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Submerged-Plasma Process for the High Rate Production of Graphene Nanoflakes
­ Invention Summary: Carbon nanomaterials, such as nanotubes and graphene, have received a lot of attention because of their excellent and one-of-a-kind electrical, physical, and morphological properties. One of graphene's most notable properties is its high carrier mobility at room temperature. As a result, nanographene is appealing...
Published: 11/3/2022   |   Inventor(s): Stephen Tse, Chuiyuan Meng, Thomas Nosker, Bernard Kear, Mustafa Mozael
Keywords(s): Graphene technology, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Polymers/Composites/Materials
Blacktop Sealer Composite from Recycled Paint
​ ​ Invention Summary: Over 16 million gallons of latex paint are discarded every year into landfills, which is the largest liquid hazardous waste in the United States. Latex paint is difficult to recycle and hazardous to the environment due to its volatile organic compounds. Researchers at Rutgers have developed a novel method for recycling...
Published: 8/17/2022   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Nosker, Jennifer Lynch-Branzoi
Keywords(s): Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Polymers/Composites/Materials
Novel ChABC formulation with machine learning-guided automation
​ ​ Invention Summary: Spinal cord injury (SCI) leads to the formation of scar tissue. The scarring leads to the toughening of the extracellular matrix, or the cellular environment. One of the major concerns of SCI is the prevention of neuronal connection recovery, which can lead to paralysis or reduced control of the nervous system. For...
Published: 8/2/2022   |   Inventor(s): Adam Gormley, Matthew Tamasi, Shashank Kosuri, Michael Webb, Carlos Borca, Roshan Patel
Keywords(s): Biomaterials, Polymers & Composites, Proteins, Spinal Cord
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Biomaterials, Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Polymers/Composites/Materials, Technology Classifications > Software & Algorithms, Technology Classifications > Therapeutics
Paper-Based Nano-Biosensor for Cytokine Detection
se; } ​ ​ Invention Summary: Cytokines are a class of regulatory proteins that are important physiological and pathological markers commonly used for the prognosis and diagnosis of diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s and rheumatoid arthritis, as well as for monitoring responses to injuries. Researchers at Rutgers University have...
Published: 5/6/2022   |   Inventor(s): Aaron Mazzeo, Francois Berthiaume, Ali Ashraf, Ramendra Pal
Keywords(s): Biosensor, Graphene technology, Nanotechnology, Polymers & Composites, Sensors & Probes
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Sensors, Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Diagnostics, Technology Classifications > Medical Devices
Multiplexed 3D printing
ize: 12px;color: #4F81BD;line-height: 1;border-collapse: collapse; } (A) Schematic of M3DP (b) Examples of parts fabricated using M3DP. Different polymer colors correspond to distinct sections of a part printed by a distinct printhead. Invention Summary: Achieving high throughput at high resolution is key to big area 3D printing, whether...
Published: 4/13/2022   |   Inventor(s): Rajiv Malhotra, Jeremy Cleeman, Alex Bogut
Keywords(s): Machines & Instruments, Manufacturing, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Software & Algorithms
Anti-Viral Facial Masks
­​ Testing of the anti-viral activity of an exemplary mask against a human coronavirus (HCoV229E) similar to the one causing COVID-19. Note that small bars are better than big ones. See text for more details. pfu=plaque forming unità indicating the quantity of viruses; “+ 5min” indicates that masks were washed for 5 min. ​...
Published: 3/31/2022   |   Inventor(s): David Devore, Joachim Kohn, Yong Mao, Sanjeeva Murthy, Kim-phuong Le
Keywords(s): Antiviral, Biomaterials, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences
Economical Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Co-Continuous Immiscible Polymer Blends
­​ Invention Summary: Immiscible polymer blends (IMPBs) offer versatility in tailoring properties via synergistic combinations of blend components to optimize orthogonal properties more economically than chemical synthesis of a new polymer. Researchers at Rutgers University have developed a novel processing method to produce high performance...
Published: 3/24/2022   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Nosker, Jennifer Lynch-Branzoi, Arya Tewatia, Justin Hendrix
Keywords(s): Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Polymers/Composites/Materials
Biodegradable and Biocompatible Polymers for Controlled NSAID Delivery
­ ​ A. Drug delivery system hydrolysis – composed of 1 (Ibuprofen), 2 (naproxen) and 3 (tartatic acid) into polymer backbones. B. Hydrolytic degradation of the ibuprofen-based polyester. Invention Summary: Ibuprofen and naproxen are commonly used to treat pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis....
Published: 3/17/2022   |   Inventor(s): Kathryn Uhrich, Roselin Rosario-Melendez
Keywords(s): Biomaterials, Inflammation, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Therapeutics
Iodinated Salicylate-Polymers
​ ​ FIG. 2( a) is a cross-sectional view of an apparatus or article including a medical device and an iodinated polymer coating in accordance with some embodiments. FIG. 2( b) is a perspective view of the medical device, shown in FIG. 2( a), having a surface that is partially coated with the iodinated polymer coating in accordance...
Published: 3/17/2022   |   Inventor(s): Kathryn Uhrich, Ashley Carbone
Keywords(s): Anti-cancer, Drug Delivery, Imaging, Implants, Polymers & Composites, Wound healing
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Therapeutics, Technology Classifications > Polymers/Composites/Materials
Antioxidant-based poly(anhydride-esters)
­ ​ ​ Invention Summary: Free radicals have been identified as major sources of oxidative stress in cells leading to DNA damage. This increased oxidative stress has been implicated in various deleterious conditions including cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, and cancer, while also contributing to the physiology of...
Published: 3/17/2022   |   Inventor(s): Kathryn Uhrich, Michelle Morano
Keywords(s): Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences
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