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Cademartiri’s research featured in Advanced Materials

Research by MSE Assistant Professor Ludovico Cademartiri and his team was published online on March 23, 2016 in Advanced Materials. The paper, titled “Thermal Processing of Silicones for Green, Scalable, and Healable Superhydrophobic Coatings,” was co-authored by Ph.D. students Xinchun Tian, Santosh Shaw, and Kara Lind. The group found that silicones can become water-repellant after …Continue reading “Cademartiri’s research featured in Advanced Materials”

Research on nanowires helps scientists communicate across the fence

A passion for the fundamental sciences and for things that grow motivate Ludovico Cademartiri, an assistant professor in materials science and engineering, as he develops methods for making new materials using polymers and crystals at Iowa State University. In a recent study, Cademartiri led a team of scientists that researched the formation and properties of …Continue reading “Research on nanowires helps scientists communicate across the fence”

Mufit Akinc, MSE professor, among those named AAAS fellows

Four Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). They are Mufit Akinc, a professor of materials science and engineering and associate scientist for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory; Mark Gordon, Distinguished Professor and Frances M. Craig Chair in chemistry, …Continue reading “Mufit Akinc, MSE professor, among those named AAAS fellows”