Exploring the Therapeutic Potential of Small...2015 | Angela Koehler with Francisco Caballero and Eric Stefan
Controlling the function of overactive transcription factors is an emerging therapeutic stress strategy in oncology. The team has identified... Read more
Effective PTSD Drug Therapy2015 | Ki Goosens with Vikash Mansinghka and Mireya Nadal, et al.
The team has shown that the stress hormone, ghrelin, plays a key role in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This project will focus on... Read more
Color and Motion Magnification2015 | Fredo Durand and William Freeman with Justin Chen, Abe, et al.
This project has developed an algorithm that reveals small motions of small changes in color within a video. The team plans to develop easy-to-use... Read more
The Nanosatellite Optical Downlink Experiment (NODE)2015 | Kerri Cahoy with Raichelle Aniceto, James Clark, Andrew, et al.
The team will develop a miniature, low-cost, free space optical communications terminal for small satellites, such as CubeSats. The system will be... Read more
Drug-eluting Platform Device to Locally Treat...2014 | Elazer Edelman with Laura Indolfi and David Ting
Pancreatic cancer is a devastating therapy-resistant disease. By locally delivering a large amount of drugs directly into a tumor mass via devices,... Read more
Exceedingly Small Iron Oxide Nanoparticles as T1...2014 | Moungi Bawendi with Oliver Bruns, Jose Cordero, Eric, et al.
This project aims to produce a contrast agent with similar properties to GBCA (gadolinium based contrast agents) but with less toxicity. These new... Read more
Waterproof & Smart Fabrics Using Symmetry-...2014 | Kripa Varanasi with Taylor Farnham, Henri Girard, Karen, et al.
The current solutions for waterproof textiles are based on hydrophobic membranes or modifiers and are environmentally unfriendly. This project... Read more
Fluorinated Non-Stick Coatings for High Performance...2014 | Yogesh Surendranath with Sterling Chu
This project will develop a novel passivation method for high surface carbon electrodes using fluorocarbon film. The proposed coating can be applied... Read more
Wavelength-Selective Light Scattering for...2014 | Marin Soljacic with Emma Anquilare, Austin Clark, Eric, et al.
This project explores a new type of transparent display based on the wavelength-selective scattering of light from nanostructures. The advantages of... Read more
A Drug Delivery Platform for Sustained Treatment of...2014 | Martha Gray and Jeffrey Karp with Tony Aliprantis, Omid, et al.
This project will create a delivery systems for the treatment of inflammatory diseases, such as arthritis. The system would release a measured amount... Read more
Electrochemically-Mediated Carbon Dioxide Capture2014 | T. Alan Hatton with Aly El-Tayeb and Ryan Shaw
Current CO2 capture technology is energy intensive, expensive, and difficult to integrate with existing infrastructure. This project will develop a... Read more
Covert and Robust Micron-Scale Tags for Anti-...2014 | Patrick Doyle with Paul Bisso
This project will develop new methods to covertly encode objects such as pharmaceutical packaging, currency, and electronics using smartphone-... Read more
Globally Optimal Engineering System Design2014 | Marc Baldo with Paul Azunre
The design of thin film optical interference coatings remains more art than science. This project is developing the first algorithm which can... Read more
Scalable Photonic Links for Ethernet Systems2013 | Team: Michael Watts with Jonathan Bradley, Michele, et al.
Network limitations can have an adverse affect on the performance of large-scale computing systems such as data centers. This project will integrate... Read more
Shape Memory Ceramic Actuators2013 | Team: Chris Schuh with Alan Lai
Shape memory materials are solid state actuators that can produce both large forces and displacements, making them ideal materials for actuation... Read more
Fast Flow Peptides2013 | Team: Bradley Pentelute and Klavs Jensen with Andrea, et al.
Peptides are an important and growing area of therapeutics. The development of peptide-based pharmaceuticals requires the synthesis of custom peptide... Read more
A Platform for Multi-Material Fabrication2013 | Team: Wojciech Matusik with Desai Chen, Moira Forberg, et al.
Current multi-material additive manufacturing systems have many limitations with regards to both software and hardware. This project proposes to... Read more
High Resolution Digital Printing of Particulate...2013 | Team: John Hart with Justin Beroz
There is a growing need for innovative printing technologies that can adapt to emerging electronic and biological materials, with compatibility to... Read more
Nanoporous thin films for water desalination and...2013 | Team: Jeff Grossman with David Cohen-Tanugi, Shreya, et al.
The project focuses on the development of graphene nanoporous thin-films (NTFs), which promise significant value for the fields of water desalination... Read more
Ultrasensitive Noninvasive Disease Monitoring...2013 | Team: Sangeeta Bhatia with Gabe Kwong, David Lee and, et al.
This project will leverage advances in nanotechnology to allow disease-specific enzymes to generate highly predictive ‘synthetic biomarkers’ that... Read more