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.

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