryan with any questions or to discuss funding opportunities.

Graduate Students

Are you a graduate students at the University of Missouri interested in studying soft matter? Come check us out! We’re looking for motivated students to join our lab and begin exploring the behavior at the interfaces of soft materials. Send us an email with your background, research interests, and career goals and we can discussing potential research directions!

Considering grad school? Interested in Mizzou? No problem! We’re happy to chat and answer any of your questions. Mizzou Graduate school applications for the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering can be found here.

Undergraduate Students

Looking to gain research experience in the exciting world of soft matter? We’re always looking for driven undergraduate students with a passion for learning to join our lab. Prior research experience is not required. Contact us or swing by our office in Lafferre and we can discuss your background and research interests.