Latest Melik C. Demirel Stories

2014-02-21 23:01:02

NGS Leaders to host a webinar on how genomics can be used to create eco-friendly materials. Needham, MA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 NGS Leaders™ is hosting a free webinar entitled Bio-Inspired Materials - Using Genomics to Engineer Recyclable Materials. Dr. Melik C. Demirel, Professor of Engineering, Materials Research Institute and Huck Institutes of Life Sciences at Pennsylvania State University, will be discussing the use of elastomers to expedite the process of creating eco-friendly...

Novel Materials Created From Genome Of Elastomeric Materials
2013-09-09 12:47:44

Penn State A wide range of biologically inspired materials may now be possible by combining protein studies, materials science and RNA sequencing, according to an international team of researchers. "Biological methods of synthesizing materials are not new," said Melik C. Demirel, professor of engineering science and mechanics, Penn State. "What is new is the application of these principles to produce unique materials." The researchers looked at proteins because they are the building...

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