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Ameya gave invited talk at the 2016 Adhesive & Sealant Council Spring Convention & Expo

April 18, 2016
Ameya traveled to New Orleans to give an invited talk entitled “Moisture resistant smart adhesive based on pH dependent reversible catechol-boronic acid complexation” at the Adhesive & Sealant Council (ASC) 2016 Spring Convention & Expo. ASC is a North American trade association comprised of more than 130 U.S. companies in the adhesive and sealant industry.

National Institutes of Health renewed funding for developing strong biomimetic adhesive

April 1, 2016
Our lab successfully renewed a research project funded by the National Institutes of Health for another three years. This project aims to optimize the performance of biomimetic bioadhesive for improved adhesive strength, bioactivity and degradation. The long term goal of this project is to develop tissue adhesives with strong adhesive strength and biomechanical properties matching […]

Yuan received award for poster presentation

March 15, 2016
Yuan was awarded third place for her poster presentation at the 2016 Graduate Research Colloquium at Michigan Tech.

Yuan was awarded Doctoral Finishing Fellowship

March 8, 2016
Congratulations to Yuan for receiving the Doctoral Finishing Fellowship from the Graduate School at Michigan Tech for the 2016 Summer semester.

Ameya and Dr. Lee Presented Talks at Adhesion Society Annual Meeting

February 21, 2016
Ameya and Dr. Lee attended the 39th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society in San Antonio, TX, to each give an oral presentation from Febrary 21 through 24. Dr. Lee also chaired a session entitled “Biomedical Adhesives.” Additionally, Dr. Lee served in a committee to initiate a Bioadhesion Division within the Adhesion Society and will […]

Hao was awarded Outstanding Scholarship Award

February 10, 2016
Congratulations to Hao, who was nominated as the recipient of the Outstanding Scholarship Award in the Department of Biomedical Engineering for 2016.

Collaborative work accepted for publication in Biomicrofluidics

January 22, 2016
Our collaborative work with Dr. CK Choi’s lab entitled “In-situ photopolymerization of monodisperse and discoid oxidized methacrylated alginate microgels in a microfluidic channel” was accepted for publication in Biomicrofluidics.

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Our publication is accepted in Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical

December 13, 2015
Our publication entitled “Effect of Metal Ion Type on the Movement of Hydrogel Actuator based on Catechol-Metal Ion Coordination Chemistry” is published in Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical.

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Dr. Lee Interviewed by Wired Magazine Regarding Mussel Adhesive Proteins

November 23, 2015
Dr. Lee was interviewed by Wired Magazine regarding the strong, moisture-resistant adhesives secreted by marine mussels.

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Hao was awarded Doctoral Finishing Fellowship

November 11, 2015
Congratulations to Hao for receiving the Doctoral Finishing Fellowship from the Graduate School at Michigan Tech for the 2016 Spring semester.