Experimental studies: 3D printing with Mars soil simulant.

One of the most challenging aspects of Mars colonization is to protect human from radiation and natural disasters...

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...

Discovering natural antibiotics from extremophile microalgae

Soap Lake, an extreme alkaline lake located in Washington State, is renowned for its “healing effect” since...

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