• Office of Naval Research

  • Army Research Office

  • Keck Future Initiative

  • Science Alliance


  • Swimming and Attachment of Giardia (PNAS, 2011) sponsored by ONR YIP.

  • Nanofibers and nanoparticles from Sundew adhesive for cell attachment.

  • Venus Flytrap Inspired Robotic Trapper by Mimicking Nonlinear Dynamics of the Opening/Closing Mechanism of the Plant.

  • Ivy Secreted nanoparticles for Surface Adhesive. The right two figures are images taken using our AFM, showing nanoparticles around 70 nano-meter in diameter.

  • Nanofibers Used in Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine (Yun Nan Bai Yao) for Platelet Aggregation, Leading to Clotting and the Sealing of Wounds.

  • Mussel Secrets Nanoparticles for Surface Adhesive.

  • Venus Flytrap Sensing and Closing Mechanisms.

Department of Biomedical Engineering • The Ohio State University • Columbus • Ohio 43201