Monthly Archives: October 2014
The 4th issue (and last for this year) of Surface Innovations is available online. It contains 6 interesting papers and is the second part of a special collection of papers honoring Prof. Emil Chibowski from M.Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, Poland.
When Prof. Jeremy Goldman took his family to Israel to work on his research on bioabsorbable cardiovascular stents, missiles flying overhead were just one of the facts of war that they had to worry about. Other concerns included terrorists crawling … Continue reading
New review article entitled “Physics and applications of superhydrophobic and superhydrophilic surfaces and coatings” was published in Surface Innovations: Vol. 2, No. SI4, pp. 211-227 by Prof. Drelich. This review is co-authored by Prof. Marmur from the Israel Institute of … Continue reading
Congratulations to Shan Zhao for receiving the Travel Grant from the MTU Graduate Student Government!
Surface Innovations Team said good-bye to Onur on Monday with tasty pizzas. He is returning to Turkey on October 22, completing his ~6 months visiting research program at Michigan Tech with us. Onur completed his flotation tests on the effect … Continue reading
Ms. Jacquelyn R. Nyenhuis from the University of North Dakota is our collaborator on application of vermiculite in food and agriculture industries. She delivered a poster during the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo organized by Academy of Nutrition and … Continue reading
Sara Schellbach has been awarded with the Barbara Stoyack Link Research Internship at our department. Her research will focus on the characterization of surface and bulk properties of natural fibers produced in Brazil to replace glass fibers in polymeric composites. … Continue reading
Jeffrey Brookins has been awarded with the McArthur Research Internship at our department. His research will focus on the development of in vitro biocorrosion methods for zinc-based biomaterials for endovascular stents. Congratulations to Jeff and we wish him productive academic … Continue reading
Patrick Bowen has defended his PhD research proposal entitled Physiological Corrosion Rate and Mechanism for Magnesium Stent Materials on Friday. Surface Innovations Team congratulates Patrick!
Prof. Martin Bocks of University of Michigan is our new collaborator in the bioabsorbable stent project. As a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Prof. Bocks’ clinical expertise is in pediatric interventional cardiac catheterization. … Continue reading