Materials & Manufacturing: Current Fellows
POWERING THE NEXT-GEN INTERNET OF THINGS
ActiveMEMS is advancing microfabrication of piezoelectric materials and transducers for micro-electromechanical systems manufacturing.
Fellow: Erkan Aktakka
ENABLING 1000X IMPROVEMENTS IN COMPUTING
Aligned Carbon's precision single-walled carbon nanotubes will enable 1000x improvement in computing performance through ultrafast and efficient three-dimensional chips.
Fellows: Cara Beasley and J Provine
GREEN ENZYMES FOR CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING
Aralez Bio uses engineered enzymes to expand the scope of products that can be produced bio-renewably.
Fellow: Christina Boville
PAINTABLE OPTICAL COATINGS
Cypris Materials creates paintable optical coatings that can be used for heat mitigation on the building envelope or serve as a replacement for pigments and dyes.
Fellows: Matthew Ryan and Ryan Pearson
ULTRA-COMPACT IMAGING TECHNOLOGY
FlatCam is developing ultracompact, inexpensive lensless cameras for Internet of Things, microscopy, and other imaging applications.
Fellow: Jesse Adams
DEMOCRATIZING MICRO- AND NANOFABRICATION
Inchfab is a platform enabling fabrication of the next generation of micro- and nanoscale technologies.
Fellows: Parker Gould and Mitchell Hsing
ACCESSIBLE MATERIAL ANALYSIS
NuSight Photonics develops optical sensors for material analysis to address global challenges in industries including security, food and drug safety, and health monitoring.
Fellow: Amir Atabaki
Materials & Manufacturing: Alumni
ACCELERATING THE FUTURE
Astrileux is developing manufacturing techniques that will dramatically reduce the energy required to produce future integrated circuits.
Fellow: Supriya Jaiswal
REALTIME ADAPTIVE MACHINE LEARNING
Dauntless.io uses ultra-fast (0.01 - 1 millisecond), adaptive machine learning algorithms to actively control complex physical systems in real-time.
Fellow: Adam Vaughan
ENABLING TOMORROW'S DEVICES
Laminera is developing a method for low-temperature manufacturing of nanometer scale conductive materials using atomic layer deposition.
Fellow: Lauren Otto
RESHAPING THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY
Mallinda's malleable thermoset resins enable simple and scalable processing of carbon composites with closed-loop, low-energy recyclability.
Fellows: Chris Kaffer and Philip Taynton
BESPOKE BACTERIA FOR BIOMANUFACTURING
MicroByre domesticates feral bacteria, quickly coaxing them to engineer-ability and establishing them as industrial scale manufacturers of biofuels, antibiotics, and commodity chemicals.
Fellow: Sarah Richardson
INDUSTRIAL-SCALE MANUFACTURING OF NANOMATERIALS
Photia Incorporated is developing technology for industrial-scale manufacturing of 3d nanostructured materials for energy applications.
Fellow: Joe Geddes
FUNCTIONAL 3D PRINTING
polySpectra prints performance parts with tailored form and function in a single step.
Fellow: Raymond Weitekamp
Tierra Biosciences (formerly Synvitrobio) is creating a prototyping environment to rapidly speed up design-build-test cycles for bio-based processes and increase the amount of data collected.
Fellow: Zachary Sun
BIO-CHEMICALS AND FUELS
The Visolis process will enable production of bio-based elastomers, unsaturated polyester resins, super adsorbent polymers, and other products using a variety of feedstocks like agri-residues, dextrose, glycerol and syn-gas.
Fellow: Deepak Dugar