Perry Research Group
Kush Basu

Kush Basu (he/him)


Research Assistant

Biographical Statement

Kush Basu graduated in 2018 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He worked on characterizing various aspects of self assembly and phase behavior in complex coacervates, and was part of a collaboration with Prof. Todd Emrick's Lab looking to explore the potential of complex coacervates formed from conjugated polyelectrolytes. In his time outside the lab and work, Kush enjoys playing basketball, frisbee and almost any outdoor sport. He also spends time hanging out with friends and watching movies.

After graduation, Kush started his career as a Research Associate at Saint-Gobain. He is now a Research Engineering at Optodot.


  1. M. Radhakrishna, K. Basu, Y. Liu, R. Shamsi, S.L. Perry, C.E. Sing, "Molecular Connectivity and Correlation Effects on Polymer Coacervation," Macromolecules, (2017) 50(7), 3030–3037. [PDF]

Honors and Awards

2017 Commonwealth Honors College Honors Research Grant
Spring 2016 Commonwealth Honors College Research Assistant Fellowship
Fall 2016 Commonwealth Honors College Research Assistant Fellowship