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3D printing of stimulus responsive soft-biomaterials

    PROF, AST - Zahra Niroobakhsh

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    Zahra Niroobakhsh


    In this project, the student will use stimuli-responsive surfactants for printing liquid-in-liquid structure and solidify it use it photo-polymerization. The responsive behavior, mechanical properties and structure will be characterized to ensure the quality of the printed construct. Students from engineering, chemistry, biological sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, and medical schools are encouraged to apply.

    Last Updated
    Feb 3, 2022

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