John L. Daristotle received Honorable Mention for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Congrats to John!
Mert successfully defended his PhD thesis and has accepted a post-doc position at Penn State University! Best of luck Dr. Vural!
Along with our collaborators, we published our work on stretchable magnetic composites. Mert was the lead author on the publication. To access the article, click here.
Last month, Dr. Kofinas was awarded U.S. patent 9,252,456 B2 for the solid battery electrolyte, along with a previous lab member, Ayan Ghosh (Ph.D., ChBE ’09).
Congrats to everyone's whose efforts have made this project possible!
The UMD BioE department story can be found here.
Congratulations to Dr. Adam Behrens (now at the Langer Lab) who led a publication in Advanced Materials. Adams's work describes a nanofiber-based surgical sealant with body temperature-mediated adhesion. Congratulations to Adam and co-authors Mike Sikorski and John Daristotle!
Two weeks ago, Leo gave an oral presentation on his and Omar's work regarding enzyme detection through structural color at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Meeting. He was awarded 1st place in the Bioengineering track. Congrats Leo!
Mete was selected for the UMD ASPIRE award for his work with polymer electrolytes! Congratulations Mete!
Three FML members will be presenting at the upcoming Fall MRS meeting!
Mert will be presenting an oral and poster presentation. Matt and Leo(in place of Omar) will also be giving an oral presentation.
We are very excited to share our work with MRS attendees! Stay tuned for presentation times and locations.
Leo presented at the GEM Consortium National Meeting in Boston last week and received 2nd place! Congrats to Leo!
To learn more about GEM, click here.
Congratulations to Dr. Omar Ayyub for his recent publication in ACS Nano! Here Omar describes a protease responsive hydrogel nanocomposite that changes color and increases in mechanical process upon peptide cleavage.
Click here to read the article.