The Shape of Things to Come

January 7, 2008

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.