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Automated Micro-Particle Robotic Swarm for the Chemical and Mechanical Removal of Biofilms
Wirelessly activated iron oxide nanoparticles (IONPs) forming micro-robots that chemically and mechanically remove biofilms with high precision and efficacy by magnetic control. Positioning Statement:Medical device companies, cleaning device companies, health systems, and food manufacturers who need effective tools for controlling biofilm infectio...
Published: 8/1/2019   |   Inventor(s): Hyun Koo, Edward Steager, Elizabeth Hunter, Kathleen Stebe, Vijay Kumar
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Category(s): Agriculture, Food Science & Nutrition, Materials, Medical Devices
Reconfigurable colloid-crystal materials for fine control over particle motion
Brief Description:A nematic liquid crystal system functionalized with colloidal microbots.Technology:ProblemParticle motion is of great interest for designing materials that depend on the particle behavior to exhibit a specific functionality. Elastic colloids are useful for the development of functional materials for particle manipulation. Nematic ...
Published: 4/16/2019   |   Inventor(s): Kathleen Stebe, Francesca Serra, Yimin Luo
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Category(s): Chemical Processes and Synthesis, Materials
Adhesive Hydrogels for Wet Applications (Non-Catechol Based)
Brief Description: Biocompatible hydrogels exhibit robust adhesion in wet conditions to substrates with wide range of chemistries and moduli. Technology:Recent interest in developing wet adhesion for biomedical and environmental applications have leveraged catechol-functionalized materials to achieve these results. However, catechol moieties can pr...
Published: 9/15/2017   |   Inventor(s): Laura Bradley, Daeyeon Lee, Kathleen Stebe
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Category(s): Materials, Chemical Processes and Synthesis
Click-active Janus particles
Scalable synthesis and functionalization of clickable Janus particles via seeded emulsion polymerizationInventorKathleen Stebe, Deputy Dean for Research & Innovation and Richer & Elizabeth Goodwin Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Daeyeon Lee, Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular EngineeringProblemAmphiphilic Janu...
Published: 6/21/2016   |   Inventor(s): Kathleen Stebe, Daeyeon Lee
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Category(s): Materials, Chemical Processes and Synthesis
Novel soft material synthesis with liquid phase architecture and interfacially active particles
Solvent transfer-induced phase separation to tailor bijel fiber propertiesInventors Kathleen Stebe, Deputy Dean for Research & Innovation and Richer & Elizabeth Goodwin Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Daeyeon Lee, Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering ProblemBicontinuous interfacially jammed emulsions (bi...
Published: 6/9/2016   |   Inventor(s): Kathleen Stebe, Daeyeon Lee
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Category(s): Materials, Chemical Processes and Synthesis