Archive for January 2017

MSE Faculty Receive Funds for Early-Stage Inventions

Doug Loy presenting at TLA I-Corps session; photo by Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch ArizonaDouglas A. Loy, University of Arizona professor of materials science and engineering and chemistry and biochemistry, has received one of seven 2017 Asset Development awards from Tech Launch Arizona

The funds will aid him in developing a nontoxic, long-lasting sunscreen based on bridged polysilsesquioxanes nanoparticles. He previously received TLA support to create and market biologically based sun protection

Marek Romanowski, a UA biomedical engineering professor with a joint appointment in MSE, was also awarded Asset Development funding, to develop a solid-state camera system for monitoring cranial nerve pathways in anesthetized patients.

 

Photo courtesy of Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

University of Arizona College of Engineering