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Materials for Energy & Sustainability

zeolite

Zeolite-polymer composites for membrane separations
(in collaboration with Profs. Koros, Nair, Jones, Breedveld)

zeolite

MOF – polymer composites for carbon capture 
(in collaboration with Profs. Sholl, Nair, Jones, Koros, Walton)

pollen

Pollen as a renewable filler for high-strength materials


Materials for Sensors & Biotechnology

cellulose

Nanostructured Cellulose- and Chitin-Based Optical Materials

 

Pollen Biomimics for Advanced Optics and Encapsulation
(BioPAINTS MURI Project funded by Air Force) 
biopaints

coated pollen
image

Polymer-metal nanocomposites for imaging & quantitative bioassays


New Methods for Characterizing Materials & Interfaces

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High-throughput and combinatorial screening measurements

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AFM colloidal-probe methods for measuring interfacial forces