Supporting advanced measurement systems for experimental determination of complex biomaterial properties
September 28, 2016
Rapid advances in photonic, acoustic, imaging, electronic and manipulative technologies have recently created an unprecedented potential to study biomaterials at multiple scales and high resolution. Combined with computation methods, it is now possible to identify the material property distributions of perturbed living organisms.
These technological advances have the potential to revolutionize our understanding of the mechanics of biological materials from the molecular scale to in vivo measurement.
The NSF Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) announces its intention to support research on advanced measurement systems for experimental determination of complex biomaterial properties through its Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (BMMB) and Mechanics of Materials and Structures (MoMS) core programs through Dear Colleague Letter NSF 16-142.
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