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Bioengineered Heparin

Bioengineered Heparin

Project Background Heparin is an anticoagulant polysaccharide drug used to prevent blood from clotting and is critically important for modern [...]

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Mobile Studio Classrooms

Mobile Studio Classrooms

Professor John Wen and other faculty have developed a powerful yet inexpensive mobile studio board that puts the capability of [...]

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Virtual Laparoscopic Simulator

Virtual Laparoscopic Simulator

Project Background The purpose of developing a surgical simulator is to allow surgeons and residents to train on computer generated [...]

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Photocatalytic Nanotubes

Photocatalytic Nanotubes

Develop a catalytic surface in conjunction with LED platforms for mitigation of biological and organic substances with the purpose of [...]

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Human Networking

Human Networking

The nature of human society is networking. Humans are unique in the sense that they are both individual and social; [...]

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Self-sufficient Urban Buildings

Self-sufficient Urban Buildings

In several regions of the world, there are problematic public water supply shortages, expansion limitations on sewer systems, natural gas [...]

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Hierarchically structured catalysts

Hierarchically structured catalysts

Porous catalysts are extensively used to produce chemicals and fuels, and to remove pollutants, for example from car or power [...]

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Nature Inspired Fuel Cells

Nature Inspired Fuel Cells

Fuel cells are a potentially very efficient way to convert a fuel or chemical energy vector (like hydrogen gas, H2, [...]

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Integrated PV Systems and Urban Environments

Integrated PV Systems and Urban Environments

Concentrating solar collectors combined with photovoltaic power generation have a much higher solar to electricity conversion efficiency than flat plate collectors.   Such [...]

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PEM + SO Fuel Cells

The science and technology of fuel cells (proton exchange membrane –PEM– and solid oxide–SO) need major advances to ensure their acceptance and [...]

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