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Origami of Air Conditioning

Mr. Rose of the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center at the University of Illinois has developed a membrane-based technology which can be used for building ventilation...

Self Healing Coating Resists Seawater

Dr. Paul Braun from the University of IL has developed a type of coating that uses seawater as the catalyst for increasing seawater resistance.

Self-Healing Thermoplastic Elastomer

Dr. Jeff Moore from the University of Illinois has developed a self-healing thermoplastic elastomer based on the common commercial epoxy CTBN. The self-healing properties...

Non-Refractory Microstructured Metals for High Temperature Applications

Dr. Krogstad from the University of IL has developed a high surface area to volume nickel foam that is structurally stable at extremely high temperatures. 
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Enantioselective Separation of Racemic Mixtures Using Carbon Nanoparticles

Dr. Pan from the University of IL has developed chirally active carbon nanoparticles that have shown to be highly enantioselective adsorbants. This technology is very...

Si Composite Li-Ion Battery Anodes with Dynamic Ionic Bonding

This technology developed by Professor Sottos and her research team improves capacity in Li-ION batteries with a new type of Si composite anode and...

Solar Panels Portfolio

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking partners to further develop this suite of solar power technologies. These innovative solutions, developed by...

Lunch Box Size Portable Gas Chromatograph Portfolio 

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking partners to further develop this suite of small gas chromatographs. This portfolio of eight patented technologies...

Chirally active Carbon Nanoparticles for Enantioselective Separation of Racemic Mixtures

 

 

Dr. Dipanjan Pan from the University of Illinois has...

Rapid, predictable curing of composites

 

Professors Jeffrey Moore, Nancy Sotos, and Scott White from the University of Illinois has developed a novel method to create composites that allows for much easier...

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