Research Dean Appointed: David Brookstein, Sc.D., July 2010

Research Projects

  • $22 million in federal and state grants submitted; will continue developing LEHP, PATRIC, ITAPS, as well as private foundations and industry partners
  • NIST grant application submitted
  • NSF ARI-R2 grant application submitted
  • NSF CCLI grant application submitted
  • PATRIC & biomedical textile structures lab funding secured
  • ITAPS continuing
  • LEHP continuing
  • Patricia Kind Foundation in progress
  • Co-sponsored Nantechnology Forum with Ben Franklin Technology Partners
  • Exolation awarded patent
  • Pursuing patents for NTC & EDI projects
  • Seeking patent for breathable walls
  • Urban ecology project with Lafayette in progress
  • Funding received from the Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services to acquire new lab analysis equipment
  • Opened Biomedical Textile Structures Lab and launched project on cardiac repair tissue.
  • Initiated provisional patent application for biomedical textile structures
  • In final stages of developing “Generation Five” one- piece, chemical protective garment
  • Partnering with Ricochet Manufacturing to create protective clothing for civilian first responders
  • Partnering with ICQ-Global to develop U.S. Product Safety Testing Lab off campus.
  • Additional collaborative partnerships launched with Academy of Natural Sciences, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, National Institutes of Health

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