Rachel earned a BS in Textile Engineering from North Carolina State University in 2015. She is a PhD student in Dr. Jennifer West's Lab.
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Polymer biomaterials, tissue engineering/regenerative medicine, stroke therapy
Awards/Fellowships: BME Department Second Year Fellowship.
Stano, K., Chapla, R., Carroll, M., Nowak, J., McCord, M., and Bradford, P. “Copper-Encapsulated Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2013 5:10774-10781.
Chapla, R. “Optimizing the Production of Copper Nanoparticle-Carbon Nanotube Array Composites from an Aqueous Copper Solution.” Poster presented at the NC State University Spring 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, advised by Kelly Stano, PhD, and Dr. Philip Bradford.