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Smart Polymers for Triggerable Biomedical Applications


Term:

Spring

Department:

10: Chemical Engineering

Faculty Supervisor:

Robert Langer

Faculty email:

rlanger@mit.edu

Apply by:

3/20/2020

Contact:

shriyas@mit.edu

Project Description

In this project, you'll be creating a polymer-based device that triggers in response to different stimuli in the stomach. This will be used to treat certain diseases and perform mechanical work. This device will be tested in ex vivo and in vivo models.

Pre-requisites

Strong materials science engineering skills. Interest or experience with polymer science and biomedical applications. Prior hands-on experience strongly preferred. Please email with your resume and description of any engineering/materials science projects that you have done.