Digital 3D Printing of Microparticles2017 | John Hart with Justin Beroz and Ulrich Muecke
On-demand production, especially for complex and high value parts, would be valuable to many industries. Additive manufacturing processes broadly aim... Read more
Field-scale Quality Assurance in India’s Dairy...2017 | Sanjay Sarma with Pranay Jain
Milk procurement in India’s dairy industry is complicated, uncontrolled, and vulnerable to tampering. The safety and quality of milk products are... Read more
Floating Solar Receivers for Distributed...2016 | Gang Chen with Svetlana V. Boriskina, Thomas Cooper and, et al.
Increasingly, communities are turning to seawater desalination to manage intense droughts and satisfy growing freshwater demand. This project... Read more
Plastics for Thermal Management2016 | Gang Chen with Yanfei Zu and Jiawei Zhou
Polymers have low thermal conductivities and are not used to transfer heat. However, high thermal conductivity plastics have been developed in the... Read more
Targeted Electrochemical Water Remediation2016 | Alan Hatton with Xiao Su
A particular challenge in wastewater treatment are extremely toxic pollutants and contaminants of emerging concern, often present at low levels and... Read more
Mucin-inspired Agents to Manage Infections2016 | Katharina Ribbeck with Kelsey Wheeler and Bradley, et al.
The global rise of antibiotic resistance presents a clear danger and urges the development of innovative approaches to treat and prevent... Read more
Rapid Detection of Pathogenic Bacteria2016 | Timothy Swager and Alexander Klibanov with Kent Harvey, et al.
Foodborne illnesses can lead to human sufferings, expensive medical treatments, lawsuits, government sanctions, product recalls, tarnished corporate... Read more
A Multiplex, Nanosensor Platform for the Real Time...2015 | Michael Strano and Anthony Sinskey with Ivy Dong, et al.
Food and water safety requires real-time monitoring of contaminants at the point of use. This project seeks to develop a single integrated platform... Read more
Fouling Resistant Nanoporous Membranes2015 | Jeffrey Grossman with Shreya Dave, Jatin Patil, and, et al.
A water treatment plant needs to significantly pre-treat feed water before it reaches the fragile separation membranes that remove salt or other... Read more
Handling Assembly of Ultra-thin Silicon Membranes2015 | Henry Smith and Paul Lozano with Ash Dyer, Dakota, et al.
3D integrated electronic components require the stacking of thin layers of semiconductors. Manufacturing of such devices is very difficult as the... Read more
WiFi Based Indoor Positioning Platform2015 | Daniela Rus and Dina Katabi with Joe DelPreto, David, et al.
While GPS has revolutionized positioning, it does not work indoors. This project is developing an indoor positioning platform that is compatible with... Read more
Platform Device for Non-Invasive Gastrointestinal...2015 | Timothy Lu with Mark Mimee, Isaak Mueller, and Jacob, et al.
This device will enable the detection and reporting of gastrointestinal disease biomarkers in a non-invasive and near-real-time fashion, thus... Read more
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