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Research Keyword: polymers

Faculty: Burke, Kelly A.
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Burke’s research involves natural and synthetic polymers, liquid crystalline materials, stimuli-responsive networks, biomaterials and tissue engineering, and protein-based composites. Her main research interests fall into the following areas: (1) Development of novel liquid crystalline polymers and networks with programmable shape changing behaviors using robust synthetic chemistries; (2) Modification of biomaterial interfaces to manipulate stem […]
Categories | Keywords: biomaterials, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Institute of Materials Science, liquid crystals, natural and synthetic polymers, polymers, protein composites, stimuli-responsive, tissue engineering

Faculty: Laurencin, Cato T.
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Laurencin is a designated University Professor at UCONN. He is the first physician-scientist elected to the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Inventors. He is an international leader in broad areas of biomaterials, polymers, polymer-ceramics and stem cell technology and founded the field of Regenerative Engineering. He […]
Categories | Keywords: biomaterials, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, drug delivery, Institute of Materials Science, nanotechnology, polymer engineering, polymers, regenerative engineering, stem cell technology

Faculty: Suresh, Aravind
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Suresh’s research interests are inter-disciplinary, spanning the fields of chemical engineering and materials science. His present work covers a wide range of topics, namely – 1) Interaction of electrochemical and catalytic activities in high-temperature proton-conducting oxides 2) Thin-film polymeric coatings on substrates using initiated and photo-initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition 3) Synthesis of ceramic-oxide nano-fibers […]
Categories | Keywords: catalysis, ceramics, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, engineering education, initiated chemical vapor deposition, polymers