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Cecilia Leal

Leal receives CAREER Award

Published Date:February 11, 2016

Research in the Cecilia Leal laboratory could lead to smart materials capable of interfacing with the human body to heal wounds, repair bones, and deliver drugs, vaccines and antibiotics.

Published Date: February 11, 2016


Mehan selected as Knight of St. Patrick

Published Date:February 9, 2016

Katharine Mehan, MatSE senior, has been selected as a 2016 Knight of St. Patrick for her contributions to the College of Engineering and its student body.

Published Date: February 9, 2016


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