Scalable Manufacturing of Tissue-Mimetic Hydrogels for Biological Research and Discovery
Engineer a system for manufacturing hydrogel membranes with tunable properties. Engineer a system for precision manufacturing of hydrogel microspheres. Interdisciplinary training for students that spans biomedical, materials, chemical, mechanical, and electrical engineering
Issues Involved or Addressed
Materials are the foundation for biological research and discovery.
The systems developed in this project will produce hydrogel biomaterials that could impact several important fields:
Stem cell biology
Cancer drug screening
Infectious disease research