Reducing scientific research waste production: Can we recycle lab plastics for 3D printing?

This project is a first step in making the research laboratory a self-sustaining environment. This initiative...

A novel Helmholtz potential approach to predicting acoustic guided waves generated by fatigue crack

An aging structure needs to be investigated periodically to prevent catastrophic failure. Crack development...

Saving bananas from fungal infection using transgenic bacteria

Panama disease is a fungal infection caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense that infects Cavendish bananas...

Thermolyze: A Temperature Controlled Kill-Switch for Containment of Pathogenic Bacteria in Research Labs

We will engineer a temperature-controlled kill switch to be used in pathogenic or genetically modified bacteria...

Engineering Bacteria of the Lung Microbiome to Degrade Carcinogens and Toxins

Benzene is a toxic compound found in air polluted from cigarette smoke, car exhaust, and industry. It is known...

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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