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Ruberti & Kowalski Awarded Patent

July 2, 2012

MIE Associate Professors Jeff Ruberti & Gregory Kowalski have been awarded a patent for creating a "Nanoloom for controlling polymer assembly".

Dr. Ruberti is the director of the EMERL. He has extensive industry experience having worked on helicopters at Sikorsky Aircraft, the International Space Station life support system at Hamilton Sunstrand and on polymeric systems at Cambridge Polymer Group. The combination of this work experience and his immersion in academic study have provided the synergy that drives the research of the EMERL.

Dr. Kowalski is an associate professor at the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering.