Increasing Mechanical Properties of a Double Network Hydrogel from Polyacrylamide and Agar with Methylenebisacrylamide as a Photocrosslinker

How to Apply

Interested in participating in this research project? Contact the professor or graduate student listed below.


Dr. Jie Zheng (Chemical, Biomolecular and Corrosion Engineering) |

Graduate Student

Fengyu Yang |

Project Description

The purpose of this study is to develop a novel double network hydrogel that will be able to exhibit greater mechanical properties to become more applicable in the medical field will help to explore fundamental understanding about the double network hydrogel and materials to create it for future development.

Project Date

Spring 2019

Search Terms

Advanced Materials, For Credit, Non-Funded, STEM