Research

Feb 18, 2020  |  Research

Studying Switchable Solvents

This article is a modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Most chemical manufacturing operations utilize significant amounts of liquid solvents. Examples are solvents that carry dissolved or suspended constituents while flowing in […]

Jan 24, 2020  |  Research

Professors Menegatti and Carbonell Receive Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Support

Professors Stefano Menegatti and Ruben Carbonell have received $60,000 from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) to develop and commercialize a novel technology for the purification of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies (mAbs). Established by Chancellor Woodson in 2010, the CIF mission is […]

Jan 6, 2020  |  Research

Just Add Water: A Simple Step Boosts Polymer’s Ability to Filter CO2 From Mixed Gases

This article is a modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Richard Spontak and several graduate students in his research group are members of an international research team that discovered how to […]

Nov 22, 2019  |  Research

Sticky Dendritic Microparticles Formed by Harnessing ‘Liquid Chaos’

This article is a modified version of an article written by Mick Kulikowski, Director of Strategic Communications and Media Relations in University Communications. Professor Orlin Velev and his research group have developed unique materials with distinct properties akin to those […]

Nov 12, 2019  |  Research

A New Class of Antimicrobial Materials – Self-Sterilizing Polymers

This article is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Richard Spontak and his colleagues have developed two new types of elastomeric polymers with highly effective, broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties. This […]

Oct 1, 2019

Sniffing Out Plant Diseases

This article is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Qingshan Wei and his colleagues have developed portable technology that allows farmers to identify plant diseases in the field. The […]