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Film Forming Foam (FFF) for Burn Wounds/Burnflex
Invention Summary: Many of the available burn dressings on the market use latex, PVC or polyurethane as means of barrier-like components to protect the patient from outside elements. The current use of these components presents a problem of waste and contamination. Other available options in the market are hydrogel-based dressings that may be coated...
Published: 6/22/2021   |   Inventor(s): Maricely Ramírez-Hernández, Tewodros Asefa, Jeffrey Boyd, Javiera Norambuena-Morales
Keywords(s): Antibacterial, Drug Delivery, Nanoparticles, Nanotechnology, Wound healing
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Nanotechnology, Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Biomaterials, Technology Classifications > Consumer & Household Goods
Polyaniline-Derived N- and O-Doped Mesoporous Carbon: Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction (ORR)
Invention Summary: In the face of global problems associated with the lack of sustainable and renewable energy sources and environmental pollutions caused by fossil fuels, fuel cells have long been expected to contribute to the solutions to these daunting problems by helping to produce electricity from fuels such as hydrogen. Unfortunately, the electrodes...
Published: 11/13/2020   |   Inventor(s): Tewodros Asefa, Rafael da Silva
Keywords(s): Nanotechnology
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Polymers/Composites/Materials, Technology Classifications > Nanotechnology
Novel Nanomaterial for Prolonged and Sustained Antibacterial Efficacy
a) BAC release profile at pH 4.0, 5.0, 6.5, and 7.4. b) The percentage of S. aureus survival upon exposure to BAC loaded nanoparticles after 0, 3, and 6 hours. Invention Summary: Quaternary ammonium cationic (QAC) surfactants are one of the preferred choices for antibacterial applications. The compounds are water and oil soluble, and they cover...
Published: 1/18/2019   |   Inventor(s): Tewodros Asefa, Viktor Dubovoy, Anjani Ganti, Jeffrey Boyd
Keywords(s): Antibacterial, Nanoparticles, Nanotechnology, Personal Care, Cosmeceuticals
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Nanotechnology, Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences
Multicatalyst Polyelectrolyte Membranes for Protection against Chemical Warfare Agents
Schematic of muticatalyst polyelectric membrane (PEM) for protection against chemical warfare agents (CWAs). Polyoxametalate nanoclusters and metal oxide nanoparticles contribute catalytic activity Invention Summary: To protect a wearer from toxic chemicals, such as chemical warfare agents (CWAs), materials must be both permeable to water vapor and...
Published: 5/16/2017   |   Inventor(s): John Landers, Alexander Neimark, Tewodros Asefa, Aleksey Vishnyakov, Anandarup Goswami, Jonathan Ortiz
Keywords(s): Membranes
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Polymers/Composites/Materials
Efficient and Easily Recyclable Heterogeneous Nanocatalysts
Invention Summary: The use of metal nanoparticles (MNPs) in catalysis has rapidly increased in recent years because of their efficient and intrinsic size dependent catalytic properties as well as their ability to catalyze a range of chemical reactions. For many MNPs to catalyze reactions and result in efficient catalysis, the reacting substrates must...
Published: 2/7/2014   |   Inventor(s): Tewodros Asefa, Ankush Biradar
Keywords(s): Nanotechnology
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Polymers/Composites/Materials, Technology Classifications > Nanotechnology