Latest Press Mentions
Soft Structure lab is part of a group from Michigan to build next generation masks sponsored from the Department of Commerce
Look for more details once the project is officially in place and the statement of work is clear.
"Stuck on you". Functional friction measurements on doctored baseballs.
We used bug spray, rosin, pine tar and "spider tack" to gauge how much they affected the rolling resistance of baseballs at 2 temperartures at the most recent TMS Conference in Anaheim.
A team from UM wins $2M EFRI program at the National Science Foundation on microplastics capture
The notion is to use breakdown products from personal care products to produce adhesives with an affinity for microplastics in condensed fluids.
Soft Structure lab is collaborating with the Whitney Lab of Marine Science at the Univ of Florida on identifying microplastics consumed by turtles and shellfish
A recent journal article was just submitted (march 2022) to the journal "Microplastics"
March 2021: review paper in MSE-C recently accepted
Lydia Mensah and Dr Love recently received notice that their review paper on antibiotic-loaded bone cements submitted to Materials Science and Engineering C was accepted. A preprint will be uploaded here soon.
February 2021: Julie Rieland garners honorable mention at the UM Engr Research Symposium
Julie (MACRO) gave a series of virtual presentations on ionic liquid mediated extraction and processing or cellulose from biomass. Nice job Julie.