Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

741  University of North Texas  (74246)

Principal Investigator: Zhenhai Xia

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 398,335

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 9/1/17 - 8/31/20

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Materials Science and Engineering

Department, Center, School, or Institute: College of Engineering

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Electromechanics of Bioinspired Switchable-Surface Nanocomposites

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: National Science Foundation

Program Title: Engineering Grants
CFDA Linked: Engineering Grants


1.1.1 (SAM); The objective of this research is to study fundamental electro-driven switching mechanism of bioinspired materials surfaces and to develop new design concepts for manufacturing smart materials with switchable adhesion, self-cleaning and controlled release capabilities. This research aims at achieving design of materials with an integration of responsive functions using non-responsive materials.

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