Biological Materials

Welcome to our lab website!

The BIOINSPIRED MATERIALS LAB is an interdisciplinary research group working on biomaterials science, polymer chemistry, soft matter physics, and nanotechnology, with focus on exploring biological and bioinspired functional materials to develop solutions for healthcare, robotics, bioengineering, and environmental applications.

We are affiliated with the University of Michigan Materials Science & Engineering Department, the Macromolecular Science & Engineering Program, and the Michigan Robotics Institute (starting January 2021).

Multifunctional and Biodegradable Self-Propelled Protein Motors

18/07/2019 - Nature Research Bioengineering Community

Interview in Hunan Satellite TV

03/04/2019 - Hunan TV, China

BIOINSPIRED MATERIALS LAB

© Abdon Pena-Francesch 2020

University of Michigan

North Campus Research Complex
2800 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48109