At the May meeting of the Industrial Advisory Board, the members selected 9 projects for funding out of 29 proposals submitted. The list is shown below.
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|Lead PI||University||Project Title|
|Spontak||NC State||Photoactive Polymers for Anti-Infective Materials|
|Parsons||NC State||Intrinsically Microporous Nonwovens|
|Menegatti||NC State||Stimuli-Responsive Hydrogels in Nonwoven Fabrics as Membranes for Programmable Transport/Blocking of Moisture and Small Molecules|
|Shim||NC State||The Role of Spinneret Configurations on Hollow Fiber Formation and Nonwoven Properties|
|Shim||NC State||Fundamental Study of Polymer Blends and Their Impact on Melt Spinning Process and Fiber/Nonwoven Properties|
|Demirci||University of Loughborough, UK||Parametric Modeling of Mechanical Performance of Nonwovens for Design and Manufacturing|
|Yarin||University of Illinois at Chicago||Bonding Area/Pattern That Affect the Properties of Nonwoven: Experiments and Modeling|
|Hanna||Virginia Tech.||Mechanics of Pleating|
|Shokufar||University of Illinois at Chicago||Bacteria-Surface Adhesion Interactions: New Perspectives in Antifouling Surface Design|