The Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences today announced that Associate Dean of Polymer Science Matthew Becker has been named a finalist for the 2017 Blavatnik National… read more →
The Biomimicry Research and Innovation Center BRIC at the University of Akron invites applications for the position of a PhD student in Biomimicry in the field of Architecture. Dr. Petra… read more →
Inspired by the hair of blue tarantulas, researchers from The University of Akron lead a team that made a structural-colored material that shows consistent color from all viewing directions. This… read more →
The BRIC Initiative invites applicants for Biomimicry Fellowships for both January 2015 and September 2015. Thanks to new funding, these fellowships will support PhD students working with new cohorts of… read more →
BRIC launched a proposal competition which closed February 28th 2014. We received 11 proposals from faculty in the Colleges of Engineering, Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering.
The Biomimicry Collaborative Research Incentive Grant Committee invites proposals for 2014. These grants are designed to develop projects that will lead to larger grant proposals. Purpose: To broaden participation and… read more →