Can we improve the quality of compostable, plant-based plastics?

Compostable plastics, such as polylactic acid (PLA) cannot withstand high temperatures compared to traditional...

Recycling plastics using switchable solvents

Plastic waste is extremely durable and can be harmful to organisms and their ecosystems when not managed...

Spatially controlling attachment of functional proteins to bacterial cellulose using optogenetics

The bacterium Komagataeibacter rhaeticus has the ability to naturally produce bacterial cellulose (BC) which...

Developing a production method for the synthesis of high quality monolayer Graphene sheets

Langmuir Blodgett monolayers of polyhalogenated benzene will be polymerized in-situ by photon mediated sigma...

Are zeolites toxic?

Zeolites are materials used in households, agriculture, medicine, water abatment, oil refining, etc. But...

A Novel Acoustic Emission Based Approach for Structural Health Monitoring

Engineering structures have a damage monitoring system for safe and reliable performance. This project proposes...

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