Chad Eliason

Chad Eliason

Title: IB PhD Student
Dept/Program: Biology
Office: ASEC E502


Eliason, C. M., & Shawkey, M. D. (2011). Decreased hydrophobicity of iridescent feathers: a potential cost of shiny plumage. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 214(13), 2157–2163.


Shawkey, M. D., D'Alba, L., Wozny, J., Eliason, C., Koop, J. A. H., & Jia, L. (2011). Structural color change following hydration and dehydration of iridescent mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) feathers. Zoology (Jena, Germany), 114(2), 59–68.


Eliason, C., & Shawkey, M. D. (2010). Rapid, reversible response of iridescent feather color to ambient humidity. Optics Express, 18(20), 21284–21292.


Blackledge, T., & Eliason, C. (2007). Functionally independent components of prey capture are architecturally constrained in spider orb webs. Biology Letters, 3(5), 456-458.


2006 M.S. Education. The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 2002 B.S. Biology. Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio