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Novel 4D printing method blossoms from botanical inspiration

Published Date:January 26, 2016

A new method developed by MatSE alumna Jennifer Lewis and MatSE affiliate Ralph Nuzzo could lead to new applications for 4D printing including smart textiles, soft electronics, biomedical devices, and tissue engineering.

Published Date: January 26, 2016


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Sottos paper selected for 2016 Hetényi Award

Published Date:January 19, 2016

A paper by Nancy Sottos has been selected to receive the 2016 Hetényi Award from the Society for Experimental Mechanics. The award is given annually for the best research paper published in Experimental Mechanics in a given year.

Published Date: January 19, 2016


Tiny electronic implants monitor brain injury, then melt away

Published Date:January 19, 2016

A new class of small, thin electronic sensors monitor temperature and pressure within the skull then melt away. No need for additional surgery to remove the monitor, reducing the risk of infection and hemorrhage.

Published Date: January 19, 2016


Making the invisible visible

Published Date:January 13, 2016

New polymer damage indication system highlights areas that are cracked, scratched or stressed, allowing engineers to address problem areas.

Published Date: January 13, 2016


Chen makes Forbes' list of 30 Under 30

Published Date:January 4, 2016

Qian Chen (PhD MatSE 2012) made Forbes' list of 30 Under 30 for 2016 in the Science category.

Published Date: January 4, 2016