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.
This week Adam presented (to a packed room!) his dissertation regarding hemostatic hydrogel microparticles and in situ blow-spun polymer fibers as surgical sealants. He was successful in defending his thesis and will soon be joining the Langer Lab in MIT!
Leo was awarded the prestigious NSF Graduate Student Fellowship. Congrats Leo!
March 2015 - 1st year Ph.D. students, John Daristotole (B.S. Chemical Engineering University of Maryland College Park) and Leo Torres (B.S. Bioengineering University of California, Riverside) will be joining the Functional Macromolecular Laboratory. Glad to have them on board!
December 2014 - Congratulations to Mert for getting into the Future Faculty Program at UMD!
December 2014 - Mert and Adam's work on Sprayable Elastic Conductors Based on Block Copolymer Silver Nanoparticle Composites was published in ACS Nano! Congrats to both of them! To check out their work go here.
November 2014 - Omar's work was publish in Polymer! Congrats to Omar!