Sponsors

  • Office of Naval Research


  • Army Research Office

  • Keck Future Initiative

  • Science Alliance



Projects


  • 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