Manoj K. Chaudhury

Manoj K. Chaudhury is the Franklin J. Howes Jr. Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Lehigh University, Pennsylvania. He obtained his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and worked at Dow Corning Corporation for eight years before joining Lehigh University. His research interests are in adhesion, wetting, friction, and fracture of soft materials. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society. For more information about his research visit

Manoj K. Chaudhury Published December 10, 2012

Interdisciplinary Physics | Materials Science

A study reveals the optimal balance of forces needed to make the cleanest cuts in soft solids.