The Shape of Things to Come

 January 7, 2008

The Shape of Things to Come

Professor Mitchell Anthamatten

December 2007. Professor Mitchell Anthamatten, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, is the inventor of a new rubber material that can be stretched and will retain its shape until heated. The pliable substance is part of a new class of polymers that can be used from biomedical implants to sutures. For more information you can check out the article in Currents dated December 17.