Month: March 2015

NSF research grant for thermoelectric extrusion of smart polymer composites

NSF announces a three-year research award to Prof. Sundaresan (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) and Prof. Hall (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering) to investigate thermoelectric extrusion of thermoplastic ionomers with piezoelectric and magnetostrictive particulates¬†and its application towards 3D printing. The award announcement and abstract are available on NSF’s website at this URL:

http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1463103

A detailed description of this research and ongoing work will be featured here in the coming days. Please check back for more details.